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post #62731 of 102784
Thrift fit with one of the RLPL suits I posted a couple weeks ago. Jacket is a touch snug.
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RLPL suit
BBGF shirt
Talbott tie
post #62732 of 102784
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Originally Posted by FaceOfBoh View Post

I hit 2 places yesterday, and because I was pressed for time, never got to spend the time I normally like to spend. Still, I think I made out pretty good.
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Boss wool/cashmere SC, heading for consignment. Still had a dry cleaning tag on it dated 2010.


I currently have a few Pendleton items up on ebay that are getting some interest. So I thought I'd take a chance on another one. This is a wool (woven, not knit) cardigan.


Aran sweater, S or XS. Probably a women's.


True vintage shawl collar wool cardigan with mechanic's style neck. I put this probably late-1950s to early-1960s. Made in Canada and no CA number nor any French to be seen on the tag so definitely pre-mid-1970s.


Burberry Brit knit cardigan/jacket with zipper and buttons. Not a bad piece but a little ostentatious with the buttons and the epaulets.


Not one but two Gloveralls in classic camel.


Prada monk straps. Rubber soles, but I'm sure will have no problem moving on ebay. I'm not sure why this picture is so small...


A bit outside my comfort zone but I got some help from mjt73106 when I was in the field yesterday. Vasque hiking boots, Made in Italy, in 7 1/2.

 

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post #62733 of 102784
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Originally Posted by capnwes View Post

Need! Where can I find one?

 

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Originally Posted by HansderHund View Post

+1, that thing looks really useful!

 

I picked this up down the street at a shop called International Silks and Woolens. It's a fabric/textile shop that caters to the film/theater industry. I actually went in to see if they had a woven wool similar to one of my grandfather's ties that I have (solid black medium/fine woven wool from Scotland). They didn't. They did point me to an area of silks that pretty much look like they were made for ties... Been contemplating trying to make a few (with all that spare time I've got haha). I was there near closing and had somewhere else to go, but oh god, they had all sorts of fabric that would make sick jackets

 

Anyway, I could go grab a bunch of them and mail them out... But it might make more sense to hunt them down at fabric shops on your own. Google "snag repair needle" and you'll find them. I'd imagine most bigger shops have something like that. I went in to get pins for pinning things to my mannequin, and also grabbed the snag needle, a thread trimmer, and a sweater/piling repair comb thingy. Figured those three would make for a good "flippers repair kit" that I could use to tune garments up before sending them out. Thread trimmer is great for cleaning up button holes and fraying tags... Overall more accurate than a scissor, and will stay sharper longer because you aren't using it to cut everything.

 

TL;DR- Google snag repair needle.

post #62734 of 102784
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Originally Posted by FaceOfBoh View Post

I hit 2 places yesterday, and because I was pressed for time, never got to spend the time I normally like to spend. Still, I think I made out pretty good.

 

Nice solid pickups. Either of those cardigans a small?

post #62735 of 102784
I know there is a fake/real thread, but anyone here have an eye for vintage Gucci? No content tag and the words on the red are "mirrored" and in German. Doesn't add up to me, but thought I'd ask...

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post #62736 of 102784
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Orvis Navy Blazer

AppleMark


PRL made in Italy suit, mint condition. 3 button peak lapel, chocolate brown w/ stripe. The jacket is at the tailors getting a small adjustment made before selling (a button needed repaired).

AppleMark

FYI, the Orvis is a womens and the PRL is sick!!!

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Originally Posted by hucklecat View Post

I got some gray ones laying around my stash somewhere.....size 13 though if I recall. Flippable? I only got them to try and be a pimp clown a couple years ago since my feet are so small. Well made if I remember. 

 

High Retail on Mezlan, seems like you have to be pretty picky on what you pick up though to flip.  These should flip easily, but I also left at least 2 other pairs of used, pretty plain Mezlans today.

Just sold a pair for the second time (1st buyer returned the at a 50% refund due to not fitting correctly) today. Sold for $127 the first time and $130 now but it is the ONLY pair I've picked up... maybe passed 10-15 not worth my time. They dont flip well usually.

Mezlan CROCODILE Maroon / Burgundy Mens Penny Loafer Dress Shoes US 13 D / M

 

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Too tired to post pics so I'll just post old-skool text-like.  Hit a couple TJX, Goodwills, and a honey hole.  Spent 10 hours driving & shopping.  The take-home:

- Two PRL 100% silk sweaters, NWT.

- One pair BB 1818 Madison dress trousers, NWT.

- One pair PRL Preston corduroy pants, NWT.

- One 'luxe Canali 3/4 length quilted jacket, made in Italy.

- One Audi R8 jacket, like new, dealer item.

- One Barbour Zenith waxed cotton jacket, zero flaws found.

