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What trouser lining options do people prefer? All mine have been lined to the knee but I find it annoying feeling the extra fabric and detail around the knee, and, as others have said, it traps heat in summer but doesn't insulate in winter. Any benefit to a quarter lining (other than for transparent linen), or should I just switch to unlined?
Suit programme sounds brilliant—I can imagine a few Fresco and Dugdale linen suits in my future. First vote for a fitting trip to Melbourne and/or Sydney!
What have I done wrong with my collar customisations? (The photo is with the stays in)
Dear gang—I'm on my second test shirt and loving the adventure. Would be extremely grateful for any fit suggestions on this shirt:Does anyone else experience the problem of the collar leaves 'pulling'? Ie, lines running across the leaf when not supported by collar stays? I sometimes notice it on photos of folded Luxire shirts but assumed it disappeared when wearing. You can see it a little on the collar I'm wearing (modified NOBD II) — is it because my changes have...
Agreed -- too many Jack Spade-alikes and not enough reputable makers.Price point isn't really my issue, I just want to find the right bag. Did you have something in mind at higher odds?
I'm looking for something in a similar style to that Plume but preferably in good-quality nylon or canvas for a slightly more rugged feel -- can anyone think of anything that fits that bill?I see that Le Tanneur offers some lovely looking options but the nylon ones aren't quite as attractive as their leather designs..I just want to avoid getting the default Filson
I would like to revive this to reiterate the question! Do any of the English shoemakers (or Vass etc) have a last similar to the Modified Last? I recently fell in love with its comfort for my banana foot. Herring look like they have a couple with a roughly similar shape, or at least similar to a Barrie..
Hoping for some shirting fabric identification/advice! I dug out an old (c2006) Zegna shirt in this beautiful fabric which looks end-on-end but is much heavier and more luxurious than the almost-poplin-ish end-on-ends I'm used to: Is it actually end-on-end? If so, how can I distinguish this from the lighter-weight stuff that's more commonly available? I'd love to find similar shirts or shirting. See second photo below for comparison against standard 60s end-on-end,...
Quoddy Dawson Moccasin, in beautiful brown Horween Chromepak leather. Size 9 wide. See the Quoddy product page for full info: http://www.quoddy.com/dawson-moc/ New price: $300 Selling price: $190 Only tried a couple of times on around house, never been outdoors. Not the right style for me. Includes original bag. Shipping $15 (will waive shipping fee if choose Chase instead of Paypal). Accept Paypal or Chase deposit. Sending from San Francisco.
Stop looking gift horses in the mouth, people. I've a pair of 649s and 714s from Sunglass Hut and at least two pairs of each from eBay sellers in Israel and the USA. I've compared them in every detail and absolutely cannot distinguish the eBay ones from the Sunglass Hut ones. It would make no business sense for counterfeiters to sell fakes so well made as to be indistiguishable from the real thing, but then sell in such small numbers via a couple of eBay...
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