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post #62581 of 102922
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Don't go there....FWIW.

I now understand. PM me in the future.
post #62582 of 102922
there is nothing wrong withpicking up z.zegna suits/sportcoats. it's like hugo boss with nicer fabrics and is very desirable on Ebay. not great quality, but pretty damn expensive at retail and has a great modern fit.
post #62583 of 102922
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Originally Posted by mainy View Post

there is nothing wrong withpicking up z.zegna suits/sportcoats. it's like hugo boss with nicer fabrics and is very desirable on Ebay. not great quality, but pretty damn expensive at retail and has a great modern fit.

+1 Z Zegna suits sell just fine if you're looking to flip them. I'd pick a Z Zegna up over a old label mainline anyday. The cut of the new Z Zegna I have seen has been very nice.

 

This suit below sold for $225 and I had the same model "city" cut orphen solid gray jacket sell for $75

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=140898793766

post #62584 of 102922
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Originally Posted by mainy View Post

there is nothing wrong withpicking up z.zegna suits/sportcoats. it's like hugo boss with nicer fabrics and is very desirable on Ebay. not great quality, but pretty damn expensive at retail and has a great modern fit.

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+1 Z Zegna suits sell just fine if you're looking to flip them. I'd pick a Z Zegna up over a old label mainline anyday. The cut of the new Z Zegna I have seen has been very nice.

This suit below sold for $225 and I had the same model "city" cut orphen solid gray jacket sell for $75
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=140898793766

Agreed. The cut isn't bad, but given a choice, I'd wear something else. Having said that, I've had great luck with them on ebay. I remember one that I sold that was black with pink and purple pinstripes. It was terrible. It sold well nod[1].gif
post #62585 of 102922
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Originally Posted by Brianpore View Post

Found a pair of these a few days ago (dark brown and light subdued caramel). Is there a special name for the high slanted 80 degree pockets?

 

Pretty sure they are both store samples. Look & feel NWTO (you can just tell after seeing 1000's of jackets new and used), front pockets basted, basting thread on rear vents evident (not shut though), evidence of glued on tag that prob read "sample" which was removed but glue is evident. To list or not to list NWOT....that is the question stirpot.gif

 

photo DSC_6285_zps76fed6b9.jpg

 

Handwarmer pockets. Who made it? What size?

post #62586 of 102922
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Originally Posted by ocooney View Post

These are amazing.

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good find!

post #62587 of 102922
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Originally Posted by meister View Post

Don't go there....FWIW.
Probably made up for the store by Nettletons (RIP manufacturer) aka top score.

Seems to me to be made by Stetson Shoe Co. (who at one time owned the rights to the Banister name) based on this photo of a Stetson pair of Alligator loafers (60s):


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http://www.classicshoesformen.com/shoes/stetson-shoe-co-spade-sole-brogued-alligator-loafer-circa-196044d
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post #62589 of 102922
Can anyone place a date on this Viyella by Gant label? It still had the pin holding the collar in place!

post #62590 of 102922

+1 on the positive Z Zegna comments. Zegna's "diffusion" line is head and shoulders above those of others. In fact, I wouldn't quite term Z Zegna "diffusion" so much as a "secondary" line. In that regard, the comparison to "Chaps" wasn't correct at all, imo. I'd say something like this instead: "Ermenegildo Zegna is to Z Zegna what Isaia is to Gianluca." Even though Isaia craps all over Zegna, the logical statement holds, I think.

post #62591 of 102922
Also picked up an LL Bean down jacket (XL) and a Harris Tweed coat. The Bean coat is in like new condition!

post #62592 of 102922
I thought I'd mention that I did something that I never thought I'd do...start a blog. I have a number of topics I'd like to cover, including traditional Austrian clothing and street shots (both atrocious and tasteful). If there's something you'd like to see, let me know, I'll try to keep it updated regularly.

I received a number of PMs after I posted some photos from my last Viennese thrifting trip, so I'll probably include more photos on the next trip that I take (possibly next week).

Link is in my signature.
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I'm not thrifting much lately as I get ready to move but had to get out today. Pained me to leave this behind at the store...had three or four pulls.
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icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif WOW. Pretty sure thats a golden fleece suit retagged. AMAZING either way.

 

Are you guys just taking the yellow stickers off cheaper stuff?? Seriously WTF lol8[1].gif

post #62595 of 102922
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Originally Posted by Randy View Post

+1 on the positive Z Zegna comments. Zegna's "diffusion" line is head and shoulders above those of others. In fact, I wouldn't quite term Z Zegna "diffusion" so much as a "secondary" line. In that regard, the comparison to "Chaps" wasn't correct at all, imo. I'd say something like this instead: "Ermenegildo Zegna is to Z Zegna what Isaia is to Gianluca." Even though Isaia craps all over Zegna, the logical statement holds, I think.

+1
I recently picked up (and flipped) some heavy cavalry twill pants from the Z Zegna line. They were solidly made and I would have kept for my own use if they were my size.

Now what about the Zegna Sport line? I've seen a few pieces but my impression is that the line isn't that good nor quite as easy to flip.
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