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Les Smokings - Hayward: Quiet On The Set

Off the masculinely-proportioned mannequin, Ritchie Charlton and team are putting the finishing touches to their tuxedo jacket, trimming down the seam allowances and stitching in the lining by hand. The silk-satin lapels - a defining feature of any Le Smoking whether for man or woman - will be added at the very end, when the garment will be given a final press before Charlton fits it to the body of our model for the day, Bobby Gillespie.