Dapper Clothing etc...

A military Tailor?
Why narrow it to 'military'? Any good tailor would be able to make evening dress, wouldn't you think? In which case, a conversation with said tailor would potentially identify (at the very least) the trade name* of the piping being sought - after which over to Herr Google / Fleabay to see what shows up.

Alternatively, there may be still specialist suppliers of this rig concentrated in certain districts - less likely these days, perhaps, than when it was my dad's working dress as an orchestral violinist in the 1950s, but worth exploring perhaps.
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*I'm thinking as in "Petersham ribbon" the generic name for what you find wrapped around titfers assorted:

. . . . aaaand beaten to it by a nanosecond by @Sandbanks :)
 
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Further to my above the double braid will only work if the trouser pockets are cut in line with the side seam. If they're cut on a slant, send the trousers back and ask for the correct pair. However, I often see men wearing DJ trousers with White Tie because they are hiring their rig and the shops only want to stock one type of trousers.

If anyone is interested I'm currently doing full white tie for c. £3,000.

SB
 
One last thing: the coat front should be cut so that it covers the front of the vest. If the vest is visible below the hem of the coat then it needs to be returned. For the correct vest measurement this necessitates the trousers being cut with a rise similar to mess kit.
 

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Samsonite. Lifetime warranty. Keep the receipt. They fixed a mate's lock on a 3 yr old case mid business trip
Have to agree, the place where I bought mine closed down after 12 years. I got a new bag every eight months. They hated me. Best money I ever spent on a bag, (just to see the look on the old bats face when I turned up).

Since then I’ve been using a wenger wheelie cabin thing.

Too small for suits but a brilliant travel case. Whoever it was on here recommended their stuff good call indeed.
 
Ah.. McC & W - used to go there with the LHA when it was in Beak Street.. I got my cloth shears there when I used to do parachute rigging.. Interesting shop - full of intense girlies with pencils stuck in their hair...!
 
In the In and Out yesterday, and hanging outside the cloakroom was a Tyrwhitt’s suit carrier! I assume either owned by a member of staff or perhaps a visiting crab. I shudder to think what sartorial monstrosity was inside. How standards have slipped
 
In the In and Out yesterday, and hanging outside the cloakroom was a Tyrwhitt’s suit carrier! I assume either owned by a member of staff or perhaps a visiting crab. I shudder to think what sartorial monstrosity was inside. How standards have slipped
Under manned, poorly equipped with an inventory that's almost all outdated, spurious jobs invented for zombie capbadges, infra in a shit state and questionable morale. Still, a banging on about shirts and an extra few hundred quid on a suit will carry the day I'm sure. Be The Best.
 
Under manned, poorly equipped with an inventory that's almost all outdated, spurious jobs invented for zombie capbadges, infra in a shit state and questionable morale. Still, a banging on about shirts and an extra few hundred quid on a suit will carry the day I'm sure. Be The Best.
Best leave the sherry decanter alone at this time in the morning old chap.
 
In the In and Out yesterday, and hanging outside the cloakroom was a Tyrwhitt’s suit carrier! I assume either owned by a member of staff or perhaps a visiting crab. I shudder to think what sartorial monstrosity was inside. How standards have slipped
Well, it was the ‘In and Out’. What did you expect?
 
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