- One Pal Zileri sport coat, Italy.

- One Corneliani silk / wool sport coat, Italy (gotta price brag this one - six bucks!)

- One Barneys New York sort of motorcycle jacket-style coat.

- One PRL bi-swing jacket, NWT.

- One VV sweater vest, NWT.

- One RLBL shirt, NWT, Italy.

- One Peter Millar cashmere blend sweater, NWT.

- One BB pincord multi-color stripe sport coat.

- One BB silk / wool sport coat, Italy.

- One Samuelsohn sport coat.

- One PRL linen/cotton vest, NWT.

- Two Spiewak coats (Golden Fleece, and I. Spiewak & Sons).

- Couple other thingies. . . .

 

...local TJX's were having super-clearance - selling for ~10% of original retail price.  RLBL Italy shirts tagged $365, clearance at $39 - stuff like that.  Sick.

  

Might keep the Barbour for myself - my size, and while I've come across a fair number of them lately, this is the first with zero issues / wear.  All the rest NA - destined for eBay.

Why didnt you buy every RLBL at $40 each. Thats easy $$$$$$$$ Any 14.5's???

post #62737 of 102784
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Originally Posted by FaceOfBoh View Post

I hit 2 places yesterday, and because I was pressed for time, never got to spend the time I normally like to spend. Still, I think I made out pretty good.
Burberry Brit knit cardigan/jacket with zipper and buttons. Not a bad piece but a little ostentatious with the buttons and the epaulets.

 

This is really cool. What size?

post #62738 of 102784
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Originally Posted by Orgetorix View Post

Thrift fit with one of the RLPL suits I posted a couple weeks ago. Jacket is a touch snug.
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RLPL suit
BBGF shirt
Talbott tie

That looks great!!
post #62739 of 102784
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Originally Posted by ATLjon View Post

Nice solid pickups. Either of those cardigans a small?

Sorry, none are Small.
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Originally Posted by grendel View Post

This is really cool. What size?
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Originally Posted by ATLjon View Post

Nice solid pickups. Either of those cardigans a small?

The Burberry is a Large. I've had a few PMs but feel free to drop me a line.
post #62740 of 102784

Walk of shame thrift shopping edition...

 

Dropped by a store this morning and saw this beast

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Had to search for the other tags because this is the first time I've seen an MM tag like this.

 

Not shown: Made in Italy and Size 40 tags.

Didn't kop because...

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ffffuuuu.gifffffuuuu.gifffffuuuu.gif. Nothing like a shop that knows what it's got. Plus, it was going to need a thorough $20+ dry cleaning too. Felt pretty sick though, snaps/buttons were a really cool design, lots of pockets.

 


Edited by Evil Abed - 2/10/13 at 1:38pm
post #62741 of 102784
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Originally Posted by Orgetorix View Post

Thrift fit with one of the RLPL suits I posted a couple weeks ago. Jacket is a touch snug.

 

Great looking fit!

 

Some recent pickups (all Available)

 

Shirts:

 

Issay Miyake (1st for me), Stefano Ricci, Alain Figaret:

 

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Coats:

 

Two Carroll & Co. Tweeds (both 42 short)

 

AppleMark

 

AppleMark

 

Rugby Unstructured Silk/Cotton (40)

 

AppleMark

 

Paul Stuart Mint Green Linen/Silk w. thick MOP buttons (42)

 

AppleMark

 

Trovata (XL, 44)

 

AppleMark

 

Oxxford Tweed-ish Houndstooth w/ Blue Overcheck (46)

 

AppleMark

 

Outerwear:

 

Carhaart

 

AppleMark

 

Filson Rain Parka in like-new condition (L)

 

AppleMark

 

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AppleMark

 

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Edit - and this beauty, HF plaid wool/cashmere (39/40)

 

 

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Edited by Cotton Dockers - 2/10/13 at 2:47pm
post #62742 of 102784
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Originally Posted by HansderHund View Post

Football boot cufflinks:

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post #62743 of 102784

Anyone want this at cost plus shipping or to trade for a navy blazer in a 39 S?

 

Samuelsohn 41 R sportcoat:

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/121061429133?ssPageName=STRK:MEUSX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1562.l2649

post #62744 of 102784

Sooo dry around here, but I'll post what little I've found. 

 

Alain Figaret, BB

 

 

BB Fun Shirt XL Mint. Wish this was small. Going to ebay to pay for gas unless anyone here wants it.

 

J. Crew, Bloomingdales, and BB in cool patterns for me.

 

Silk/Cashmere blend Orvis, sold

 

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post #62745 of 102784
just two things this week

Orvis chinos, made in USA



PRL paisley tie



Also I posted this last week and never got a response, does anybody know what these J&M loafers are made out of?
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