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When is the Next Brooks Brothers Sale?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by NAMOR, May 12, 2011.

  1. othertravel

    othertravel Well-Known Member

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    Also, for fans of C&J for BB: Richard James also sells rebranded C&J, and they look to be in between benchgrade and handgrade quality (they have channeled soles). But the price is much much better than BB.

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    C&J for Richard James: Free shipping + VAT deduction for outside-of-EU countries.

    They're made to benchgrade standards but with channeled soles (so somewhere in-between bench and handgrade?).

    The total price comes out considerably cheaper than BB C&J ($450 compared to $650).

    http://www.richardjames.co.uk/shoes/fw020-0104.html

    Thanks to Stephen at Malford of London for info on the quality of the shoes.
     
  2. JezeC

    JezeC Well-Known Member

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    Can anybody comment on the Egyptian shirts vs. the Supima shirts in terms of quality?
     
  3. Steve Smith

    Steve Smith Well-Known Member

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    US made Egyptian Cotton shirts and Supima shirts are made in the same factory., so there is no difference in quality of construction.

    Both are high quality long-staple cotton fabrics. BB tends to use Egyptian in their Luxury Line shirts, while the Supima is used in OCBD's and other less dressy dress shirts. There is some overlap in styles.
     
  4. Thanks SF (a new me)

    Thanks SF (a new me) Well-Known Member

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    I finally had the chance to try both in 40S...

    the Fitz has always been my go to cut, no alterations (except shortening the sleeves) and the fit is great. I didn't realize that losing 5-6 lbs the past 1.5 mos makes a big difference, especially in the waist area. While the shoulder stayed as is, it looks like I may have to take the waist in a little and some collar adjustment to address a slight puckering. My SA also suggested that we may have to adjust the skirt as it has a little flaring.

    But then, I was really surprised that the Regent, with a similar shoulder fit/comfort in the same size, has a better silhouette although a little waist suppression is necessary as well. I may have to trim the sleeves a little is possible.

    My SA is kind enough to hold the items for 2 weeks for me to think about. I am gravitating towards the Regent and I may have to hold the alteration as I still plan to lose 3-5 lbs in the next couple mos. Looks like I have to alter all my Fitz SC's to address the waist and skirt issues due to weight loss.

    Any similar experience and/or thoughts? Thanks...
     
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  5. InHocSignio

    InHocSignio Well-Known Member

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    Is there a sale likely within the next two weeks?
     
  6. LBC Demon

    LBC Demon Well-Known Member

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    I am thinking about getting the green cardigan in the Gatsby collection. Will that ever go on sale?
     
  7. calidist

    calidist Well-Known Member

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    Wait for the next CIS sale.
     
  8. PreppyJ

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  9. Steve Smith

    Steve Smith Well-Known Member

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    ^^ +1 That jacket looks even better IRL. The LP fabric is extraordinary.
     
  10. Garth Vader

    Garth Vader Well-Known Member

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    I don't think Gatsby has been excluded from storewide stuff such as F&F, the last of which coincided with the movie's release. I know some but not all Gatz was reduced during the "summer clearance" sale. The green Nick was not part of the clearance.

    Based on that I'd say you'll have to wait for the next F&F or Corporate storewide event.

    Note that the retail one has a higher buttoning point than the one in the movie and the piping is also a bit different.
     
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  11. LBC Demon

    LBC Demon Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. I went to BB and returned some shoes and I decided to get the Gatsby OCBD and the cardigan. They didn't have the cardigan in my size so they are sending it from another store.

    Yeah I see those differences. In the movie it really looks good on Tobey. I'll try it out and see how it is on me. I just bought a RRL cardigan in faded olive so I might not keep both.

    This one:
    http://www.ralphlauren.com/product/..._rrlupto65%off&view=99&pg=2&parentPage=family
     
  12. sjmin209

    sjmin209 Well-Known Member

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  13. LBC Demon

    LBC Demon Well-Known Member

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    Those look nice but I have found a bunch of Zegna pants like that at the thrift store so I am full up in that department. I almost never find cardigans while thrifting. I found a Christian Dior one once but it is Acrylic and it is kind of a weird orange color that is hard to pair with stuff.
     
  14. Bexcellence

    Bexcellence Well-Known Member

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    What other brand suit fits similar to the Milano line?
     
  15. macjedi

    macjedi Well-Known Member

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    Not necessarily another brand, but Black Fleece and the Cambridge fit are Milano-like.
     
  16. superpacker

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    So can anyone hazard a guess as to when the next F&F, Corporate event, or other worthwhile sale will be? I need to stock up on some shirts and trying to decide whether to wait for a sale, or just take the discount given when you buy 3 or more
     
  17. JJ Gittes

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    Can someone please help a law student here plan a strategy for buying a quality briefcase during the sales?

    I have a BB Corporate Membership and the BB card. The way I see it, I can buy during the Corp Members sale in October (30% off plus 15% kicker with first-time purchase), or early December category-specific sale (40% off leather accessories plus 15% kicker), or after Christmas SA sale (30% off plus 15% after-X-mas only kicker plus 15% off first-time account kicker).

    1. Are my discount numbers right for the sales?
    2. Should I order online or go to the store and have them order it for me during sales (save shipping)?
    3. Although you might save the most money after Christmas, do briefcases sell out fast online/are the server problems not worth losing your shopping cart?
    4. Do certain sales exclude the brands I'm targeting i.e. SAB/Peal & Co, JW Hulme, and Brooks Brothers brand?

    I'd appreciate any help. Thank you.
     
  18. JJ Gittes

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    My SA told me it was mid October for the Corp event.
     
  19. macjedi

    macjedi Well-Known Member

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    IIRC F&F is usually starts around the 3rd week in Sept.
     
  20. rc121

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    I was just in to my BB today and IIRC the corp. event started on 10/17, there was a suit promotion starting around labor day and the FF sale around the last week of september
     
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