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post #91 of 1354

is it gonna be a nepenthes only deal for the vans?

post #92 of 1354

Slightly off-topic but Needles SS14 lookbook is out.  Some cool stuff obviously.

 

 

 

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The complete lookbook:

http://nepenthes.co.jp/brands/2014ss/needles_mens.html

post #93 of 1354
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FYI

Today we received.

S4A0508 / Western Shirt / Black / White Gingham Check S > XL $205.00
S4A0857 / Chauncey Shirt / Navy Grey Madras Plaid XS > XL $180.00
S4D0529 / Baker Jacket / Navy / Green / Yellow Madras Plaid XS > XL $360.00
S4X09A6 / Silk / Linen Knit Tie / Navy Chevron $110.00


Additionally, we will be in NYC this week to select our FW 15 collections. Stay tuned on our Facebook Group Page as we will bring coverage of our journey.

Thanks!
post #94 of 1354
The Needles lookbook is astounding- honestly the best I've seen from them.
post #95 of 1354
I'd say its looking better than EG. Shame many stockists won't stock much of it.
post #96 of 1354
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Originally Posted by catchh View Post

I'd say its looking better than EG. Shame many stockists won't stock much of it.
Was going to say the same thing, just didn't want to start any fires. While I'm sure this season's EG will provide some lust-worthy pieces, the styling in this season's lookbook didn't grab me as much as they usually do. I think Needles wins this season for me.
post #97 of 1354
I could only find 5 stockists for Needles.
post #98 of 1354
I'm in agreement that the Needles lookbook is pretty great. EG spring/summer lately has been a pretty fun and playful take on things, which is cool, I admire a lot of the clothes and looks but they just aren't my thing. Their fall/winter lines are almost always more in fitting with my personal style and I tend to do most of my shopping then.

Really, only thing I've loved from this season so far is the herringbone workshirt which has a really nice feel and weight to the fabric I thought. Not yet sure but it may be may only EG purchase this season.

This Needles line looks great though, definitely fits my personal color palette and they always have some nice unique looks that still seem pretty easy to wear. I wish it was more readily available, the one Needles piece I have I picked up at Nepenthes on a recent trip and that was my first time experiencing the brand in person.
post #99 of 1354

Yeah the Needles lookbook is really nicely done.

 

They do fewer 'basics' - and the fit is often geared towards the Japanese market, so you can see why it doesn't get picked up or only in small amounts.  Its a shame though.  I'm hoping to track down a v-cardigan for SS14.  The Bureau had them in SS13 so one can hope!

 

^Also had not realized Trunk were stocking them now, might have to go check out that alpaca coat when I'm next in London...

post #100 of 1354
Love this look and the colours!

post #101 of 1354
Can anyone provide feedback on sizing for current season Fatigue Shorts.

I have the SS13 Fatigues Shorts in Medium which fit great, but this season seems a touch baggier/looser.

From The Bureau Belfast waist size recommendation:
S = 30–32”
M = 33–34”
L = 35–36”


Does the above seem accurate in terms of measurements?
post #102 of 1354
I think its because they got rid of the cinch which I don't get. I liked how you could use them to adjust between sizes.

Also here's more sizing for you: http://www.oipolloi.com/engineered-garments-fatigue-short-navy-lightweight-flat-twill
post #103 of 1354

is there an xs size or no? tbb and oipolloi as linked above only have s-xl, while indigoandcotton have xs as well.... http://indigoandcotton.com/engineered-garments-fatigue-short-flat-twill-navy/ i assume xs would be 30, but i don't see anywhere else that has an xs anyway

post #104 of 1354
Without the side cinch buttons, the sizing has thrown me off. I suppose there is the waist cord to adjust sizing further.

Smaller sized folk will struggle to find their size this season considering not all stores stock XS.
post #105 of 1354
same old song and dance (sadly)...
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