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post #37621 of 138728

Ughhhh, I wish those were my size.  confused.gif.  I NEED those boots. 

 

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Originally Posted by Nataku View Post



Giorgio Armany brown boots. Recent. Euro 44. Looks to have been worn only a handful of times. Available.
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Also grabbed a cool Robert Graham white tonal paisley shirt with a crown embroidery for the bay.
post #37622 of 138728

Found a BB Made in Italy Linen/Silk/Wool blend SC in tan, sized 41 if anyone is interested.

 

Mini-thrift fit pic:

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Coat - No name green coat from a store in TN

Shirt - Barba Napoli

Tie - Massimo Bizzocchi

Pants - BB

Belt - Trafalgar

Shoes - Church's

Pocket Square - No name made in Italy

 

All thrifted except for the olive socks (STP)

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The wife looked at the LR4 when looking for an SUV. I loved it but she wanted something a little less rugged. Oh well.....Have fun!
+1
I'm a huge fan of Arctyrex, Patagonia, Mammut, etc. I'm even a big fan of Lululemon. Great stuff! The fabrics are amazing and if you can get them on discount at REI or in their brick and mortar shops, it's a great deal if you don't want to wait around for them to pop up in your local thrift shop.
Uh oh.....
I'll get my meager find in for today before the wave hits:
Giorgio Armany brown boots. Recent. Euro 44. Looks to have been worn only a handful of times. Available.
Yeah, I had an Arcteryx jacket while I was living in Michigan, that thing was THE SHIT! Got shitfaced new years and left it somewhere :(. I would like to get another some day soon, although I don't envision many popping up in Arkansas. You have any in stock Nataku? 
 
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Originally Posted by ATLjon View Post


Damnit. At least let me savor my vintage Turnbull for a second.

Ditto the Burberry...
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Originally Posted by Nataku View Post

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The wife looked at the LR4 when looking for an SUV. I loved it but she wanted something a little less rugged. Oh well.....Have fun!
+1
I'm a huge fan of Arctyrex, Patagonia, Mammut, etc. I'm even a big fan of Lululemon. Great stuff! The fabrics are amazing and if you can get them on discount at REI or in their brick and mortar shops, it's a great deal if you don't want to wait around for them to pop up in your local thrift shop.
Uh oh.....
I'll get my meager find in for today before the wave hits:
Giorgio Armany brown boots. Recent. Euro 44. Looks to have been worn only a handful of times. Available.
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Also grabbed a cool Robert Graham white tonal paisley shirt with a crown embroidery for the bay.


God damnit. How do all the damn good shoes come in a size bigger or under than mine? A 44 is like a 10.5 right? Do Europeans not have a size between 9 and 10.5 damnit!?

Here's hoping DM has something for me in his next post.
post #37626 of 138728
44 should be closer to an 11 I believe.
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I'd give cptjeff 1st dibs if he wants them. I have a very similar pair (not longwings though) BUT if he passes let me know IMG

I have a very similar pair (same longwing pattern, though their lower grade) in roughly the same color, though not pebble grain, so I'm probably gonna pass. Sorely tempting though, if those were in a dark brown or black... I suppose they could be dyed...

By the way, the price on the Oxxford linked in my sig is a complete shot in the dark, so if anyone wants it, throw a number my way. I try to price stuff to the market, but as long as a make something back I'm good.

I also found a modern cut 36S on that trip, though that's a Botany 500, which is apparently a MW brand these days. Bought it anyway (for myself), it's a nice color. If I remember to take a picture, I'll be in a suit wednesday, and probably that one. A couple ties too.

 

Always nice when you pick up impossible to find 36S stuff in your size!!! I have yet to hit that pot of gold, even for something like Botany 500 censored.gif

 

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On a better note, Anyone know a fella who wears 52L ? I picked up a nice BB Silver Label Camelhair SC - Beige w/ Pink Windowpane today. Thought it might work for the engineer here at work, but it was a bit too large in the chest.

Got that wrong...It's tagged 50L but measures like a 50R

100% Camelhair, Beige with Peach windowpane.

 

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Check the maker tag...might be even better then you think. That is quality BB!

post #37628 of 138728
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Originally Posted by Brianpore View Post

Always nice when you pick up impossible to find 36S stuff in your size!!! I have yet to hit that pot of gold, even for something like Botany 500 censored.gif


Check the maker tag...might be even better then you think. That is quality BB!

+1, found one like that made by St. Andrews.
post #37629 of 138728
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Originally Posted by Brianpore View Post

 

Always nice when you pick up impossible to find 36S stuff in your size!!! I have yet to hit that pot of gold, even for something like Botany 500 censored.gif

 

 

Check the maker tag...might be even better then you think. That is quality BB!

Brooks Silver Camel (10).JPG

 

BTW cptjeff picked up the Florsheims after all. Nice of you to give him first dibs.

