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Suitsupply NYC

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

  1. Osiris2012

    Osiris2012 Well-Known Member

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    Fine line between between sex sells and sexism I guess. Calling their ads sexist though just lowers the overall impact of the word for actual sexism that should warrant criticism and outrage.
     
  2. Zerase

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    I hear what you say and I do agree that there is a line between sex sells and sexism. But the ads SuSu used to run are clearly sexist and in my view they are really tacky. I am glad they have skipped them now, or I wouldn't buy anything from them.
     
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  3. h3ro

    h3ro Well-Known Member

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    "Meh, who cares?" is the attitude that has lead us to a world where women are paid less, promoted less and in some cases, still not seen as the equal of men.

    The current ad campaign is a far cry from the nonsense they used to put out and showcases the suiting, not some 16 year old's power fantasy of what being a 'real man' is.
     
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  4. WildBlueYonder

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    Don't even dare to insinuate that I'm somehow "perpetuating patriarchy". It's not the '50s anymore, unless I magically skipped a couple of decades. Wages != Earnings. After having established this basic definition, there is an earnings gap, not a wage gap. Take a man and a woman who work the same hours, same job, same resume, same education and productivity and your gap fades to zero. Guess what, if you instead take ALL women and compare it to ALL men WITHOUT accounting for those factors then of course you're going to get a gap because women are more likely to work less hours per week, work in less dangerous jobs or higher paying careers, take maternity leave or *gasp*, prefer remaining at home?
    Have you ever even considered that people are free to do whatever they please and makes THEM happy without conforming to YOUR agenda? I've never seen a more arrogant stance whereby you must either adhere or be demonized. It stuns me how in 2017 people are still that lazy to avoid looking up facts and buy into propaganda spewed by the media or Hollywood stars, who not only lost their sartorial flair, but also the touch with reality.

    Yes, women are not seen as equal of men in places where backwards religion ideologies are rampant. Thankfully this is not the case in the West.

    Yes, the new campaigns are better.
     
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  5. h3ro

    h3ro Well-Known Member

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    I looked up some data prior to posting, we here in the States still have plenty to do. My home state of New York has made strides, but the country as a whole is still not there. I'm not insinuating anything regarding perpetuating patriarchy. Getting paid for something as a model is a job. My issue was with the artistic direction they chose and what they depicted. I have no agenda nor am I here to demonize anyone.

    You say your are stunned that people don't look up facts, make assumptions and follow propaganda but just previously stated that "women are more likely to work less hours per week, work in less dangerous jobs or higher paying careers, take maternity leave". Those sound like a lot of the very same things you're decrying me for. Men and women are entitled to do what they want. They should be compensated equally for it. They aren't yet. That was never my issue though, mine was with the depictions of previous campaigns.

    However, I will address your comment regarding "backwards religious ideologies" not being the case in the west. I have never experienced them more than after I moved to Georgia. I was born and raised in New York and never have seen such rampant sexism than I have seen here in parts of the south. This isn't some tribal religious issue as you insinuate and it is very much so present in the "west", at least in my anecdotal experience.

    I'm not here to argue a women's right to equality and how depictions of 'control fantasies and domination' undermine that greatly. An actor in a poorly fitted Tom Ford 3-piece didn't tell me to type this. We have a different view to this issue and you're entitled your view as I am to mine.

    Cheers, have a pleasant evening.

    Moving on.

    The new ads are great. This Spring/Summer collection however, is kind of a dud.
     
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  6. jtorres94

    jtorres94 Well-Known Member

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    My boss is a girl if that makes anyone feel better...

    All seriousness the ads for SuitSupply have and in my opinion still are just silly. Whether they are using a man or woman, I don't see how a suit fits in with a beach except for the occasional summer wedding.

    But I mean I guess it would be boring to advertise with a guy in a suit working a desk job.
     
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  7. phsiao08

    phsiao08 Well-Known Member

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    Is it just me or is inventory an issue this time? I'm looking for a navy overcoat and a navy sienna suit and get nothing in my size... anyone know if they will restock?
     
