Another Overcoat Thread...

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Raoul Duke, Nov 5, 2012.

  1. Raoul Duke

    Raoul Duke Senior member

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    I've just realized that I lost my overcoats in my most recent move, and would really like to get at least one replacement as soon as possible, before it gets even colder.

    Not sure where to look these days, but this is my criteria:

    (1) Must be grey or camel
    (2) Must contain no synthetic fibres
    (3) Must not fit like a tent
    (4) Must cost less than $1K

    Right now, I'm eyeing some ISAIA, but maybe y'all have some better options for me?
     
  2. lee_44106

    lee_44106 Senior member

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    It is difficult to reconcile cheap with high quality, especially if you also want other stuff
     
  3. Raoul Duke

    Raoul Duke Senior member

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    For real? $1K is "cheap"? I don't think I listed anything too ridiculous in my criteria...
     
  4. aravenel

    aravenel Senior member

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    Overcoats are notoriously expensive, and $1k is kind of in a weird middle area--its above the "cheap" options, but below the nice options.

    Buying used isn't a bad idea since overcoats last forever and don't tend to change in style too much.
     
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    add911_11 Senior member

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    ISAIA won't be cheaper than $1K, lurk on ebay and here more. I hope you are good in tagged size.
     
  6. Patek

    Patek Senior member

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    Not sure where you live, but if you are anywhere up north you need to go pick up a coat stat as winter is here. I think men should have multiple coats to go with different looks. If I were in your position, I would hit up Brooks Brothers as they have a pretty decent variety and have a lot of options around the $1k mark--especially during sales. There are different fits so if you want something fitter do your research.

    Then, with time you can find something nicer or a killer deal and add to you rotation. Right now time is not on your side and you will be suffering in a a week or so.
     
  7. bellyhungry

    bellyhungry Senior member

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    Saw this overcoat on the TV show 'Person of Interest'

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    Just wondering if anyone knows the origin or maker of the coat is.
     
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    johnvw Senior member

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    OP: Although I am well aware that Jos.A.Bank doesn't "get much love" on SF, a 100% merino wool JAB overcoat is an option you should consider. It meets your criteria and now is on sale for $99. Keep in mind you may want to opt for one size smaller than your normal suit size to get the correct fit. Hope this helps. All the best with your search.
     
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    FidelCashflow Senior member

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