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BB still makes the Cantarelli suits -- I'm getting married in one in three weeks. Beautiful pieces, much better cut and construction then the Greenfield's. The Greenfield's come in more fabrics -- the Cantarellis were available this spring only in black, grey, and navy three buttons -- but the Greenfield's have a very boxy cut and the center vent, while the Cantarelli has a great double vent, picking on the lapels, and is cut very much like a Borrelli IMO. When they are on sale for $798, they are a good deal for retail. I got mine for $798 but also used a gift card I got on Ebay for 70% of face value, so I ended up getting the suit for about $550.
Someone had said that St. Andrews now owns Cantarelli as a subsidiary -- or vice versa. I don't know if this is true, but it might be. The Cantarelli shoulder is very nice as well, which I forgot to mention. Basically unpadded, but nice subtle roping at the sleeve cap, which I've determined from experience is very important to how the body drapes through the waist oddly enough.
The Cantarelli website (below) says that the company owns St. Andrews. I have a Cantarelli suit from Bergdorf which is a good value and am looking forward to a new St. Andrews suit purchased recently on EBay from a certain forum member whom we all know (no plug-just fact) http://<a href="http://www.cantarell.../uomo.html</a> Â
Good to hear that they are still carrying the Cantarelli suits. It's been probably a year since I last went into a BB, and last I was there they said that they were going to stop carrying the Cantarelli suits. SHould have known better than to listen to a salesman...
I like Cantarelli a lot better than Canali or Corneliani - quality is slightly better, and cut is much better. Of course, cut is subjective, Canali or Corneliani might fit someone else much better. Never seen a fused Cantarelli...
I agree that the Cantarelli cut is superior to most everything I've seen in that price range, and the lapel rolls are far superior to the Corneliani Linea Sartoria's. Tasmansian Super 120s from Loro Piana is a bonus as well. Also: GREAT pants.