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Suitsupply NYC

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by musicguy, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. Ilovelobbs

    Ilovelobbs Well-Known Member

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    "600 km from the place in Germany that I regularly visit on business"

    Let me guess where in Germany you live, Frankfurt or Berlin?
    I wouldn't mind trading places with you....there more interesting places where you are.
     
  2. steffenbp11

    steffenbp11 Well-Known Member

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    ^ I actually live in Copenhagen, but I am quite often in Germany on business :)
     
  3. Ilovelobbs

    Ilovelobbs Well-Known Member

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  4. PapaRubbery

    PapaRubbery Well-Known Member

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    You guys know what we need? An entrepreneurial SF'er who lives locally to the outlet to go in, buy up their stock, and then sell it to us at cost + x% to cover their troubles.

    I mean shit, I'd be down for most suits and sports coat in a 24 or 48.
     
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  5. Ilovelobbs

    Ilovelobbs Well-Known Member

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    At the moment the outlet store has suit from €99 to €299....most are price €149.

    Buy 2 suits for €249 - any alteration is done on site from only €8.50c for length & waist.

    I pciked up 3/4 suits before Xmas - the ones using good quality Vitale Barberis Canonico’s cloth.
     
  6. steffenbp11

    steffenbp11 Well-Known Member

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    Paparubbery´s suggestion is the best idea I've read on here in ages. At 150 I'll take almost anything in 46EU.... A wonder noone is doing this on the bay...
     
  7. Syeknom

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    Wish I had a car (and could drive) to get out there
     
  8. PapaRubbery

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    Shit that's cheaper than I thought!

    Dibs all 24's!

    How difficult is the outlet to get to, if one was flying in? Would it be better to fly to Brussels and take the Train, or is Amsterdam a better bet?

    Actually I've found this link - http://www.mcarthurglen.com/nl/designer-outlet-roermond/en/plan-your-visit/getting-here/

    Very interesting. A suit supply overseas shopping trip might be in order.
     
  9. sliq

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    i'd be down for that.
     
  10. Syeknom

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    Amsterdam would be easier. From Brussels by train you'd have to go Brussels -> Liege -> Maastricht -> Roermond
     
  11. Ilovelobbs

    Ilovelobbs Well-Known Member

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    Fly into Dusseldorf International Airport - lots more connection and low-cost airlines serving this airport.

    Hire a BMW 1 series from Sitx from €55 per day and Roermond only 30/40 minutes drive (60km) along the
    beautifully smooth German auotbahn - remember to slow down when you're in the Netherlands.

    The cheapest Jacket with working buttons this month was €29 - original retail price was €199 last summer.
     
  12. PapaRubbery

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    Cheers!

    I just had a look online. 21 euro return from Amsterdam to Roermond. Trains leave every half an hour, direct, no changing trains. 2 hours each way.

    Opens at 10, closes at 8. If you were on the 08:00 you'd be in the outlet by 10:30. Spend a while wandering around, and then jump on the train back - say the 14:00 - you're back in amsterdam by 16:00.

    Still plenty of time for women, weed and beer!

    (Am now seriously considering this when I'm next in London)
     
  13. Ilovelobbs

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    Best time to go is every Thursday of the week - when fresh supply arrive from the factory.

    There also a SuitSupply outlet in Ashford (Kent) - UK, similar prices but in ££
     
  14. Ilovelobbs

    Ilovelobbs Well-Known Member

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    Avoid Amsterdam RedLightDistrict (it's for tourists), all the local Amsterdam folks drive to
    Roermond and Dusselfdorf for the wom@n ;-)

    Google "Yin Yang Roermond"
     
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  15. Monkeyface

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    Seems like a sound business idea. Might look into doing that. I could just call in ahead and ask about their stock, post it online, people can sign up for their suit/size, and I'll drive there the next day in order to pick them up. The only downside is that I'd have to receive all the payments up front, or else I wouldn't be able to afford that many suits. I'm sure someone with a little more working capital could pull off this idea.
     
  16. Ilovelobbs

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    €10K to €15K loans are only 5% APR max...Take a little risk now and be rewarded in the long-run.....

    If you can pick suits for €99 and sell them here for say €195 - that's easy money.
     
  17. flashkobalt

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    Wow...I would be all over anything in 52 at those prices
     
  18. Monkeyface

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    Haha, I don't really have room to transport and store 100 suits, and I doubt I'd find 100 paying customers. Nevertheless, it's not a bad business idea, albeit on a smaller scale. It makes me wonder why no one has attempted it before?
    Besides, I wouldn't really do it to make much money out of it, more as a favor for SF members.
     
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  19. Betelgeuse

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    I've been watching the page lately and I like some suits. They don't ship to Mexico, but someone offered to receive them for me in the US and send them to Mexico. Problem is that the photos of the site are not what I would like to see (short jackets), so does any of you have this suit that fits well?

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    Also I was watching this one:

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    19.5 inches from shoulder to shoulder on the 40L? Is that accurate?
     
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