yea, saw the two i wanted in my size and put them in my basket, then saw they were even higher than the inflated price...with the SNS sweater I had put in my cart I was at $800+ with three items. decided against the purchase.
Rugby is going out of business at some time this winter, and they had frequent sales to begin with....their oxfords have always been a favorite of mine, nice trim fit IMHO, although they started putting their logo on the solid oxfords which I wasn't too keen on. Check their B&M stores for some of their older solid oxfords maybe.
Am I alone in preferring the older black watch pattern (second photo) has anyone compared both in person? i believe it was a lighter oxford cloth to the newer hopsack, personally wish they reissued the older one