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Looking for a Tom Ford suit desperately need advice!

post #1 of 31
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Hi, I'm new to style forum but I've read through a lot of the posts. I've learned a lot but I still have some questions. I'm looking to buy a tom ford suit however I'm looking strictly for worn ones since I really don't want to pay full retail for a TF suit. I've seen postings on the marketplace which sell them at around 700 which is alarming to me since a TF retails from 3-5000 so I really question the authenticity.

So my question is, what is the price range for a second hand TF suit and how do I know if it's authentic or not just based on pictures?

Oh and if you happen to be selling a TF suit that is a US 38R or 38S PM me please

Thank you!!!
post #2 of 31
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BUMP

post #3 of 31
Second hand clothing is second hand clothing... how much are you expecting it to cost?

I'm not sure if you can buy overseas, but ehaberdasher.co.uk (the UK version of ehaberdasher.com) has some Tom Ford items.
post #4 of 31
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idk, I see some selling for 2000 on ebay. How do i tell if its real and not just some chinese tailor's work?

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Originally Posted by in2suits View Post

idk, I see some selling for 2000 on ebay. How do i tell if its real and not just some chinese tailor's work?

Well, strangely I have seen some fake one that says "Made in China" lol8[1].gif. However, if you were to buy one and receive, you should be able to tell very easily if it's real. If you can't tell easily if it's real, then why would you want Tom Ford?
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I really have no idea what the pricing should be, like I said I'm a big noob when it comes to higher end suits.

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I really have no idea what the pricing should be, like I said I'm a big noob when it comes to higher end suits.

Then why do you want Tom Ford?
post #8 of 31
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Then why do you want Tom Ford?

I guess I want one just to be able to own one....TF is like the holy grail of suits or so I've heard and I really like the style of most TF suits. 

post #9 of 31

it sounds that the only thing you want is the Tom Ford brand suit and knowing it's 'made in somewhere Europe'. Why?

 

You haven't mentioned anything about fabric and fit, which are the most important elements in a suit. Not everybody looks good in Tom Ford. Even if you have tried a TF suit that looks good on you, you might not the exact cut and size in the 2nd hand market. It'd be a waste of time and money to buy a TF that doesn't fit to a tee. 

 

If you are in need of a suit 'desperately' (as you headlined) try SuitSupply or a MTM tailor for your budget. Otherwise you have to be very patient to find

a used TF suit in that budget, with your size and style. The thing with buying used is you have to wait for a willing seller with the same size as you, and those are extremely rare especially for such a prized item.

post #10 of 31
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Originally Posted by in2suits View Post

I really have no idea what the pricing should be, like I said I'm a big noob when it comes to higher end suits.

 

700-1000 for a nice TF suit second hand (unworn) is prob market.  Used?  Under 600.

post #11 of 31
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Originally Posted by Frankie22 View Post

 

700-1000 for a nice TF suit second hand (unworn) is prob market.  Used?  Under 600.

Thank You! Where would you suggest for me to look around for one? Any particular sites?

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Well, strangely I have seen some fake one that says "Made in China" lol8[1].gif. However, if you were to buy one and receive, you should be able to tell very easily if it's real. If you can't tell easily if it's real, then why would you want Tom Ford?

Because he's a brand whore.

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Originally Posted by in2suits View Post

I really have no idea what the pricing should be, like I said I'm a big noob when it comes to higher end suits.

 

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Then why do you want Tom Ford?

Because he's a n00b and a brand whore.

post #13 of 31
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Originally Posted by addedfuel View Post

it sounds that the only thing you want is the Tom Ford brand suit and knowing it's 'made in somewhere Europe'. Why?

 

You haven't mentioned anything about fabric and fit, which are the most important elements in a suit. Not everybody looks good in Tom Ford. Even if you have tried a TF suit that looks good on you, you might not the exact cut and size in the 2nd hand market. It'd be a waste of time and money to buy a TF that doesn't fit to a tee. 

 

If you are in need of a suit 'desperately' (as you headlined) try SuitSupply or a MTM tailor for your budget. Otherwise you have to be very patient to find

a used TF suit in that budget, with your size and style. The thing with buying used is you have to wait for a willing seller with the same size as you, and those are extremely rare especially for such a prized item.

My budget is 3500 dollars and I know i can probably get an OTR TF for 3500 but at the same time I am hard pressed to spend that kind of money when I can get a worn one for substantially cheaper. My title suggests that I desperately want a TF suit and if I wanted SuitSupply suits I would've titled the thread accordingly.  All I mentioned in my post is that I saw one for $700 however due to it's price I am questioning it's authenticity.  700 dollars is NOT my budget

post #14 of 31
Post some stuff that you are looking at in the fake or not thread.
post #15 of 31
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Originally Posted by VinnyMac View Post

Because he's a brand whore.

 

Because he's a n00b and a brand whore.

So, just because I really want a Tom Ford suit makes me a brand whore? hmm.....interesting logic

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