I could be mistaken, but that's the usual price for a fully bespoke suit. BnTailor recently started offering a MTM program that could be within your price range, although I don't know for sure the prices through Robin.
In case it's any help, this photo from @jrd617 is pretty great comparison shot for a number of brown herringbone fabrics. (From this post: http://www.styleforum.net/t/56404/unfunded-liabilities-a-k-a-the-cloth-thread/9200_50#post_7022265.)
I want to make a cape joke, but I'll just pass. I think they were all made a few years ago anyway.
Instead, I'll just say that I like this. Not quite as good as Mrs. EFV, but very enjoyable (even with generally disagreeable TASSEKS).