  8. Michael81

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    It does seem like they are not as efficient as usual. A few things I wanted are also already gone.

    Processing orders is taking longer than it usually does as well. My last two were in limbo for four or five days before they shipped.
     
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  9. Osiris2012

    Osiris2012 Well-Known Member

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    Same, very frustrating. Good for my wallet in some cases but annoying none the less.
     
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  10. Aieyric

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    This isn't the proper place to discuss politics, but the new ads are a huge improvement, and from a Swedish point of view, you guys in USA are still in the dark ages regarding women's rightso.
     
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  11. Osiris2012

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    To rub salt in the wounds just got a marketing email from them with the banner image being an item that's not even on the aus site anymore cos it's sold out hah.
     
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    This isn't the place to discuss politics followed by "USA are still in the dark ages regarding women's rights." Maybe check your own advice and leave the America sucks at the login screen.

    Back to the topic, I did laugh and then think I'd never wear that at the beach living in Florida myself but I liked the shorts vest look. I agree that stock also seems low and despite seeing some I like it's frustrating to see there were some I like more that are sold out. I guess that's the way it goes though. I'll probably wait till outlet to snag some year round suits. Local store in Miami is nice so I may pop in to look at some linen offerings.
     
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  13. SartyIrv

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    Anyone purchased this from this seasons offering? Wondering what your thoughts are on if it's too thick for summer? (Product code
    C1110)

    [​IMG]
     
  14. Bespoke DJP

    Bespoke DJP Well-Known Member

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    Dear @SartyIrv

    Do you have weight and composition details of this sport coat?

    Cheers,

    Dimitris
     
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  15. SartyIrv

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    Hi,

    Don't have specifics, only what's on the site:

    Product Code: C1110
    Material: Wool Silk Linen
    Woven By:Delfino (IT)
    Fit: Havana

    Be nice to see any pics of it in the wild!
     
  16. Philipppp

    Philipppp New Member

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    Hi,

    I hope this is the right thread!

    I recently got a Madison suit from Suitsupply "P5126" in 100% rather thick cotton. I can't decide if I should keep it or not. I ordered size 36L, I am 184 cm / 6" and 73kg / 160lbs.

    I have tried 36R in Napoli before, but the sleeves definitely got too short and also the length.

    I was afriad the lapels would be too wide, but I think this is ok, I will just wear it casually. Anyway, it was sold out in 36R so I only ordered the 36L and I can't decide if I want to keep it. What I am worried about is the back, I think the front looks better. Double vents are still closed, don't know if this affects due to the rather thick fabric. On SS they said the jacket has 45cm shoulders, I guess normally I have 43-44cm. Maybe 34L would be better for me, but that's only available for "design your own suit" and it's so difficult to see the fabrics etc.

    What's your thoughts? How do you think it fits?

    Sorry for the bad quality pictures!

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  17. TOBestWR

    TOBestWR Active Member

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    I think it looks fine. A 34L will be too tight and a tailor can easily fix the back. Sleeves may be a touch short also.
     
  18. jtorres94

    jtorres94 Well-Known Member

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    I 100% agree with this as well.
     
  19. ultramantaro

    ultramantaro Well-Known Member

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    The soho lapels are a bit more proportional imho. Those make you look a like a superhero wannabe.
     
  20. Bespoke DJP

    Bespoke DJP Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    Don't have specifics, only what's on the site:

    Product Code: C1110

    Material: Wool Silk Linen


    Woven By:Delfino (IT)


    Fit: Havana

    Be nice to see any pics of it in the wild!



    Hi,

    If you go only 3 pages back, you would be able to see the same sport coat which was bought by the fellow member @Michael81 and should he be asked, he may find some time to post pictures in the wild; also he could give you further details in relation to its weight, composition (mentioned inside the garment), as well as its overall aesthetic.

    Best,

    Dimitris
     
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