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The Best of B&S - Someone should buy this!

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by inimitable, Dec 27, 2013.

  1. razl

    razl Senior member

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    I agree that shoulder is the single most important measurement because it's essentially un-fixable (I think of it like the keel of a ship- you really can't change it once the ship is built on it, or not in a way that doesn't reduce the integrity of the ship)

    However, a .75 discrepancy, which is really down to ~.4" per shoulder, is probably within my tolerance for an OTR purchase, which is essentially what this is.

    Or, put another way, unless you're fully MTM or bespoke, do you really think the average of your OTR purchases are any closer than .75 in the shoulder? Unless you match your brand's a fit model, I doubt it. Meaning this probably isn't any better or worse.

    That said, by-hand measurements are iffy and this is subjective territory, proceed as appropriate for you.
     


  2. Jazzmenco

    Jazzmenco Senior member

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    Why is there almost never US sizes 46 & 48 available? That's what I wear and I don't consider myself a "big guy" 5'-11, 210 pounds. It's frustrating but it also saves me money![​IMG]
     


  3. OzzyJones

    OzzyJones Senior member

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    All of this! :(
     


  4. coloRLOw

    coloRLOw Senior member

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    mint brioni loafer in 42, $300 and accept offer

    new brioni DB suit in 38(may fit 36 from the measurements?), $900 and accept offer

    nwt caruso for Valditaro sc 40,$250
    i have a Valditaro sc, very very like it. the quality of mine is a bit higher than SARTORIA PARMA line IMO ( hand stitches on the outsider shoulder seam that i've never seen on SARTORIA PARMA line).
     


  5. MGoCrimson

    MGoCrimson Senior member

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    Y'all can back off the 46s, tyvm
     




  6. MGoCrimson

    MGoCrimson Senior member

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    I can do slim 46Rs so we're good [​IMG]
     


  7. OzzyJones

    OzzyJones Senior member

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    We're not! Ah'm stealin yer Laga too! :D
     


  8. razl

    razl Senior member

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    That is a great deal for a Fall navy sportcoat.
     


  10. inimitable

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    That is a steal
     


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  12. Jazzmenco

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    Can someone tell me whether the market for high end shoes is collapsing. What's up with these prices?
     


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