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I don't get it, why buy a €5000 Brioni or Kiton suit when you can go bespoke?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Young Gentleman, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. RSS

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    That may be truer for one your age than mine. But yes, I get your point. Today Brioni means high-quality ready-to-wear. Still, the brand capitalizes on its bespoke past in many ways. I doubt there are many who buy Brioni who are unaware of the firm's history on at least a superficial level.


    Personally I'm happy that Richard doesn't insist on adding hand-beading to my suits. ;)
     
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    For their really high value clientele, It's "brand whoring" in the same way that I was brandwhoring when I bought my Honda Odyssey.
     
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    You bought a Honda Odyssey?
     
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    +1
     
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    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    With the 2 dvd displays. I have 4 kids.
     
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    Pretty much what Superfluous said.
     
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    i was talking about me. the other, lower value clientele. :)

    also, i just passed up on the odyssey, went with the pilot. how is yours holding up?
     
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    Based on your name, I will assume jealousy.
     
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    five-star thread.
    would read again!
     

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