Banana Republic Suiting, Made in the USA shirts, & more | Thursday Handful

Because sometimes it can't wait till Friday.

Sales that deserve some attention heading into the weekend, or sometimes, a bit earlier.  Might not be some massive once a year event, but still worth a look.  Those are what make up these handfuls.  Expect these things when necessary.  Five of the better sales, one for each finger, are below.  Included are a few picks worth pointing out.
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Banana Republic: 30% off Full Priced Suiting w/ BRSUITING
A code devoted to their suiting.

A code devoted to their suiting.

The Picks: Tailored Cotton/Linen Chino Suit Jacket & Matching Pant - $266 ($380), Tailored Navy Italian Wool Suit Jacket & Matching Pant – $353.50 (full review here)

Many thanks to Nicholas, Daniel, Ryan, Anil, and all of the others who sent in a style tip about this one.  For whatever reason during these last few months, suiting has become almost always excluded from codes.  Not this time.  Good on Men’s (and women’s) full priced suiting with Mad Men excluded.  Stand alone blazers aren’t getting the discount though.  Yes, BR’s suits are fused, but they’re about as good as it gets for a fused suit.  The fabrics are usually very nice, and the fit for some of us is close to perfect.  Plus, if you’re in the market for a lighter summer suit that’ll see limited wear, your budget probably isn’t in Suitsupply territory.  The 62% cotton / 38% linen tailored fit option drops to a very reasonable $266 with the code.  A warning:  Haven’t seen this in person yet, and reviews say it’s darker in person.

 

Cole Haan: 30% off your entire purchase with FAMILY30
Color.  Without going full pink neon croc.

Color. Without going full pink neon croc.

The Picks: Air Monroe Penny – $97.97 ($198), Air Adams Cap Toe – $104.97 ($198), Merced Card Case – $20.97

Must be the Friends & Family season.  Seems like Cole Haan has fully embraced the more color = better trend this season (and plenty of us disagree)… but there’s still some slightly toned down shoes and accessories lurking in their sale section.  The code FAMILY30 knocks an extra 30% off everything.

 

Huckberry: 12% off Made in the USA shirts/ties from Lumina
Made in Chicago.  Ties available too.

Made in Chicago. Ties available too.

The Picks: Lumina Classic Chambray in Rust – $74.98, Classic Chambray in Blue – $74.98, Weekender Oxford in Royal Blue – $74.98 (all reg. $84)

Made in Chicago and claims a slim fit with high armholes.  A bit of a splurge, but they also offer half sizes (such as Small, Small+, Medium, Medium+ etc…) to help their customers dial in the fit.  Might want to check that size chart at Huckberry for more.

 

jcp: 20% off w/ SPRINGUP (exp 4/17)
Size shown: 32x30

Size shown: 32×30

The Pick: Stafford Prep Straight Leg Chinos – $18.00 ($30)

So it’s back to couponing huh?  Here’s the problem.  The well liked OCBD, which was $25, has jumped to $40.  20% off = $32.  If getting a discount is supposed to cause a rush of oxytocin and other feel-good brain chemicals, then for this $8 difference you better be reduced to a quivering pile of joyus muck on the floor.  It just doesn’t work for plenty of us.  $25 was great.  $32?  Well we knew it used to be $25.    At least not everything has skyrocketed… yet.  The Stafford Prep Straight Leg Chinos are still on sale for $22.50.  Add on the code, and they dip under $20.  Ah well, it was fun while it lasted.

 

DestinationXL: 25% off Highest Priced Item including Allen Edmonds w/ NEWH
They make these up to size 15?

They make these up to size 15?

The Picks: Flatiron – $251.25 ($325), 5th Street Boots – $262.50 ($350)

Y’know what they say about a guy with big feet?  They say he can get 25% off Allen Edmonds Shoes at DestinationXL.com today if he signs up for their email list.  It’s actually 25% off your highest priced item with the code NEWH, and once you sign up (lower right hand corner of their website) you’ll get a confirmation email.  Click through from that and you should see the offer appear.  Use code NEWH at checkout.  And actually, you don’t even have to be a true big foot, since their sizing starts at 10 for their selection of AE shoes.  Strangely, there aren’t any half sizes.  And the 10 and 11 options might only come in wide widths.  But, it’s been awhile since the larger guys in the readership got a hat-tip in their direction.  Thanks to Andrew R. for the style tip.

Also worth a mention: Billy Reid’s Friends & Family sale is still going on.  Spring25 takes 25% off through Sunday 4/17.  Lord & Taylor is offering 25% off “almost everything” with the code FRIENDS.  Even though it doesn’t appear to stack with other codes, that J. Crew Factory gilt city deal still seems to be available.  Timberland is running a 25% off code, TFEST2013.

Quick Friday Update:  Jack Spade has launched an extra 25% off F&F Code S13FFUS.  That pushes the on sale Davis Brief in grey even lower, to a silly $149.25.