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Is anyone else having trouble with the spoilers??? For the last week or two, every time I try to make one it puts it at the top of the post and then I can't move it.

post #37631 of 138728

to make a long, epic, story short, there will be no pictures tonight.

 

the long, epic, story:

 

This morning I picked up 5 Brioni blazers, and an RLPL suit.  I was content to end my thrifting day there.

 

I had some free time about an hour ago, and stopped by one of my stores.  I just bought exactly 100 shirts.  Over 90 of them are Turnbull & Asser.  The rest are a mixture of Hilditch & Key, Fray, and who knows.  All of them were freshly dry cleaned.

 

I rushed to my temporary abode.  My plan was to take pictures with my phone, then come to the cafe that I am currently at to post the pictures.  Unfortunately, they were painting with some spray thing...  I made two trips to haul all of these shirts up to my room, and nearly died.  I knew my air was running out, so I pulled out my phone, and snapped pictures of the bags, and a few labels.  Unfortunately, in my hurry I forgot my phone charger.

 

Tally of the haul:

5 Brioni Blazers

1 RLPL Suit

90+ Turnbull & Asser Shirts

10 unknown shirts

post #37632 of 138728

PICS OR GTFO.

 

 

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Originally Posted by darkmatter7 View Post

to make a long, epic, story short, there will be no pictures tonight.

 

the long, epic, story:

 

This morning I picked up 5 Brioni blazers, and an RLPL suit.  I was content to end my thrifting day there.

 

I had some free time about an hour ago, and stopped by one of my stores.  I just bought exactly 100 shirts.  Over 90 of them are Turnbull & Asser.  The rest are a mixture of Hilditch & Key, Fray, and who knows.  All of them were freshly dry cleaned.

 

I rushed to my temporary abode.  My plan was to take pictures with my phone, then come to the cafe that I am currently at to post the pictures.  Unfortunately, they were painting with some spray thing...  I made two trips to haul all of these shirts up to my room, and nearly died.  I knew my air was running out, so I pulled out my phone, and snapped pictures of the bags, and a few labels.  Unfortunately, in my hurry I forgot my phone charger.

 

Tally of the haul:

5 Brioni Blazers

1 RLPL Suit

90+ Turnbull & Asser Shirts

10 unknown shirts

post #37633 of 138728
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Originally Posted by darkmatter7 View Post

to make a long, epic, story short, there will be no pictures tonight.

 

 

Tally of the haul:

5 Brioni Blazers

1 RLPL Suit

90+ Turnbull & Asser Shirts

10 unknown shirts

 THIS DOES NOT COMPUTE!!!!!puzzled.gif

post #37634 of 138728
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Originally Posted by darkmatter7 View Post

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to make a long, epic, story short, there will be no pictures tonight.

the long, epic, story:

This morning I picked up 5 Brioni blazers, and an RLPL suit.  I was content to end my thrifting day there.

I had some free time about an hour ago, and stopped by one of my stores.  I just bought exactly 100 shirts.  Over 90 of them are Turnbull & Asser.  The rest are a mixture of Hilditch & Key, Fray, and who knows.  All of them were freshly dry cleaned.

I rushed to my temporary abode.  My plan was to take pictures with my phone, then come to the cafe that I am currently at to post the pictures.  Unfortunately, they were painting with some spray thing...  I made two trips to haul all of these shirts up to my room, and nearly died.  I
knew my air was running out, so I pulled out my phone, and snapped pictures of the bags, and a few labels.  Unfortunately, in my hurry I forgot my phone charger.

Tally of the haul:
5 Brioni Blazers
1 RLPL Suit
90+ Turnbull & Asser Shirts
10 unknown shirts

These posts are meaningless without pics for bragging, and if you want to make them available to us - if that ever happened in reasonable terms- then meaningless without pics or sizes. I know you are very young and all but this is getting to be tiresome.
post #37635 of 138728
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Originally Posted by Jpmorris View Post

Yeah, I had an Arcteryx jacket while I was living in Michigan, that thing was THE SHIT! Got shitfaced new years and left it somewhere frown.gif. I would like to get another some day soon, although I don't envision many popping up in Arkansas. You have any in stock Nataku?

Owch! Sadly I've only found one Arctyrex jacket ever. It was a basically unworn black Theta jacket in my size. I found it in 2006 and it was maybe a year old then so it was the Made in Canada stuff (I think they make in China now but it's still very well made). Still have it to this day and don't think I'll ever sell it as it's one of my favorite pieces out outerwear. If I ever get lucky enough to find another, I'll keep you in mind.
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Originally Posted by hyakku View Post

God damnit. How do all the damn good shoes come in a size bigger or under than mine? A 44 is like a 10.5 right? Do Europeans not have a size between 9 and 10.5 damnit!?

+1 on VSLI's comment - they are closer to an 11.
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