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post #121 of 133
Best:
TOJ MDR/Parka (didn't get to wear the parka until this year)
Silent Palouse Pants
Geller Field Shorts
RAF Pants
SNS Stark
Docs

Worst:
Light Blue N&F jeans, a couple other pairs that didn't fit.

Suede McNairy Bucks have yet to find their place but I got them a few weeks ago so we'll see.
post #122 of 133
I really like this thread, made A LOT of purchases this year (for me), so here goes:

GOOD
Black Fleece grey flannel suit
3Sixteen camel duffle coat
NDG rain shell
ToJ blacked out MDR
BoO madras BD
Sunspel tee
MOMA boots
J Crew Macalister boots (I know)
SNS BURGUNDY STARK BABY
Schneider scarf
Olch ties
W+H chinos
APC PS
TG belts

BAD
Cheap replacements of what I really wanted, ie Aldo boots instead of Trickers/Aldens
post #123 of 133
Best:

- Arc'teryx Veilance Field Jacket
- SNS Herning Marked cardi and Stark x 2
- Blk lamb TOJ CWU-45
- Baratza Vario grinder
- Filson small duffle
- Sinn 756 Diapal

Met expectations:

- Gant MB button down x 6 (best OTR yet)
- Alden CXL Roy boot
- CP Achilles low
- Filson 257

Worst:

- Bonobos chinos (um, yeah I know)
- MMM GATs (so underwhelming at anywhere near retail)
- Momotaro 0201 (nice fit until I washed them, shrank like 3 sizes)
- Filson Pullman (probably a good suitcase, but I have never used it)
post #124 of 133
I think stark is prolly the most lovable purchase of the year
post #125 of 133
best-
ysl brown shearling bomber
ysl black leather bomber
mh cashmere shawl cardigan
corvette inverallan (possibly haven't opened it up yet)
gyakusou shit
audio technica speaker for iphone thanks drew
c&b wine and champagne glasses (fucking nice and dirt cheap)
aristocrat humidor

worst-
trickers that keep not fitting
post #126 of 133
Quote:
Originally Posted by jet View Post

best-
ysl brown shearling bomber
ysl black leather bomber

mh cashmere shawl cardigan
corvette inverallan (possibly haven't opened it up yet)
gyakusou shit
audio technica speaker for iphone thanks drew
c&b wine and champagne glasses (fucking nice and dirt cheap)
aristocrat humidor
worst-
trickers that keep not fitting

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post #127 of 133
Quote:
Originally Posted by jet View Post

best-
ysl brown shearling bomber
ysl black leather bomber

mh cashmere shawl cardigan
corvette inverallan (possibly haven't opened it up yet)
gyakusou shit
audio technica speaker for iphone thanks drew
c&b wine and champagne glasses (fucking nice and dirt cheap)
aristocrat humidor
worst-
trickers that keep not fitting

You're an idiot, I have an APC shearling and it doesn't even see daylight in this LA weather. I can't fathom a justifiable reason for purchasing those with this weather. Your loss anyway foo.gif
post #128 of 133
maybe he travels?
maybe he balls?
post #129 of 133
BEST:
Isaora - 3-L Straight Shell Jacket
Crocket & Jones for Ralph Lauren - Lindrick Boots Brown Shell Cordovan
Alden - Ravello Medallion Captoe Bluchers
SExDBxSxS12
RRL Selvage Officer Chinos
Barbour x Tokito Bicycle Jacket

DECENT:
Canada Goose - Chateau in Black
Engineered Garments - Brookline Charcoal Quilted Jacket (not wearing it much)

BAD:
Rag & Bone Chambray Shorts (got for cheap but shrank)
Dayton Service Boots (turned out fine but waited 3+ months past due date/9+ months total)
post #130 of 133
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grizzlybear View Post

You're an idiot, I have an APC shearling and it doesn't even see daylight in this LA weather. I can't fathom a justifiable reason for purchasing those with this weather. Your loss anyway foo.gif
Shut up.
It's YSL.
post #131 of 133
Quote:
Originally Posted by brad-t View Post

maybe he travels?
maybe he balls?

I extensively read his posts about him only ever needing "a chunky knit" ..........
so your statement is invalid.
post #132 of 133
Best:
Ervell Norwegian cardigan
Raf Coat/Blazer from AW08
Fiorentini + Baker 745
Viridi Anne Cardigan
Drkshdw Detroits
Geller Manfred Sweater

Good:
R&B blazer
BoO buttondowns
APC rain parka (serves its purpose)
Other more basic stuff

Worst:
Thought damn hard about all of my purchases and didn't really end up with any regrets. satisfied.gif
Edited by bwahahahaha - 1/19/12 at 10:54pm
post #133 of 133
Best:
This coat from Dior Homme AW06.
219

Worst:
Individual Sentiments Sweater. Amazing quality and construction, but just fit bad.
450
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