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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Steven Aver, Dec 9, 2008.

  1. unpainted huffheinz

    unpainted huffheinz Senior member

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    I know I wanted to finally get a DB Camel hair coat and the Golden Fleece ones were again some insanely small run of like 12 company wide in my size. Which seems off.

    That number sounds about right for an item like that. It still means a total production run of a few hundred coats representing maybe a half million dollars at retail. A lot of Ralph Lauren tailored clothing is produced with even fewer per size.
     
  2. rssmsvc

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    That number sounds about right for an item like that. It still means a total production run of a few hundred coats representing maybe a half million dollars at retail. A lot of Ralph Lauren tailored clothing is produced with even fewer per size.

    Really ? That is amazing, I always thought RL would make maybe 100 for a run or so. Actually, now that I think about when I did the visit the NY Mansion a while back they actually only had 1 or 2 in each size for RLPL Suits.
     
  3. unpainted huffheinz

    unpainted huffheinz Senior member

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    Really ? That is amazing, I always thought RL would make maybe 100 for a run or so. Actually, now that I think about when I did the visit the NY Mansion a while back they actually only had 1 or 2 in each size for RLPL Suits.

    Ralph has a book distributed to each store with all of the production runs in it for the season. I think there are about 12 common sizes for suits and very few stores other than Chicago and the Mansion get the full run. There were only 4 per size (24 total) of a particular pair of trousers I bought last year.
     
  4. AnGeLiCbOrIs

    AnGeLiCbOrIs Senior member

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    My C&J for peal captoe boots arrived on Friday. They are really comfortable and I like the leather.

    I was just wondering whether I can wear them in the rain without causing damage. Can I wear them in the snow?
    They have a storm welt and Dainite soles.

    Thanks!
     
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    I presume Peal, but I'm not sure. I have the saddle shoes and those are definitely by Peal.

    Peal doesn't make shoes any more, and hasn't for decades. It's a brand that BB owns, that's all.
     
  6. KObalto

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    I presume Peal, but I'm not sure. I have the saddle shoes and those are definitely by Peal.
    Peal are usually made by Sargent or Alden, sometimes C&J.
     
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    Peal are usually made by Sargent or Alden, sometimes C&J.

    I don't think the Aldens are branded Peal for the most part, but I could be wrong.
     
  8. JayJay

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    Peal are usually made by Sargent or Alden, sometimes C&J.
    The box and shoe bags for the BF saddle shoes say both Peal and made in England. This rules Alden out, right?

    The boots also say made in England, but I don't know about Peal. I have the boots on hold and will pick them up in a week.
     
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    The box and shoe bags for the BF saddle shoes say both Peal and made in England. This rules Alden out, right?

    The boots also say made in England, but I don't know about Peal. I have the boots on hold and will pick them up in a week.


    Right.
     
  10. Steven Aver

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    Peal are usually made by Sargent or Alden, sometimes C&J.


    The Alden shoes are very easy to identify. Alden does not make that many styles. The shoes marked as made in USA under the calf section, as well as the cordocan page are Alden.
     
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    I don't think the Aldens are branded Peal for the most part, but I could be wrong.

    In checking BB's website, the Aldens don't seem to be branded as Peal. Thanks for the correction.
     
  12. Steven Aver

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    FYI: Looks like someone returned a pair of 9.5 perf strap loafers. If anyone wants a pair they are listed back in the clearance section.
     
  13. grimslade

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    I returned a pair of size 12 chelseas (don't fit), but I returned them in-store, so I've no idea whether they'll reappear.
     

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