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Briefcase porn thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by zjpj83, Apr 18, 2007.

  1. Kai

    Kai Senior member

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    Those look very purse-like to me.
     
  2. woolymammoth

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    Berluti... [​IMG]
     
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  3. couldnthaveknow

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    Thanks very much guys - Would you say these brands stack up to Ohba in terms of quality? Ohba quality is very good, and compared to Tramontano and Zanellato, the pricing is about the same for me to buy in Australia (maybe 10% difference, thereabouts).

    Which of brands are comparable to Ohba in price performance?
    - Beretta (cant find website?)
    - Felisi
    - Tramontano
    - Zanellato (have been considering this brand for a while. Love the style and price, but very unresponsive customer service)
    - Berluti (no online store... unfortunately Australian retail availability is nil)



    Thanks ThinkDerm, will do, look forward to contributing to the advice already in this thread
     
  4. couldnthaveknow

    couldnthaveknow Senior member

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    Ok, posted a reply earlier but went to the moderator and disappeared

    Just wanted to say Thanks guys. I'd like to ask - which of the recommended brands have quality comparable to Ohba. As I understand, Ohba quality is superlative, more so than these other brands, is that correct?

    - Beretta (couldn't find their website...)
    - Felisi
    - Berluti (no online store... unfortunately no physical retail in Aus)
    - Zanellato (I'm considering this brand - its priced well and I also like the style)
    - Tramontano


    ThinkDerm - thanks mate I will certainly make a post. I'm also surprised no one's mentioned Australian leathergoods brand Oroton - I will post my thoughts soon
     
  5. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Ohba's craftsmanship should be comparable to any of those Italian brands on the list, if not better. But in terms of design, Ohba is quite conservative and some of its Italian inspired creations don't really sit on par with the Italian counterparts, IMO. Their classic top-frame briefcases and attache cases, on the other hand, are superb, and are often used in movies and TV dramas (much like SAB).

    Here is a Ohba classic: An 'Overnight' Briefcase. Apparently Franco Prinzivalli uses this bag.

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    If you're looking for a soft leather bag, Zanellato's Postina bag is as soft as you can get.
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    PS:
    Here is Beretta's website:
    Alfredo Beretta http://www.alfredoberetta.it
     
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  6. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Tucchino, Bespoke casemaker

    Custom top frame briefcase with an unusual slip on jacket w/compartments.

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    I visited Tucchino's Tokyo showroom today, I can share more pics if anyone is interested.
     
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    MrKaizen Well-Known Member

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    Share more please
     
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    . Ummmm.... Yes post more stop withholding the goods! That bag is ridiculously beautiful in a strong masculine sense of course:slayer:
     
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  9. md2010

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    is it just me ?
    2 different finish on the leather. sorry looks ugly to me.
    i will pick SAB any day of the week.
     
  10. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The leather itself has a certain distressed/textured feel to it, but it is finished uniformly. Not 2 finishes.
     
  11. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    More pics of Tucchino by Tsukasa Ikimi

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    Cabinets for order
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    Hand sewn details

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    Top frame briefcase

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    and another one

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    Hand painted finish

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    Handsewn details

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    more Tucchino on FB
     
  12. couldnthaveknow

    couldnthaveknow Senior member

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    Thanks nutcracker

    Must say, Tucchino really looks something special

    Not a big fan of ostrich but the cabinet, and the top frames, are amazing

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    hey also - those are jpy prices? its not actually all that bad... runs in the 3-4k AUD or USD range... that's LV money more or less, but workmanship looks very interesting just based on the pictures... I'm assuming all hand sown and such
     
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  13. nutcracker

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    Yeah you're right Tucchinos are entirely hand sewn, and the craftsmanship is excellent. Most bags I saw were priced in the ¥300K yen range ($3000~$4000). Ikimi san is a graphic designer/interior designer turned craftsman, and while his bold style may not be for everyone, they do offer something unique and different. I've posted somewhere before, but his custom leather trunks and wardrobes look quite nice too
     
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    My new guy fits right at home the Berluti bros. [​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  19. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Newest creation by Kusaka Koshi

    Bridle Leather Briefcase in Navy
    Fully handsewn

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  20. Dagon

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    Nutcracker....I am in awe!
     

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