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Does anyone remember the pic of MaoMao1980 in a shirt with aggressive shirring? I think it's a recent Neapolitan trend, and some people may have pushed Luxire to make their shirring more like that. Their original shirring was very subtle. Fwiw, I have a heavy linen shirt from Luxire and it has pretty heavy shirring on the sleeves. I like it for that. But I wouldn't order a dress shirt w/ shirring. If anyone could find the MaoMao pic, I'd appreciate it.
I confess to almighty God and to you my brothers and sisters, that I have sinned through my own fault...
jko, I think they're having their own rivets and buttons made. I'm sending over some hemp denim for a test. I've long wanted to try hemp jeans, they're almost impossible to get in a non-ultrabaggy cut.
Sounds good. Let us know what you decide. To me the two main questions are whether or not you need/want an electric brush and how much of a difference the sealed canister makes.
I was thinking along similar lines, otc. We have more carpet than you but no pets. At first I thought I'd want an electric brush, so, as mentioned, I planned to get the cheapest one, the s2 Delphi. But in the store I preferred the lightness and maneuverability of the turbo brush, and it seemed plenty good enough for low carpet. It seemed like we only would need an electric if we had both pets and lots of carpet or high pile carpet. We may get a pet, and we may move...
Good teamwork, D. Otc, most places seem to charge $599. A NYC chain had it online for $499, which the local dealer said was list. Pricey, but a significant discount compared to other S8s. Mine still hasn't arrived. CA warehouse was out, so it's on the way from the EC.
I used to wear v-necks a lot, from age 5 (school uniform) to 35. But one of my brothers has always hated them, and one time he told me it was because they lack material in the place you need it the most. I laughed at the time. But I don't know if it's because of that idea creeping slowly into my head or simply because I moved to CA, but I haven't worn them now for several years. W/ a sport coat and tie, I think they look a good kind of professorial and I'd probably...
Curved lapels are generally said to have "belly." The curve is the belly. (Although, recently I've seen a couple bloggers call the lapel roll belly, which I believe is a mistake, but could be a translation issue.) I like a little bit of belly on my lapels. Straight or concave ones look too sharp and severe for my taste. Slightly curved ones seem a little more soft and friendly, like soft shoulders and drape. But that's just my opinion. I'm pretty thin and I think they...
^That looks exactly like the one my parents had. I used to play with the brush and other attachments as a kid. Ordered the Miele S8390 Freshair today. It's a promo model that's significantly cheaper than the usual S8s and comes w/ a bunch of extra attachments. But more importantly, it's white, which my wife wanted from the start. Although, I do most of the vacuuming... Thanks for the help guys. Miele's are built to last 20 yrs, so I hope we won't need to make this...
Thanks JG. I'm pretty convinced on the canisters too. Took a look at a few Riccars and Mieles at the dealer today. The dealer said Riccar vacuums as well as the Mieles and is cheaper than them. But it isn't as reliable, is heavier and louder than the Mieles. So it looks like I'm going w/ a Miele. The S2 doesn't isn't sealed like other Mieles, so it looks like I'll be stepping up from the S2. The S8 is great, but heavy and pricy. WIll look more carefully at the S6. ...
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