I had a pair in U-last size 10. They were unfortunately too narrow, and I got blisters on both toes after first wear...but my god were they beautiful and well made. Any lasts that could fit me? I'd need at least one "size" wider.
I don't have any chances to try out our buy barba shirts locally, so I'll have to use online stores...but I noticed that the measurements seem kinda small for the various sizes.
I'm normally 40 and 41 in shirts like Eton, Eterna, etc. In Corneliani (Slim fit) I'm a 16.5 / 42, if anyone have tried either, or can relate to the sizes.
Do the Barba shirts tend to run very slim? Do you have to size up, and if so, how many sizes?
Get everything for the asking price. 1. Bespoke Loro Piana suit in a cool blue/gray nailhead pattern. Probably 15 years old, so I'm not sure who made suits for Loro Piana back then, but it's very high quality. Size is roughly 40R...3-roll-2, slim-ish pleated pants. 2. Dark Gray Ermenegildo Zegna suit. Size 38R, but more like a 40R. Older tag, but not sure exactly how old it is. Two button, pleated pants. 3. Solid Navy Brooks Brothers Golden Fleece, originally a 42L, but...
When I first started buying neckties I went completely berserk over those $1-$2 silk ties you can find on Ebay (which BTW are fake "Armani", "Hugo Boss," "Zegna", etc.).
I think I bought over 100, as shipping was free.
They turned out to be complete and utter garbage, and would last one or two wears before they fell apart.
I ended up giving away two plastic bags of those to the local goodwill...bad move, as they suddenly started selling them as genuine Armani with...
The 1220 line/cut looks excellent. Really nice and flattering cut, though not very American looking. It looks very similar to typical Italian suits like Attolini, La Vera Sartoria Napoletana, Isaia, etc.
Although the 1220 line is cheaper and somewhat "lower" quality (still very good), I'm sure they can do some MTM suit based on that cut, which will be at the highest quality.