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  1. index1489

    index1489 Well-Known Member

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    Yes, the actual sewn label says Jcrew New York, Italian Wool, 36R

    But there is another label sewn in, white that states 100 percent linen, and list the product number which matches that link.

    In addition to the temporary tag which states the above.

    I verified this with two different sellers both are the same.

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  2. cptjeff

    cptjeff Senior member

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    I guess it would be pointless to ask if the jacket feels like wool or linen, since you probably don't know. But they would feel different.
     


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    From what I read on this forum, the quality isn't the best on BB suits. Others were saying that they are barley even worth it when on sale. Is this suit an exception?
    Just to see more, what other suits are well made and yet sill have the fashion style?
     


  4. afixedpoint

    afixedpoint Crossfit

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    Anybody recognize the model of these Ralph Lauren penny loafers? Wondering who they are made by

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  5. bartleby929

    bartleby929 Senior member

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    Quick Allen Edmonds Question: about Park Ave's

    So I got my first pair, brand new, fit like a glove when I get them on...

    Today was my third time wearing them and when I'm trying to squeeze my foot into the shoe, I literally feel like I'm going to rip the shoe with all the force it takes to squash my heel through. However, once I actually get in, it fits like a glove. Is this normal? Is this why people use those shoehorns or whatever? It is like a straight up battle trying to get my foot into the shoe.
     


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    Gerry Nelson Senior member

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    I think the Wembley is more versatile than a patent leather shoe.
     


  8. 12345Michael54321

    12345Michael54321 Senior member

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    Not really.

    People use shoe horns to save the heel collar and counter, and to make it easier and faster to put on a shoe.

    I don't know what to tell you. But since the shoe feels right once it's on, I'm guessing that it's not too small a size for your foot.

    Why not try putting the shoe on your foot the right way - with a shoe horn - and then posting as to whether the problem still exists? Some shoe stores will simply give you a small metal shoe horn, for free. Or you could probably buy one for nearly free at the local 99 cent store. I personally like the 2 foot long plastic ones sold at Ikea for a buck or so.
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  9. stevent

    stevent Senior member

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    How does one tell what level of Ermenegildo Zegna suit you have? Stopped by Last Call today on a whim since they had 40% off and picked up a Ermenegildo Zegna Trofeo DB suit that fit perfect otr. Trofeo is fabric correct? It's fully canvassed and made in Switzerland. Only had a last call tag so wondering if I got a decent deal or not. Paid around $600 after tax.

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  10. cptjeff

    cptjeff Senior member

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    Yup, that's exactly why you need to use a shoehorn. It keeps you from crushing the heel of the shoe, and pops the shoe onto your foot quite easily. Perfectly normal, I don't know what the previous poster thinks you're doing.
     


  11. Nicola

    Nicola Senior member

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    Milano is mainline. So the normal stuff. Above it is Couture. Below it the diffusion line.

    The thread on labels should show the various labels.

    Trofeo means the wool won the Zegna trophy. It's supposed to be better then the average Zegna wool fabric.
     


  12. stevent

    stevent Senior member

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    Thanks for the info, do you have the thread to the link on labels?
     


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    Why is the BOSS Jam Sharp OUT???
    I am strongly looking at a Jam Sharp Navy on sale for $500. I know its fused and I really want a Full Canvas but the Boss fits me really really good. I have an older Boss suit that still looks great. So why have you decided the Boss is out?
     


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    After searching the forums, the general consensus (or at least from what I have read) is that they are vastly over priced at the $799/899 price point; even on sale, at $500, it seems people do not recommend them as they feel they are worth more in the $350-400 dollar range. Like you said they are fused, but beyond that, I'm not sure, I do not remember the exact reasons given. I would do some searching, I ran into these types of comments throughout multiple threads; mostly people explaining that you are paying for the name and that they are cheaply constructed with poor materials.
     
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