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On Japanese Amazon I found some Boglioli shirts for $100. Good deal?

Discussion in 'Menswear Advice' started by TummyBoy, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. TummyBoy

    TummyBoy Member

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    So, I live in the Kansai area of Japan, and at my height it is very hard to find an appropriately sized shirt off the rack. I typically go with online shopping, sticking to Brooks Brothers who kindly ship to me, but today I came across some really cheap Boglioli shirts on Amazon. Since I know this brand is never adjusted to the Japanese size (long torso, short arms) I'm confident they will fit, but I wonder about how reasonable the price is. Looking on mrporter the typical shirt goes for about 30,000 yen, but these are apparently marked down from 43,000 yen to 10,000 (about $100 USD). Here are some images of the shirt I'm looking at (it says it's a casual shirt next to the Boglioli name):

    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51NOtjF0QeL.jpg
    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61zpAO-yU5L.jpg

    This is another one I really like:

    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51Lf65lZayL.jpg
    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/71veVAx5+GL._UL1500_.jpg

    Any info on how good this deal really is would be appreciated. I can't find these shirts anywhere else so they may be a bit dated, but if they look good and fit well I could not care less.
     
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2016
  2. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    They are a decent deal. Not much more to say about that.
     
  3. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl Senior member Moderator

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    If you are in Japan, I'm pretty sure you can get Kamakura for much cheaper at one of their many shops. They are very nice shirts.
     
  4. TummyBoy

    TummyBoy Member

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    I'll check it out! I love Japanese clothes, but I'm really tall and big in the shoulders/chest so it's a nightmare finding my size.
     
  5. BanditRaven

    BanditRaven Member

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    If you don't mind waiting a month, for about ¥2,000 more you can get a Kamakura MTM shirt, according to their website.
     

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