Should I go off the rack, or with an online service like Alton Lane, Indochino, or Knot Standard? I’m a little confused – who has the best fabric, best quality, best refund policy. Has anybody…Continue
"If you are new to the suiting world I suggest you go somewhere and talk to someone. Go to a department store (I suggest Nordstroms) and ask someone to go over sizing and fit with you. Shop around, you will eventually find a place that…"
"I suppose one advantage of the sockpuppet necromancy on old clothing threads is that it shows us all who to avoid: any online clothing company that resorts to creating fake forum accounts to promote itself."
"I'll prefer online service because no need to go anywhere and place an order through the sites from where we want and also we can get the suits, shirts, jackets, trousers etc with our chosen fabric and chosen…"
"Bespoke suits are available everywhere in all over the world. I will recommend you LK TAILOR they are one of the leading tailors where we can order via internet. They design the perfect bespoke clothing exactly according to the user's…"
"This is anathema to quite a number of folks on the site, but I can offer an insight on Mens Wearhouse off-the rack suits. For someone who needs a suit that will look acceptable, and doesn't need the "bespoke" level suiting,…"
I am from Hong Kong.I like to wear bespoke suits.Sorry friend i did not know any online tailoring service in America.I know a Hong Kong tailor who provide online bespoke suits facility.You can buy bespoke suits…"
"Friend i know only a bespoke tailor in Hong Kong.And i bought my all suits from David Fashion.I like fabric,styles etc. so much.He made bespoke suits with modern styles.Get more information from his website: david-fashions.com"
"I have now spoken with Robert Bailey of Davies and Sons. A pleasant experience, and I will go with their bespoke service. They are, it seems, visiting Oslo next year, thus saving me a trip to London."
"I have checked out this very topic recently, but am far from reaching any conclusion. I have noticed that many of the Savile Row tailors have an online presence, and you might convince some of them to have your first measurements taken by someone…"
"What do you guys know of "knot standard' - http://www.knotstandard.com/index.php
A friend of mine once bought a suit from them with good results.
Been trying to collect some feedback since - are they reliable ? Heard they're…"
Thanks for the reply, its good having a female perspective on this. I've been with her about 5 years so I know about the 'up in arms about every little thing' issue haha.
On a serious note, I don't think her mum realised…"
[I]n the past fifty years, education costs have doubled, college costs have dectupled, health insurance costs have dectupled, subway costs have at least dectupled, and housing costs have increased by about fifty percent. US health care costs about four times as much as equivalent health care in other First World countries; US subways cost about eight times as much as equivalent subways in other First World countries...[A]ll of the numbers above are inflation-adjusted....And this is especially…See More
""Jewish person": one modern wordsmithing technique is to emphasize the person not the grouping. Jewish person, not Jew; person with Down syndrome, not Mongoloid; child with special needs, not cripple (ack). It's hard for me to see a…"
"Yeah I understand it, just wanted to point out that semantic shifts have happened with the Jewish race as well. Also, it's probably more justified than the other shifts for the reasons you mentioned, except for maybe the word negro."
"And that's totally understandable. But that doesn't mean you may not be subject to social repercussions, even if misguided. Buck the system all you want, but it is much more likely to hurt you, than the system. I choose to pick my battles…"
"It has to do with how it is used.
A non-jewish person saying "Oh, you know Peter, he's a real Jew..." often carries some negative connotations. The way the term has been used by some, nearly puts in in a pejorative category -…"
"Censoring, in some cases, is a strong word. But it is a strong word when it applies to political correctness as well. At the least, those fixated on being PC will shut you out or label you for using the word that isn't "in," or…"