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An interview with an employee of Mood Fabrics in NYC:
http://nymag.com/shopping/askaclerk/16893/index.html

Best interview question:

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What would you suggest for a custom suit?
Super 120 or Super 160, lined with something heavy. We can take your measurements and send the fabric to India for tailoring. What could've cost you $3,000 is $1,000, and better quality.
Uh, riiight.
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I think we can all sympathize with this sentiment, to a degree:

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My friends make fun of me for checking out the fabric before the girl wearing it.
post #3 of 6
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Originally Posted by dah328
An interview with an employee of Mood Fabrics in NYC:
http://nymag.com/shopping/askaclerk/16893/index.html

Best interview question:


Uh, riiight.

Interesting that he would jump from 120's to 160's. Seems like he was just throwing numbers out there. $1,000 for a Made in India suit? Wow, they must be operating on 300-400% profit margins.
post #4 of 6
I prefer my suits to be made with 360s wool. It's totally three dimensional, or something.
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Originally Posted by edmorel
Interesting that he would jump from 120's to 160's. Seems like he was just throwing numbers out there. $1,000 for a Made in India suit? Wow, they must be operating on 300-400% profit margins.
I assume they are talking about women's suits.
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Originally Posted by j
I assume they are talking about women's suits.

Seriously? That is an insane markup.
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