The trouble is that we have a lot of books and once I start reading I loose track of time and drift away .
I get so much inspiration from that period of time. Not only the sharp fit of the jackets but also the confidence and attitude.
Up till the the early 1960´s A.W.Bauer & Co and other tailors bought fabrics only twice a year , spring and fall. To keep track of the of fabrics in ( and out ) of stock , a piece of every cloth was cut and glued into a book .
Every cloth got a number and there was kept a record of which customers who ordered it and when .
Then there is books with the accounts . This one is dated 1880, from a time where handwriting seemed to be a full time profession and a piece of art in it self .
This is a 100 years old picture of the A.W.Bauer & Co tailor shop
Visiting the shop today you will find that the clock on the wall,the picture ,the arm chairs and the table with the fabrics are still a part of the interior .
I managed to find the the records and measures of the previous owner of the suit, but ufortunaly I was not able to locate the files on the specific suit and fabric.