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post #31 of 80
Isaia by a wide margin. RL Signature comes second for me, especially the Jerome cut
post #32 of 80
I'm with gd203 above -- Isaia far and away. I prefer the Stewart or the S over the V...the latter has roping and is a bit fuller in the chest, but the S model is pretty sublime for OTR and will hold up over the years in terms of classic style.

Only issue I have with it is that lengths tend to vary quite a bit in the jackets, but they are excellent for anyone with an athletic build.

And, for what it's worth, my Isaia's always draw more unsolicited comments than anything else I own yet people can never say why (as opposed to, say, a Brioni).
post #33 of 80
My fav's are: RLPL (St. Andrews) - seems to have the best fit on me as they are usually slightly short in length. Borrelli - I have yet to try one on in my size that doesn't look amazing. Isaia (base S) - again, the cut works for me.
post #34 of 80
RLBL fits me the best by a wide margin...when I tried it on for the first time it was like something clicked and I felt like my search for the proper fitting suit had ended. I hope for the sake of my wallet/closet that they don't look dated down the road...
post #35 of 80
Attolini and Borrelli!
post #36 of 80
Isaia is my favorite
Corneliani makes up the vast majority of my wardrobe.
post #37 of 80
Anyone ever try on Battistoni? They are way too expensive for my budget, but I did manage to get one on sale at the Barneys warehouse sale for 80% off. Very minimal soft shoulders, not unlike Lanvin.

Isaia fits me off the rack like a dream, and thus makes me happy too.
post #38 of 80
RLBL,

Yes, the everyone hates Gucci... (in my defense I got it on a huge discount), both Tom Ford era and afterwards.

and yes, the everyone hates Versace... (also in my defense, I got it on huge discount on a Gianni Versace Couture, was my first fully canvassed suit for that matter, though I don't really care about that kind of thing)

Kilgour and Richard James, have seen some I liked, but only bought Richard James so far (again on huge discount), the pants runs too baggy though.

I have yet to find any Ermenegildo Zegna/Corneliani/Isaia/Brioni/Kiton that works for me. I think the next one I would try is Borrelli.

I would give RLPL a try if they make 36S, but they don't. 38S is just a bit too loose for me (and their MTM program isn't exactly cheap, at that price I would go somewhere else).

I always need a slim fitting suit, as my build is rather small, 5"7' close to 5"8', 144 lb. That is usually a bit awkward size, as a 38 would be just a bit too big and 36 might or might not work depends on the brand (a 31 waist is also not helping...).
post #39 of 80
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^i really wish I was your size. 31 waist and slim figure is always my dream. I hate being man boobed, bloated stomach and trying to cinch up a size 34 pant. I look terrible in suits so I got to really look hard. Slim figures can pop any suit on and look like a mannequin.

Of the designers I like versace as well. One of the better silhouettes amongs the mainstream designers.
Even versace collection
post #40 of 80
This is the order of my favorites in my closet: 1. Kiton 2. Brioni 3. Luciano Barbera (Attolini) 4. ISAIA Solo 8 5. Zegna made to measure 6. Borrelli
post #41 of 80
OTR: Isaia for BB GF MTM: Corneliani for PRL I've never paid more than $4k for a suit though.
post #42 of 80
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OTR: Isaia for BB GF
Isaia makes the Gold Fleece suits?
post #43 of 80
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Isaia makes the Gold Fleece suits?

I purchased mine in either late 2003 or early 2004.
I don't believe they do any more.
post #44 of 80
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I purchased mine in either late 2003 or early 2004.
I don't believe they do any more.

They used to. Now Caruso does the italian Golden Fleece.
post #45 of 80
Interesting... They still make the Paul Stuart SC suits, right?
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