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post #22471 of 102784
Was gonna pick up a Burberry suit made of denimish material, pretty interesting but felt a size too big so I left it there. mad.gif
post #22472 of 102784
So I go into a TJ Maxx today and after passing on some Robert Graham shirts and a very nice PRL multicolor madras-y shirt with a blue striped oxford collar (sounds busy -- and it was -- but cool)...I ran into this lady, as Springsteen said in "Glory Days," she was walkin' in, I was walkin' out...

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...and I double-take, she looks at me oddly, and I say "I'm sorry, don't I know you form somewhere?"

She says "I'm Kelly Ayotte, I represent you in Washington in the Senate."

"Oh yeah," I said, shaking her hand. "Sorry, I'm on the other side, but it's nice to meet you."
post #22473 of 102784
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Originally Posted by hmmurdock View Post

If it's nice have it cut down. Most experienced cobblers should be able to do that no problem and shouldn't cost too much.

I actually read that on here a few days ago. I'm considering it, just have to find a guy. Thanks!
post #22474 of 102784
Interesting find, never knew they even made suits.
Ike Behar, navy flannel w/ purple chalk stripe
Made in Canada?
Brand new W/O Tags
40 R

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Not even sure how to sport purple, never been a huge fan of the color personally.
post #22475 of 102784
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Originally Posted by Cedric View Post

Interesting find, never knew they even made suits.
Ike Behar, navy flannel w/ purple chalk stripe
Made in Canada?
Brand new W/O Tags
40 R

HOLY SHIT I love that are you selling it? Dibs pending deets!
post #22476 of 102784
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Originally Posted by SpooPoker View Post

HOLY SHIT I love that are you selling it? Dibs pending deets!

Are you being sarcastic?
Either way, I am not sure whether i will sell it or not, id like to find out more about it.
Not even sure how much its worth.
post #22477 of 102784
Found this 40R D&G that's in really nice shape. Kind of a funky looking suit but figured it would fetch something on ebay.

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post #22478 of 102784
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Originally Posted by Cedric View Post

Are you being sarcastic?
Either way, I am not sure whether i will sell it or not, id like to find out more about it.
Not even sure how much its worth.

Im dead serious.

Ike Behar is really more well known for ties and shirts, most usually clogging up NMLCs across America. The suiting, while I have no idea who makes it, is probably mid-range at best in terms of quality. However, that looks like me all day long and I don't care. biggrin.gif

Whats the button/vent/pleat situation? And the sleeve length? These answers will either put me out of my misery, or pelt you with PMs. lol8[1].gif
post #22479 of 102784
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Originally Posted by SpooPoker View Post

Im dead serious.
Ike Behar is really more well known for ties and shirts, most usually clogging up NMLCs across America. The suiting, while I have no idea who makes it, is probably mid-range at best in terms of quality. However, that looks like me all day long and I don't care. biggrin.gif
Whats the button/vent/pleat situation? And the sleeve length? These answers will either put me out of my misery, or pelt you with PMs. lol8[1].gif

LOL
3 buttons
center vent
Single pleat
Measurements - Sleeves L from shoulder seam 24 in , Jacket length 31, armpit to armpit 19
Pants L 40 in, W 32, 2" Cuff with 2 more in to let out.
Upon further inspection, i am 95% confident it has never been worn, maybe tried on.

More pics from my crappy Blackberry
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post #22480 of 102784
It is a kick ass suit! I hope to see you wearing it soon spoo
post #22481 of 102784
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Originally Posted by Cedric View Post

LOL
3 buttons
not my preference, but I could live with a 3/2
center vent
same as above
Single pleat
same as above
Measurements -
Sleeves L from shoulder seam 24 in ,
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Jacket length 31,
armpit to armpit 19
Pants L 40 in,
W 32,
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2" Cuff with 2 more in to let out.
Upon further inspection, i am 95% confident it has never been worn, maybe tried on.
More pics from my crappy Blackberry
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post #22482 of 102784
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Originally Posted by Achilles_ View Post

It is a kick ass suit! I hope to see you wearing it soon spoo

I agree, it looks nice in an elegantly loud way if that makes sense. If it fits him, he does not mind a single vent (a buttcrack in the jacket lol8[1].gif), and he can get it for a pinch, it would be a helluva nice score. I dont get all the dislike for IKE BEHAR as a brand though, they can go quite loud and fashiony and I like this aspect more than the apparent lack of quality.
post #22483 of 102784
BTW, made in Canada is probably Samuelsohn.
post #22484 of 102784
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Originally Posted by SpooPoker View Post

BTW, made in Canada is probably Samuelsohn.

Wouldnt be surprised.
Plenty of those 'round these parts, never cared to visit their HQ, they are 10mns drive away from my Apt. I should maybe go and report one day for the whole board.
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I agree, it looks nice in an elegantly loud way if that makes sense. If it fits him, he does not mind a single vent (a buttcrack in the jacket lol8[1].gif), and he can get it for a pinch, it would be a helluva nice score. I dont get all the dislike for IKE BEHAR as a brand though, they can go quite loud and fashiony and I like this aspect more than the apparent lack of quality.

I meant double vent.
Maybe its just Canadian thing, but they call double , "center vent" around here.
post #22485 of 102784

Greg, what Marshalls were you hitting? The ones in Roswell (near my job) are terrible.

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