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Quote: Originally Posted by Caveat It's waitlisted on Gilt so let me know if the link only works for me. This would be the only blazer in my wardrobe so I'm looking for a classic. Good choice.
My guess is ~100 for the jacket and ~40 for the pants.
Quote: Originally Posted by Sanguis Mortuum If you choose a conservative size for things such as lapel width, not too wide or too narrow, then there's no reason it should ever really look dated, unless men's fashion changes drastically and suits themselves become dated. I think even conservative suits look dated in 5-7 years. I was out shopping for a new one about 10 days ago - everything is 2-button and mostly side vented. About 5 years ago -...
Quote: Originally Posted by djs488 I have written a macro that, among other things, creates a number of charts and formats them specifically. When I step through the macro in debug mode through the problem area, everything works properly. However, when I actually run the macro the graphs are not formatted correctly. Ever seen macros behave differently while debugging than when run? Anyone know a solution? Using excel '03 btw. I have the same...
Quote: Originally Posted by JohnD356 Agreed, the price is great. I've heard good things about Barton and Donaldson, but never seen their work. Could you give me your impressions? Thanks. I really like the fit. The fabrics range from nice to excellent - selection is huge. The construction is excellent. The store smells musty.
My guess is that (outside the HK makers) you'll be hard pressed to get custom shirts in the $150 - $165 range net of all costs. Remember no tax in PA. The trial shirt is an experiment - the others aren't much of a risk in that sense. I use Barton and Donaldson and they are in the $225 to $275 range.
I have a new favorite maker of tailored clothing - Basile. It's Zegna (mainline) quality at Canali prices IMO.
Quote: Originally Posted by Siggy I agree Philly is a sartorial shopping wasteland. DC and NYC are a zillion times better. Probably not fare to compare Philly to either of those cities - New York is well New York - 10 times the size of Philly with infinitely more money sloshing around. DC is filled with lawyers and politicos that need to wear fine tailored clothing
Quote: Originally Posted by Pundit I believe he has a committed clientele that keeps coming back. I have a friend that buys there and understand that he has an off sticker price for his regular customers. Good to hear it is a larger shop as his Locust street store was not much more than a large closet. This space isn't actually much bigger than a closet. I believe that the hours listed on the door are "By Appointment" which makes sense if he...
Square toe Bruno Magli's - at least they were brown.
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