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Very few men are seen in these.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by TheApple, Jul 17, 2009.

  1. TheApple

    TheApple Well-Known Member

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    Although I have never actually seen someone wearing a RLBL suit in person, that could be because I live in a city with little access to RL. But I think its because a) those suits look terrible on the majority of people, and b) they are insanely expensive.
     
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    I don't see what's so special. Looks just like a slim guy in a slim suit to me.

    I did notice both jacket buttons are done though.
     
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    I've seen them... usually in my mirror, but other places also...
     
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    Seems like a modestly well made suit tailored for a 17 year old (or an anorexic 20 something). I did love the RLPL suits. Slim cut but still could be worn by real people and of wonderful fabrics and construction. I am not certain that I love the lack of belt loops but the fabric and cut are wonderful.

    I believe they are still available MTM.

    Perry
     
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    Nothing to shout about..A slim suit on a model...
     
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    It's because of the limited availability of them. I've got 3 RLBL suits and I'm VERY happy with the cut of them. I only wish they did more fabrics instead of the basic dark colours and the pilling that happens on the inside of the jacket is kinda weird. It's like the canvassing on the inside is coming out.
     
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    Nothing to shout about..A slim suit on a model...

    +1 looks nice though, but not something i could pull off
     
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    The thigh of those trousers could be taken in.
     
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    Does anyone know what the different RLBL suits are besides the Anthony are and how they are different?
     
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    I did notice both jacket buttons are done though.

    thats the first thing i saw too, sf has messed with my mind [​IMG]
     
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    Another RLBL suit thread? Really?
     
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    An interesting note about gabardine suits. Gabardine doesnt breathe well, it has little elasticity, It's heavy and makes you warmer in warm weather and the fabric gets cold in cold weather. Gabardine is a uniquely worthless suit fabric for the wearer. It has a certain creamy look to it but it is strictly for masochists.

    As spring or summer pants it works quite well.
     
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    It looks like a slim fit suit to me which most men, me being one of them would have a hard time getting into.
     
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    gorgeous suit but at $1600...WAY out of my league [​IMG]
     
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    It looks like a slim fit suit to me which most men, me being one of them would have a hard time getting into.
    Not just slim, but I'm also not sure how well they'd be for a business environment. The other day at the bank one of the tellers was wearing a fashion suit. Good for him, since I think their dress code is "business casual", but it was clearly not a business suit. It had satin trimming on the skinny lapels and other dandy details, and to me looked like a kid trying to be cool in a Zara/Mexx/Club Monaco suit. That stuff works (at best) at night, maybe in some hip gathering.
     
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    Where is the snark? 2nd page without a snide comment? SF, I am deeply disappointed.
     
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    Not just slim, but I'm also not sure how well they'd be for a business environment.

    The other day at the bank one of the tellers was wearing a fashion suit. Good for him, since I think their dress code is "business casual", but it was clearly not a business suit. It had satin trimming on the skinny lapels and other dandy details, and to me looked like a kid trying to be cool in a Zara/Mexx/Club Monaco suit. That stuff works (at best) at night, maybe in some hip gathering.


    So business suits shouldnt fit your body snug?
     
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    The thigh of those trousers could be taken in.

    +1
    I don't find RLBL Anthony suit trousers to be "slim" fit.
     

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