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post #18301 of 28319
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Originally Posted by apack View Post

 

Most of what typical stores sell as cashmere is not what would classically have been called cashmere.  It is fiber from the same animal but not the underlayers that are really soft.  So "cheap priced cashmere sweater with decent quality" is really an oxymoron at the conventional retail level.  The cheap stuff is not real cashmere.  I mean, when places like Old Navy sell cashmere at ridiculously low prices then you should know it will not be the same quality material.

 

If you want to know what the material feels like then go to a few stores and compare fabrics at different price points.  Alternatively, get a cashmere scarf or a pair of gloves from a good maker and compare that against the department-store level cashmere.

 

If you really want a cheaper product that performs similarly to cashmere, then I recommend alpaca.  It has similar thermal performance to cashmere but is generally not quite as soft (still much nicer than wool though).  There is a lot of production from Peru and Bolvia so you can find it at quite reasonable prices.  There are makers selling hand-woven alpaca sweaters directly on ebay for $30-$50.

Hm, okay. I am looking at a Snow Lotus sweater, after recommendations from you,  on ebay for $100, and I am waiting for measurements. If the measurements are what I am looking for, I will buy it. 

post #18302 of 28319

Hi guys! 

I was wondering, do Clarks DB are consisting of a removable sole (or could i rip it off)? I'm using personally molded insoles and i wouldn't want it to be way too tight if i have to add it on top of the provided one... 

Also, if they are not, do Opening Ceremony's ones are? I clearly prefer Clarks, but you know, "gotta do what you gotta do"!

Good day to you gentlemen!

post #18303 of 28319
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Originally Posted by regularbloke View Post

Hey Guys,

Okay so I am thinking about getting this Tie set from Amedeo http://amedeoexclusive.com/featured/aqua-stripe-tie-set
But I wanted to check if anyone has ever tried them before and what your thought have been about them ?-- This would be my first time shopping with them (new customer).. 

I am thinking about pairing the tie (no cuff links or handkerchief) with a dark grey charcoal suit (slim fit, slim lapel, 2 button, double slit) and a classic white dress shirt.

I am also thinking about being bold on odd days and going without the tie and just the cuff links and hankerchief (in the breast pocket)  with a white french cuff shirt --- Thoughts???

Originally Posted by KObalto View Post


Hideous. And your tie, pocket square, and links should not match. Do not wear cuff links without a tie and jacket.

 

I don't get it... Are you saying the tie is hideous?

 

Also, why not have cuff links or hanky without a jacket?  This is one of my favourite looks http://s254.beta.photobucket.com/user/amp94596/media/61510Sunglasses_1725Web.jpg.html?filters%5bterm%5d=recent&filters%5bprimary%5d=images

post #18304 of 28319
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Originally Posted by clarksdb View Post


Thanks, all seemed good except shipping is $33 to Canada for $12 socks!


The STP dealflyer that just came out today has 30% off and 99 cent shipping with no minimum order.  Not sure if that shipping price is valid to Canada though.

post #18305 of 28319
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Originally Posted by regularbloke View Post

I don't get it... Are you saying the tie is hideous?

Also, why not have cuff links or hanky without a jacket?  This is one of my favourite looks http://s254.beta.photobucket.com/user/amp94596/media/61510Sunglasses_1725Web.jpg.html?filters%5bterm%5d=recent&filters%5bprimary%5d=images

You asked for opinions. I do not like the tie and do not like matched sets. Cuff links are fairly formal and meant to be worn with a suit. I'm not sure how you could wear a pocket square w/o a jacket. You should spend some time perusing the forum.
post #18306 of 28319
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Oh, I wasn't trying to be rude, just asking for clarification on what you meant. 

I do appreciate your feedback :)

post #18308 of 28319
Can anyone help with overcoat recommendations?

Criteria:
- $1K or less
- No synthetic materials
- Prefer camel, grey also acceptable
- Does not fit like tent

It appears my coats did not make the move with me, so I am starting from scratch.
post #18309 of 28319
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Originally Posted by Griffith View Post

Hi guys! 




I was wondering, do Clarks DB are consisting of a removable sole (or could i rip it off)? I'm using personally molded insoles and i wouldn't want it to be way too tight if i have to add it on top of the provided one... 




Also, if they are not, do Opening Ceremony's ones are? I clearly prefer Clarks, but you know, "gotta do what you gotta do"!




Good day to you gentlemen!

I have Clarks chukkas, basically same body as DB, The insoles is very thin so instead i bought a better insole and just put it in there and did not have to rip off the insoles that is included in the shoe. It will not be a problem just putting an insoles because CLARKS insoles are very thin and not supportive.
post #18310 of 28319
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Originally Posted by KObalto View Post

Cuff links are fairly formal and meant to be worn with a suit.

I agree with what you've been saying, but this statement is not true.
This might be the case for the US, but not everywhere in the world.
Cuff links arent that formal in Europe, especially not in the UK.
post #18311 of 28319

Bump :)

 

 

are these converse slim suitable for a 27 y/o's wardrobe?]

 

 

http://www.schuh.co.uk/mens-white-converse-slim-mono-ox/3401961070

 

 

As i mainly wear dark brown boat shoes for casual wear with jeans/chinos, casual shirts/sweaters, i want to get some footwear to replace my Adidas Stan Smith trainers - a classic plain white shoe

 

So was wondering what people think of the above converse slim trainers, for weekend/daytime casual wear (shops, cinema, restaurant, town shopping , friends, etc)  with denim jeans, chinos, cargos,and sweatpants,

 

they look quite versatile so could they be worn with a casual shirt, sweater/cardigan as well as a t-shirt & jacket?

 

- i just need a casual white shoe but not too sporty like trainers/sneakers are

 

also do they were a size big? e.g. im a size UK 8, so is size UK 9 more suitable?

 

thanks

post #18312 of 28319
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Originally Posted by Raoul Duke View Post

Can anyone help with overcoat recommendations?
Criteria:
- $1K or less
- No synthetic materials
- Prefer camel, grey also acceptable
- Does not fit like tent
It appears my coats did not make the move with me, so I am starting from scratch.

OConnells is nice stuff, but is pretty trad, so it's not going to be the slimmest fitting. However, your tailor should be able to nip in the waist a bit.
post #18313 of 28319
Does anyone know where I can find a brown suede belt for about 70 or less?
Can't find any in any department stores around here. (only have Dillards, Belk, and JCP) And the ones I see online are more than I want to spend.
I'm a size 34 or 36 btw
post #18314 of 28319
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Originally Posted by omgitswes View Post

Does anyone know where I can find a brown suede belt for about 70 or less?
Can't find any in any department stores around here. (only have Dillards, Belk, and JCP) And the ones I see online are more than I want to spend.
I'm a size 34 or 36 btw

http://www.nunescorrea.com/home?LangChange=EN

Email them directly about their belts; great values.
post #18315 of 28319

Hi, suit and tie experts!

 

700

 

Do you know if the tie on the left guy is wrong or somehow weird looking?

If so, why did the director made the tie so "weird"? And what does that tie to the left and right symbolize?

 

It's for my film and litterature school assignment.

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