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Etro suits

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Toiletduck, Jul 14, 2006.

  1. Toiletduck

    Toiletduck Senior member

    Mar 12, 2006
    I was out shopping the other day and happened upon an Etro suit. It was Grey worsted with purple pinstripes. I loved it. The cut and fit too was great. Any views on Etro suits? I am very tempted.
  2. luk-cha

    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

    Jun 1, 2006
    Was Sinndom, Now is Rolexdom
    they are very much the simular standard to paul smith's suits with a bit of flash behind the collar! i think they were fabric makers b4 getting to the fashion side of thing a bit like zegna!
  3. gdl203

    gdl203 Senior member Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

    Jun 9, 2005
    New York
    I have an Etro suit. Cut is very British with a little bit of Etro's Italian flair in some (hidden) details, e.g. undercollar and lining. If you buy in NYC at the Etro flagship store, their house tailor is very competent - he is the same who makes custom suits on the last floor. I love my Etro suit - fabric and cut are awesome. I heard they were manufactured by Boglioli, which cuts and styling I also love. The only problem is construction : fused [​IMG]
  4. Get Smart

    Get Smart Senior member

    Oct 27, 2004
    A town called Malice
    I like Etro a lot. Very playful fabrics. More British than Italian in styling, very much like an Italian version of Paul Smith. Price is a tad high at full retail, one would think they were hand canvassed at that pricepoint.
  5. johnapril

    johnapril Senior member

    Sep 28, 2004
    I have very similar experiences with Etro that others have posted. I buy mine at a place where most shoppers are not confident enough nor slim enough to wear Etro, and so they go on deep discount. My last Etro suit was 75% off (only about $375 is all it cost me, with alterations!). It's brown with neon green pinstripes[​IMG] [​IMG] . It looks cool with Vass boots.
  6. kitonbrioni

    kitonbrioni Senior member

    Sep 28, 2004
    Etro is an interesting brand. However, its prices have always seem high to me. I guess if I found it at enough of a discount then I might become interested.

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