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Ebay Korean suit advice

GloStiX

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Looks like the cheap Korean fashion cloned stuff from CBunitedstyle.com or Yesstyle.

The details say it's [Spandex] with wool. I don't know if that's a good thing.

Honestly, for a poor, skinny student like myself I wouldn't mind getting a suit like that. Just not so shiny!
 

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I have a Armani blazer made from wool and 2% spandex and I actually like the fabric a lot, but i agree, it's pretty shiny. It's been so hard to find a suit that fits me (i weigh 130) in the US that buying a suit on ebay might be an option without having to spend a fortune.
 

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Yeonjin? Never heard of it... (I'm Korean)

The five premier Korean formal brands are Rogatis Green, Galaxy, Maestro, Cambridge Members and Manstar. The better suits ($400+) in these brands use world-class quality fabric; Korea has a pretty robust textile industry. It's all a matter of finding the right design and fit for you.

If you are interested in good Korean suits, I recommend you to check out department stores' online catalogues instead of eBay. Right now is a very good time to buy suits and jackets; the economy is going downhill and fashion brands are selling off some really good stuff at ridiculous prices. I bought five or six $500 jackets at $80~150.
 

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I don't know about the brand, but spandex/elastane with wool is no problem, in and of itself. Tons of high-end makers use it... I personally like it as it gives a little bit more stretch/maneuverability (Prada, Helmut lang, Jil Sander, etc. have used their wool technofabrics for years).
 

laphroaig

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Originally Posted by Jiyangc
I have a Armani blazer made from wool and 2% spandex and I actually like the fabric a lot, but i agree, it's pretty shiny. It's been so hard to find a suit that fits me (i weigh 130) in the US that buying a suit on ebay might be an option without having to spend a fortune.
That is a very shiny suit. I think it you'd be very optimistic to hope it is anywhere near a 98% wool blend. Still, at $164...
 

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Some pretty nice deals here. These are probably locally produced, but they're still Paul Stewart and I bet a whole lot nicer than Chinese OEM. Korean textile products are generally excellent provided they are from reputable makers... there are domestic casual brands here that you've never heard of that use fabrics distinctly superior to Ralph Lauren's or TH's.

http://www.lotteimall.com/emporium/D..._code=40408117

http://www.lotteimall.com/emporium/D..._code=40408114

(300,000 won = a little more than $200)
(400,000 won = $300)
 

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The five premier Korean formal brands are Rogatis Green, Galaxy, Maestro, Cambridge Members and Manstar

I'm not Korean but I've heard about a couple of those brands. Remember these Korean guys are perfectionists with everything so they must be reliable. You can probably spot some of those on ebay
 

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