If you do decide to buy it, please leave a note to Ms. Collinge of customer service that you saw the bag from a Korean customer's review. I am very thankful to her for adding the bag to the online catalog so I could order it.
I finally finished the SAB briefcase review I promised to post a few months ago.
Here it is: http://www.styleforum.net/t/501303/briefcase-review-swaine-adeney-brigg-short-strap-westminster-filson-satchel-comparison
The bag reviewed looks like this:
Swaine Adeney Brigg Short-Strap Westminster
(Also, comparison with Filson Satchel)
In 2008, I posted on the AAAC forum a comparison review of two classic briefcases, the Swaine Adeney Brigg Westminster Wrap-Round and the Filson Satchel. You can find that review here:
I recently purchased my second Swaine Adeney case, a virtually...
I have that bag with the wrap round straps, and the combination of round lock and buckle straps make the bag look ridiculously ornate. It looks downright Victorian, and I stopped carrying it after a while because it received far too much attention. You chose wisely to do without the wrap round straps.
I recommend Glaser.For a bridle-leather briefcase I would normally recommend Filson Satchel (http://s221.photobucket.com/user/Tidybeard/media/Field-Satchel-front-1.jpg.html) or a similarly designed Swaine Adeney or Papworth briefcases. I own both SAB and Filson, and love them both. However, if you commute via subway or bike (as opposed to driving), one thing you really have to consider is the ability to access the interior of your briefcase on the fly. While outside,...
After buying both the Filson Satchel and the SAB Wesminster Wrap-Round, I have found the perfect bag for me.
Swaine Adeney Brigg Westminster with short straps. 8 days into ownership, and already I know I will not be parting with it, ever.
Currently in the process of writing a full-length review of the bag.
BB stores in Seoul aren't carrying the corduroy suit I'm after, so I have to order from the US website. Their trouser size options are kind of confusing, so help me out please. I've sent an inquiry to BB too, but in the past their replies weren't always as precise as I would have liked...
This is the webpage: http://www.brooksbrothers.com/IWCatP...uct_Id=1476811 It only lists the jacket size. Clicking "Alterations" will open the trouser size options.
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