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Maple Leaf

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All prices given in uncirculated gold Krugerrands.

1. suit - 257,432.12
2. shirt - 118,998.55
3. pair of pants - 186,443.54
4. pair of shoes/boots - 989,988.43 (per shoe)
5. pair of socks - 35,000.91
6. coat - 233,544.00
7. tie - 54,432.98
8. square - 122,879.97
9. odd jacket - 2,087,234.56 (gold and diamond encrusted)
0. watch - I can't get my browser to display the "infinity" symbol.
a. bag - I only use paper bags. It's how I add sprezzatura and rakish elegance to my looks.
b. pair of cufflinks - 443,899.65 (per cufflink)
c. t-shirt - 5,432,233.87 (It was one of the two shirts worn by Charles I when he was executed in 1649)
d. belt - 344,657.56

I fully agree with previous posters--I can't believe everyone else is so poor. Perhaps this is one of the unfortunate effects of the internet: I've been spending time reading messages posted by the unwashed masses, not even knowing about the depths of filth in which I've been wallowing simply by associating with these people. I think I'll shower before I head to the board meeting for the arts organization I endowed last week.
 

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1. suit - 700
2. shirt - 120
3. pair of pants - 250
4. pair of shoes/boots - 250
5. pair of socks - 5
6. coat - 660
7. tie - 80
8. square - 70
9. odd jacket - 420
0. watch - can't remember
a. bag - 120
b. pair of cufflinks - haven't bought any
c. t-shirt - 80
d. belt - 135, and it was reduced by 50%. Wonderful handmade belt that I got in some little store in Berlin.
 

bigbris1

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Originally Posted by DrZRM
Ah the SF progression well on its way.
Originally Posted by maudac
Bris, if that update was all in one go it was a pricy one!
Yup, figured I might as well pay for a few quality items that fit exceptionally well rather than settle. To illustrate I'm perfectly happy with one black pair of shoes and one brown pair (both by Edward Green). Earlier on I was only looking for lower prices. But there was also the learning curve regarding how different makers fit. I think once you get that down it's smooth sailing.
 

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coolshoes;3026333 said:
Update:

1. suit - 4850 (RLPL)
2. shirt - 400 (Borrelli)
3. pair of pants - 800 (RLPL MTM)
4. pair of shoes/boots - 1600 (EG)
5. pair of socks - 30 (?)
6. coat - 2800 (Gimo's Shearling)
7. tie - 110 (RL)
8. square - NA
9. odd jacket - 900 (Barbour To Ki To)
0. watch - NA
a. bag - 450 (NOS Tumi)
b. pair of cufflinks - NA
c. t-shirt - 5 (J.C .Penney)
d. belt - 150 (AE)


RLPL ? Is that MTM RALPH Lauren?

You could have bought a bespoke Huntsman , Cifonelli , Rubinacci or Anderson&Sheppard with less than that...
 

calisanfran

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Originally Posted by medtech_expat
1. suit - 3,000
2. shirt - 450
3. pair of pants - 550
4. pair of shoes/boots - 800
5. pair of socks - 25
6. coat - 3,000
7. tie - 90
8. square - 50
9. odd jacket - 2,500
0. watch - 42,000
a. bag - 900
b. pair of cufflinks - 350
c. t-shirt - 25
d. belt - 200


 

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1. suit - 2000 attolini
2. shirt - 125 hemraji
3. pair of pants - 300
4. pair of shoes/boots -400 c&j
5. pair of socks - 30 (?)
6. coat - ?
7. tie - ?
8. square - 65
9. odd jacket - 500
0. watch - NA
a. bag - 250
b. pair of cufflinks - 65
c. t-shirt - 5 (
d. belt - 60
 

coolshoes

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Originally Posted by lasbar



RLPL ? Is that MTM RALPH Lauren?

You could have bought a bespoke Huntsman , Cifonelli , Rubinacci or Anderson&Sheppard with less than that...


Nope, OTR.

Yes, I know. But my RLPL fits like a glove and is of the most exquisite materials . The cut is superior. And you know what ... for my money it's more stylish than anything bespoke I have encountered. I find much of the bespoke clothing posted on this forum lacking any real style ... often amazingly bland, stodgy and downright boring.

To each his own, I guess.
 

lasbar

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Can we use Turkish lira?


