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Kabbaz Shirts

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Jun 30, 2007.

  1. Pariolino

    Pariolino Well-Known Member

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    Those shirts are nice. Seam allownces look well done, fabrics well selected. Bravo.
     
  2. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Well-Known Member

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    That blue shirt seems ... familiar.

    http://www.oldnavy.com/browse/produc...070&pid=460570

    Not saying they're the same, as I have no way of determining that from the limited evidence at hand, and possibly would be unable to make a determination even if allowed to examine both garments in real life. I do, however, have dark suspicions...
     
  3. Manton

    Manton Well-Known Member

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  4. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Well-Known Member

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    Ummm ... no comment.

    Your silence speaks volumes. But your words would be meaningless anyway.
     
  5. LSeca

    LSeca Well-Known Member

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    They look very good, although your choice of hangers is very questionable. [​IMG]
     
  6. teddieriley

    teddieriley Well-Known Member

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    Wait, you smell that?
    Based purely on seeing the hangers the AK shirts are on, do you really send them out for cleaning rather than using the laborious tutorial on shirt care on AK's website? I appreciate the labor of love, but if I'm going to even remotely afford an AK shirt, I need to be working, not spending 2 hours of care on each shirt!
     
  7. Manton

    Manton Well-Known Member

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    I did clean/iron them myself for a while, but it got old. I know another AK client who lives in my town. He said he tried all the cleaners and recommended what he thought was the best one. They do a nice job and hand press. AK himself has said (to me and this other client) that they have his seal of approval.
     
  8. Pariolino

    Pariolino Well-Known Member

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    Everybody needs a minion.
     
  9. LSeca

    LSeca Well-Known Member

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    I know another AK client who lives in my town. He said he tried all the cleaners and recommended what he thought was the best one.

    I will take your word for it. Hopefully a 15+ page discussing on why this dry cleaner should be praised or not will materialize as so many here do not have first hand knowledge. Btw, if they lose one of your shirts I would not recommend suing them for millions.
     
  10. aportnoy

    aportnoy Well-Known Member

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    Does Big and Fat sell these, too? I know this insecure, obese guy who wants everyone to like him, can you help?
     
  11. Joseph K. Bank

    Joseph K. Bank Well-Known Member

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    Aside from the collar styles which I won’t comment on; these shirts look very similar to those sold at Joseph A. Bank, Brooks Brothers and other high quality business attire retailers.
     
  12. Manton

    Manton Well-Known Member

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    Aside from the collar styles which I won't comment on; these shirts look very similar to those sold at Joseph A. Bank, Brooks Brothers and other high quality business attire retailers.

    You should appreciate this, they actually have tissue in the sleeves. Stuffed in their by the cleaner.
     
  13. whacked

    whacked Well-Known Member

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    Aside from the collar styles which I won't comment on; these shirts look very similar to those sold at Joseph A. Bank, Brooks Brothers and other high quality business attire retailers.
    [​IMG]
    Very Kasper. Classic.
     
  14. Joseph K. Bank

    Joseph K. Bank Well-Known Member

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    You should appreciate this, they actually have tissue in the sleeves. Stuffed in their by the cleaner.

    That is a good idea. Do they roll the tissue paper into a cylinder shape or crumple it up a little to provide more structure?
     
  15. Brian SD

    Brian SD Well-Known Member

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    That is a good idea. Do they roll the tissue paper into a cylinder shape or crumple it up a little to provide more structure?

    They probably roll it into a cylinder for a smooth shape. The last thing you want are rumpled shoulders.
     
  16. Manton

    Manton Well-Known Member

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    Actually, it is more crumpled, for structure. Kasper, you know a lot about this. Are you in the biz?
     
  17. Will

    Will Well-Known Member

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    I'd vote contrary just because of those awful hangers.

    You beat me to it. The shirts deserve better, even if their quality is unknowable.
     
  18. kitonbrioni

    kitonbrioni Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the pictures of the nice shirts. Since I've not had a chance to see any in person, I guess I'll never really know if the quality is higher than that of Brioni or Kiton, for example.
     
  19. Manton

    Manton Well-Known Member

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    The shirts deserve better, even if their quality is unknowable.

    I find it makes no difference to how they wear.
     
  20. AlanC

    AlanC Well-Known Member

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    How can I know those are Kabbaz shirts? The cheap paper covered hangers seem deliberately used to hide the interior label.
     

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