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My understanding is that the cut is identical between the 100 series and their Ring Jacket counterparts, so unless you're a stickler for handwork, I don't see much point in going for the 100 series. I suppose it makes much more sense if you're planning to go for MTM either way, as opposed to simply RTW.
Thanks! Basically what brought me to it was the fact that this appears to be the only midnight tuxedo on offer which is a little frustrating but also makes sense since I’m sure a tuxedo isn’t a high volume item.
 

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My understanding is that the cut is identical between the 100 series and their Ring Jacket counterparts, so unless you're a stickler for handwork, I don't see much point in going for the 100 series. I suppose it makes much more sense if you're planning to go for MTM either way, as opposed to simply RTW.

are you sure? 100 series is more structured than RJ right (at least vs model 3, no idea about vs model 1 or model 4 for tuxedo which I was told basically a peak lapel model 1)

edit: oh are you saying RJ Model 1 corresponds to 101 in cut, RJ Model 3 corresponds to 103 in cut? rest is more less just handwork, then totally possible but I have no idea
 

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Can anyone speak to the fit and quality on their more recent shoe offerings? The Gilman and Berkeley are both versions of what I've been looking for, but my foot tends a bit wider with a higher arch (oxfords can therefore be an issue).

Hard to tell fit from the photos obviously, so any insight would be appreciated.
I have the Gilmans in brown suede. Bought recently so I've only worn them once so far but found them pretty comfortable out of the box. Happy to send you any specific pictures if that'll help you.
 

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Iced tee mist color restock?
Unfortunately not for this season. We do however have a new striped style, and new colors of the solid version.
My understanding is that the cut is identical between the 100 series and their Ring Jacket counterparts, so unless you're a stickler for handwork, I don't see much point in going for the 100 series. I suppose it makes much more sense if you're planning to go for MTM either way, as opposed to simply RTW.
While the Hundred Series tailoring is inspired by our RJ models, the 101 and the 103 are both different from the RJ Model 1 and 3. They are a bit more conservative in styling, and feature not only more handwork in the detailing, but throughout the entire garment. They are also made for us in northern Italy, compared to the RJ tailoring coming from Japan.
 

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Unfortunately not for this season. We do however have a new striped style, and new colors of the solid version.

While the Hundred Series tailoring is inspired by our RJ models, the 101 and the 103 are both different from the RJ Model 1 and 3. They are a bit more conservative in styling, and feature not only more handwork in the detailing, but throughout the entire garment. They are also made for us in northern Italy, compared to the RJ tailoring coming from Japan.

Made by St. Andrews, correct? If so, you're offering it for a great price.
 

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Unfortunately not for this season. We do however have a new striped style, and new colors of the solid version.

While the Hundred Series tailoring is inspired by our RJ models, the 101 and the 103 are both different from the RJ Model 1 and 3. They are a bit more conservative in styling, and feature not only more handwork in the detailing, but throughout the entire garment. They are also made for us in northern Italy, compared to the RJ tailoring coming from Japan.
Also a more milanese style if I recall correctly. Didn’t dembech help you develop the pattern for the mtm?
 

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While the Hundred Series tailoring is inspired by our RJ models, the 101 and the 103 are both different from the RJ Model 1 and 3. They are a bit more conservative in styling, and feature not only more handwork in the detailing, but throughout the entire garment. They are also made for us in northern Italy, compared to the RJ tailoring coming from Japan.
As for 3 vs 103, I distinctly remember 103 having higher buttoning stance and overall shorter jacket. I personally prefer 3's length, even though when I bought my first Model 3 it felt weird because it was around 2cm longer than my previous jackets from other makers. I guess my taste evolved.
 

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Just a shout out to The Armoury team in New York, and to Andy who put a personal touch in drafting out a letter and a card in a meticulous packaging and shipment of their Beaver Fedora.

Fits true to size, very light weight and comes unblocked with an open crown, compatible with all seasons, but especially for the chillier occasions even with rain or snow.

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I have the Gilmans in brown suede. Bought recently so I've only worn them once so far but found them pretty comfortable out of the box. Happy to send you any specific pictures if that'll help you.
Thank you for the reply. The pictures online are pretty good. I'm wondering about their claim that they have a wider forefoot for comfort.

My foot is a US 'D' width, but it's verging on an 'E' depending on the make of the shoe.
 

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Hi guys! A friend of mine is visiting NYC soon and will get me the long-sleeved navy polo which is something I've been after for a while.

Could I ask if anyone here owns it, any impressions you might have and if it shrinks with washing?
 
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Hi guys! A friend of mine is visiting NYC soon and will get me the long-sleeved navy polo which is something I've been after for a while.

Could I ask if anyone here owns it, any impressions you might have and if it shrinks with washing?
Why long sleeve? I’d go for short sleeve, personally. It’d be great when a jacket is too formal (or hot) but you don’t want to be in a tshirt.
 

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Why long sleeve? I’d go for short sleeve, personally. It’d be great when a jacket is too formal (or hot) but you don’t want to be in a tshirt.
I'm already sorted for smart short sleeve polos. I need something to be able to wear all year round, underneath a jacket, for a slightly dressed down navy on navy look.
 

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Hi guys! A friend of mine is visiting NYC soon and will get me the long-sleeved navy polo which is something I've been after for a while.

Could I ask if anyone here owns it, any impressions you might have and if it shrinks with washing?
I own a bunch of the long sleeved polos, in pique and the cotton linen mix. Most RTW shirts don’t fit me too well, but these ones seem to have slightly longer sleeves than average, so they’re long enough for my arms. I usually wash them in cold water and then line dry them, no shrinkage issues in any of my shirts. I do prefer the spread collar versions to the button down collar one you linked though, in my experience the button down collar’s roll is merely okay.
 

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