Suit: Too much
Shoes:Too much
Shirts: £180 nearly twenty years ago...(Gian-Franco Ferre).
Belt:£200 again twenty years ago now I go for cheap tat...
Coats: £750 ..I need a real bespoke one .
Socks:£20 a pair
Cufflinks: N/A ...Family's treasure..
Tie: £60/£80 nearly twenty years ago...

Technically i spend next to nothing on things I'm not bothered by and a fortune on my passions ...
 

svelten

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Thanks to eBay/SF, I've been able to pay much less than I normally would have to for most of these items if I just bought them locally.

1. suit - 350
2. shirt - 110
3. pair of pants - 180 (denim) / 80 (pants)
4. pair of shoes/boots - 200 (runners) / 180 ('dress' shoes)
5. pair of socks - 5
6. coat - 350
7. tie - 15
8. square - N/A
9. odd jacket - 400
0. watch - 700
a. bag - 150
b. pair of cufflinks - 20
c. t-shirt - 25
d. belt - 25
 

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Originally Posted by coolshoes
Nope, OTR.

Yes, I know. But my RLPL fits like a glove and is of the most exquisite materials . The cut is superior. And you know what ... for my money it's more stylish than anything bespoke I have encountered. I find much of the bespoke clothing posted on this forum lacking any real style ... often amazingly bland, stodgy and downright boring.

To each his own, I guess.


seriously? 4800 $ for an OTR suit, thats just sad.
 

Doxe

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I'd say that these are the average prices I pay. I've picked up a few odd jackets on B&S in the $300 range - but that's the exception to the rule, and the jackets are mostly fun pieces that I would not otherwise have comissioned.

I've moved to MTM for suits and custom for shirts which are actually $$$ less than some OTR, but nowhere near the $65 for a suit some have posted here. I'm conscious of the adage, "A man should aspire to own better, not more" (although some would argue more is better). I already don't wear enough of the things I currently own. The danger of the WAYWRN thread is that it can lead to a lot of additional spending (perhaps not all of it warranted) trying to keep up with the voxs.

1. suit - 2,000 (MTM)
2. shirt - 250 (custom)
3. pair of pants - 350 (Coppley)
4. pair of shoes/boots - 900 (Prada, Gucci, Scarpa)
5. pair of socks - 12 (The Bay)
6. coat - 900 (Boss)
7. tie - 250 (Hermes, EZ, Canali, Pal Zileri)
8. square - 40 (Robert Talbott)
9. odd jacket - 850 (Pal Zileri & Canali)
0. watch - Blackberry Curve 450 (I hate watches and french cuffs)
a. bag - 500 (vintage Coach weekend bag I use for the gym)
b. pair of cufflinks - 100 (Simon Carter esp. the Aspirin Cufflinks - I buy them for doctor friends)
c. t-shirt - 50 (Under Armor for jogging)
d. belt - 100
 

Joffrey

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1. suit - 1200
2. shirt - 80
3. pair of pants - $60
4. pair of shoes/boots - 200
5. pair of socks - 15
6. coat - $100
7. tie - 70
8. square - 15
9. odd jacket - 80
0. watch - N/A
a. bag - 112
b. pair of cufflinks - N/A
c. t-shirt - 60
d. belt - 20
 

Cary Grant

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Originally Posted by Coburn

BTW
I noticed some, like Cary Grant, have entries like this: 'watch N/A'.
N/A? Does that mean someones giving away free jewelry? I'd like some of that.


It means I have not bought a watch in more than 10 years and do not wear one.
 

Cary Grant

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lasbar;3027071 said:
Originally Posted by coolshoes
Update:

RLPL ? Is that MTM RALPH Lauren?

You could have bought a bespoke Huntsman , Cifonelli , Rubinacci or Anderson&Sheppard with less than that...


Plus at least two trips to london, Italy or New York at a couple grand each plus waiting 9 months...

So order today from Huntsman for $5000 plus $2-3000 for travel to have my suit in time for next Winter. A new $8,000 suit, YAY!

(Though if I had the scratch I'd be all over it
)
 

niidawg3

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Cary Grant;3029060 said:
Originally Posted by lasbar

Plus at least two trips to london, Italy or New York at a couple grand each plus waiting 9 months...

So order today from Huntsman for $5000 plus $2-3000 for travel to have my suit in time for next Winter. A new $8,000 suit, YAY!

(Though if I had the scratch I'd be all over it
)


You are in rare form today C.

 

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