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Postby djrez4 » Fri Oct 26, 2012 11:04 pm

jlam572 wrote:Id love me a zegna suit. However living in Hawaii im not exactly in a rush lol


I bet the lepers would dig that! ;)
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Postby jlam572 » Fri Oct 26, 2012 11:41 pm

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Postby Rory » Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:51 am

we all know the real reason SRT8 gets bespoke suits, cause he cant fit in any off the rack! Nah just kidding with ya, i have a certain fondness for specialty suits myself, but usually just get certain ones outfitted with extra pockets and such. As for what i carry in my pockets...
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Postby kcarter609 » Sat Oct 27, 2012 7:42 am

I don't want to sound like an idiot... but what is a Bespoke suit? I've never really been a suit person... the couple times a year I need them, I piece them together from my friends/family members. I just recently bought a Calvin Klein 100% wool suit ($600 at Men's Wearhouse) off of eBay for $170 shipped. Brand new with tags. I can't regulate temperature properly so I need the wool. Poly makes me sweat within less than a minute. That's about the extent of what I know... LOL

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Postby FastSRT8 » Sat Oct 27, 2012 1:50 pm

kcarter609 wrote:I don't want to sound like an idiot... but what is a Bespoke suit? I've never really been a suit person... the couple times a year I need them, I piece them together from my friends/family members. I just recently bought a Calvin Klein 100% wool suit ($600 at Men's Wearhouse) off of eBay for $170 shipped. Brand new with tags. I can't regulate temperature properly so I need the wool. Poly makes me sweat within less than a minute. That's about the extent of what I know... LOL


In a nutshell, a bespoke suit is a custom made suit. There are a few elements you need to focus on. Make sure it truly is custom made to your body. This means the fabric is cut from actual measurements of your body. Fittings are a must and anyone that tells you they can crank one out from 1 fitting or just your measurements is full of it.

I usually get 2 fittings and a final one after that where by little touches if required are done.

Really well worth it. It makes a total visual appearance. When you walk into a meeting, your really look sharp. No unnecessary wrinkles, the fabric hangs great and any imperfections on your body (and trust me we all do. No one stands perfectly straight like a mannequin) are addressed.

Once you go bespoke... you don't go back. All those top brands although they 'sound' so good pale to the fit a bespoke provides. Remember, you can select your own fabric, lining, details, etc, which makes it even that much better than the best off the rack suit.
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Postby FastSRT8 » Sat Oct 27, 2012 1:51 pm

Rory wrote:we all know the real reason SRT8 gets bespoke suits, cause he cant fit in any off the rack! Nah just kidding with ya, i have a certain fondness for specialty suits myself, but usually just get certain ones outfitted with extra pockets and such. As for what i carry in my pockets...
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Kinekt ring
keys
iphone
and my luck charm


LOLOLOL without a word of a lie, I am really slim and have a hard time finding a suit that fits off the rack. Have bought a few and they end up being butchered and they still look too big or not right. Went to bespoke and never looked back.

PS Love the iphone case!
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Postby kcarter609 » Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:12 pm

Bespoke suits sound cool... but I work in a blue collar environment. It's a nuisance for me to even have to wear a suit. I usually manage to get every piece of clothing I own either dirty or torn up, and I don't care. I enjoy it.

I also don't make anywhere near enough for one. Out of curiosity, how much does a Bespoke suit cost?

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Postby djrez4 » Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:46 pm

Damnit, FastSRT8. Now you have me looking at new suits. I found out that we have an interestingly unique tailor here in Denver. I'm not sure about some of the more "custom" offerings, but I'm sure he could tone it down a bit and pull off a decent business suit. And it looks like they come in around $1400-$1500. Much less than I would have thought for a bespoke suit.
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Postby Rory » Sat Oct 27, 2012 5:49 pm

if anyone is interested in a designer bespoke suit, just check out one of burberry's flagship stores. the one on newbury street in boston has a full-time tailor and will craft one similar to the normal ones they sell at a similar price. Cost me about 2,000 for mine but was well worth it for when i need to impress and look my best. They do everything in house at those locations and will even tailor shirts, pants, and anything else you can imagine. I love those little brit bastards.

SRT8 check out element cases, they are some of the best iphone cases around. CNC machined from a block of aluminum. Very cool and eye catching design without weighing down the phone or adding unnecessary bulk. I just got the Sector for my 4s, the one for the new Iphone 5 looks even better.
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Postby FastSRT8 » Sat Oct 27, 2012 6:20 pm

[quote="Rory"]if anyone is interested in a designer bespoke suit, just check out one of burberry's flagship stores. the one on newbury street in boston has a full-time tailor and will craft one similar to the normal ones they sell at a similar price. Cost me about 2,000 for mine but was well worth it for when i need to impress and look my best. They do everything in house at those locations and will even tailor shirts, pants, and anything else you can imagine. I love those little brit bastards.

SRT8 check out element cases, they are some of the best iphone cases around. CNC machined from a block of aluminum. Very cool and eye catching design without weighing down the phone or adding unnecessary bulk. I just got the Sector for my 4s, the one for the new Iphone 5 looks even better.[/QUOTE

Thanks Rory for the case tip. I'll check it out for the wife. I'm sadly (but not regretting) using a BB.
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