Is this Paul Smith coat horribly overpriced?

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  1. guzi4real

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  2. SirGrotius

    SirGrotius Senior member

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    Not really overpriced I mean of course you pay a premium for designer clothing. It's not all about quality. That said the quality of that piece seems good and it's made in Italy. I just don't get enough Paul Smith vibe from it to want to drop the premium change.
     


  3. VinnyMac

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    ....overpriced, but of course, that's just my opinion. Someone else may say that the price is right on the money or a great value. The fact that you made this thread says that you think that it's overpriced.
     
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  4. GBR

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    Yes, but it is the label that you are buying.
     


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    It's not outrageously expensive, but the black trimming details might date it quickly. So the value could be lacking.
     


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    Thanks to all for your precious feedback. FYI, I'll also be checking coats from Ede & Ravenscroft and Roderick Charles before concluding & buying...
     


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    Most of Paul Smith stuff is a bit overpriced in my book. I love the fits and looks, and he's a wonderful designer, but I'm often times too stingy to ever walk out with anything when I visit that store. There are too many other higher quality garments out there at those prices.
     


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    There items are over-priced.
     


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    Paul Smith is overpriced on quality but not on design.

    Sometimes he releases really unique items, sometimes they are tacky/cheesy, I remember seeing a backwards lapel suit or something like that..
     


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    PS = Good slim fit, half-canvass construction and decent materials most of the time. But not the best value at regular price.
     


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    You could get a Made in UK burberry coat for that price.
     


  12. FondDeJante

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    But 'made in Italy' isn't necessarily lower quality than a UK produced garment - it could be better.

    OP - nice coat with some interesting design touches, not outrageously overpriced but I think you'd need to see it/handle it to get whether it was overpriced or not.
     


  13. GBR

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    It may not be better.
     


  14. ike_hiking_boots

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    it's @ sale now, you can get it for 50%
     


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