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Wanted the first one but 16.5 is gone...  
Great - I'm also in the market for a few $300 bespoke suits.    I would love to hear more opinions from users with postcount of less than 10 of how fantastic they are.   Not.
Started reading this thread and went up to page 5.  My 2c:   White looks absolutely gorgeous when you have a tan.  You all complain because I suspect you probably are waspy fair skinned Americans.  Nothing wrong with that, but white isn't for fair skinned people, and this applies to either men or women.  For us mediterannean guys that isn't an issue.  But not everything works for everybody and yes, I also love a very specific shade of light blue shirt but I also have a...
Nice but too big for me...
chromeheart, i would go for the burberry between the two.  I only hope the inside doesnt have the horrible beige burb tartan...  
My Aussie friend Jules made RMs known to me. One piece leather and all.   Here are mine, craftsmans in chestnut with cuban heel, bought in 2005/6 with regular use since.  They have been treated about a month ago with RM chestnut cream @ a street "polisher" (don't know the exact word) near work.  Generally I treat them 1-2 times per year.  Never used trees on them.   Love em.    
Hello SF.    I decided to start a thread about this as I believe it hasn't been covered.  From personal experience I have discovered that the trouser length actually depends on the kind of shoe one will wear.  I always measure my trousers with the sort of shoes I will be wearing them with.  If I chose different shoes, the trousers feel awkward...   It also depends - IMO again - with how skinny or regular the trousers legs are.  Skinnier trousers look better with...
Hello tailors.   Looking on your thoughts on this fit -  I bought this zegna suit but they did a horrible job at the time.  I left it for 2 or so years in the closet and took it back to them and this time they did a better job, also adding some decent wait suppression.  But this is in my opinion, what do you think?    Tried to do the best with photos but they are only adequate, sorry for that.  I upped brightness & contrast a bit...   Oh and excuse the crappy...
This thread is fantastic.  
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