RSS's day with JAB (Jos. A. Bank)

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  1. RSS

    RSS Senior member

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    Well, on a recent trip my trousers were unexpectedly snagged on a rough edge ... and ripped. On top of that, they were rather bloodied.

    Needing a quick fix ... I resorted to a nearby Joseph A Bank ... and an alterations tailor. Yes, I know that was a drastic move on my part ... but it was all that was easily available ... and I really needed another pair of trousers.

    My hope was that the trousers would last the day ... at least until I could get back to my hotel. But, by the time I arrived at my hotel five hours later ... the trousers had two seams coming loose ... including one at the crotch.

    Is this typical of JAB quality? Not that I'm tempted to try them again ... for any reason.
     


  2. jrd617

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    But, by the time I arrived at my hotel five hours later ... the trousers had two seams coming loose ... including one at the crotch.

    Is this typical of JAB quality? Not that I'm tempted to try them again ... for any reason.


    Incotex makes pants for JAB. If this is true, they've really gone downhill...[​IMG]
     


  3. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Is this typical of JAB quality? Not that I'm tempted to try them again ... for any reason.


    Maybe it was just one of those daze.............
     


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    Well, on a recent trip my trousers were unexpectedly snagged on a rough edge ... and ripped. On top of that, they were rather bloodied.

    Needing a quick fix ... I resorted to a nearby Joseph A Bank ... and an alterations tailor. Yes, I know that was a drastic move on my part ... but it was all that was easily available ... and I really needed another pair of trousers.

    My hope was that the trousers would last the day ... at least until I could get back to my hotel. But, by the time I arrived at my hotel five hours later ... the trousers had two seams coming loose ... including one at the crotch.

    Is this typical of JAB quality? Not that I'm tempted to try them again ... for any reason.

    [​IMG] "Don't criticize them until you've walked a mile in the other man's pants." Oh wait, looks like you're good to go, there. [​IMG]
     


  5. RSS

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    Maybe it was just one of those daze.............
    I'll say this ... my days since have been uneventful when it comes to my wardrobe.
     


  6. NORE

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    Sounds like you came full circle, minus the blood of course.
     


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    I recently heard this radio ad for Jos A.Banks about their holiday sale. It involved a painfully enthusiastic male voice talking about the Buy One Get Free offer they had for their suits and sportcoats including the I quote, "famous Jos A.Banks cashmere".
     


  8. CunningSmeagol

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    Can Jose Bank be ethical?
     


  9. NORE

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    The Jooooooooooseph A. Bank sale. At Jooooooooseph A. Bank.


    Jooooooooseph!

    [​IMG]
     


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    For the first time ever, everything at Joseph A. Bank is buy one get two free!!! That's right, everything in the store is buy ONE, get TWO FREE!!!

    RSS, I hope you got TWO FREE!!
     


  12. Rambo

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    RSS, I hope you got TWO FREE!!
    He sure did:
    the trousers had two seams coming loose ... including one at the crotch
    Free as a bird!
     


  13. Made in California

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    Can Jose Bank be ethical?

    VERY interesting question.
     


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    He sure did:



    Free as a bird!


    [​IMG]
     


  15. Trompe le Monde

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    you didnt fly in your tailor on a G550 to mend your trousers?
     


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