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post #46726 of 109265
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Originally Posted by Samuel Smith View Post

scholars - figured someone here might be able to help me on this quest.

 

I have been eye ballin' this awesome BB jacket for some time now waiting for the overprice store to slash the price tag.  well, they finally did but the pants were no where to be found.  The jacket fit me perfectly and had ticket-pocket + surgeons cuffs (two things that i was really ISO). So now I need to figure out how to track down the correct color and fabric pants to re-unite with this orphan. Got any idea on that tag ? or the red lining? need some bait to narrow my search field.

 

 

Suit Deetails (Click to show)

 

 

 

 

 

 

TL;DR - got any information on this lining / tag that would help my search for a pair of pants.

 

 

My suggestion would be not to attempt to do this. Even if you find the right fabric pants if they've been cleaned more / less times they won't look like they match. Just move on and hope the thrift river brings something else your way. 

post #46727 of 109265

Sorry Spoo, no pics this time around. If I find myself out there again soon, I'll see what I can do.

 

Can't afford a pair of Alden Kudu boots yet, so I snagged these To Boots in the meantime for $49. (who makes their Italian made stuff?).

 

Notice the laces are actually mismatched and aren't the actual laces that came with the boots, because they only came with 1 lace. Anyone know a good source for non-waxed round cotton olive/brown laces in 41 inch length? haha

post #46728 of 109265
If anybody's sitting on a very nice formal shirt in 16x36, I'm looking. I definitely want a turndown collar, and would love a bib or plain front, rather than pleats. But I'm open on the last.
post #46729 of 109265
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Originally Posted by grendel View Post


My suggestion would be not to attempt to do this. Even if you find the right fabric pants if they've been cleaned more / less times they won't look like they match. Just move on and hope the thrift river brings something else your way. 

All good. Rock this with some indigo jeans, white shirt, walnut shoes? Or some cords ?
post #46730 of 109265
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Originally Posted by troika View Post

First off,

Dis gon be our year (Click to show)

 

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post #46731 of 109265

Thrift Fit

 

 

Jacket -- Lubiam Studio 1/2 canvassed jacket with dual vents (thrifted). I think the sleeves are about 1/2 in. to 1 in. too short. Needs some tailoring. The jacket feels a bit tight but I can still breath comfortably in it.

Jeans -- Lucky Brand (thrifted).

T Shirt -- The Locust limited edition band T with Alfredo Sauce (bought from a show, I think).

$30 Hair Cut. Was wearing some chucks.

post #46732 of 109265
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Originally Posted by AMProf View Post

How was it that my profession got tagged with this image oh so many years ago. Truthfully, I don't know anyone I work with who does the tweed and elbow patch look, though I do work with plenty of folks who dress awfully, in their own way.

Ehm, because I exist biggrin.gif
That would be my winter look, except I am on a nice sabbatical so this winter will sport my tweeds with jeans.
post #46733 of 109265

thrift fit rocky horror picture show edition

 

seems pretty normal right, thrifted blazer, thrifted bowtie, blah blah, pretty boring

 

but wait is that a mesh tank top he is wearing?!

 

 

Warning explicit content (Click to show)

YOUR DAMN RIGHT IT IS, THIS IS THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW YOU CAN'T GO IN THERE WEARING A BLAZER YOU NEED A MESH TANK TOP AND NIPPLE TASSLES

also as a random side note I won the dancing competition for all the virgins

post #46734 of 109265
sleeves look just a bit short on the jacket, shoulders seem decent though
post #46735 of 109265
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Originally Posted by AMProf View Post

How was it that my profession got tagged with this image oh so many years ago. Truthfully, I don't know anyone I work with who does the tweed and elbow patch look, though I do work with plenty of folks who dress awfully, in their own way.

It was shabby, casual attire back when coat and tie was expected, and academics, in my experience, love shabby and casual.

On a sidenote, my advisor really did dress like that. Tweed jackets that were a bit too large for him with chinos, and crappy rockportish shoes with holes in the rubber soles. Great guy, and I really enjoyed his classes.
post #46736 of 109265
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Originally Posted by YoungAmerican View Post

If anybody's sitting on a very nice formal shirt in 16x36, I'm looking. I definitely want a turndown collar, and would love a bib or plain front, rather than pleats. But I'm open on the last.

 

Damn... If you didn't need those long sleeves I could help. I've still got a 15.75 x 34 Burberry tux shirt I haven't gotten around to listing

post #46737 of 109265
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Originally Posted by barrelntrigger View Post

Thrift Fit

 

 

Jacket -- Lubiam Studio 1/2 canvassed jacket with dual vents (thrifted). I think the sleeves are about 1/2 in. to 1 in. too short. Needs some tailoring. The jacket feels a bit tight but I can still breath comfortably in it.

Jeans -- Lucky Brand (thrifted).

T Shirt -- The Locust limited edition band T with Alfredo Sauce (bought from a show, I think).

$30 Hair Cut. Was wearing some chucks.

 

No way to tell fit from that... Need to have it buttoned and not have your arm above your shoulder. 

post #46738 of 109265
my reading on philosophy professors is that they're poorly disguised perverts who wander the halls of post-secondary institutions rocking black turtlenecks and steely grey man ponytails.
post #46739 of 109265
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Originally Posted by Ian Erickson View Post

thrift fit rocky horror picture show edition

 

seems pretty normal right, thrifted blazer, thrifted bowtie, blah blah, pretty boring

 

but wait is that a mesh tank top he is wearing?!

 

 

Warning explicit content (Click to show)

YOUR DAMN RIGHT IT IS, THIS IS THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW YOU CAN'T GO IN THERE WEARING A BLAZER YOU NEED A MESH TANK TOP AND NIPPLE TASSLES

also as a random side note I won the dancing competition for all the virgins

No comment on the mesh/bow party but more and more I am very interested in the 1"+ too short sleeve and pant leg. However if either one is too tight it loses the class, in my opinion.

post #46740 of 109265
ian erickson, that second picture is a horrifying monstrosity.
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