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What Brands Do You Guys Buy?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by CrystalCrunch, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. Cant kill da Rooster

    Cant kill da Rooster Senior member

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    For RTW suits, Corneliani.

    +1000000000
     


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    +1000000000

    what's the price range for Corneliani suits?
     


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    crider8883 Well-Known Member

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    The idea that this forum hates a particular brand confers entirely too much importance to the idea of a brand.

    Brands are just short-hand for quality, construction, aesthetics, design etc. Styleforum, as a group, prefers brands which stand more for quality and construction, with conservative design and aesthetics, than other, more fashion-forward brands.

    Styleforum may "hate" the design, quality, etc. of a particular company because it doesn't fit with the groupthink of this forum. I doubt that if the brand changed to be more in line with the personal tastes of this forum, people on the forum would continue hating it.
     


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    Bradford Current Events Moderator

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    Brooks Brothers - shirts, ties, suits, blazers, coats

    Hart Schaffner Marx - suits

    Nordstrom - dress shirts

    Allen Edmonds - shoes

    LL Bean - shirts, khakis, shoes

    Stetson - hats

    Vineyard Vines - polo shirts, casual pants

    Nike - workout clothes and shoes
     


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    tim_horton Senior member

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    Isaia, Oxxford Type A - RTW suits and sports coats
    Crockett & Jones, Alden, Carmina - Shoes
    Sam Hober - Ties
    Panta, Howard Yount - pants
    Asyla - Scotch
     


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    HRoi Senior member

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    Jhane Barnes is all right but it's no Calvin Klein Jeans or US Polo Assn
     


  9. coop86

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    If you like Versace then you might want to check out: Etro, Robert Graham, Theory and Tom Ford... All a bit over-priced in SF-opinion due to the higher quality one could have wearing an SF-approved brand at equal price, but if you want a certain look sometimes you have to pay extra...
     


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    I usually buy things I like and they're almost always Chinese made. They may not be 'SF approved' or go with the 'SF groupthink' but ... [​IMG]
     


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    I think the brand hate comes from an impression that quality takes a back seat to slick marketing campaigns. This can be true, but that's not to say you're wrong for buying a piece of clothing that you like and fits you well. I myself have a fair number of Boss shirts, and I was fine with that until I discovered that I can buy a NWT Isaia shirt for a comparable price. Thank you B&S forum!
     


  12. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Imma just wear what I like and what I think it hot and say fuck everyone else. no offense.

    Im so tempted to sig this.
     


  13. hermes man

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    actually its all depend on your style and preference

    if you are fashion forward go for Z Zegna,Gucci, Prada or Emporio Armani..

    if u are a gent go for Giorgio Armani ,Ermenegildo Zegna or Hermes

    i personally like the slim cutting of Prada and Z Zegna... if I were to get a new suit it would definitely go for either 1 of them..
     


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    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    ^ I saw this thread had a reply from you and I could not wait to get here - but thats a way different answer than I thought I would see.... Im impressed.
     


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    If you are mostly into Versace and Jhane Barnes then by all means stick with it. In your eyes if it ain't broke don't fix it. [​IMG]

    Smart point.
     


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