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So I was given a Jos A Bank gift card for Xmas.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by habanos, Dec 25, 2011.

  1. habanos

    habanos Senior member

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    What do I do?
     
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  2. NaTionS

    NaTionS Senior member

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    Apparently they have nice shoe trees.
     


  3. habanos

    habanos Senior member

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    The problem is there is a large sum on the card and I already have all the allen edmonds shoes I need at the moment.
     




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    I'm in a similar boat: I got three pairs of socks, all of which are mid-calf, two of which are ugly. How are their silk pocket squares? They're the same price as the socks, so I could just get some basic colors...

    What about their belts? How's the leather on them? I need a dark brown belt with a brass buckle, which they have and which has been surprisingly hard to find elsewhere.
     


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    Sell them on BST at deep discount and then donate the money to the needy.
     


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    He'd still have to spend $2200... and I'm assuming the card wouldn't be for that much... and he'd be stuck with three of them. Best bet would be find someone who's looking to buy some Allen Edmonds.
     


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    johnvw Senior member

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    I will take it if you don't want it.
     


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    Texastyle Senior member

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    I got a gift card to American Eagle.....
     


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    eBay value is always close to what's on the card.

    $100 sells for $95, eBay takes $10, you're left with $85.
     


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    I believe it, but why would someone buy a $100 card for $95, lol.
     


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    Not carried in a lot of stores, and I suspect with their usual boxy fit, requiring alteration. But still, fully canvassed suit with a decent, if not particularly notable, fabric. Or you could get their signature gold, which is half canvassed and carried in a lot more stores.

    Jos A Bank has good product for the money, quality wise. The fit can certainly leave something to be desired, they ain't made for slim men. Slim fits for them are regular cuts for many. But if the garment is free, alterations can certainly be worth it.
     


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