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Posts by ginlimetonic

much like an old master painting a masterpiece just to never see the light of day, until after he is gone and others find this treasure and start putting it to good use!!
i heard Hermes is famous for their 7-layered silk ties. I don't like their signature animal prints though.
Quote: Originally Posted by Fishball Luk-cha, Yes, I got the glue too! If they need it, I can also supply it. The best glue they used to use no longer available in HK, my friend have to 'smuggle" a can from China. You have to have license to import glue since the are classified as dangerous. No real shoe factory in HK, so no one import the best glue anymore. I supply my own upper (cordovan, US), insole (UK), outsole & heel (JR,...
i'm afraid super fine cotton tends to wear out too easily. If you sweat, it'll stick to your back and turn transparent so your skin will show through. Thicker cotton (and look at the weave) tends not to wrinkle so easily. I prefer thicker weaves, but it also depends on the climate./season and personal preference.
I think its arrogant for someone to think they look perfect, such that they need to tone it down a bit for others to make themselves feel even better. Theres imperfections in everyone.. my tailor told me my right arm is half an inch longer than my left..
it looks quite sporty to me- reason being i see sport shoes with a similar inner mesh lining. I think they work very well for smart casual / casual
found a page in Time magazine supplement: april style and design. Females probably pull off 'shoes without socks' very well, as shown by this Gucci Model. Edit: Bally. and its women's fashion. But it was just a point i was trying to make- females yes. Guys no.
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Its still unbelievable some of you guys can name the shoe C&J Aintree 337 just by looking at the picture. I only just learnt through reading the difference between a topcap and wingtip for the front of the shoe. Half brogueing and full brogueing. monks (leather clasps, no laces) venetians/loafers (i.e. banker's off duty shoes) derby - tongue made from same piece of leather as the front. oxfords
Quote: Originally Posted by mafoofan When I first started buying MTM years ago, I played around with all sorts of features that I didn't regularly see in RTW--the novelty of customization overshadowed good sense and I wound up with details I now hate. very good advice.. I tried sticking to the staple designs of notch lapel, 2 button suit, 3/4 on doctors cuff, 2 vents, tapered british suit. The basics. However, I'm just entering finance and...
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