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Looking for a dinner jacket

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Parterre, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. Parterre

    Parterre Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I know there've been a hundred threads on this, but I'm looking for a classic dinner jacket and trousers, around $750 or so. Wide-ish peak lapels, no venting, etc, grosgrain lapels? Would I have any hope in my range?
     
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    Search function?
     
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    i know there are 100 threads on this
     
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    In that price range, you will probably find the widest selection at Jos A Bank.
    Not the best by any means, but if you can get it tailored to fit you correctly,
    it would be perfectly fine.
     
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    It is there to be used by those who can be bothered or do not find that beneath them.
     
  7. Parterre

    Parterre Well-Known Member

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    I was hoping that that the corollary "and they did not help me" would have been implicit, but I suppose not.
     
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    Currently, JAB Signature tuxedos are on sale for $399. They fit the criteria the OP listed and are elegant looking for the sale price.
     
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    Instead, tuck the flaps in.
     
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    Jos A Bank seems to have lowered their prices yet again.
     
  12. Parterre

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    I was actually looking at the Suit Supply, but I'm not too crazy about the button stance or the vents. I do like the BB one though, could it be on sale any time soon? I'm assuming it has no vents? I was also hoping for a bit more belly but I suppose that's a sacrifice to the cost...

    EDIT: That's just the jacket? I was saying $750 for both- really less.
     
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  13. HomerJ

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    That Brooks Brothers has satin lapels. And a center vent.

    Polo Ralph Lauren has a tuxedo with peak grosgrain lapels. You could close up the side vents. It's $1595 retail but you might be able to find it for less.
     
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  14. Parterre

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    :rage: Its going to have to be like 70% off to justify those prices.

    Polo Ralph Lauren has a tuxedo with peak grosgrain lapels. You could close up the side vents. It's $1595 retail but you might be able to find it for less.[/quote]

    How much less?
     
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    Fresh weed better than wilted rose.
     
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    Fish in sea like flea on dog, always present but difficult to catch.
     
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    For sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds.
     
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    for a while there I thought I was in a different forum site.
     
  19. F. Corbera

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    Perfect case, like perfect doughnut, has hole.
     
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    I suppose I'll keep an eye out for the Ralph Lauren, then...
     

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