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20,821. Take me to my tailor. (GBH Films & Tailor) The Italian Job 1969 starring Michael Caine & Noel Coward & Benny Hill & Tony Beckley & Raf Vallone & Rossano Brazzi & Maggie Blye & Irene Handl & John le Mesurier & Fred Emney et al, director Peter Collinson
74,648. A gentleman never talks about his tailor. (Gentleman & Tailor) Nick Cave
90,480. In the time of swords and periwigs and full-skirted coats with flowered lappets – when gentlemen wore ruffles, and gold-laced waistcoats of paduasoy and taffeta – there lived a tailor in Gloucester. Beatrix Potter, The Tailor of Gloucester
90,481. Costume designers don’t care about trends. They appreciate, above so many other qualities, that tailoring is everything, which is a mantra for the way I dress. Ladies: The most important thing in clothing is to find a good, inexpensive tailor, because clothes at the stores are made for bodies that are anomalies. (Tailor & Fashion & Clothes) Ginnifer Goodwin
90,482. Th' embroider’d suit at least he deem’d his prey;
That suit an unpaid tailor snatch’d away. Alexander Pope, The Dunciad II:117
90,483. Thy gown? why, ay; — come, tailor, let us see’t.
O mercy, God! what masquing stuff is here?
What’s this? a sleeve? ’tis like a demi-cannon:
What, up and down, carv’d like an apple-tart?
Here’s snip and nip and cut and slish and slash,
Like to a censer in a barber’s shop:
Why, what i’ devil’s name, tailor, call’st thou this! (Tailor & Clothes) William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew IV iii 86
90,852. Soon entrepreneurs started building factories to house the stocking frames ... These frame-knitter workshops with their high long windows to let in light were all built together around 1820. (Textiles & Tailor & Protest & Factory) Mark Williams: More Industrial Revelations: What to Wear?
90,853. The knitters took their employers to court with little effect. So, under the mythical leadership of one General Lud well-organised gangs of knitters smashed the frames of any employers who broke the law. (Textiles & Tailor & Protest & Factory) ibid.
90,854. A sewing machine did away with ten tailors. (Textiles & Tailor & Protest & Factory) ibid.