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Brooks Brothers Semi-Annual Sale

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by JP5, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. JP5

    JP5 New Member

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    Are there any truly outstanding deals in this sale?

    The prices on shirts and pants do not appear to be particularly compelling. Prices seemed better during the Friends & Family sale a little while back.
     
  2. RyanAnderson

    RyanAnderson Well-Known Member

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    Prices on shirts are pretty good. 3 for 159 comes out to $53 each - not going to do much better than that.

    Suits on the other hand you can get for cheaper.
     
  3. Marcus Brody

    Marcus Brody Well-Known Member

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    Prices on shirts are pretty good. 3 for 159 comes out to $53 each - not going to do much better than that.

    Suits on the other hand you can get for cheaper.


    Be careful not to put in a corporate discount though. I tried it and they charged me more. They just gave me the corporate discount from the standard price rather than the sale price (which was less).
     
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    lee_44106 Well-Known Member

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    the only truly good deal to be had are the shell cordovan shoes.

    Everything else is just meh, mhem[​IMG]
     
  5. deveandepot1

    deveandepot1 Well-Known Member

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    I bought some shoe polish and some of the Milano fit chinos. I was going to buy some ribbon belts, but they sold too fast.
     
  6. tropics

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    whoever runs brooks' online warehouse / shipping should be taken out and shot at first light.

    i ordered at the weekend and it's still sitting there. i called and they said it would be at least 10 days before it moves.

    also the idea of charging more for shipping - the more you spend - is crazy.

    maybe they are trying to bring back the ambience of retail in the 1930s.
     
  7. alliswell

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    the only truly good deal to be had are the shell cordovan shoes.

    Everything else is just meh, mhem[​IMG]


    C&J ginger suede oxfords for 40% off was a good deal.
     
  8. airportlobby

    airportlobby Well-Known Member

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    the only truly good deal to be had are the shell cordovan shoes.

    Everything else is just meh, mhem[​IMG]


    Yeah, a good time to buy shell Alden loafers. Tempting.
     
  9. phillyesq

    phillyesq Well-Known Member

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    whoever runs brooks' online warehouse / shipping should be taken out and shot at first light.

    i ordered at the weekend and it's still sitting there. i called and they said it would be at least 10 days before it moves.

    also the idea of charging more for shipping - the more you spend - is crazy.

    maybe they are trying to bring back the ambience of retail in the 1930s.


    They've had problems with that this year. My Dad purchased a suit on the first day of the sale, and they sent him the jacket without pants. He contacted them immediately and still hasn't heard back from them.

    A lot of the deals are pretty lackluster this year, especially compared to last year. Had I known, I would have stocked up with the 40% off the week before father's day rather than wait until the semi-annual.
     
  10. slappy

    slappy Well-Known Member

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    Yea I made the same mistake. I didn't buy a Cordovan belt the week before the sale when it was around $100. I bought one yesterday for 140-150 and it's not even going to ship until August 8th.
     
  11. gogators

    gogators Well-Known Member

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    Yea I made the same mistake. I didn't buy a Cordovan belt the week before the sale when it was around $100. I bought one yesterday for 140-150 and it's not even going to ship until August 8th.
    If it makes you feel better, I ordered the cordovan belt during the 40% sale and it's not scheduled to ship till August either.
     
  12. JayJay

    JayJay Well-Known Member

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    I was surprised to see that BB has whiskey shell LHS loafers at the 346 Madison store. I had no idea that Alden produced whiskey shell for BB until I saw the shoes there today, and they're 25% off for the semi-annual sale.
     
  13. nmprisons

    nmprisons Well-Known Member

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    Just bought a pair of C&J made brown monkstraps for $ 244, which seems pretty steller to me.
     
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    I was surprised to see that BB has whiskey shell LHS loafers at the 346 Madison store. I had no idea that Alden produced whiskey shell for BB until I saw the shoes there today, and they're 25% off for the semi-annual sale.

    If it's the same pair I saw on the table by the shirts, I think those are faded #8's.
     
  15. JayJay

    JayJay Well-Known Member

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    If it's the same pair I saw on the table by the shirts, I think those are faded #8's.
    No, they had more of them in the shoe department. I saw those by the shirt table and wondered about that, but then I saw more in the shoe department.
     
  16. VaderDave

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    They had a blue blazer (Fitzgerald fit) for sale at 30 percent off. I just happened to ask about it--there were no signs or labels advertising that fact. There might be other things on sale that aren't marked, depending on the store.
     
  17. RyJ Maduro

    RyJ Maduro Well-Known Member

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    The Brooks outlet sale was crazy today... picked up a polo, a pair of patchwork madras trousers (main line, not 346,) a pair of socks, and a few boxers for under $100.
     
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    I got a nice tie and pocket square for a relatively good price, I was happy with the sale.
     
  20. ramuman

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    I picked these up for well less than the sale price. Pretty happy with them: [​IMG]
     

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