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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by LA Guy, Jun 24, 2008.

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  1. thisfits

    thisfits Well-Known Member

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    Something fairly basic, honestly -- navy wool, single-breasted. Maybe with wider lapels than what's widely available at the moment.
     
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    I've loved them too - I would definitely be a fan of something affordable and obtainable.
     
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    I have 8-10 of them, purchased over the last 3 years. They are awesome value. The silks vary a lot. Some are soft and buttery while others are dry and crisp. I happen to be wearing one today. This is my least favourite of the bunch, because I find it hard to get a good dimple on this one. So, the others look better than this:
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    Some are 3.25" and others are 3.5". I prefer the wider width, because I'm a wider guy at the hip.
     
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    patliean1 Well-Known Member

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    You've specifically purchased 8-10 "Benjamin" ties from eHaberdasher, or you've simply purchased a variety of brands from the site?
     
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    8-10 Benjamin. No others from the site, yet. Though I am considering some others.
     
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    If that is your least favorite, I think it looks great. Promising. Do you happen to have any that you recently purchased (that have a chance of being on the site still) that you would recommend?
     
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    Aplogies for interjecting on the discussion of Benjamin ties.

    However, I was wondering how are the quality of the Benjamin labeled suits sold on E-Haberdasher? I read that they come fully canvassed etc-but I am weary about the fabric used since they stated the suits are made with S.140's Which I read tends to wear out quickly.

    Also where are the Benjamin suits made?
     
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    The only one that still on the site that I have is the blue equivalent of the following, which I am wearing today. I have both the red and blue.[​IMG]

    The silk is very heavy and rich. Not shiny.
     
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    I have 2 fully canvassed suits, and a sport coat.

    The suits are staples - I've had a plain navy since 2013 what I wear 1x/week. No issues with durability, though I noted durability might be an issue so I bought two pairs of trousers. So far the fabric is holding up well with no signs of wear. I was initially concerned about the Super 140s fabric (I would prefer a 110s for a staple suit), but after 100 wears it's looking good.
     
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    I have been wearing my Benjamin suit - navy super140s - for about 3 years, often twice a week. That's 3 years of extremely hard wear. I often work very long hours(frequently 14+ hours per day) and I tend to wear my jacket while sitting.

    The jacket elbows are just now getting some shininess.The fronts of the pant thighs are getting shiney too.

    I estimate it has seen around 200 wears. Overall, I think it's great value for money.I wear it a lot because I like it a lot.Even now that it's getting old, I find myself googling ways to remove shininess instead of buying a new suit...
     
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  12. eHaberdasher

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    So a fairly basic/classic single breasted notch lapel that hits mid-thigh? I was also playing with the idea of double breasted model.
     
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    Which ones in particular? Feel free to link and metion specifics - I'm all ears.
     
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    I don't have the full inventory here in London, but if you'd like to see any particular ones in a knot I don't mind doing so and snapping some shots for you - just send me the links.
     
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    I'm actually partial to the double breasted too:

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    With back styling:

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    I also like the slant pockets instead of the box pockets with flaps around the waist/hip. It gives you a place to put your hands.

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    Here's some other ones/resources:
    http://davidetaub.blogspot.com/2011/03/military-style-winter-warm-great-coat.html?m=1

    http://www.permanentstyle.co.uk/2014/01/loden-top-coat-from-vergallo.html
     
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    Yes! I love the idea of a double-breasted model, too, but I'd like something that can do double duty for casual outfits, and I think single-breasted does a better job there.
     
  17. eHaberdasher

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    Yes I would defintely offer a basic classic SB notch coat. Any idea how much BN Tailor charges for their coats? Site doesn't seem to be working properly.
     
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    Single-breasted, knee-length, pockets that are easy to get your hands into (and walk with your hands in). Fabric with some texture; not black.
     
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    Hi,
    I've heard great things about Benjamin Sartorial suits; unfortunately, the size & color I'm looking for aren't available at the moment. Any idea of when more color options for the Classico II model in 36R might be available online? I'm interested in navy especially. I would try the Nobile model that's on the website right now, but the Classico II measurements are already a little bit too small at the shoulders so I'm afraid it will really be too small. I would pretty much swim from the chest below in the size 38.
    Thanks and keep up the great work!
     
  20. eHaberdasher

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    Sorry the Classico II is discontinued. It appears all we have left is a medium grey in the 36R. The 38R may be worth a try... they are quite slim fitting.
     

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