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Brooks Brother's Camel Hair Overcoats Quality Decrease?

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So in years past... Brooks Brothers has sold some nice Camel hair overcoats in the $2500 range... Now it seems like they are selling the same coats but at only $1300. Still claims 100% camel hair... anyone know what changed?
 

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They've gone downhill steadily in the past few years now.
 

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That's what I'm worried about .. bummer. Meanwhile they have this new double faced pea coat / Ulster thing that feels like you're wearing a suit of armor. Super heavy and thick.. actually kind of loved it.
 

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How about this?


Call them to find out the weight, etc of the coat. They're very good
that way.
 

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How about this?


Call them to find out the weight, etc of the coat. They're very good
that way.
I might do just that! I actually emailed them and asked that same question yesterday, because I know they're pretty good at answering questions like that even if the information is not on their website.. but calling might be faster.
 

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Actually, got my answer from BB already.

"For Camel Hair Peak Lapel Coat: It also doesn't list a weight, but for the material list: Double Face Splittable - Zibeline 100% Camel Hair."


I also asked about their new double faced top coat, because I did try that on in stores and it was quite nice and sufficiently "weighty".

"For Double Faced Wool Top Coat: It doesn't list a weight, but under construction, this is what it lists for the wool: Double Face 100% Wool 1/6Nm x 1/6Nm Brushed, Milled, Scoured."

They also tossed in: "We are working on a program to include the weight of our product, but for now, these are the current details that we have."
 
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