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What do you own from DUNHILL?

post #1 of 42
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This brand is too expensive (but during sales you can find some good bargains). So I picked up = 1) 1 pair of lamb/cashmere gloves (50%) = VERY NICE 2) 1 grey knitted cashmere scarf (53%) = VERY NICE 3) 1 navy woven cashmere scarf (60%) = NICE 4) 8 pairs of cufflinks (around 50% for most of them) = NICE 5) 1 belt + 2 buckles (40%+80%) = NICE 6) 1 beige turtle neck cashmere jumper (75%) = VERY NICE 7) 1 blue turtle neck cashmere jumper (75%) = NICE 8) 1 small leather travel bag (65%) = Good but heavy And you? What were your discounts?
post #2 of 42
Dunhill "popper cufflinks" in sterling and enamel. I am a collector of this type of American snap cufflinks from the 1920's. Dunhill was the first contemporary company to have produced replicas of these types of cufflinks. I heard about them from fellow cufflink collectors and flipped out. I paid full retail ($295) for a pair. Ends up they didn't sell well and were quickly discontinued. They show up on Ebay now and can be easiliy found for $40 or less. No pride in overpaying.......................sob
post #3 of 42
A PoW or glen plaid (can't remember) super 100s soft worsted jacket, 3 roll 2 button, full canvas, made in Italy - $10 (thrift shop) very nice. Dunhill gold 'unique' lighter. - $0 (gift) also very nice. I like Dunhill's stuff, just don't find much of it.
post #4 of 42
Is this your label of the moment? What happened to Turnbull & Asser? Or was it Hilditch & Key?
post #5 of 42
Nothing. When their Heritage Store goes out of business, as it certainly will, I will be there to mop up. For the moment, their shirts and ties as sold in the were not the equal of Hilditch; now that Richard James is "consulting" on their shirts, ties and tailoring I _may_ have a look. He's definitely too into the Persuaders though. Otherwise Dunhill has only stood out to me as a wannabe but not quite ueberpremium (sic) brand, expertly copied for its logo. Reversible belts with the d logo, you know the type. They _do_ make some gorgeous stuff. They only have one store in the US now and there's nothing I need or want enough from there to pay full retail. I don't like most of their cufflinks for the toggle backs. I think that breaks some rule that Manton would defend. I certainly would.
post #6 of 42
Poulsen Skone for Dunhill chocolate brown suede monkstraps at 70% off. And a tie at full retail. Very happy with both items.
post #7 of 42
double-breasted midnight blue tuxedo - gorgeous
post #8 of 42
Navy 120s blazer (SB) made by Zegna. Not bad at all, but I'm probably resentful that I paid the excessive full price. Wallet and credit card case-nicely made with good leather, in Italy. Don't see the Dunhill name as anything that distinctive-except I remember that the little gold lighter (lost many years ago) and the pipes with the white dots (remember my straight grain) were special.
post #9 of 42
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Dunhill "popper cufflinks" in sterling and enamel. I am a collector of this type of American snap cufflinks from the 1920's. Dunhill was the first contemporary company to have produced replicas of these types of cufflinks. I heard about them from fellow cufflink collectors and flipped out. I paid full retail ($295) for a pair. Ends up they didn't sell well and were quickly discontinued. They show up on Ebay now and can be easiliy found for $40 or less. No pride in overpaying.......................sob
Have you got a pic of them? What is "popper" ?
post #10 of 42
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Is this your label of the moment? What happened to Turnbull & Asser? Or was it Hilditch & Key?
Not of the moment. I picked up my first cufflinks at 60 euros 4 years ago. I just found some good discount these sales (2 scarves+2 jumpers) so this brand was in my head these days. I was been obsessed by H&K 6 months ago but now I have got 33 H&K. This is enough.
post #11 of 42
One candy striped dress shirt with cutaway collar and two ties
post #12 of 42
A cigarette case that I bought 15 or 20 years ago. a sterling silver unique lighter. tobacco pouch, blk leather
post #13 of 42
I have a black 6 on 1 double breasted tuxedo and a grayish herringbone/tweed type blazer with red and navy windowpanes. Both of them are great pieces. The latter I got during StyleStudent's Christmas giveaway, so if there's anything special I'm missing I'm sure he would know better than I.
post #14 of 42
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US = only 1 shop in NYC ....... France = only Paris = 1 shop + 1 small corner at Gallery Lafayette + 1 small corner at Old England + 1 outlet (not pointed out on their website....) UK = 1 shop + 2/3 small corners in departement stores + 1 outlet shop Japan = more than 20 shops.................. They are only alive because of Japan.
post #15 of 42
I have their new cologne, I like it a lot. My Dad has a few of their turtlenecks and they are beautiful. And yes, the company was rescused from financial disaster by the Japanese obession for brand name luxury goods. A.
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