I have some Luxire shorts, and imo they're definitely worth the money for the fit, styling, and fabric of one's choice. True, there's a smaller amt of fabric used, but the same amount of labor goes into making shorts as pants.
I saw a tie once in Marshalls, or something similar. It was made to look high quality without being high quality. Had a fake gold chain as a tie keeper, iirc.
Edit: Just found this funny post when searching for a pic:
+1 One of my dream fabrics has long been something like Minnis 8/9oz fresco in the sand color they offer in 10 oz. A tropical wool would be fine too. Or, as I've recently posted in the cloth thread, I'd be open to a wool polyester blend. I just want something for summer travel or warm bicycle commutes.
Interesting re. sunglasses. What are you measuring the pocket in relation to when you say it's too low? And where should it be in relation to that? I'm genuinely interested. I haven't given much thought to how putting stuff in an external breast pocket would affec tthe jacket shape, since I pretty much only use them for pocket squares. Sunglasses tend to fall out (which is why I have buttonholes put on my shirt pockets -- so I can stick a temple through for...
The Unshoes Wakova Feathers I posted last year (just transfered the post to this thread) have gotten a lot of wear. So I may get their Keota model this year. Love how they're made in the US, customizable, and about $50.