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Brooks Brothers: Trendy for Young Professionals

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by BrooksBrotherChar, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. bjornb17

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    Do you people really have this much trouble recognizing [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] ?
     
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    Do you people really have this much trouble recognizing [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] ?
    How can it be spam? I can't see how the OP is going to gain financially from this, and anyway BB is a supporting affiliate of SF in case you didn't notice. i.e. BB pays money to SF, when anyone buys things through the affiliate link at the top of the page. 'Support our sponsors' as they say.
     
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    Why is anyone playing along with this thread? If BB want to advertise, they should pay for it. If they want customer feedback, they should pay for a focus group.

    Whichever, they shouldn't clog up SF with this crap ... and if we play along, then others will start doing it too.


    Maybe you stop reading the many threads where a clothing manufacturer or retailer is the subject. TBH these are the threads I like to read on SF.
     
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    I don't get Brooks Brothers. I like the regent fit but the selection in the stores is universally terrible. I was in the store on Connecticut Ave last week and all they had in a 40R was black with bar stripes (!) MTM therefore becomes the only way to go but is a complete rip off - I was quoted $1800 for a two piece 1818. God only knows how much they want for GF MTM. For that price one should be able to find cheap bespoke or choose from lots of other MTM labels that are better quality than a half canvas machine made 1818 ordered by someone with unproven measuring skills.

    Same thing goes for their shirts. I dont get it.
     
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    Personally, I've always thought everything by BB that wasn't a traditional suit is... extremely dorky. [​IMG] Picture taken from their website..
    I think this looks good...[​IMG] Dorky? Wtf?
     
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    I think this looks good...[​IMG]

    Dorky? Wtf?


    I had seen that picture in the spring catelogue and I told my girlfriend that I wish I could pull that off.
     
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    I am a physician in my early 30s. I think that BB represents a good value for shirts (extra-slim), ties (slim) and polos (slim) compared to the competitors. I have not seen anything that matches their quality in those items in any stand alone store or upscale department stores outside of NYC or maybe LA. I haven't bought any suits there.
     
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    I'm a 20 year old college student work internships the past few summers. I would say there isn't that much BB around and the only thing I'd wear is their polos. Nice to wear a somewhat different logo. But I'd still take a bunch of companies for polos over BB.

    As for suits, these days if you pick up nice suits (RLBL for example) on sale you can get them for around the same price as BB.

    EDIT: As for marketing to younger people I know they offer try to sell customized products to my fraternity as well as offering a discount.
     
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    I think this looks good...[​IMG] Dorky? Wtf?
    To me, it looks like those 'cutesy' ensembles mother dress their children up in when they get their portraits taken. It also looks like something that would get you a free beating if worn in high school. It's really 90% the vest, though.
     
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    How can it be spam?

    I can't see how the OP is going to gain financially from this, and anyway BB is a supporting affiliate of SF in case you didn't notice. i.e. BB pays money to SF, when anyone buys things through the affiliate link at the top of the page. 'Support our sponsors' as they say.



    Because companies pay internet media/marketing firms to write blurbs (exactly like the above was written) on sites like this. That BBs has an affliate link does not disallow this, it simply means that everyone at BB marketing is not in perfect communication. Not a stretch by any means.
     
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    Plus BB shirts have box pleats. Epic Failz.
     
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    I think this looks good...[​IMG]

    Dorky? Wtf?


    Yes. That's an awesome GTH look.
     
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    Plus BB shirts have box pleats. Epic Failz.

    Not all. I have some of the luxury shirts that have no pleats.
     
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    I live in a southern city and it seems like wearing BB is the quickest way to blend into the crowd. I also work in finance, so that isn't as much of a criticism as it might initally appear.
     
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    Not all. I have some of the luxury shirts that have no pleats.


    Extra Slim Fit Non Iron shirts have no pleats either. Those are my favorites.
     
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    Whats with those hoody's? Yikes, Brooks bros likes big logo's now. What's next big fleece logo polo's and multi fleece logo pants?
     
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    Troll thread.

    However, i see BB are more like something that a middle-aged person would wear, not a young person.


    I disagree, there are lots of options for the younger crowd.
     
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    Whats with those hoody's? Yikes, Brooks bros likes big logo's now. What's next big fleece logo polo's and multi fleece logo pants?
    Damn you! Someone in marketing just read that: guess what is coming next season...
     
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    I want a giant fleece logo rugby and want it to say BROOKS down one arm BROTHERS down another arm est. 1818 on the pocket. What about pants with brooks brothers logo pennants all over em? Brooks brothers country club tennis headbands anyone? haha
     

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