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post #16 of 17
Originally Posted by sloaney
I thought it might be of interest to note that the British generally consider Burberry very chav -- i.e. lower class. This is one of the things I learned since I moved to London.

Yes, but consider how much the Britts seem to be amused with the "worn-out, frat boy" look, hence the fact that they have their first Abercrombie and Fitch store on the way. While most of us wouldn't be caught dead in anything from there, it is a bit of a novelty for them, the way Burberry is for us. And some of their shirts used to be really cool and slim-fitting. I admit, I do own two items with the checks on them, a travel raincoat (wouldn't take a trip in the spring/summer w/o it) and a pair of cuff links, because, well, they are too cool not to wear .
post #17 of 17
FWIW Burberry suits are $399 at Hickey Freeman outlets.

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