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Today I made a trip to the Neiman Marcus in Northbrook(suburb of Chicago).  I think it's easily better than the NM on Michigan Avenue. Anyway, today I saw some Oxxford jackets and coats tagged "Oxxford Crest."  Apparently this is a new line/style by Oxxford.  As usual, excellent workmanship.  I don't want to try to describe it in case my description isn't good, but take a look.  I asked a salesman about this line, and he said that among this line are clothes made of Escorial(which is woven by Reid and Taylor and on which Brioni had an exclusive).  Now Oxxford also uses it, though apparently they can't advertise that fact yet.  I imagine that Oxxford also uses Escorial for its other RTW lines and MTM, but nonetheless this is a fairly recent development.  Escorial is similar in quality to Super 180s, in which suits now cost ~$4000 and up, quite a drop from before(~$8000-$10,000) now that Super 210s is available. The Northbrook NM has shirts by Borrelli, Kiton, Fray, Truzzi, Gianluca Isaia, Zegna and a few others.  The Northbrook NM actually has Fray MTM..  Along with Fray, they also have MTM shirts by Borrelli, Kiton and Zegna.  Marol MTM is available at Davis for Men.  Lorenzini MTM is available at Barneys NY on Oak Street.  The Truzzi shirts had the sturdiest-looking handsewn buttonholes I have come across.  Truzzi seems to use a thicker thread/cord and, instead of forming the knots along the inner edge of the buttonhole, makes the knot almost on the top of the buttonhole.  The Isaia shirts seemed pretty nice as well.  I am interested in seeing Attolini shirts.  Do any of you know where I may find them, besides Bergdorf, maybe somewhere in the Chicago area?
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Anyone know where in Chicago(and suburbs) I could find Attolini shirts?
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