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Washington, DC sales

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Ambulance Chaser, Jul 12, 2006.

  1. amerikajinda

    amerikajinda Well-Known Member

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    It is across from Tyson's Corner Center on Leesburg Pike, in the space where Best Buy used to be (there is also a Borders in the building).

    There's a Marshall's there too? That's going to cut into their business, I would assume.
     
  2. bryce330

    bryce330 Well-Known Member

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    There's a Marshall's there too? That's going to cut into their business, I would assume.

    Not necessarily - it may make it more of a bargain shopping destination since people will be able to visit both stores. I can think of several strip malls that have both a TJ Maxx and a Marshall's. Also, the FB in Friendship Heights is in very close proximity to both a TJ Maxx and a Loehmann's.
     
  3. Sartorially Challenged

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    Thank you for the information about the Tyson's location. I wonder whether the stocked goods will equal those at Conn Ave...
     
  4. amerikajinda

    amerikajinda Well-Known Member

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    Anybody going this Thursday to the opening? I'll be there!
     
  5. DuncanM

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    Anybody going this Thursday to the opening? I'll be there!

    I'll be there at some point in the day...not sure when.
     
  6. DuncanM

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    I stopped by at about 4:00 yesterday for 10 minutes on the way home. The store is big, clean and bright. It is laid out a lot like the FB at the National Press building. The suits and sport coats are mostly on racks and they have some suits on the walls. They had the usual suspects there (Aboud, HF(lots), Lauren....). They had a few racks of Travelers and some Southwick around. There is a rack of Oxxford in mostly long sizes with the new $1199 price point. I did see a few Belvest sport coats and a few Canalis as well.

    I guess there can only be one Conn Ave store.
     
  7. amerikajinda

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    No grand-opening specials?
    So the Oxxfords are no longer $999? That's not good...
     
  8. rdawson808

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    Is the Conn. Ave FB generally the best? I know there is also the BB nearby and what else...

    It's on my way home, but the National Press Building one is near my wife's work, and Mazza Gallery is a very short drive from home and has those others (which are much more expensive) like Saks and NM.

    So I can get to any of them easily. If I'm only going to go to one is there a strong preference? Keep in mind that I wear at 46/48 Short.



    cheers,
    bob
     
  9. DuncanM

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    The National Press one sucks. I have not been to Mazza but I have read here it is more dress shirt/casual clothing heavy. Conn Ave is very heavy in Suits, sport coats and pants. They seem to have a lot of ties too.
     
  10. rdawson808

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    Well, I hit the Conn Ave FB on Friday evening. Not a lot to report. Shirts were okay at best. They had a bunch of Robert Talbot, but nothing in my size in the two styles that caught my eye.

    I was only looking at my size for suits and sports coats (46S/R) but did see a couple of absolutely beautiful Barbera suits that I would have killed for--but that costs as much as our kithcen cabinets. There seemed to be lots of Zegna around.

    I ended up buying a <mumble mumble brand name> suit for $160 after the additional 10% off the red tag. It's a lovely grey plaid (prince of wales-ish, not sure if it actually is). And it's actually a Short so it won't require the massive amount of tailoring that a Reg would. I also found a great rain hat.

    Oh yes, I looked for trousers too, but found nothing in my size (42) that wasn't black.

    Not much else to report there.

    bob
     
  11. kabert

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    I went to the Conn. Ave. FB today. Nothing much new to report. Still have lots of Barney's and Mitchell's stuff - most of it casual (jeans, cords, sport shirts, sweaters). It appeared to be the same racks as they had the last time I was there. I did, however, notice a few random Bergdorf items (mostly Loro Piana shirts) and two Domenico Vacca suits (including a tan cotton/cashmere size 46R that I bought and then returned last April or May).
     
  12. texas_jack

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    several pairs of Church's at Marshalls in Rockville. Most were about 9.5 $150
     
  13. amerikajinda

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    several pairs of Church's at Marshalls in Rockville. Most were about 9.5 $150

    Did you happen to see if they were made in China or not? Thanks...
     
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    Anything of note at the Tyson's location to anyone who has been recently (last week)?
     
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    The Conn Ave. Filene's is fairly well picked over depending on size as reported by others. Just picked up Luciano Barbera and Truzzi shirts though......
     
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    Did you happen to see if they were made in China or not? Thanks...

    Sorry, I didn't. I almost didn't mention them because they don't seem to get much love here. Plus they are all pretty weird. One pair was red penny loafers with white vamp. One pair I liked was linen oxfords.
     
  17. Sartorially Challenged

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    Anything of note at the Tyson's location to anyone who has been recently (last week)?
    My wife told me that the Tyson's location appeared to have more women's apparel than the Conn Ave location.

    She told me the men's suit selection was considerably worse at the Tyson's branch and the men's shoe section was just abysmal.

    No need to shop personally when I have trained my better half properly![​IMG]
     
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    My wife told me that the Tyson's location appeared to have more women's apparel than the Conn Ave location.

    She told me the men's suit selection was considerably worse at the Tyson's branch and the men's shoe section was just abysmal.

    No need to shop personally when I have trained my better half properly![​IMG]


    That leaves more money for her to shop with[​IMG]
     
  20. Sartorially Challenged

    Sartorially Challenged Well-Known Member

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    That leaves more money for her to shop with[​IMG]
    She makes her own and plenty of it.[​IMG]
     

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