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Cantarelli

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I noticed there is very little information available about Cantarelli on this board. Maybe this thread can provide some interesting insights. I have heard Cantarelli is close to Raffaele Caruso. I tried Cantarelli once and found out that the jackets are a bit shorter and tighter around the chest than the ones Caruso makes. The fit of a Cantarelli suit (Sartorialist):
 

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I wonder if this thread is going to disappear somewhere on this board...
 

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My own experience is that Cantarelli is more structured than Caruso - maybe similar to what Caruso makes for Black Label. Differences with the R. Caruso branded suit I own: squarer shoulders, cleaner chest. Did not notice shorter length though
 

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suit in the sartorialist picture looks great. Not really familiar with the brand, do they have any outlets in the uk? how have you guys got hold of it?
 

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Originally Posted by the_gent
suit in the sartorialist picture looks great. Not really familiar with the brand, do they have any outlets in the uk? how have you guys got hold of it?
In Holland there are a few high-end fashion stores that sell Cantarelli: Montulet in Maastricht and Oger in Amsterdam. The prices of Cantarelli are a bit above Caruso.
 

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I have both Cantarelli and Caruso summerjackets. Both nice yet the Caruso is more 'elegant' and the Cantarelli jackets are more playful casual.
For formalwear I would prefer Caruso, for casual jackets that you would wear easily with jeans or chinos I prefer Cantarelli.
 

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My one experience with Cantarelli: Bought a sportcoat from Yoox and it arrived covered in conspicuous/tacky pickstitching and with working sleeve buttons. The sleeves were too long to even consider keeping it. But I'd have sent it back for the pickstitching alone, I think. Too flashy for my tastes.
 

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correct me if i am wrong, isn't cantarelli affiliated with st. andrews?
 

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