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When is the Next Brooks Brothers Sale?

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

  1. the_drizzle

    the_drizzle Senior member

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    Took me about 5 minutes just now to speak to someone.

    I was able to place an order with the 20% discount :).
     
  2. unclesam099

    unclesam099 Senior member

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    Picked up a Regent and a Milano (Saxxon wool) suit last night. Could keep one or both or possibly try to exchange one... May need SF assistance to determine fit. I got this response from BB customer service (below) about Regent vs. Fitzgerald, but I found that the Regent was slimmer than the Fitzgerald (IMO).

    No US-made sports coats at the store last night. Only found Traditional Fit OCBDs (made in USA). Overcoats were a steal. I think that I'm starting to save for the summer sale today...


     
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2011
  3. Ag229487

    Ag229487 Senior member

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    Anyone have the the Fitzgerald Bedford cord suit? Any pics in real life?
     
  4. Wolfador

    Wolfador Senior member

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    Some people just do it for the BB name on the tag. I go to the outlets to find the "retail" 1818 stuff. You can usually find ties and stuff on the clearance racks. The ties are easy to find you can just run your hand down the line and feel for the better ones.
     
  5. Harold falcon

    Harold falcon Senior member

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    About half my order has shipped. :slayer:
     
  6. dieselman89

    dieselman89 Senior member

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    Milanos are the slimmest cut pants BB offers. Comparatively to J Crews Urban Slim they are about the same just more contour/shape.
     
  7. Cuttingboard

    Cuttingboard Senior member

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    This...I always tell the sales associate that I'm looking for the "normal" BB merchandise.
     
  8. Patek

    Patek Senior member

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    This past summer they offered "slim fit" casual pants. I know because I bought a pair in red and they are slimmer than the Milanos.
     
  9. urfloormatt

    urfloormatt Well-Known Member

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    From the Q&A section on the 1818 charcoal tic suit:

    http://www.brooksbrothers.com/IWCat...r=CHARCOAL&sort_by=&sectioncolor=&sectionsize
     
  10. bellyhungry

    bellyhungry Senior member

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    My order of 4 ESF dress shirts has been shipped...Well done BB.... :slayer:
     
  11. Stylego

    Stylego Senior member

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    If you look you can see a slight pattern to the fabric. Others who know better might be able to confirm, but I think it's a pinhead pattern.
     
  12. rollafan

    rollafan Senior member

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    Ordered two items online on the 26th, they shipped it today and getting the items on the 30th (standard shipping)! Well done BB.

    Although it kind of surprised me that one is shipping from NC, while other one is shipping from CT..
     
  13. bluesdance

    bluesdance Well-Known Member

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    annoying things that happened tonight at the Brooks Brothers Miami (Bal Harbour) store
    -very heavy traffic on the way there
    -i'm going to have to pay $18 to get them to shorten jacket sleeves that I bought online despite quasi availability of free alterations
    -had to back order some shirts, the SA wrote out everything on a piece of paper including my credit card number. said she'd run the order later. this is how we do things in 2011?
    -got an email while I was at the counter telling me a teacher and friend of mine had died*

    * Adrienne Cooper, one of the greatest Yiddish singers of her generation.
    http://www.forward.com/articles/148583/
    http://www.adriennecooper.com/Adrienne_Cooper/Adrienne_Cooper_Videos.html
     
  14. clarksdb

    clarksdb Senior member

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    Though I love my milanos I think I will have to shorten the length as I prefer a break. Should I wash the milanos first and then take it to the tailor or does it not matter?

    Also, though the ESF shirts fit well I would still want to make it more slim around the triceps as well as perhaps bring a bit in from the back. This is all possible with the non-iron shirts?
     
  15. inq89

    inq89 Senior member

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    I also find the Regent to be slimmer than the Fitz, but alas they don't make solid colors for the Regent! Shame too, since I prefer side vents to the Ftiz's center vent but I needed a solid navy suit more.
     
  16. brokencycle

    brokencycle Senior member

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    I managed to get two sweaters (after 30 minutes on the phone). One of them, despite being listed as in stock through checkout, would show sold out during review of order.

    Being out of town, I called my local BB and they agreed to hold a couple suits for me so I can take a look before I purchase.

    This post-Christmas sale was sad for me - nothing at Off Fifth, Last Call, or the BB outlet near me.
     
  17. dasai

    dasai Senior member

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    Gah... after ordering a pair of wingtips on the 26th, it occurs to me I should have also picked up pair of lambskin gloves and a sweater vest while they were an extra 20% off. Hindsight is 20/20, as they say... :fu:

    Guess I'll have to hope they still have some size Small in the colors I want by the time winter clearance rolls around.
     
  18. Cuttingboard

    Cuttingboard Senior member

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    Does BB provide free alterations for jackets bought online? Curious because I bought a Saxxon sport coat @ 50% off at the end of winter last year.
     
  19. Wolfador

    Wolfador Senior member

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    I have always gotten them for free but I believe it depends on your rapport with the SA
     
  20. dieselman89

    dieselman89 Senior member

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    Did anyone get Free Shipping if they placed an order online during the 40%+20% and spent more than $150? I thought I was getting free shipping but actually got charged $13
     

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