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Quote: Originally Posted by philosophe There is a lot of hate for Boyd's on this board, but it is still worth a look. For high end Italian stuff at predictable high prices, try the shop in the lower level of the Comcast Center. I believe that the store is called L'Uomo. The owner is a very nice guy. His sale prices can be quite good. I posted a question on this last weekend - I pass L'Uomo every day and I have yet to see anyone in...
Just asking - but does it even make sense to worry about durability in a "fashion-forward" suit. Almost by definition - the suit will be out of fashion before it ever wears out.
Not sure if 995 was the tagged price at Boyds - but if not on sale - they'll give you $200 off just for asking. Officially you need to sign up for their preferred customer program - but just promise you will and they'll give you the savings. I just recently bought a (solid navy) Basile suit there at $1295 - $200 = $1095 and I love it. You should be able to find something good there for $1000 if that's your limit.
Quote: Originally Posted by SkinnyGoomba I've just noticed that the typical cheap brand ties dont knot very well, while its certainly not infallible. Really cheap ties are rarely woven (always printed). Some expensive ties are printed; most are woven.
I walk by this store multiple times every day. There is never anyone in there. (I actually mean that I have never ever seen anyone in there.) The merchandise looks gorgeous - looks like tailored clothing from D'Avenza, shirts from Marmol (tagged at $495 and $495), Romano Martegni shoes. Anyone know what the deal is?
I have ties from many (but by no means all) the brands on your list. I hate to say it - but I think Carlo Franco ties are / were the finest in the world. Regardless of what happened - one must admit that the ties were sick good.
Quote: Originally Posted by Xiaogou If in Philly, take a trip to KoP Mall. I think the service at Sherman Brothers is far superior to "Mall Service." The guys that work there are real "shoe-guys."
Quote: Originally Posted by dlion0721 Instead I am going to get a Navy and Charcoal Samuelsohn suit made at The Hound in San Francisco. It seems like a pretty good deal for around $1200 a suit. Are you sure you can get MTM at $1200. When I briefly looked into Samuelsohn - I thought the RTW were around $1200 - but that the MTM program had a significant up charge.
Quote: Originally Posted by suitmeup Does anyone know if you can find any of these brands in the Philadelphia area? I went to outlets this weekend but the shoe selection was pure junk. I liked the Allen Edmonds but I don't know where to find them and I'm nervous about ordering on the internet without getting a chance to try them on. Thanks. You can get Alden (and AE and Loake) at Sherman Borthers. I think Wayne Edwards keeps a limited stock of...
Quote: Originally Posted by maxnharry Who pays $1800 for a samuelsohn? I stopped by the Samuelsohn trunk show at Boyds (Philly) last Friday. The M-T-M was around $1800; I only saw 1 OTR (I didn't have a lot of time) - and that was closer to $1300. I am trying to decide between that and a Basile for my next suit.
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