How to fix a shirt with an awful collar, or a floppy collar, or a yellow one, or a collar that is too short, too long, or just too dated:
Step 1: Cut off the fucking collar.
Enjoy your new band-collar shirt.
So what is the exact deal with those old school ties that are like very thin and small, but not "skinny ties", exactly....anyone know what I mean? (I coulda been had a lot of tiny vintage Brooks and Zegna, but just didn't know the scoop).
Found me some nice Hermes instead.
Second is better, but you might want to hold off for a leather-sleeved version, of which there are many, floating, numerous. Google should still bring up a good cross-section. (Now is unfortunately not the right time to grab one on sale -- that would be January, I'd think).
Wool flat front Lands End pants, size 34. Nice and mint. Straight leg/not skinny. Will trade for something, otherwise, will be forced to hack down to shorts.
Billy Reid pants, wool, 34, predominately dark green-ish brown-ish, trad fit, mint and full of win. Same.
Are these jackets actually 'rebuilt', or did someone just fray the edges? Some of these just look like they took a cheese grater to the thrift store.The military coats, by contrast, looked really good and Frankenstein-ish; you could see the separate pieces coming together to form a new whole...I'm just not seeing that here.
Sell your spot to 300 hopefuls. Move to the third world. Use the money to open a restaurant. Taunt the naive with infrequent 'updates'.Bonus points: invent an avuncular 'factory manager', then use him to obfuscate whatever needs obfuscating.