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Kent Wang - Affiliate thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Kent Wang, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. Cant kill da Rooster

    Cant kill da Rooster Well-Known Member

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    Good to know, standard size is probably too narrow for me then. I would have to at least go up half a size.
     
  2. Beatlegeuse

    Beatlegeuse Well-Known Member

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    sorry my last post may have been a bit misleading...I went up a width and down a half size. So if you're a D width you can probably order your standard size in these and be OK. If you have a wide foot, then yeah you may need to go up a half size.
     
  3. Omar1223

    Omar1223 Well-Known Member

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    do you mind comparing them to brands other than AE, if you have owned them?
     
  4. Beatlegeuse

    Beatlegeuse Well-Known Member

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    Sure, I own several pairs of Alden as well, and I think the KW shoe is a step above those. My Aldens are more on the casual side (suede chukkas, Indy boots, cordovan wingtip boots), and the styling of the KW is very different. If you want a dressy shoe, the KW is much better than anything Alden offers IMO, in terms of construction and definitely in styling. I like Alden primarily for their cordovan and suede offerings, but I don't think their more formal shoes are anything to get excited about.

    I haven't owned any C&J, but I have tried some on in-store, and I think the KW is at least as good as their benchgrades, but I can't compare to their handgrades as I don't have much experience with those. I haven't tried anything higher tier than that, so I won't be able to provide any comparison to the uber-high end brands like EG, G&G or JL....but, at a price point of $350, I don't think Kent's benchgrade line is really trying to compete with those guys.
     
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  5. yywwyy

    yywwyy Well-Known Member

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    So... Anyone have any new suit fit pics? I've been wanting to see how others' Mtm turned out for a long time. More of mine coming soon.
     
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  6. New Shoes1

    New Shoes1 Well-Known Member

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    Why are you selling yours on B&S?
     
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  7. Beatlegeuse

    Beatlegeuse Well-Known Member

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    I'm in the process of specifying my adjustments from the trial suit, and I'm waiting for some more swatches. It will probably be about a month still before I have the completed suit, but I'll definitely post pics when it's finished.
     
  8. yywwyy

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    I have many & planning to get more. I'm selling some b/c I don't think they'll get enough wear. Kent's suits a definitely awesome.
     
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  9. Liquidus

    Liquidus Well-Known Member

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    Is that Kent Wang MTM in your profile pic? The fit looks great.
     
  10. yywwyy

    yywwyy Well-Known Member

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    Indeed it is. Its the one I'm selling in my signature.
     
  11. mymil

    mymil Well-Known Member

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    Ahh, if only you were a little taller! The suit looks really great. Is 9.75" the standard rise for the 29 (or 30?) waist suit trousers?
     
  12. yywwyy

    yywwyy Well-Known Member

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    No. It's been increased by 3cm. It's probably around ~10in by most ways of measuring. I measured from crotch seam to waist.
     
  13. antikantian

    antikantian Well-Known Member

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    Quick question for Kent: how's the pattern matching on the glen plaids, windowpanes, etc?
     
  14. yywwyy

    yywwyy Well-Known Member

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    My most recent MTM from Kent:
    [​IMG]
     
  15. Prof. B. Bear

    Prof. B. Bear Well-Known Member

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    ^ Looking good. Did you order the charcoal trial suit first?

    I'm really liking the navy windowpane fabric on offer but can't justify paying an extra $120 at least for getting the suit shipped to me, shipping it back just so I can get measurements and then paying shipping on the MTM suit.
     
  16. Maccimus

    Maccimus Well-Known Member

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    Looking very good. Cong!
     
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  17. Beatlegeuse

    Beatlegeuse Well-Known Member

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    suit looks really good, what fabric is that? I just confirmed all my measurements and options, and I'm waiting on a set of fabric swatches to get here. Once I get the swatches (hopefully by the end of this week), I'll finalize my order for my first suit with Kent.
     
  18. lysandar

    lysandar Well-Known Member

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    Seems to be a bit more cuff showing on one side than the other, but otherwise looks excellent. Very impressive for a cross-border MTM product.
     
  19. Al in Philly

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    yywwyy, is that a 3-2 roll? It's hard to tell from the photo, but I suspect it is.
     
  20. yywwyy

    yywwyy Well-Known Member

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    Thanks! Answers:
    -Yes, I went through the trial process- it is worth it.
    -3-roll-2.
     

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