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Bespoke in Beverly Hills: A visit to Jack Taylor’s

Prior to my visit to his shop today, I only had a handful of references to Jack Taylor’s. Flusser’s entry in Style and the Man describes Taylor’s cut as “British-inspired, with narrow shoulders, shaped torso, slant pockets, and deep vents”. A recent article on Mr. Taylor in the Los Angeles Times Magazine. It was a …

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Bespoke tailors in Los Angeles

Using Flusser’s Style and the Man and the Robb Report’s list of top tailors as my guide, I discovered that there are at least three bespoke tailors of note in the Los Angeles area. They are (or were): Anthony Gasbarri Jack Taylor Giacomo Trabalza Unfortunately Mr. Gasbarri passed away in 2003. According to a Variety …

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Robb Report’s list of top 10 US tailors

As a reference for those doing research on American bespoke tailors, I reproduce here the “best” US tailors from the August 2002 issue of the Robb Report: Joe Centofanti, Philadelphia Chris Despos, Chicago William Fioravanti, New York Christian Garcia, Coral Gables, Fla. Anthony Gasbarri, Los Angeles [passed away August 2003] Leonard Logsdail, New York Manuel …

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