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Trousers - who to consider?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by steveabdn, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. steveabdn

    steveabdn Senior Member

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    Good evening gents,

    I'm in the market for a nice new pair of trousers, office type wear but also for occasional ventures apres work into restaurant and nice bar territory

    I'm probably looking for something in a nice patterned grey, I'm in the UK and looking for any suggestions anyone may have of who to consider?

    Many thanks
     


  2. gyasih

    gyasih Distinguished Member

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    A lot of the affiliate vendors ship to UK-HY, EP, SF ad there are others
     


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    steveabdn Senior Member

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    Thanks,

    Currently on the mobile but will check this out later when online at home
     


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    steveabdn Senior Member

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    Is there a page with links to affiliated vendors? Trying to find one with no luck

    Thanks
     


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    zippyh Distinguished Member

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    Look over to the right column under "Industry Insiders".
    Those are links to the affiliate threads.
     


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    gyasih Distinguished Member

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    Howard Yount, Epaulet, Shopthefinest
     


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    steveabdn Senior Member

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    Thanks for your help folks
     


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    Keep in mind that you will have to pay import taxes if the affiliate vendors are located outside the EU/EFTA.

    Are Hiltl trousers available in the UK? I have been happy with their quality and fabrics. Else Incotex makes nice trousers.
     


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    Budget options: suit pants from T.M. Lewin or Charles Tyrwhitt. I'm very happy with my charcoal flannel pants from CT.
     
    Last edited: Aug 5, 2013


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    I read somewhere that the Duke of Windsor had his trousers made by an American tailor, but for any normal person living in the UK there is certainly no good reason to go outside the country (and certainly not outside the EU) for trouser-shopping of all things.
     


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    Do you have an idea on the fit you want? Rather hard to suggest a brand without hearing that first.
     


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    steveabdn Senior Member

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    Again thanks everyone for their input

    In terms of fit they have to be very relaxed fit, I played basketball and then rugby when younger so a lifetime of squats has left me with some pretty sizeable legs! I'd also like to give braces a whirl with this pair
     


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    I would save the braces for a suit, seems bizarre with an odd pant.
     


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    Agree 100%.
     


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    The braces I'd like to try for function more than anything else, I'll like be keeping them undercover with a v-neck but I find a belt uncomfortable over a 10 hour working day
     


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