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post #31 of 50
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Originally Posted by wrongwroks View Post


what do you mean by contemporary for 2005?
I mean that is the year this silhouette brings to mind for me, personally. The extremity of the design makes it easy to date. You can still see the influences in a suit you'd buy this year to an extent, but it would be a stretch to call this look contemporary IMHO.
post #32 of 50
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Originally Posted by newyorknoir View Post

Dior Homme runway pieces tend to be more expensive just because they are runway pieces.. The same goes for Prada, Yves Saint Laurent, and every other designer.. It's usually because they are distinct "statement" pieces that you won't ever see again.. I have a pair of runway pants from Dior that I bought for $1100.. Generally the Dior runway pieces have complex tailoring and draping because they aren't just your standard suit trousers. Truthfully, I've only worn the pants twice and have trouble finding appropriate occasions to wear them to.

say what??? $1100 pair of pants that you never wear? Why keep buying runway stuff if you are consistently having trouble finding occasions to wear them?
post #33 of 50
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Originally Posted by MikeDT View Post


I'm just seeing it as it is, a nine year old second hand Dior suit, that appears to be in good condition for it's age. IMO $800 is too much money to be paying for this, I've seen various used Dior Homme garments in charity shops in the UK, for only a few pounds, What you call thrift stores in the US.

i imagine you're not seeing Dior Homme but plain old Dior - there's a massive massive difference.
post #34 of 50
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Originally Posted by wrongwroks View Post


what do you mean by contemporary for 2005?

he's saying its outdated.
since slimane had taken a pretty long hiatus following his depatrure from dior, and now is at a completely different house (one where he wored prior) doing something he's never done before...womenswear for YSL rive gauche.

i think the suit is still fine, and its the suit that revolutionezed so many fits across the spectrum of menswear
post #35 of 50
Interesting input about the models.

Edited by newyorknoir - 7/18/12 at 4:54am
post #36 of 50
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Originally Posted by gumercindo View Post


say what??? $1100 pair of pants that you never wear? Why keep buying runway stuff if you are consistently having trouble finding occasions to wear them?

 

Yeah, I have to say that they weren't the best investments.. I don't shop runway anymore, but here are the pants that I was referring to—before tailoring (as you can see by the waist)..

 

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Edited by newyorknoir - 7/18/12 at 4:40am
post #37 of 50
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Originally Posted by Nicola View Post

Aren't samples etc normally a size 50?

i don't think so
i've never really seen samples that fit me and im that size
well maybe yohji
but pretty much anyone can fit a yohji sample
post #38 of 50
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Originally Posted by newyorknoir View Post


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pull them up a little bit,
the double pleated wide leg look reminds me of issey miyake stuff back when yohji and rei kawakubo were working closely

linen shirt (slimmer fitting than the one you have) and pull it up a little and wear them
post #39 of 50
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Originally Posted by 951socal View Post


pull them up a little bit,
the double pleated wide leg look reminds me of issey miyake stuff back when yohji and rei kawakubo were working closely
linen shirt (slimmer fitting than the one you have) and pull it up a little and wear them

This was before tailoring (as mentioned). The pants are snug around my waist and sit properly now.


Edited by newyorknoir - 7/18/12 at 4:41am
post #40 of 50
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Originally Posted by 951socal View Post

Thats a hedi slimane era suit, an early one.
reguarded as one of the better dior suits to buy.
looks like you got a deal to me since those tend to go up in value if kept in good condition over the years
you aslo got that in a 36" chest so demand is crazy for that brand in that size.
Dior homme is fused though, i saw a few of the Kris Van assche designed ones at saks 5th avenue, and they weren't as nice as the zegna or loro piana fabric saks brand suits but they were cut for a younger guy, and a little more fashion forward as far as details went (slimmer lapel, shorter jacket, side vents closer together etc)

DH is not fused. Fully canvassed (though less visible handworks), made by Caruso.
post #41 of 50
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After searching, I found out he was working as a Fashion Assistant for L'Uomo Vogue, who were behind the scene for Kanye West's italia photo shoot. It appears that the model on the picture in the listing is actually him.

 

And here is the replied from him.

 

"Hello,

Attached is the photo of the Dior pant label, size label, and composition tag. The jacket labels are accurately depicted in the auction photographs.
As described, this suit is from the DIOR HOMME runway SS2003 season. It was worn on the runway and to an event. The jacket and pant are in pristine condition."

post #42 of 50
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Originally Posted by wrongwroks View Post

After searching, I found out he was working as a Fashion Assistant for L'Uomo Vogue, who were behind the scene for Kanye West's italia photo shoot. It appears that the model on the picture in the listing is actually him.

 

And here is the replied from him.

 

"Hello,

Attached is the photo of the Dior pant label, size label, and composition tag. The jacket labels are accurately depicted in the auction photographs.
As described, this suit is from the DIOR HOMME runway SS2003 season. It was worn on the runway and to an event. The jacket and pant are in pristine condition."

 

Then this suit is a "on the runway" and worn to an event, but the sller said it's pristine. Good deal. I don't know if you will be expecting "better" quality if it is a "on the runway" product. Can you one clarify that to me?

post #43 of 50
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Originally Posted by sherlocksmycrof View Post

Then this suit is a "on the runway" and worn to an event, but the sller said it's pristine. Good deal. I don't know if you will be expecting "better" quality if it is a "on the runway" product. Can you one clarify that to me?

probably not better, if it was actually the piece that was shown then it might be a little less quality.

Dior Homme plots their pattenrs on something akin to an Autocad drawing.

they then take these patterns, carefully cut them out and place them on models to see if it will work.
after that they use fabric and then have the runway piece

the actual production is outsourced, so after they established the patterns and construction then they probably just have the company producing the article of clothing build it to those patterns for a set price
post #44 of 50
Interesting thread.

I've heard runway pieces that are sold on stores are in fact fused (according to Gucci anyway). So I guess you're essentially paying for the creative style of it, and not the construction (as opposed to the staple, non-seasonal items which have more handwork and/or canvassing).
post #45 of 50
Ebay listing is removed... I wanted to see too..
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