When is the Next Brooks Brothers Sale?

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

  1. dasai

    dasai Senior member

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    Excellent question, and one I'm afraid I'm unable to answer, as I've never seen the lightweight ones in person. I would, however, suggest that the "blobbiness" of the last is in the eye of the beholder; it doesn't bother me at all, and in fact I prefer a more rounded toe to a pointy or squared one. Maybe I'm just weird.

    EDIT: The product page has an answer under Q&A, detailing thinner, lighter weight hides, a different shank, and a lighter sole. As a matter of fact, the uppers do look a bit thinner in the pictures... but I'm not sure that'd make me rush out to buy it. I've never had a problem with the weight of the regular shoes, regardless.
     
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  2. PipersSon

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    Thank you sir.
     


  3. Patek

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    I have had that in my cart for the last month and have been cleaning up because of it. My local SA has also been honoring this discount so I have been purchasing in store with the same stacked discount.
     


  4. Harold falcon

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    It's just like it sounds. The non-iron has been treated to resist wrinkling while the classic cotton has not. In my humble opinion, the feel of the non-iron shirts is significantly different from the classic cotton, and I do not like that difference. I prefer the classic cotton.

    Full disclosure - I iron my own shirts and actually find this activity rather enjoyable. If you prefer not to iron, your choices are non-iron or to pay someone else to iron your clothes.
     


  5. Patek

    Patek Senior member

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    I purchased some non-iron. I was stuck on a hot six hour flight and the plastic treatment or whatever it is that they used was so uncomfortable on my skin that all of them went to Goodwill. I would not recommend them.
     


  6. dieselman89

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    I got some non-iron from Mr. Porter and they are uncomfortable now that you've mentioned it. Unfortunately there's not really way I can return these. The website didn't say they were non-Iron though. I will definitely give these classic cotton a shot. Thanks for the heads up.
     


  7. Omar1223

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    ^^^^add me to the list of people who would rather get classic cotton. i got 1 from SF B&S and they are uncomfortable, dont really like the feel of them.
     


  8. dieselman89

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    Any suggestions how I can return my non-irons to Mr. Porter? They are so damn starchy.
     


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    Reading this, I have been convinced to stay loyal to CT non-iron.
     


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    Site down again.
     


  11. JayJay

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    Typical BB, unfortunately.
     


  12. dieselman89

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    What is CT?
     


  13. dieselman89

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    Do you not have a store nearby?
     


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    Quote:
    Charles Tyrwhitt.
     


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