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Has Caruso stopped making suits for RLBL?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by othertravel, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. othertravel

    othertravel Senior member

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    I noticed there is no 'Caruso tag' inside the fall RLBL suit collection. There is only a generic looking 'made in italy' tag. Are they only doing purple label now?
     
  2. othertravel

    othertravel Senior member

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    Can anybody shed light on this?
     
  3. asdf

    asdf Senior member

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    RLBL used to have explicit "Caruso" tags?
     
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    It's been a couple of seasons, at least, since they stopped putting the label which identifies the manufacturer in RLBL suits. Occasionally I come across a NWT suit with the Caruso label, however the last example of this was a 3-piece and the tag was on the vest only.
     
  5. Superfluous

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    Haven't noticed but didn't check. Those tags aren't in the RLPL jackets either, are they?
     
  6. othertravel

    othertravel Senior member

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    Well that's the thing: RLPL suits/jackets now have the Caruso tag. RLBL has a very generic Made in Italy tag. That's why I'm wondering if BL is made by another manufacturer, and Caruso is utilized specifically for Purple Label.
     
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    Is this the type of tag you're talking about?

    [​IMG]
     
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    So you guys said some of the Purple label line stuff are made by caruso? how about saint andrews?
     
  9. othertravel

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    That's the Caruso tag I'm referring to.
     
  10. othertravel

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    My understanding is that St. Andrew's doesn't make RL items anymore.
     
  11. add911_11

    add911_11 Senior member

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    O, I am quiet surprised by that

    Anyway, Any of you guys have idea how I can get a saint andrews suit from UK?
     
  12. LS7

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    I believe that this is true. If you do a search I think Earthdragon started a thread on this a while back.


    I've never seen them sold anywhere in London under their own label (Santa Andrea?)
     
  13. silvercitynyc

    silvercitynyc Senior member

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    Bump - any word on who makes RLBL and RLPL now?
     
  14. jrd617

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    Haggar
     
  15. New Shoes1

    New Shoes1 Senior member

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    That would explain why I keep seeing RLBL at Costco. [​IMG]
     
  16. silvercitynyc

    silvercitynyc Senior member

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    Are you serious?
     
  17. jrd617

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    :nodding:
     
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  18. New Shoes1

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    Yes, but like everything Costco, you have to buy two at a time, and the suits have the Kirkland label instead of the RL tag. Hurry, not much left in normal sizes.
     
  19. silvercitynyc

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    haha - right after I asked the question I immediately googled that maker, and saw that suits are like $70.....question answered. I LOVE KIRKLAND suits (and water!)
     
  20. Frankie22

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    Yes! 3k RLBL suits at Costco!!!!! [​IMG]

    Caruso is still making black label suits...
     

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