I can understand being looked down upon for poor style choices but call me naive but I never thought the same could happen when one made a a seemingly rationale sartorial choice. I have never worked in law but it never dawned on me that I could offend someone by by accidentally dressing better than they did.
So, I've all but decided to purchase a pair of GG Grants but I was wondering what people in the US and Canada have ended up paying on top of the purchase/shipping price to have them shipped from the UK. I realize the US experience will be different than that for Canada. At 460 pounds including shipping for stock line Grants and after paying the government its duties and taxes, it seems to me that the investment is worth it.
Just had the following done for a total of $ 198 Canadian: 4 odd jackets (sleeves shortened); 1 odd jacket (swapped out original buttons); 1 pair of odd trousers hemmed; 1 suit (waist suppression, working sleeve buttons, pants hemmed/cuffed).
Bingo! Now, I think I will go off and buy a pair of GG Grants in vintage oak to prove the theory.
-*Most* shoes in this price range last for a long time. They can go a year or two without buying new shoes. You may have to buy a new pair of Kenneth Coles every year, but your John Lobbs will last for years and years. This is a concept people like Mickey don't understand or choose to ignore. *Most* shoes in this price range are that...
If you are going for function over fashion, Canada Goose is bulletproof albeit heavy. If you want something more technical, warm and light I would suggest the Mountain Hardwear SubZero parka if you want to cover you rear or the MH SubZero SL jacket which is hip length. Light gear with enough fill to keep you warm. The Subzero also has a water resistant outer...