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Quality Department/Mall Brands

ProfessorShak

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Despite what can be learned on SF about what makes quality clothing, who makes it, and where to get it, a large majority of the people I know and possibly the population still shop in malls and department stores even the discount ones like century 21.
I have been asked by a friend to go shopping for her boyfriends birthday and as much as I can tell her about SF she finds that it's too complicated. Too many Italian sounding names that are just too dificult to get. I asked her to avoid many mall brands. She can't do eBay or thrift shops. She wants to see it, touch it and know that she can always get to it easily, basically mall and department stores.

I've already recommended RL Polo but I don't know any other brands. What popular mall/department store brand should be avoided and what is highly recommended and is easily and readily available?
 

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