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post #1 of 30
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1) A grey 100% knitted cashmere scarf from Dunhill at 117 euros (60% off) 2) A navy 100% woven cashmere from Dunhill at 117.5 euros (50% off) 3) A grey suit with very thin stripes you can only see if you don't look at the fabrics from more than 50cm, 3 buttons, single breasted. Full convas suit and working buttonhole (made to measure ) from Faconnable at around 500 euros (free tailoring and 50% off) 4) A navy suit with red and tan stripes, 2 buttons (my first one), single breasted. Full convas suit and working buttonhole (made to measure ) from Faconnable at around 500 euros (free tailoring and 50% off) 5) A dark grey 100% cashmere scarf from H&K at £40.5 (I do not know the original price but in Paris the price is 225 euros...) 6) An H&K shirt, blue stripes at £40.5 (50% off) Good sales for me. And you?
post #2 of 30
A heavy wool country style sports jacket in a basic brown with a darkish pink overcheck from Daks for £140 down from £295. A check shirt from Cordings, £35- half price. 3 shirts from H&H, £33 each. 2 pocket squares from Budd, £25 for both-half price. (The bloke who works there is a really nice guy, he even stopped in the street a few days later when he saw me to say hello) A pink knitted tie from Hackett £18 down from around £35. 2 shirts from Ede and Ravenscroft, one for £35 and my favourite one at £19.50, both reduced from around £65. Also a tie at half price. A shirt from Clarke and Dawe at half price, and the same from Smyth and Gibson. A pocket square, lots of silk knots, handkerchiefs, a book and plenty of toe and heel socks from TM Lewin's all at half price. A badger shaving brush from Taylor's at half price, along with some shaving cream heavily reduced. Some West Indian Lime cologne and a shaving bowl from Trumpers, however I cannot remember what discount was offered. A replacement for my worn out Corps tie from Benson and Clegg, with 10% off.
post #3 of 30
Much more modest sale gleanings for me: Drake's tie, marked down from $85 to $17 Robert Talbott salmon pocket square, $5 (originally ~$25-$30) Those are the items I purchased at an actual retail store in actual post-Christmas sales. That doesn't include recent ebay and thrift purchases: 2 H&K shirts, Oxxford suit, J Press sports coat, Breuer tie, etc.
post #4 of 30
Jaeger brown three piece suit (90% wool, 10% cashmere) £250, down from 475. Hackett 'Ashurst' jacket £175, down from £350. See here: http://www.hackett.co.uk/1099.html It's a 40 and I'm a 38. Annoyingly Selfridges has the 38, but it was £20 more and felt too tight around the chest (and was still long in the cuff). Five cotton handkerchiefs from T.M. Lewin - £2.50 each, down from £5 each. Seem a bit big to be pocket squares. That Bernard Roetzler book 'Gentleman something something' a tenner from T.M. Lewin (thanks to Styleforum for the heads up). Have my eye on a Boateng overcoat that's been dropping in price...
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Hackett 'Ashurst' jacket £175, down from £350. See here: http://www.hackett.co.uk/1099.html It's a 40 and I'm a 38.  Annoyingly Selfridges has the 38, but it was £20 more and felt too tight around the chest (and was still long in the cuff).
Nice jacket. I like the ensemble they have put together, too. Sizing across different brands, or even across different models of the same brand, is going to be different. As long as it fits it doesn't matter what the number is.
post #6 of 30
So far; All RLPL: Tan Long-Sleeve 3-button Polo, 100% cashmere, $595 retail, paid $118.50 (80% off) Gray Sweater in 70% Wool / 20% Silk / 10% Cashmere, $395 retail, paid $118.50 (70% off) Black Sweater in 70% Wool / 20% Silk / 10% Cashmere, $395 retail, paid $118.50 (70% off) Tan Sweater in 70% Wool / 20% Silk / 10% Cashmere, $395 retail, paid $118.50 (70% off) Gray Long-Sleeve 3-button Polo, 100% cashmere, $595 retail, paid $118.50 (80% off) So, I paid $592.50 for $2375 worth of merchandise, overall not a bad deal. Although I tried the gray sweater on yesterday and one armhole is a lot higher than the other, so it's going back to the store, oh, well. Jon.
