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The CM Graveyard: First Sartoria Partenopea... next J. Crew?

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ha, never checked out RL UK, do they deduct VAT, some are actually cheaper if I can divide by 1.2 then convert to USD (no idea about shipping though...)

edit: actually most are cheaper if they deduct VAT, and more stuff in size 36 vs. US
They deduct VAT if I recall correctly. Your best bet is to call the London flagship, and they'll take care of you.

I really like the glen-plaid tie (and the suits - but must resist the urge...).
 

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ha, never checked out RL UK, do they deduct VAT, some are actually cheaper if I can divide by 1.2 then convert to USD (no idea about shipping though...)

edit: actually most are cheaper if they deduct VAT, and more stuff in size 36 vs. US
Also, if you get one of the 'Ralph' suits, please report back on measurements!
 

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They deduct VAT if I recall correctly. Your best bet is to call the London flagship, and they'll take care of you.

I really like the glen-plaid tie (and the suits - but must resist the urge...).
very good info, never thought of that route, thanks for the tip!
 

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Also, if you get one of the 'Ralph' suits, please report back on measurements!
oh I wasn't looking at the purple label stuff, as much as I love DB, I just don't really wear them that much..., if I do get a DB probably get a navy pinstripe. I was looking at this RL67 jacket sold out in US but still have 1 available in my size.



if they're still there once go on sale, then...
 

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oh I wasn't looking at the purple label stuff, as much as I love DB, I just don't really wear them that much..., if I do get a DB probably get a navy pinstripe. I was looking at this RL67 jacket sold out in US but still have 1 available in my size.



if they're still there once go on sale, then...
You're right, they're a lot cheaper.

I have my eye on the 67 Herringbone. Will report back if I decide to pull the trigger.
 

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oh I wasn't looking at the purple label stuff, as much as I love DB, I just don't really wear them that much..., if I do get a DB probably get a navy pinstripe. I was looking at this RL67 jacket sold out in US but still have 1 available in my size.



if they're still there once go on sale, then...
Also, I just noticed they're made in the US. That would make it duties exempt, correct?
 

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Shift this to MC General Chat thread?
 

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we can probably all consolidate, not a lot CM stuff to discuss to start with...
 

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Just didn’t want to jinx RL by discussing their stuff in this thread!
 

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so I have a rant about Paul Stuart/Phineas Cole, where should I post, definitely don't want to jinx them either...
 

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Shift this to MC General Chat thread?
I was considering that. But I was thinking that RL's success (and their masterful retreat to the past) could be a good contrarian take on the title of this thread. That said, will be happy to move it so as not to get too off topic.
 

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so I have a rant about Paul Stuart/Phineas Cole, where should I post, definitely don't want to jinx them either...
I guess here is fine. Otherwise:

 

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Any other businesses going under lately?

I wonder if a full bankruptcy will actually mean the physical removal of every store. Some brands have filed but been bailed out this year.
 

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