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Kirkland Signature dress pants

saiyar1

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For all you Costco members out there, Costco just got their wool dress pants in stock. The great news: They are now more modern, but still very well made in Italy. They are slimmer and flat front. I saw black, navy, brown, light grey, and dark grey.

They are fantastic and a great price at $39.99. Picked up the navy, dark grey and brown.
 

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Thanks for the heads up, I might have to try them out next time I'm at Costco. I can always return if I don't like them. Thank god for Costco's amazing return policy.
 

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I've read your threads. Most are plain rude.

Are you mad that you work in a men's store, yet Costco can carry high quality items at a better value?

Smart people realize where to find a bargain and quality, no matter where it may be sold...
 

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Originally Posted by saiyar1
I've read your threads. Most are plain rude.

Are you mad that you work in a men's store, yet Costco can carry high quality items at a better value?

Smart people realize where to find a bargain and quality, no matter where it may be sold...


People shouldn't buy clothing in a grocery store.

What next?

Should people buy shoes in a bakery? Or underwear at a butcher shop? Or TVs at a bespoke tailor shop?
 

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Originally Posted by SuitMyself
People shouldn't buy clothing in a grocery store. What next? Should people buy shoes in a bakery? Or underwear at a butcher shop? Or TVs at a bespoke tailor shop?
Well, wasn't Southwick offering MTM at Costco a couple weeks ago? Nevertheless, "Made in Italy" doesn't mean that a pair of pants is well made. There are lots of Chinese factories that have set up shop in Italy just for the label rights. I doubt that Costco Kirkland contracts out to a reputable firm like Lorenzini or Corneliani just as RL does.
 

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Originally Posted by jrd617
Well, wasn't Southwick offering MTM at Costco a couple weeks ago?

You're joking, I hope. (BTW, I've never heard of Southwick before tonight.)


Originally Posted by jrd617

Nevertheless, "Made in Italy" doesn't mean that a pair of pants is well made. There are lots of Chinese factories that have set up shop in Italy just for the label rights.

I doubt that Costco Kirkland contracts out to a reputable firm like Lorenzini or Corneliani like RL does.


I never said Costco pants are good. When did I say Costco pants are good?
 

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Yup, they say they are made in Italy. There are also others sold there not made in Italy and don't feel as nice. Either way, I think they are great pants.

Also, if your only reasoning to bang your head on the wall is because Costco is a "grocery store", then think about this:

1) Costco sells a wide variety of things, including jewelry, electronics, food, household supplies, books, music, DVD, pharmacy items, and eye wear.

2) Even if Costco sold only food item and these pants, you're telling me that you wouldn't buy a great pant there JUST BECAUSE IT WASN'T a man's clothing store? That's completely idiotic. If it's a good price and good quality, why be a brand whore? Or worse, a snob who would pay more elsewhere just to feel elitist?


I don't think the point of this site is to put others down, especially on baseless or irrational thinking.
 

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Originally Posted by SuitMyself
People shouldn't buy clothing in a grocery store.

What next?

Should people buy shoes in a bakery? Or underwear at a butcher shop? Or TVs at a bespoke tailor shop?


Yeah, I was thinking
when I saw the title, but it really wouldn't hurt to look at them. Costco's awesome, but I really wouldn't wear anything from there aside from their white tshirts for the gym, home, etc. At worst, they're crappy quality, OP is told to return them, and he learns from the experience.
 

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Originally Posted by SuitMyself
You're joking, I hope. (BTW, I've never heard of Southwick before tonight.)


FYI: There was a post a few years back stating that their local Costco was selling Zegna mainline dress shirts and had pics to back it up.

What's wrong with Costco? Mine has a great selection of very high-end watches, as well as nice furniture, DVDs and books among other things. I have a set of Kirkland (Costco's in-store label) sheets and they're held up very well over the past 3 years. Paid $50 for them. I've seen the trousers in question on a few occasions, and while I didn't purchase them or inspect them very closely, they appeared to be an excellent deal for the price. Much better than department store garbage at the same price. Probably on par with J. Crew, Brooks Bros, etc.
 

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Thanks for the info, I love Costco.

Haters gonna hate.
 

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Originally Posted by Nataku
Mine has a great selection of very high-end watches, as well as nice furniture...

There is nothing high-end about any of those watches nor is the furniture particularly nice.

And the food and vitamins are not cheap, despite being bulk packaged. While waiting for my film to be developed yesterday I walked around and priced two dozen random grocery items which I usually buy in other stores. Meat, produce, and wine all cost more at Costco. Dry and canned goods were about equal price brand-for-brand, Sometimes 10-20% cheaper, sometimes 10-20% more expensive. Dress shirts, socks, etc. were about the same as can be found at J.C. Pennies or Macy's right now. Those stores will let you try them on first.

Their eyeglasses are fairly priced compared to my other options in town. And they are one of the few remaining places to get film developed without sending it out.

Good deals can be found at Costco, but there is nothing intrinsically "quality" or "value" about the store, and a smart shopper will do the math and pay attention.
 

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