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New custom menswear brand. Which logo do you like best?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Douglas Hatch, May 9, 2012.

Which tag do you like best?

  1. #1 - Plain

    3 vote(s)
    17.6%
  2. #2 - With blacksmith hammer

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. #3 - With anvil

    6 vote(s)
    35.3%
  4. #4 - They all suck!

    8 vote(s)
    47.1%
  1. Douglas Hatch

    Douglas Hatch Member

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    Hi all,
    Later this year, I'll be launching a custom menswear brand called Suit Foundry. Right now I'm in the process of having some woven tags made to be sewn into our suits. I need your help deciding which design is best. What's your vote?

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    Specifically, do you think the whole "custom forged" thing is too hip for the room? Or do you like it?

    Thanks!
    - Doug
     


  2. Blackhood

    Blackhood Distinguished Member

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    Suit foundry is a dumb name. Also I'm fairly sure what you're doing (using the forum for a commercial test area) is against the rules.
     


  3. Douglas Hatch

    Douglas Hatch Member

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    As far as I can tell, this is not against the terms and conditions. Moreover, I think it's a pretty good thread topic. So you can take your indignation elsewhere. Thanks.
     


  4. whiteslashasian

    whiteslashasian Stylish Dinosaur

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    Using an open forum to solicit opinions will get you a wide array of said opinions. You won't like all, or most of them. Get used to it.

    That said, the first one is the best. The others make me feel like I'm ordering a suit of armor...I'm not a LARPer.
     
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    I'd like this suit please...
    [​IMG]

    BTW the hammer logo needs a sickle added.
     
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    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    ...
     
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    Ole long Johnson for me
     


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    Foundry, eh? Is it workwear? What does your master tailor think of the name?
     
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    lasbar Stylish Dinosaur

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    As a suit lover , I do not the pertinence of the brand name..

    Foundry???

    What kind of USP are you trying to put forward?

    The name is confusing...

    Foundry bring heavy industry connotations/mental pictures...
     


  11. Douglas Hatch

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    Hi all,
    Thanks for the feedback so far. We decided on the Suit Foundry brand name for several reasons:

    1. The word Foundry is masculine and goes along with the whole "custom construction" theme. I actually like that it connotes industrial imagery. It seems to me edgy and hip.
    2. It is memorable right out of the gate, unlike a more traditional suit brand name like "Anderson & Sheppard".

    We're targeting our brand at a 25-40 age group and $300-$700 price point. Does anyone out there like the brand? Any and all feedback is welcome, positive or negative.

    - Doug
     


  12. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Who is going to make these "custom founded" suits?
     


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    Only the finest artisan blacksmiths and forgers are going to be making these custom founded suits. :)
     
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    1. So is this the imagery and looks you're trying to convey?
      [​IMG]

      "edgy and hip"
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    Well it's memorable, that's for sure. Fine bespoke tailoring doesn't come to mind though.



    If I was looking for protective helmets, high-visibility vests and safety boots...
     
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  15. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Could you make me a chainmail sportcoat?
     


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