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Mobile men's tailor truck comes to you

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If you need a tailor-made suit you don't have to go all the way to Midtown or Wall Street. That is because Carlos Solorio of Arden Reed Custom Suiting will come to you. Inside his tailor truck, they can custom fit a man for a fine men's suit in just 15 minutes.

Men select their material from 200 wool fabric swatches. There are a few shirt examples on hand or swatches of those as well.

So it works just like any fine men's clothier -- almost. The difference being the tailor truck uses a 3D body scanner to take a man's measurements. To get the best accuracy, men have to be in their skivvies.

14 sensors at 6 different angles and at 7 varying heights transmit the readings to the computer.

The measurements are sent to shanghai, where the suits are put together and sent back in 4 to 6 weeks to eagerly waiting customers.

http://newyork.ardenreed.com/tailor-truck/
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