Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Claghorn, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. gdl203

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    There aren't any, except Formosa itself in Naples and Milan. But they don't have ready to wear suits there
    There are substantial cost savings in buying cloth in bulk (piece or half-piece) rather than suit length, and of course in not having multiple fittings. We also choose to sell them at a compressed margin (like we do for the G. Inglese shirts) because we want people to consider them and try them. That also means that we can't mark them down much like we'd normally do on ready-to-wear products.
     


  2. aravenel

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    Well there you go. It's pretty awesome regardless. I hope they are super successful, they are gorgeous suits.
     


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    Def gonna get them if I don't go bespoke.
     


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    Thank you for your detailed reply. Your original post did not come off as dismissive at all, if anything it was very helpful. Usually, I fret a little too much about precise measurements when shopping online, so it's good to know I can relax a little, as long as I can return the ordered item.

    Looking forward on trying on a Formosa, assuming I don't spend my budget for clothes on something else in the meantime or on New York's many attractions, as every time I've been there I ended up spending it on restaurants and nightlife instead of clothing. I'll be in NY for a month this time though, so I'll make sure to save some extra for a Formosa.
     


  5. gdl203

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    I hear you, NYC is fun but it's a money pit !
     


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    I like nyc for only a day or two. Then the skyscrapers and bad air quality start to suffocate me.
     


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    When I started splitting time between NY and DC I felt like this for the first couple of months....but now that I'm used to it I tend to miss it when I'm away (and I haven't been there for like three weeks). It is a money pit but it's tough to beat!
     


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    You just need to stay longer and your lungs will adapt (/mutate)
     


  9. Monkeyface

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    It's a little cheaper than London, but much more fun, which causes me to spend more money.
     
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    Rudals Senior member

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    I want to go to London then to Scotland.
     


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    man o man is that the truth. every damn time.

    also, EVERYONE BUY FORMOSA SUITS FROM NMWA RIGHT NOW!!!


    unless you want to look less than your best. :devil:
     


  12. Monkeyface

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    London is definitely worth a visit, and Scotland is absolutely beautiful. I'm living on the Scottish coast at the moment, and I'm loving every second of it, despite the bad weather. Having said that, I'm looking forward to moving back to London again after the summer,
     
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    i too would love to visit the europe.
     


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    You have the nerve to suggest that DC has acceptable air quality? It's a fucking swamp, and the air is liquid!
     


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    Rudals, you like Daniel Craig/Bond a little too much.
     


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