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Tom Ford

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by southjersey, Aug 27, 2011.

  1. jefferyd

    jefferyd Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    They are made in the same factory as the Couture line, which is in Padova.
     
  2. WhateverYouLike

    WhateverYouLike Senior member

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    Lol have you ever gotten bespoke? To convince a tailor to give you TF details is going to be such a damn headache. And execution will 99% be wrong.
     
  3. jeff13007

    jeff13007 Senior member

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    I stand corrected. Oh well better for us TF customers i guess!
     
  4. Slickman

    Slickman Senior member

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    Yes I have actually, I'm not saying you have to convince them to do anything, I'm just saying its possible. Personally I'm trying to sway the OP to go with something more classic, but if he wants TF, he wants TF.



    Let me rephrase, his suits are not soft tailored
     
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  5. othertravel

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    Here are the measurements from a 38R Base B that pocketcircle had for sale a while ago.

    The chest measures closer to a 36R, and the leg opening is pretty narrow.

    Jacket
    Chest: 19 inches
    Shoulder: 17.5 inches
    Waist: 17.5 inches
    Sleeve length: 25 inches
    Jacket length: 30.5 inches

    Trousers (unhmmed)
    Waist: 16 inches
    Front rise: 10 iinches
    Inseam: 37.5 inches
    Leg opening: 7.8 inches
     
  6. jeff13007

    jeff13007 Senior member

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    i see. You are probably correct, as i normally wear 38r (48EU) in other brands with alterations done on the jacket waist brioni/kiton/attolini but for TF's base A stuff i can fit into a 46r without alterations but i decided to go one size up for my next suit because i put on a bit of weight. I cant really comment on the pants as the only suits i have are the base C and the base A, and the C i picked up at their sample sale 2 years ago for like 160 bucks i was only really interested in the jacket to wear as a blazer so i havent tried on the pants, but the base B ones are a bit straight cut but take note im normally a 38r and the tom ford suit i have is a base B 36(46)R. Although when i was ordering another suit last wednesday they said if i wanted slimmer pants i could get them from another model probably base B. If you would like next time i go in i can ask them for a breakdown of the different styles and PM you them.
     
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  8. XKxRome0ox

    XKxRome0ox Senior member

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    wow
    great write up, jeffreyd
    :slayer:
    i wonder how much that TF suit cost from century 21
     
  9. add911_11

    add911_11 Senior member

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    In UK, they starting up at £3000

    In HK, they start at $35000

    It is quiet a lot of money I would think
     
  10. jeff13007

    jeff13007 Senior member

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    When they used to sell them they were around 5-6 hundred, but i think tom ford got mad and had them take everything but the ties down. The starting price at the store is about 3700 usd with a 3 piece charcoal (batwing style) going for about 4200
     
  11. jefferyd

    jefferyd Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    It was quite a bit more than that :(
     
  12. Klobber

    Klobber Senior member

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    Interesting thing is that although TF is expensive, it is about the same price as Kiton or Brioni. Tailoring wise, it is the same level as those two. In context, price is about right although I think anything over $2K is a lot for a suit, particularly if you are not pulling in a 6 figure salary or have too many commitments.

    I would like to see TF come up with a middle man suit, i.e. something in the quality range of Ralph Lauren Black Label but with TF's aggressive styling. I could see many people jumping on that bandwagon if a slightly lesser quality suit (but still very good) was sold in the competive price range of $1.5K - $2K. Comon TF, you know you will make a killing if you do this!
     
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  13. Superfluous

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    But it would destroy the super expensive sassy essence of the brand.
     
  14. XKxRome0ox

    XKxRome0ox Senior member

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    like tony romo said...
    it would dilute the brand image
    part of the tom ford appeal is the exclusivity
     
  15. XKxRome0ox

    XKxRome0ox Senior member

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    question for you... did you put the suit back together? is that even remotely possible?
    or was the suit autopsy not reversible?
     
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  16. jefferyd

    jefferyd Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Usually when I get done with these things, it's not impossible but not worth the effort to put them back together. In this case, I did put it back together again.
     
  17. teddieriley

    teddieriley Senior member

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    What size is it? If a 52R, you wanna sell it?
     
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    does it look and fit the same?
     
  19. jefferyd

    jefferyd Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    48R


    Yup
     
  20. Superfluous

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    Italiano sizing?
     

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