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always earlier than them
Yeah, I discovered why one particular store never had anything good on the rare occasions I got out to Grendel's side of town. :P
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Just joined the club:

 

Finally found some Pendleton in my size...the first one is really heavy, reminds me of Filson, the second one is a standard wool shirt. Both will be good when it is -8 and windy here (still unsure why I live in Wisconsin) 

 

 

Picked up this odd vest, khaki corduroy, cool wooden buttons and pockets and thought it would fit...unfortunately I eyeballed it wrong...it would fit a smaller guy than me 17.5" across chest, 24" length, if anyone likes it, just the cost of shipping will take it  

 

I really, really wanted these to work, but my tailor can't make them long enough for me ffffuuuu.gif Light grey Zegna (I think by Incotex, Portugal made) 100% Wool in perfect condition, flat front, 34x29 with 1.5" cuffs - Available 

 

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Fit looks great to me, kind of hard to tell with the lighting, but that looks like a stellar ensemble! icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

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Some pretty good stuff today. First one is straight outta Capnwes territory:

 

Hanover shell 10 d/b

 

 

 

And then, all typhoid's talk about vintage Brooks got me thinking. 3-2 overcoat. Awesome as hell ....

 

 

 

 

BUT

 

 

I figured it was still worth picking up. The damage is limited to the patch pocket, so would replacing the entire pocket be cheaper (and better looking) than reweaving the parts?

 

 

And since Spoo said basically, "Why the hell didn't you pick that up?" ...

 

The versace from yesterday:

 

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All the gents getting at me re: the donegal tweed I posted yesterday, I'll get back to you shortly in the order you contacted me.

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I went to re-donate some stuff at one of the local spots, and as usual, I came home with a few things for myself,
PRL lambswool long sleeve, polo-type pullover in eggplant. Made in China but with MOP's so fugg it. N/A. I think this might be NWOT because it still has the extra buttons in a little zip-lock on the inside of the shirt.


The first non made in China Alan Flusser anything I've ever come across. This one is made in Scotland and features a sweet fair isle type pattern. N/A



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Fit looks great to me, kind of hard to tell with the lighting, but that looks like a stellar ensemble! icon_gu_b_slayer%5B1%5D.gif

Thanks! The lighting was really terrible, so it's hard to see anything. I kept adjusting the various internal straps on it to get a decent fit and avoid a tailor, so I was looking for some outside opinions.
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That Flusser has the same logo as in my absolutely favorite tweed SC (featured below). I have always suspected its from Flusser's early days, from the time that earned him the reputation to be mentioned in Wall Street and that launched the success of his book. My research indicated that he started as a RTW shop, but the quality on mine is pretty good, and it had dual vent and a ticket pocket -- not common (so far as I know) in the late 70's, early 80's.

Either way, agree about the quality.

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That Flusser has the same logo as in my absolutely favorite tweed SC (featured below). I have always suspected its from Flusser's early days, from the time that earned him the reputation to be mentioned in Wall Street and that launched the success of his book. My research indicated that he started as a RTW shop, but the quality on mine is pretty good, and it had dual vent and a ticket pocket -- not common (so far as I know) in the late 70's, early 80's.
Either way, agree about the quality.
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That's what I figured as well. I've come across a ton of his stuff but it's usually really bad 80's and early 90's sweaters and shitty fused, sport coats. That SC is, icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif , by the way.
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That's what I figured as well. I've come across a ton of his stuff but it's usually really bad 80's and early 90's sweaters and shitty fused, sport coats. That SC is, icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif , by the way.

Thanks. LOOK AT THAT F*CKING LAPEL ROLL! icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gificon_gu_b_slayer[1].gificon_gu_b_slayer[1].gificon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

(DON'T look at the fact that the button is about to SHOOT off the jacket and smash the mirror. 2 more beers and someone is going to be the lucky recipient of this awesome SC)
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First off, thanks for the comments here and in PMs about a sub-tread on fake and weirdo labels/pieces, etc. I'll be kicking one off this evening and providing a link here.

First ever Pendleton and it's breaking my heart it's not available. Tagged L but would fit M or S. I take a 34 sleeve and this was a few inches too short for comfort. Available.
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Pristine PRL three-season jacket, XL. I thought someone here might want to give it a good home. Available.
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And another miss on sizing. censored.gif Grenson Footmaster boots. Size 10F. Model/Style is 6479/72, whatever that means. Very little wear though will need a little polish. Note: exterior has a little more orange tone and depth than photo presents. Available.
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Ermenegildo Zegna (recent?) 60/40 cashmere/silk "easy jacket." It's the first time I've seen a Zegna jacket made in Spain. There are faux buttons, but the sleeves are ready to have working buttons. On my some of my jackets, the sleeves will come without buttons and I've been asked where I want them and then they add the working cuffs. Did the owner not want working cuffs or am I missing something?
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Dat Zegna. Super recent based on the stitches holding the tag.  I also found a Zegna SC with the sleeve basted as such.  There were no buttons in the pockets, but I'm sure I could source some smoked MOP to make the jacket pop.  My competent, but limited, tailor doesn't do functioning buttonholes so I've left the sleeve as is for now.

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Clearly Nataku's emoticon confirms that some J.Crew is pretty effing desirable. Is that generally true (surely not!), or is it that this particular item is especially lustworthy?

+1 on VLSI and the others. Recent J.Crew stuff is great to wear. Not really flip unless it's s pretty expensive, largely desirable piece like that cardigan or a Ludlow suit. Plain Jane stuff isn't worth it. Most items should have a date code on the fabric care label to judge it's age (FA11 is Fall 2011, for example).I love their slim fit chinos and cords. Shirts are great casual pieces. Their quality and styling really has improved a ton over the past 10-ish years. The fact that they're starting to have collaboration pieces and selling items from high-end makers like Alden, Redwing, Warehouse and Norse Projects shows they're moving up on the ladder. As for that cardigan, it's gorgeous. A classic piece I'd rock the hell out of. I'm not really a crew-neck sweater guy; zips and cardigans is where it's at for me.
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All the gents getting at me re: the donegal tweed I posted yesterday, I'll get back to you shortly in the order you contacted me.

What the hell? I posted a very recent Magee Donegal tweed in March and got ZERO bites.
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Dat Zegna. Super recent based on the stitches holding the tag.  I also found a Zegna SC with the sleeve basted as such.  There were no buttons in the pockets, but I'm sure I could source some smoked MOP to make the jacket pop.  My competent, but limited, tailor doesn't do functioning buttonholes so I've left the sleeve as is for now.

I honestly think the guy must have died, because I'm fairly certain all of the stuff was his and was all mint or unworn. I left a Zegna soft SC that I may actually go back for as it was a nice brown and well made.

Re: sleeves. Weird, right? This one has buttons attached so I wasn't sure if they leave it as an option or whether he declined because it cost more confused.gif

The only button holes that I've had done were at the store I bought it. I didn't ask which tailor they used, but the work was fine I'd say. I need to get buttonholes done on a jacket as it's without them entirely and I'm pretty sure my tailor does them, but I'm sure he'll be expensive.
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