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Saint Andrews V Kiton.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Chris "Italia", Sep 11, 2006.

  1. Chris "Italia"

    Chris "Italia" Senior member

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    Which would you pick; given the money.

    I would pick Kiton Bespoke.

    Saint Andrews sounds very impressive with the horsehair canvas; only a few makers do this? and that's why is very expensive?

    Kiton has the classic Napoli Cut...
     
  2. Artisan Fan

    Artisan Fan Senior member

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    I think they are both good garments but I like the Neopolitan style of Kiton. Very classic.
     
  3. rssmsvc

    rssmsvc Senior member

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    Does St. Andrews use that canvas in their purple label items ?
     
  4. whoopee

    whoopee Senior member

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    Horsehair is a staple in quality bespoke. I am not very familiar with RTW lines, but I would be surprised if more than a few of the suitmakers who do fully canvassed work did not use it.

    I would probably choose Kiton in the non-American cut.
     
  5. pkincy

    pkincy Senior member

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    I cheated and own both. [​IMG]

    I wore the RLPL today. Love it. Feel the same way bout the Kitons.

    Perry
     
  6. LARon

    LARon Senior member

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    I cheated and own both. [​IMG]

    I wore the RLPL today. Love it. Feel the same way bout the Kitons.


    Love both, but the Kiton a bit more. The fabrics and hand are simply incomparable.
     

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