Yea, that's the best find I think anybody's ever posted. But you know the rules, pics or it didn't happen.
so the jobs at prada and cucci fell through but I was just informally offered a job at the rl flagship in sf \m/ I guess being super trad pays off. also I have finalized my college plans, due to my parents complete lack of any funds to pay for college my new plan is to go to berkeley city college and get a shitty apartment with my punk friend who will pay his rent through his band and working at ameoba and my genius friend who will go to berkeley and pay his rent by tutoring I will work at RL and continue thrifting while I take only like 1 or 2 classes at a time so I can get guaranteed A's because I already have a bunch of credits from ap's so I only need to take a few classes before I transfer to berkeley and major in business with a social sciences minor \m/ any thrift thread homies in berkeley or oakland?
(I may work at the new gant flagship instead though because I have more connections there and they give you a free head to toe outfit when you are hired...)
This one i made in Italy and wool, and like new, so I kopped.
Hardy Amies info from AAAC:
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The late Hardy Amies (his book The Englishman's Suit is worth owning) was a Savile Row eminence who had his name on a chain of high-end shops. Amies, who died in 2003, was known for designing women's as well as men's clothing.
He sold his interest to some Hong Kong investors (the Fungs) a couple of years before his death. As I understand it, the chain became badly overexpanded (there were locations in Japan, IIRC) and now all that's left is the original bespoke operation at No. 14 on the Row:
A side effect of the expansion and contraction of the HA "brand" has been that there is a good deal of HA-labeled haberdashery floating around out there. The HA ties that I own all say "Made in England," but it doesn't surprise me to learn that some of the ones you find in the Asia-Pacific region were made in China. The English-made HA ties I have found to be excellent. I haven't seen or used any of the Chinese-made ones, so I can't comment on those.
Amies was an interesting fellow. He spent WWII as an officer in the Special Operations Executive (SOE), the asymmetrical-warfare outfit that Churchill created in the summer of 1940--a time when Britain was desperate for ways to hit back at the Axis--with a mission to "set Europe on fire."