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Anyone familiar w/ shirts from Vincenzo di Ruggiero?

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Came across a couple of them recently. Not alot of info on their site:

http://www.vincenzodiruggiero.it/ - other than some pics.

Anyone here have any experiences with them?
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I have seen the brand on Yoox but do not have any direct experience with it. I will say, however, that some of these "Napoli" brands on Yoox are quite terrible in quality (e.g., Salvatore Caliendo Napoli - entirely machine made with plastic buttons).

There is one Vincenzo Di Ruggiero shirt on Yoox currently:
http://www.yoox.com/us/38256550AF/item?dept=men#sts=sr_men80&cod10=38256550AF&sizeId=8

If you zoom in, the shirt has hand-made buttonholes, mop buttons, side gussets, lots of hand-work and trim design. What are the prices like for the brand?
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If you zoom in, the shirt has hand-made buttonholes, mop buttons, side gussets, lots of hand-work and trim design. What are the prices like for the brand?

From that yoox photo I can't tell whether those buttonholes are handstitched or if the buttons are MoP, but I saw some VdR shirts locally and they had more handwork than my Barba and Finamores, probably about as much as a couple of my old Borrellis.

The ones I saw was more casual in nature than the one on yoox. What was interesting about them, was that the shirting was the softest I've yet come across, from some kind of prewash treatment I believe. They also had unfused cuffs and collars and probably the nicest MoP buttons I've seen so far.

The SA said they make shirts w/ varying levels of material and varying amounts of handwork and that what they had chosen was pretty much top of their line, though I think he said they made some with even more handwork (not that I care all that much about exuberant levels of handwork - nice buttonholes are pretty much all I hope for).

Prices were from $350 to $420.
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