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Prada Blazer or Paul Smith

SuitMan650

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Bluefly is having a President's Day Sale. I'm deciding between blazers. I saw a Paul Smith navy cotton-wool blend blazer and a Prada Navy Windowpane checked garbandine 2-button blazer. Can't decide on which one to get. I have a Prada blazer already for more casual occasions and was wondering what you guys thought. Does anyone know if these are fused or not? I'm just wondering.

Here are the links:

Paul Smith
http://www.bluefly.com/Paul-Smith-na...901/detail.fly
http://www.bluefly.com/Paul-Smith-PS...801/detail.fly

Prada
http://www.bluefly.com/Prada-navy-wi...801/detail.fly
 

Daseinflaw

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I really like the first Paul Smith and the Prada, but if I had to decide I would go with the Prada.
 

JS1357

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Originally Posted by Daseinflaw
I really like the first Paul Smith and the Prada, but if I had to decide I would go with the Prada.

I like the first Paul Smith the best. The fit of the Prada is too cropped/short.
 

Master-Classter

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First paul smith one... maybe the prada. just keep in mind that the fits of these two brands are pretty different.
 

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^ so true since fit should be the #1 criteria.

Personally I prefer the Paul smith and it's peak lapels.
 

Kiwi Man

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I have only tried Paul Smith jacket and I loved it!! The fit was very slim. It is very similar to Christian Dior suits.

However, when I looked the preview for Prada suits, I can tell you that the fit seems to be very slim. If I'm a very slim person, I would go with Prada because I believe both brand are same quality wise.
 

DandySF

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Paul Smith mainline and Prada are probably comparable, from the perspective of construction. I'm not so sure the same can be said about PS Paul Smith.
 

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I like the Paul Smith examples. Not sure if I prefer the first or Second. The first is probably more classical but the contrast collar on the second is a nice touch
 

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All 3 seem to have high button stances?
Prada has patch pockets. Do you like that?
Also, the 2nd PS has an contrasting collar that will look stupid when that fashion passes.

Also, is there any way to get a slim fitting SC without spending $700?
 

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