post #7 of 30
1 pair of Belvest flat front trousers in a light weight charcoal herringbone wool -- $212 (50% off) 1 pair of Belvest flat front trousers in a mid-weight dark grey flannel with very subtle dark blue chalkstripes -- $180 (60% off) 1 lightweight broadcloth cotton button-up casual shirt in indigo by Age -- $85 (50% off) 1 Ralph Lauren Collection Philip shirt in a lavender and dark blue narrow pinstripe -- $59 (55% off) 1 pair PDC 2-year LTD -- $90 (50% off) Brooks Brothers half-zip merino sweater in green -- $24 (75% off). RLPL Navy Blue cotton mock neck cardigan zip up (love this piece.) -- $50 on Ebay (80% off).
post #8 of 30
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RLPL Navy Blue cotton mock neck cardigan zip up (love this piece.) -- $50 on Ebay (80% off).
Is it thickly knitted, with contrasting thicker and thinner areas? Jon.
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That Bernard Roetzler book 'Gentleman something something' a tenner from T.M. Lewin (thanks to Styleforum for the heads up).
17 years in the Army and Police have made me appreciate that whenever any credit is being given out, then any self respecting young(ish) thrusting go-getter will try immediately to ensure some or all of it is diverted to him, regardless of his involvement and highlight the fact as widely as possible. I shall however in this case feel no shame in saying you are welcome.
post #10 of 30
No, it's just a plain smooth knit. Sort of like a very, very high quality sweatshirt. But it's close fitting, and the fabric is beautiful. I've taken to wearing it with jeans and even to work with flannel trousers with a dress shirt underneath -- it gets very chilly in my office, and it is much more practical and comfortable than a sweater or sportcoat. It's one of those versatile pieces that seems to work with just about everything.
post #11 of 30
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No, it's just a plain smooth knit. Sort of like a very, very high quality sweatshirt. But it's close fitting, and the fabric is beautiful. I've taken to wearing it with jeans and even to work with flannel trousers with a dress shirt underneath -- it gets very chilly in my office, and it is much more practical and comfortable than a sweater or sportcoat. It's one of those versatile pieces that seems to work with just about everything.
Oh, ok, I know which one you are talking about. I should have bought one of those when they went on sale ion the summer. I'll just have to wait for this summers sale. I purchased two RLPL (in royal blue and white) full zip hoodies in cotton terry cloth instead of the sweatshirts last year...I'm regretting that decision (although they were like 65% off). Jon.
post #12 of 30
Just ordered the country brogues (Loake 1880 Chesters?) in the latest Charles Tyrwhitt sale, as they are only £67.50.
post #13 of 30
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That Bernard Roetzler book 'Gentleman something something' a tenner from T.M. Lewin (thanks to Styleforum for the heads up).
17 years in the Army and Police have made me appreciate that whenever any credit is being given out, then any self respecting young(ish) thrusting go-getter will try immediately to ensure some or all of it is diverted to him, regardless of his involvement and highlight the fact as widely as possible. I shall however in this case feel no shame in saying you are welcome.
Ahh, it was you. Well thanks; it was a good buy and I was excited when I got it. The book is a little odd in places. It's sometimes bizzarely deferential to things stereotypically English, almost to the point of parody or perhaps naivete. The most amusing bit I've read so far is Roetzler's description of a Barbour: "When you purchase a Barbour, you are not only acquiring a rainproof jacket: above all you are buying your share of an international lifestyle. As soon as you put it on, you're part of it - the word of those who have style, money and success" I admit that when I was younger I associated barbours with posh people. However even then - and much more so now - its reputation for being well made was more important to me. That's really the most important thing of all. For anyone that's interested T.M. Lewin have also got copies of the book in their Oxford street store: http://tinyurl.com/6ksr8 . I don't know if the book is stocked at any of their other shops. I suppose it is. It's certainly worth £10 and, comedy value aside, is a useful complement to the Flusser books I have.
post #14 of 30
Doesn't he go on to say you could just about wear said Barbour instead of a dinner jacket? Indeed a very odd bit of writing.
post #15 of 30
1. Ferragamo driving mocs for about $125 from the Ferragamo outlet 2. A pair of reddish-brown monk straps at same store for $240. 3. A summer tan glen plaid Canali suit at Sak's Off 5th for $460 -- a bit high compared to Ebay prices, but a nice price for a good suit that you can try on in the store and see how it fits. I'm still kicking myself for missing the Ferragamo outlet sale over Xmas -- Buy 3 pairs and get all of them for $150. I could have picked up that other pair of black monk straps I wanted.
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