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Giorgio Armani Men's Suit (Pic)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Hanqing Yang, Nov 17, 2012.

  1. Frankie22

    Frankie22 Senior member

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    It's not "dreadful" and if the maker was different the poster would likely be signing a different tune. SF groupthink at it's finest, there (rolls eyes).
     
  2. Hanqing Yang

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    I have a black-fleece suit that is fully canvassed. I can feel a separate layer under the fabric.

    For this GA suit, I can't feel a separate layer, either in the chest or in the lapels, so I thought it might be a fused suit. However, I own another Brooks Brother 1818 Milano suit that was half-canvassed (mentioned on its website) and made in Italy but I can't feel a separate layer either. And I also own a fused Boss suit. The feeling for these three suits are pretty similar.

    I guess I just cannot tell the difference between a fused suit and a half-canvassed suit.
     
  3. Hanqing Yang

    Hanqing Yang Member

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    Thanks. I think I would keep it even if it maybe a fused suit! Have a good thanksgiving!
     
  4. shilleck

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    The lapels gave it away..too bad. Time to move on from here.
     
  5. othertravel

    othertravel Senior member

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    It looks good; wear it in good health!

    Out of curiosity, what's the material composition? I remember seeing a solid charcoal Armani on myhabit that was a cashmere blend, but I missed out on it.

    It's at least probably half canvassed, if not full. If you like the fit, keep it.
     
  6. Hanqing Yang

    Hanqing Yang Member

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    Pin Dot Suit
    Mid-weight wool with an intricate pin dot pattern, 2-button front, 3 interior and front pockets; flat-front pant with side welt and back button-welt pockets, zip fly, tailor-ready hem
    Fabric: 100% Virgin wool
    Lining: 100% Cupro
     
  7. othertravel

    othertravel Senior member

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    If you don't want to keep it, let me know. I'll pay $100 more than you paid for it.
     
  8. suited

    suited Senior member

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    Put This On had an article up last week about the near impossibility of differentiating between half-canvassed and fused. Might be worth giving a read.
     
  9. Hanqing Yang

    Hanqing Yang Member

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    That's my experience also. Can you give me the link for this article? Thanks!
     
  10. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The labels look right to me. As others have stated, the jetted pockets and full cut trousers are also typical of Armani. I'd say it's legit.

    Also I kinda like the suit. Especially at that price. With a bit of tailoring, it should look great.

    I know this will garner a bunch of hate, but I actually kind of like some of the polyester and other synthetic blends that Armani uses. :hide:
     
  11. Hanqing Yang

    Hanqing Yang Member

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    The original price is $2,195. Do you think it's normal for a GA suit?
     
  12. JubeiSpiegel

    JubeiSpiegel Senior member

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    Armani is like Houdini when it comes to fabrics :)

    I have a sportscoat that feels like a cashmere blend, and is simply 100% wool, magic...
     
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    I have seen more expensive GA label suits, it looks a little humble for his pricing model actually...
     
  14. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    +1. They're usually more like $3k+.
     
  15. Hanqing Yang

    Hanqing Yang Member

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    Yes, that's what I was thinking. I was told that a GA suit is much more than the $2000.
     
  16. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    It's possible it's from quite a few years ago.
     
  17. Hanqing Yang

    Hanqing Yang Member

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    Is there a way that I can find out in what year the suit was manufactured and in which factory? Thanks!
     
  18. hermes man

    hermes man Senior member

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    i have a giorgio armani suit , yea their pants is usually baggy (which i altered mine to be skinny) , what about the vent? Giorgio Armani jacket trademark is to be ventless. i think u got crazy bargain there , a GA suit for only 400$usd ...recently i also got some great bargain from local Giorgio Armani store itself but nothing compared to urs , i guess perhaps because u got it from 3rd party seller thus they offer more discount to get rid of the old stock...anyway what i got recently r 200$us for 750$ t-shirt n 100$+ for a 420$usd shirt... they have 60%-70% discounts on previous year fall winter collections n older ( which is like 3 seasons and older )
     
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  19. duggyald

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    I think the lapels are too wide and the pants too long, but the suit itself looks luxurious.
     
  20. Hanqing Yang

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    Can I ask what makes it look luxurious? Thanks!
     

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