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Buying a more modern suit in Atlanta - Help!

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I'm looking to buy a somewhat modern suit (but not too forward) and live in Atlanta. I'm looking to spend somewhere in the $500 range. This would be my second suit and I was thinking something with small lapels, double vented, and slim - likely dark gray. I'm 6', 150 if that matters.

Any suggestions on where I should go?
 

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There's a Syms out on Roswell Road near the 120 Loop. They sell Hugo Boss in that price range. Keep in mind the construction will not be great. Also, there's a Saks Off Fifth and a Neiman Marcus Last Call at Discover Mills up in Gwinnett County (north on 85 until you get to Sugarloaf Parkway), which both carry a lot of Hugo Boss in that price range. Have you looked at H&M at Atlantic Station? Other than that, using your criteria (price and fit) I cannot really think of anything.
 

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I've heard mixed things about Hugo Boss quality. Does that hold any water?
 

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Brooks Brothers Regent line on sale.
 

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Originally Posted by jeffyhow
I've heard mixed things about Hugo Boss quality. Does that hold any water?

They are not very good from a quality perspective. However, at that price point, that may be something you have to live with. However, if you want a fashionable suit to wear infrequently, don't want to spend a lot of money, and are more concerned with fit than quality, it might be right for you. I have a couple of Hugo Boss suits that I still wear from time to time and they have served me well for the price.

I hadn't thought of the Brooks Brothers Regent, which you may be able to find for $500 on sale, but the fit is not so much slim as it is slimmer than other BB suits.
 

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Originally Posted by jeffyhow
I'm looking to buy a somewhat modern suit (but not too forward) and live in Atlanta. I'm looking to spend somewhere in the $500 range. This would be my second suit and I was thinking something with small lapels, double vented, and slim - likely dark gray. I'm 6', 150 if that matters.

Any suggestions on where I should go?


You might look at Tiger of Sweden, which will be just a tad trimmer than Boss and comparably made, if not a bit better. I don't know who would carry it down there.
 

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Bloomingdales also has hugo suits in that price range during sales.
 

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Originally Posted by TheFusilliJerry
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I think the Fitzgerald line is single vented (looking online), but I will go to the store tomorrow to see if they all are. It's a shame they have a 2 for $999 deal, but no deals on 1, even at $600 or so.
 

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The Saks Off 5th and NM Last Call don't have much selection right now, was just there last week.

I would defenitely check out the H&M @ Atlantic Station. They have GREAT stuff for SUPER cheap. Always a great selection.

If you are willing to buy at Marshalls, the one on Peachtree @ the Terminus Building has a great selection of HB and Armani suits, also the one @ Piedmont & Sidney Marcus has a decent selection too. Usually range from $300-$899.

OR, if you're a 44r, you can buy my NWT Armani Collezioni suit for $600 : )
 

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Originally Posted by jeffyhow
I've heard mixed things about Hugo Boss quality. Does that hold any water?

My brother got a Boss suit in high school, and after 10+ years of infrequent use, he says it looks just as good as when he bought. You can take that for what it's worth.
 

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There's another Saks Off Fifth at the Georgia Premium Outlets in Dawsonville. Plus there's a Hugo Boss factory store there too. Up 400 North about 45 minutes from the city.
 

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I think the Hugo Boss quality issue is drastically exaggerated on this forum.
 

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Originally Posted by suited
I think the Hugo Boss quality issue is drastically exaggerated on this forum.

I tend to agree with you on this one..

I forgot about the Hugo Boss outlet at North GA Premium Outlets.. Good call..
 

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Oh yes, I forgot about the HB Outlet up 400.

They have GREAT deals on suits. Last I was there all of their suits were between $250-$500. TONS of selection also
 

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