Originally Posted by RJMan
Having seen Zilli's stuff up close in their Parisian store, I must say that among the Stefano Ricci-style Trump-Klassy pieces there are some gorgeous, gorgeous clothes, particularly leather jackets, of the highest quality. All the stuff there that I saw, whether elegant or ostentatious, appeared very well made in the very best materials. I wouldn't pay 800 euros for a bespoke shirt from them, but their stuff is no International Male.
There is no doubt that it is really well made. When I was in college, I worked in a store that sold their stuff along with Kiton, Brioni etc. I imagine that the Zilli store has a better selection than the pimped-out Rodeo Drive crap from the 80s that we sold. The problem is that all of their retailers buy that kind of stuff (although, I have not seen it in a store since Rodeo Drive in the 80s). The pieces are immaculately made, but fur coats for men are not my bag, baby. This is the stuff that I remember: