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Quote: Originally Posted by shoeme I will be in London on Sunday. I realize that most of Jermyn St. will be closed then, but can the locals tell me if any of those shops will be open? Are there are other shops/department stores open on Sunday worth a look for shoes and shirts. Unfortunately John Rushton is closed. Thanks for any tips. The 'chain' stores like Tyrwhitt, Pink and Lewin are open on a Sunday. From memory, none of the...
Budd is presently having a sale, and have some lovely accessories (silk scarves, cashmere-lined pigskin gloves etc) at very reasonable prices.
Good BIN on some slightly odd white Cheaney wingtips; Cheaney
Quote: Originally Posted by Leather man EG decided to put prices up significantly for sale shoes last winter - had discussion with them about and was assured I wasn't imagining it - policy from the directors apparently. So now price differential between sale and full price is not very much. £460 vs £565 Was told UK customers were very unhappy but other European customers thought £460 was a steal - due to weak pound. Which was all...
An absolute bargain - my understanding is Pickett is / was made by Papworth.
Ettinger card wallets for a reasonable price. Seller has larger wallets as well, plus Charvet ties; Ettinger
Nice 1922 sterling silver desk set
I do a lot of thrifting - my initial sorting of items is done on the basis of brand / quality of the items, and then I work out whether the good quality stuff will fit. The price difference between middling and top quality items is not sufficient to make it worthwhile picking up the middling quality stuff unless the fit really is superb.
Nice SAB wallet - http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...m=180478723736 Fantastic black Crocodile case - http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...m=320498896714 This seller has lots of T&A ties, £27 BIN with the current exchange rate seems a fair price - http://clothes.shop.ebay.co.uk/Mens-...=p3911.c0.m282 Nice set of diamond and gold Asprey vintage cufflinks - http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...m=150421855479
1. suit - £250 2. shirt - £30 3. pair of pants - £50 4. pair of shoes/boots - £180 5. pair of socks - £8 6. coat - £200 7. tie - £30 8. square - £5 9. odd jacket - £145 10. watch - £900 11. pair of cufflinks - £100 12. belt - £30 Looking at that, I realise quite how much stuff I buy on sale / from thrifting. Even in those figures I have owned Kiton, Brioni, RLPL, John Lobb, Edward Green etc.
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