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Friday, December 19, 2014

For A Man Who Loves A Generous Portion - The Leng Bespoke X Le Noeud Papillon Christmas Window Jacket

There comes a point when the student should listen to the master and be silent. In the world of bespoke garment making I might have gotten one or two things right but when it comes to suits I must say I sometimes gravitate too far left of field. I was obsessed with making a David Beckham styled shawl lapel and I kept pushing Leng for a bigger and bigger shawl and shaping and re-shaping it with him on paper until I was perfectly happy. 

I cannot tell you whether I was definitively wrong or not but what I do know is that when I tried it on I knew I had taken something right to the cusp of being gaudy and, well, I wasn't sure if I had fallen off the edge. We can over-bake these things and although it will still make a wonderful Christmas display for the window of the Le Noeud Papillon Studio, I am not entirely sure it will look as good in situ. 

Always remember to listen to your tailor - you think he might be trying to cut corners on you or that he is just being lazy and doesn't want to push the boundaries - or maybe he's just plain right! Experience over experiments might be the order of the day. Let us wait and see. Meanwhile, the bow tie is on the website.

Le Noeud Papillon Christmas Window Display.

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