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Originally Posted by acosbysweater View Post

 

Gajhhhhhh...seeing these posts makes me wonder what people who don't even know to ask are passing.  YIKES.  Can we please assemble a mass text phone tree for brand questions?  Thread regulars only, of course.


Funny enough I had already put in messages to two of LA's finest. I was 99.5% sure they were worth grabbing, but figured I'd ask here just in case (these were slightly higher than the usual thrift prices I'm used to paying). Received texts back from both of them at the same time I got the answer here. Had I not taken the time to wait for the answer, I would have never paired up the jacket and pants of the Lang anyway, so it's a good thing.

 

Now that I'm back from

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Time for at least one of the finds (the Lang needs daylight).

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Amidst the downright soporific slim pickings of the suit rack, this one stood out...

 

Will measure this guy in the morning (and get some shots of the details), he's sleeping right now. Tentatively unavailable as I'm doing my usual flip floppy "should this go to the bay or not" thing.

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Went thrifting today. Everything is available. 

 

2 H. Freeman MTM Suits, 2 SCs. 43R.

 

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Deadstock 1960s Brooks Brothers dinner jacket with shawl lapel. Paid less for it than when it was new. Perfect for blackwatch trousers. 

 

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Found 5 WW Chan shirts. I grabbed them all at 5.99 a pop, but I'm not sure it was a good idea. Anybody think these will sell? Cuffs are monogrammed. 

 

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Picked this blazer up just cuz the fabric (wool/cashmere) felt good. Didn't notice the functional cuffs or Holland and Sherry gold buttons until I got home. Bespoke from a clothier in Texas. Someone should get this thing. 42R.

 

 

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A couple nice shirts. 

 

 

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Never heard of this brand, but the fabric is AWESOME. Couldn't pass it up. 40R. 

 

 

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Polo by Corneliani (I think). Beautiful fabric, super slim lapels, functional cuffs, pick stitching, center vent, flat front. The softest shoulders I've felt in a while. 38S. Found this at my last stop like 5 minutes before they closed. 

 

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post #59208 of 117932
Nice Borrelli Troika! I know where you got that and I'ma be all over that place mwahahaha.

Spoo, dafuq.

Abed. I've noticed Dries is very hit or miss on the bay. Better taking your chances with the forum.
post #59209 of 117932
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Originally Posted by ruben View Post

Found this cool 90th anniversary W&G jacket, sorta a knockoff barbour, tons of cool details (poachers pocket, detachable collar, a zilllion pockets, wool liner, moleskin lined handwarmer.....)
Fabric is a cotton blend but feels oily.



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That jacket is sweet....but begs the question "how many of this type jacket does one need?"

I've also NEVER ran across anything Willis & Geiger.
post #59210 of 117932
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Originally Posted by SpooPoker View Post

Spoo's Thrift Trip, Day 2
Areas covered : NJ
Items purchased : 20+
Stores visited - 6

Highlights :
Kiton 100% cashmere suit
2x Liverano & Liverano bespoke suits
Phoque cowboy boots
J.Press SC in Brians size in Brians state icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif
Bottega Veneta handbag LNIB
Bally loafers
3x Brioni SCs, cashmere/silk
Luciano Barbera Sartoriale cashmere SC
Isaia 100% cashmere SC
Cucinelli cash blend sweater
Allegri raincoat

more... pics soon, sort of overwhelmed with inventory at the mo

Guess I'll wait a few days to go back out then.... looks like you cleaned up Jersey pretty well! fistbump.gif

 

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Originally Posted by Randomore View Post

I need to invest on a camera... So bad. Never do any of my finds any justice lol

My iphone takes better pictures tongue.gif

post #59211 of 117932
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Originally Posted by CesarC View Post

I'm not one to shy away from used shoes generally, but this grosses me out a little.  Is it evident that the previous owner went sock-less in this?  It's a half-size too big for me anyway, but otherwise I'm surprised people go for used "barefoot" shoes that were really used without socks.  That first line of contact rule, but for athletic footwear especially!

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I just passed on some Sperry topsiders - they'd clearly been worn barefoot and just gave me the creeps.
post #59212 of 117932
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Originally Posted by Brianpore View Post

My iphone takes better pictures tongue.gif

 

Iphone is great for pics, unless the lighting is anything but great. Its all about the lighting, of which my is terrible. Definitely need better lights. 

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the borrelli drool.gif
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I had a weird day today. Had previously purchased a pair of alden wing tips, new. Got the email this morning that they were out of stock and wouldn't be able to fill the order. Go for a stroll through the local goodwill and literally stumble into a pair of Loake wingtips,  7.5EE perfect sizing for me. (Alden trees were not with them, my addition) This is a massive find, because a) its Australia and there are only ever terrible shoes here, and b) perfect size.

 

 

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MJ Bale and Tylho, of which i knew nothing about, didn't even google, just looked at the construction and MOP buttons that sold it to me. Both are great fits, and will be added right to my business arsenal. 

 

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Borrelli sport coat  worship2.gif

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That Drakes grenadine has a pull in it. ffffuuuu.gif ffffuuuu.gif ffffuuuu.gif ffffuuuu.gif ffffuuuu.gif ffffuuuu.gif ffffuuuu.gif

Looks like it's getting returned tomorrow.

post #59217 of 117932

Is anyone near North Palm Beach County, FL? Know or been to http://www.yelp.com/biz/consigned-couture-north-palm-beach

 

PM me - no need to clutter up the thread

post #59218 of 117932
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Originally Posted by troika View Post

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Kill screen, achieved.

 

 

 

 

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Originally Posted by ATLjon View Post

That Drakes grenadine has a pull in it. ffffuuuu.gif ffffuuuu.gif ffffuuuu.gif ffffuuuu.gif ffffuuuu.gif ffffuuuu.gif ffffuuuu.gif

Looks like it's getting returned tomorrow.

 

 

You're going to return a $39 grail tie with a small pull?  On a tie with a specifically loose weave and absolutely no sheen?  Boy, you cray cray.

post #59219 of 117932
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Originally Posted by acosbysweater View Post

 

 

You're going to return a $39 grail tie with a small pull?  On a tie with a specifically loose weave and absolutely no sheen?  Boy, you cray cray.

Yeah, OK. I guess I'll keep this one and sell the LB knit.

post #59220 of 117932
Any one interested in this silk/wool Burberry London blazer? It's a 42reg. I can proxy if anyone wants it.

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