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Ravvazollo (sp?) suits

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by pitonboy, Oct 25, 2004.

  1. pitonboy

    pitonboy Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have any experience with Ravvazollo suits? My local shop is going to carry this line and maintains that they are canvases with some hand work, but I am unfamiliar with this brand. Thanks.
     
  2. shoefan

    shoefan Senior member

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    They make a private label line of tailored clothing for Maus & Hoffman in Florida. The stuff I've seen looks very nice; the lapels are sort of reminiscent of Brioni (which Maus also sells). The Ravazzolo garments seem to have quite a lot of handwork, at least as carried at Maus -- Ravazzolo may make different levels of garments, so your mileage may vary. Definitely worth a look.
     
  3. jcusey

    jcusey Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I don't have a lot of experience with Ravazzolo, but the suits I have seen have been very nice: canvassed front, nice fabrics, etc. They seem to offer pretty good value.
     
  4. johnnynorman3

    johnnynorman3 Senior member

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    In the "Member Pics" thread, there is a pic of a guy wearing a Rav. suit (but his description of the picture makes it hard to determine which one of the two guys he is).
     
  5. Steve B.

    Steve B. Senior member

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    I've heard they are a tremendous value for the money- sort of like a Belvest or d'Avenza.
     
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    A Harris Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Excellent suits, quality is comparable to Belvest. Canvased front, extensive handpicking, though the buttonholes are not handstitched. T4Phage is a fan, perhaps he can comment.
     
  7. T4phage

    T4phage Senior member

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    My first "nice" suits were Ravazzolo. I agree with the comments above: fully canvassed front, extensive handwork (even the trousers have hand stitches), very nice fabrics... excellent value for the money if you like the fit. They tend to be a bit more structured than Neapolitan suits, very similar to Brioni's silhoutte.
     

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