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Ralph Lauren Rugby Thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by NAMOR, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. OmniscientCause

    OmniscientCause Senior member

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    This move to increase D&S makes as little sense to me as closing rugby to begin with. Why take something that works and replace it with something that doesnt?

    Really dumb decision...
     
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  3. bl@ster

    bl@ster Senior member

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    I'm going to say.... "profits."
     
  4. OmniscientCause

    OmniscientCause Senior member

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    how could the profit margin on D&S be greater than rugby?
     
  5. VirtruviusR

    VirtruviusR Senior member

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    It sounds to me that Rugby got killed because it cut into mainline PRL, RRL, RLBL and D&S too much, D&S is also cheap (comparatively) and very cheaply made/SHIT quality IMO, so the profit margins are bound to be higher than Rugby, which was well styled, and well made and also much higher priced than many mom's/dad's would be willing to spend on their children and too ridiculously branded to appeal to many of the older, self-sustained customers who would probably go for mainline PRL or RLBL, especially now that Rugby IS gone (= more profit). That's my thinking on the subject anyway. 'Tis a sad time indeed. Where the hell am I going to get perfectly fitting super slim OTR suits/SCs on the cheap that are also well made now, Suiting Gods??? Surely we aren't supposed to make do with that overpriced ludlow crap or the odd buttoning point of Cm, now are we?

    Do you guys think the outlets are gonna be flooded with Rugby stuff that they had sitting in warehouses and never listed, or do you think most of it actually got sold off in the final weeks?
     
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  6. OmniscientCause

    OmniscientCause Senior member

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    outlets probably will get the left over....go in an ask to see their PSR section.
     
  7. Crump's Brother

    Crump's Brother Senior member

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    Wasn't much leftover the last day

    For men's apparel I think it was only 2 pages...mostly rugby's and polos
     
  8. VirtruviusR

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    Yeah I know, but they'd randomly list things in small quantities, and I can only imagine that in the massive RL supply chain/inventory system they'll probably continue to dig up rugby bits here and there (probably a pretty large quantity when aggregated)
     
  9. OmniscientCause

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    If i had to guess it would go to the bigger outlets...IE wrentham MA and and one in CA and FL.

    I dont know where in CA or FL they are, but that those are the big 3 in terms of sales.
     
  10. Froosh

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    Any good alternatives to the Rugby university chino now that they're gone? :(
     
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    I actually really like the Dockers Alpha Khakis - they feel good, are pretty solid, and come in a wide variety of colors and sizes
     
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  12. bl@ster

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    Lands End Canvas has great chinos.
     
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  13. Winston S.

    Winston S. Senior member

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    I'm a fan of BB milanos
     
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  14. OmniscientCause

    OmniscientCause Senior member

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    Too skinny in the quad...the pockets flare out for me. I have to get a 34 waist for them not to do this, and I wear a 31 or 32 in everything else.
     
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    I've five pairs still with tags attached so I'm OK for a while, but I think that I will switch for the Polo Custom Fit pants in the future.

    I've tried many chinos and anyone have the quality/price/fit ratio of Rugby chinos.
     
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    I thinkt he RRL Officers are the best you can get. Fit is great, quality is superb, and price is representative of how long it should last you.
     
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    RRL are nice and I plan to buy a pair, but they are more on the rugged side.
     
  18. OmniscientCause

    OmniscientCause Senior member

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    I like jcrew bowery in classic... still pretty trim imo.
     
  19. Crump's Brother

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    I think they are sending D&S promotional emails to people who were signed up for Rugby ones...I just got one today
     
  20. OmniscientCause

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    same...gtfo with that garbage line.
     

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