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Question on RLPL pricing?

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I see loads of RLPL suits/jackets/shirts on flea bay all the time and on sale at various retailers and outlets and its always marked down like 70 or 80%. Does anyone actually pay full retail for RLPL suits and jackets? Its a great sales tool to show these huge discounts but are these actually real numbers??? Thanks
 

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People who can afford to pay 3-4 for a suit pay the retail. If you don't care about the money, then why wait for the sale when you can get the suit right now.
 

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The numbers produced for some Purple Label items is very low so those that can afford it will snap up these right when they come in.
 

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interesting for 4k/$5k you are in the bespoke saville row or US equivalent territory. I would do this rather than pay MSRP for a RTW St.Andrews.
 

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Originally Posted by bjm
interesting for 4k/$5k you are in the bespoke saville row or US equivalent territory. I would do this rather than pay MSRP for a RTW St.Andrews.

I'm sure there are plenty of people out there for whom a name brand carries more weight than "bespoke".
 

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Charlie Rose wears MTM RLPL suits for many years now, he has a new one on everyday, so I am sure his stylist takes care of it, or maybe even RL himself since they are friends.
 

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Originally Posted by bjm
interesting for 4k/$5k you are in the bespoke saville row or US equivalent territory. I would do this rather than pay MSRP for a RTW St.Andrews.
If time is money then RTW can be a better proposition than bespoke. You walk into Ralph's place and the fully realized garment is before you. There is no wading through swatches, come back in a few weeks or months for another fitting, or the uncertainty of the outcome.
 

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Willing to bet he gets these at nominal cost or free.

Originally Posted by PaoloM
Charlie Rose wears MTM RLPL suits for many years now, he has a new one on everyday, so I am sure his stylist takes care of it, or maybe even RL himself since they are friends.
 

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I have only paid FULL retail for the x>1 RLPL Suits/SCs I have bought in the last 6 months..........ah ha...

Regards.
PS. BS.
 

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I won't pay retail price on anything in a store - it's the profit-maximizing price for people who are either suckers or in a hurry. I'm not either and can afford to wait for a sale, get a better deal and walk away from the transaction in a manner that is less one-sided.
 

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Originally Posted by bjm
I see loads of RLPL suits/jackets/shirts on flea bay all the time and on sale at various retailers and outlets and its always marked down like 70 or 80%. Does anyone actually pay full retail for RLPL suits and jackets? Its a great sales tool to show these huge discounts but are these actually real numbers??? Thanks

you won't always be able to find the suit you want on sale.
 

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