- Barbera linen/cotton blend light blue and white striped shirt. Freaking killer, my size. Slight right cuff fray. Manageable if I roll the cuffs, but I may explore a more permanent solution. Shame because rest of the shirt is in mint condition.
- Saint Laurie solid blue single breast/flat front custom suit that fits me perfectly, but, more importantly, is that perfect shade of blue/gray I've been looking for for a while. (Now, I know Saint Laurie doesn't get much coverage here. But the quality, cut and fabric selection here isn't bad -- not Kiton, but much better than average)
- Faconnable made in Italy beige, blue and red (Like in Orgetorix's profile pic) SC, real horn, dual vent, throat latch, sweet lapel roll. Think Cantarelli but I need to confirm. Thing is really cool. Oh, my size.
- But it can't hold a candle to: VTG Daks for Barneys (USA made ) houndstooth tweed, patch pockets, elbow patches, leather button holes and leather wrapped buttons. This is so. Unbelievably. Sick. My size, but for waist suppression. May consider getting it taken in. Oh, and there was a cool red PS in the pocket, so that was free.
- And last but not least: One pair each Barneys house brand and Saks house brand suede shoes. Barneys are walnut brouged cap toes and the Saks are chocolate brown what I believe the kids call "Chukkas" -- plain front blutchers with a more rounded toe. Both have rubberized soles and both are made in Italy, though I don't know by who (Yo, heel/label thread: Expect post soon). Now, I stuffed myself into them in the store and convinced myself they fit, thereby justifying the significantly higher than thrift pricetag. But if I'm honest, they're much closer to a 10, if not 9.5, and pretty narrow. Now, if any of you dudes in that size have some suede in my size, then lets do some business. But until then, I will be rocking them until further notice.
Oh yeah, and a decently bodied, nice colored Ike Behar tie that I'm already regretting.
Proud of myself that I passed on a PRL USA made flannel gray chalk stripe orphan, a too-far-gone PRL double breast navy pinstripe and RRL pinstripe trou (Reverse orphans?) that had some holes. Oh, and a Dormeuil tie, woven, light blue stripe. Mint condition. Having done a bit of research, seems like that was the right call. Anyone disagree?