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December 5, 2008

a couple of new pants

photo from the Sartorialist, I think

Inspired by this image of Thom Browne and his posse (well, a picture of the hems of their trousers at least), I decided to have a couple of pairs of wide-cuff flood-length pants made: one in “Thom Browne gray” and another in a dark gray-green.  

Notice the two-inch cuffs on the pants.  It’s the details that matter!

The lighter gray pair serendipitously matches a Topman waistcoat I have had for more than a year now.  

UO specs, Topman waistcoat, H&M plaid shirt, Cartier watch on blue croc strap, tailor-made pants, Miu Miu laceups


  • naboonies
    December 5th, 2008 at 6:06 am

    The pants are beautiful. You’re lucky to have such a great tailor. Is the labor expensive in Manila?

  • izzydore
    December 5th, 2008 at 10:26 am

    naboonies: thanks! it’s rather cheap :)

  • fuchsiaboy
    December 5th, 2008 at 11:34 am


    can i suggest a bowtie to finish off the sartorial poetry?

    the spectacle looks good on you.

    i have a plaid jacket in my shop. will take pics of it to share.

  • Style Salvage Steve
    December 5th, 2008 at 11:35 am

    I adore that sartorialist image and your new pants and they way in which you’ve styled them are both spot on! I’m jealous of your cheap labour!

  • My Life In Receipts
    December 5th, 2008 at 11:41 am

    Impressive! Will you share details about your tailor? I’ve been trying to look for a good one for quite a while…

  • My Life In Receipts
    December 5th, 2008 at 11:42 am

    Impressive! Will you share details on your tailor? Been searching for a good one for quite a while…

  • izzydore
    December 5th, 2008 at 12:06 pm

    don: Yea a bowtie would def. look great with this, but I was going to have dinner with family and I didnt want to look too cuckoo. Sartorial poetry? Thats beyond flattering, i think im gonna melt hahaha

    steve: thanks! means a lot coming from you!

    my life: My tailor is Mang Jun at Toppers, located in Katipunan tel no 024367938.

    With the volume of people asking about my tailor, I think a post featuring my tailor is in order.

  • My Life In Receipts
    December 5th, 2008 at 12:59 pm

    Here I come, Mang Juan! Oh man, he’s got tons of work cut out for me! Thank you for the info. Appreciate it!

  • DaisyChain
    December 5th, 2008 at 1:29 pm

    They are fantastic pants, I really love the cuff detailing.

  • sophia
    December 5th, 2008 at 4:43 pm

    I wish I could get things tailor made. You always look so great

  • william
    January 16th, 2009 at 11:54 am

    Love this look. I’m totally jealous; finding menswear that fits me is impossible since Hedi left Dior – and I couldn’t even afford Dior to begin with.. :)

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