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post #14236 of 21969
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Originally Posted by tanapoom123 View Post




you can see different of these chino that I'm talked about



seem like on web shop have only not SANFORIZED
where can I find SANFORIZED chino
The different between these thing is rinse and not rinse right?

http://www.ralphlauren.com/shop/index.jsp?categoryId=11757743&ab=global_men_rrl

You can find those on the polo site in the chinos category under Garnent Dyed Twill.

sanforized meaning the process they used to keep the chino from later shrinkage..

I am not sure of the process, it may be washed, or stretched, or both. Really not sure.
post #14237 of 21969
http://m.ralphlauren.com/family/index.jsp?categoryId=1760810&cp=1760781&pg=1

can't find garment dyed twill
post #14238 of 21969
post #14239 of 21969
Does anybody own the Regiment Ripstop Cargos in the Offier Fit and can comment on sizing?
http://www.ralphlauren.com/product/index.jsp?productId=13088136&cp=11588650.12138267&ab=ln_men_cs2_chinos&view=99&parentPage=family
post #14240 of 21969
I have some questions for you experts here:
  • Firstly, whom makes the shoes/boots for RRL? I see the Wingtips are crafted in England (C&J?) and the Chukkas are made in the USA.
  • Second, how do the shoes compare to the standard RL offerings - and sizing?
  • Lastly, what would be the top 3 must-buy's from RRL? (I hear the Officer Chinos are great!)


Thanks so much! icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif
post #14241 of 21969
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Originally Posted by david3558 View Post

I have some questions for you experts here:
  • Firstly, whom makes the shoes/boots for RRL? I see the Wingtips are crafted in England (C&J?) and the Chukkas are made in the USA.
  • Second, how do the shoes compare to the standard RL offerings - and sizing?
  • Lastly, what would be the top 3 must-buy's from RRL? (I hear the Officer Chinos are great!)


Thanks so much! icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

Some speculation about the longwings.
http://www.styleforum.net/t/120192/the-official-rrl-thread/14040#post_6184967
post #14242 of 21969
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Originally Posted by zippyh View Post

Some speculation about the longwings.
http://www.styleforum.net/t/120192/the-official-rrl-thread/14040#post_6184967

Thanks a bunch for the link to your post. What do you think of the quality if they were to be from Cheaney/Church's?
post #14243 of 21969
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Originally Posted by david3558 View Post

I have some questions for you experts here:
  •  
  • Firstly, whom makes the shoes/boots for RRL? I see the Wingtips are crafted in England (C&J?) and the Chukkas are made in the USA.
  • Second, how do the shoes compare to the standard RL offerings - and sizing?
  • Lastly, what would be the top 3 must-buy's from RRL? (I hear the Officer Chinos are great!)


Thanks so much! icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

My favorite piece is a pair of rigid or one washed jeans. Pick whatever cut fits you best. I like the Straights or Low Straights. 

post #14244 of 21969
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Originally Posted by david3558 View Post

Thanks a bunch for the link to your post. What do you think of the quality if they were to be from Cheaney/Church's?

The quality would be very good. The Ralph markup would be spectacular. If you're looking for calf, you'd be better off purchasing some longwings from Cheaney / Church's / Alden directly, without the RL markup. However, in a sale the RL could be a very good price indeed.

Just my $0.02.
post #14245 of 21969
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Originally Posted by david3558 View Post

[*] Lastly, what would be the top 3 must-buy's from RRL?

1 x slim-fit rigid
1 x slim-fit once-washed
1 x slim-fit rinsed

All Japanese denims.
post #14246 of 21969
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Originally Posted by hoit1981 View Post

The quality would be very good. The Ralph markup would be spectacular. If you're looking for calf, you'd be better off purchasing some longwings from Cheaney / Church's / Alden directly, without the RL markup. However, in a sale the RL could be a very good price indeed.

Just my $0.02.

Thanks for your suggestion - yes I may have access to some good discounts coming up but... I'm unsure about sizing.

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Originally Posted by hoit1981 View Post

1 x slim-fit rigid
1 x slim-fit once-washed
1 x slim-fit rinsed

All Japanese denims.

I can't find a size chart for these, do you know where I might find it? It seems like Context used to carry them...
post #14247 of 21969

http://www.ralphlauren.com/product/index.jsp?productId=11750068&cp=11588650.12138267&ab=ln_men_cs2_chinos&parentPage=family

slightly off topic, but do you still size down 2 in this one like the older ones (my old officer chino got black ink stain on it that I can't get rid off)? Are these a bit pre-distressed or it was just there for the photo effect. When I bought my old one new (28x32) it looked like it was pressed with a steam roller.
post #14248 of 21969
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Originally Posted by david3558 View Post

Thanks for your suggestion - yes I may have access to some good discounts coming up but... I'm unsure about sizing.
I can't find a size chart for these, do you know where I might find it? It seems like Context used to carry them...

If you have a large calf, skip slim fit, go for low straight or straight if you like higher raise. I haven't bought any RRL in a long time, but it used to be I always size down 2 i.e. if I am true waist 30 I will buy 28. Looks like it's not always the case these days though...
post #14249 of 21969
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Originally Posted by david3558 View Post

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Originally Posted by hoit1981 View Post

The quality would be very good. The Ralph markup would be spectacular. If you're looking for calf, you'd be better off purchasing some longwings from Cheaney / Church's / Alden directly, without the RL markup. However, in a sale the RL could be a very good price indeed.

Just my $0.02.

Thanks for your suggestion - yes I may have access to some good discounts coming up but... I'm unsure about sizing.

Agree with what Hoit said.

I got a pair of the Cheaney RRL Bowery boots on sale for something like $450 last year. They're nice enough for that price but I honestly wouldn't pay much more for them.
Sizing is kind of funky on them too. It's a fairly high volume/wide last but also short.
I went Barrie last size in them. I have plenty of width but length is just barely enough.
The bulbous shape of the last also makes the Barrie look sleek in comparison.
post #14250 of 21969
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