The Bespoke Debate, England ’69 and More - 4/23/13

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by StyleforumRobot, Apr 23, 2013.

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    StyleforumRobot Senior member Moderator

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    Tom Ford vs The World

    This thread is interesting not so much for the original question posted – should you buy Tom Ford at retail? – as for the discussion that followed on the merits of ready to wear vs. bespoke. What do you think: are the upper echelons of RTW worse the price tags, which often exceed bespoke? Is there a value to a particular ‘style,’ or is bespoke always a better product then say, an Oxxford suit?


    StyleForum has a lot of diverse, and inevitably fascinating, niche communities. Perhaps the most vibrant, and the most isolated, is the mod/suedehead community – they stick to one thread, but they have a fascinating wealth of knowledge (most of it first hand) on a fashion movement that lasted only a few years in England decades ago. Great stuff.

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