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Had some nice finds the last couple of days.
Popped my Brioni cherry with this silk shirt. It has a couple crusty stains near the buttons, going to try to take them out. Any suggestions? From what i read cold water and some vinegar??
Next up a couple pairs of shoes.
1st up Alan McAfee Custom Grade for Marshall Field. These fit me great and are really nice shoes, going to clean them up this weekend, should look really nice. Not available.
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And this pair of Peal & Co for Brooks Brothers. These need to be cleaned up a bit as well, they are size 11.5
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I know there are some "Storage Wars" fans on this thread, thought this was interesting:
magnificent shoes. mcafee's are getting harder to find!
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Anyone know if certain "older" Gitman shirts command a premium price or not or a premium in quality?
Found this one today, the first Gitman I have purchased, simply because it came From Muse's in Atlanta (upscale shop close in early 1990s) + it fit and I liked the looks + Indian Madras.
Also picked up something I have wanted for a while. A Lacoste Sweatshirt. Well actually an Izod Lacoste, but great fit for one of my sons. Mint too! (circa 1980's -1992?)
Marshalls does come to have some strange items. Bought a Versace shirt there yesterday for $60.
Not thrifting, but went to the local Marshall's. I like to pop in there once in a blue moon and see what whacky random decent tie makers they have. Usually just PRL and BB (actually almost bought a BB tie there for quite cheap tonight). But today was especially funky. Dumped in (I cleaned up their tie racks for them, public service) amongst the Donald Trump's, Michael Kors, Express, etc, was a Billy Reid (I'd never seen his work before, wool/silk blend so soft), a random Armani Collezoni, and strangest of all 4 Versace (I'd also never seen out in the world before). Hell, 2 of them were wearable enough I would've kopped if they weren't asking $80 a pop. Versace (Click to show)
- a RLPL and a Malo polo shirt
- a pair of Gucci driving shoes
- a pair of AE Bradley in black SHELL (my first pair of shells in my own size)
- a recent Zegna 15 mil 15 sportcoat
And the best part - or the worst since it's not in my size :
A Kiton pinstripe suit in 44 R - available
Is this madras mid-weight cotton or is it light, almost crepe-like? I ask because I have a shirt that looks very similar.
Saw this and wish it was a medium...XL so passed on it
But did pick up a tartan wool blanket by Ayers Mills in Quebec, Canada and a goretex MEC rain jacket
Went in today at lunch and found a mint pair of Church's Pembrey loafers in chocolate suede with rubber soles. 2 leather inserts ins each shoe so insoles are pristine and obviously wasn't worn much because they were too big for the previous owner. 8G so 9 wide and gifting these to my pops so N/A.
Went out again after work to see if I could find something to pay for everything else and just ended up spending more for me. Patagonia synchilla shell bomber jacket in M which fits me like a glove so N/A
My other rain bucket is cheap tweed from China and as soon as I saw this I grabbed it from under a pile of garbage. Perfect fit.
Living in Canada you can't have enough tuques, especially vintage ones made in Scotland from 100% sexy wool
Finally, I'm typically a Nike dri fit or Patagonia athletic gear guy but have heard a lot about the quality of the Lululemon apparel so when I spotted this full zip I grabbed it. Size large and potentially available.
Solid first impression, no visible branding (only on zipper pull) and supposed to be more durable than any other performance gear (Nike, Adidas, UA etc.)