Ivory Tower Style
Twenty Things You Should Never Say To Your Tailor

20. It’s ok, I’m going to lose 10 pounds.

19. This looks great. I can’t wait to have a cheaper tailor copy it.

18. Why is there a discount for cash?

17. Is there an upcharge for a three-breasted suit?

16. Don’t worry, it’s ok, I read Fred Astaire did this to all his new suits.

15. You really should raise your prices.

14. I’ll post some pics on the Internet and let you know what needs to be changed.

13. So, who’s your favorite blogger?

12. If I change my mind, you can just remake it, right?

11. Could you measure my inseam a few more times?

10. I’d like no padding in the shoulders, only in the trousers.

9. Mind if I take a sample of this fabric back to my lab for testing?

8. Yea, I’m sure a good pressing will take care of it.

7. Which way do I dress? Up.

6. Do you think these pants are roomy enough to wear diapers underneath?

5. Do you accept blog posts as payment?

4. According to this guy on the Internet, here’s how it should be done…

3. I was referred to you by Styleforum member mafoofan.

2. Since you’re my Mystery Bespoke Tailor, I’m going to have to ask you to wear this disguise during fittings.

1. There’s no rush.

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    This is gold.
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    LET ME ADD A FEW things you should never say to me: 1. I brought a bunch of things, so can I get a discount? (No. My...
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  11. sartorialgrow said: Made the mistake of saying the number 1. Needless to say that the garment has not been completed yet.
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    I spat out my water at #17