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  1. gladhands

    gladhands Senior member

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    Let's take it as a given that clothing and shoes made in theUS, Western Europe, Japan and Hong Kong tend to be of higher quality than those made in the developed world. What other country's garment manufacturig do you trust? Korea? Romania? Turkey? Dominican Republic?
     
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    I know a lot of company's go to Bangladesh, I just recently started a made to measure suit company and was doing a lot of research. Bangkok, Thailand has a lot of oversea's buss. as well. I ended up sticking to the States... I felt a little better keeping work here...
     
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    Canada maybe.. nah..
     
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    In my experience Malaysia is slightly preferable to being made in China. Brooks Brothers seems to outsource alot of their production to Malaysia.

    Malaysia is a reasonably well off country by third world standards, incomes are much than in China or the Phillipines, so I imagine they have better working conditions and fewer sweatshops.
     
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    Canada maybe.. nah..

    I actually have a tailor I use out of Toronto, Canada for my Made to Measure service.. He is great. His company has been in business for 15 years and he does most of the made to measure in North America... Considering My company is brand new, I want to use the best tailors.. I don't think you get the same quality oversea's.. That does not mean that you can't find a nice suit from an oversea's co.. just probably not as good as something made in north America.. That is my opinion....
     
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    Belarus (natch.)
     
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    Let's take it as a given that clothing and shoes made in theUS, Western Europe, Japan and Hong Kong tend to be of higher quality than those made in the developed world. What other country's garment manufacturig do you trust? Korea? Romania? Turkey? Dominican Republic?

    Wait, the US, Japan and Western Europe aren't developed countries? [​IMG]
    I don't think you can trust any clothes based on national origin. Incotex has some nice pants made in Portugal and Romania. There is a lot of crappy "Made in Italy" stuff, etc.
     
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    Since when is Korea less developed than Hong Kong?
     
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    Canada maybe.. nah..

    I find some of Canada's output to be quite good.
     
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    U.K, Italy, France, or U.S.A and thats it.
     
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    There's decent tailors in many countries.
     
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    Since when is Korea less developed than Hong Kong?

    Which one? North, South, DMZ?
     
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    Since when is Korea less developed than Hong Kong?

    when its north korea. its not even an emerging market, but a control economy.

    s.korea and HK are both considered developed.
     
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    Malaysia is a reasonably well off country by third world standards, incomes are much than in China or the Phillipines, so I imagine they have better working conditions and fewer sweatshops.
    Don't you believe it. There is a lot of extreme poor in Malaysia, worse than China sometimes.
     

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