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post #63226 of 124834
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I wish, for you, those were shell, but don't some of those pics show some pretty obvious creases? Or is pebbled shell an exception to the crease rules? Pretty slick pair regardless.

I started out with "can't be" in my own judgment and then upgraded to "maybe." It's all usually obvious to me. The pebble grain complicates it.
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I picked up a Ferragamo and an Hermes tie at lunch time, but they have some stains on them. I thought it was worth the kop for what i paid in the chance I can remove the stains - am I going to have any luck? Possibly toothpaste, i dunno.

 

I'll get some pics up after work.

post #63228 of 124834
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Dead-stock NWT Bean boots. Tag has a date of 1986, never even laced up!
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AppleMark

 

 

 

 

Wow! That's terrific news, Eazy! Congrats!

 

In other news, after many years of hiatus, I'm receiving my undergraduate diploma next month! I celebrated by buying myself a pair of APC petit standard! Yay for skinny selvedge jeans!

 

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 Way to go! I also finished mine recently... Here's hoping the job market is actually improving!

post #63229 of 124834
Man, I actually found my second SC this week that fits like a glove, the first being that Jack Victor I was asking about. This time, it was Hickey Freeman, a first for me here in Redneck, CA. I've been looking for an SC with a POW pattern in these colors, so I'm stoked about the find. It's soft as hell too. Oh, and it's a Sale day...all told, it was under $5...more than my Spicy Chicken Sandwich at Wendy's.



Here's a quick fit pic:


Then I picked up a couple of ties to fill some color needs:

post #63230 of 124834
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Originally Posted by IrateCustomer View Post

Man, I actually found my second SC this week that fits like a glove, the first being that Jack Victor I was asking about. This time, it was Hickey Freeman, a first for me here in Redneck, CA. I've been looking for an SC with a POW pattern in these colors, so I'm stoked about the find. It's soft as hell too.



Here's a quick fit pic:


Then I picked up a couple of ties to fill some color needs:


really nice jacket. Camelhair can be amazing stuff; I found a Brooks Bros pure camelhair jacket once that was so soft, far more than even cashmere sweaters. The pattern is great too
post #63231 of 124834
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really nice jacket. Camelhair can be amazing stuff; I found a Brooks Bros pure camelhair jacket once that was so soft, far more than even cashmere sweaters. The pattern is great too

Yeah, I found two Southwick camelhair SCs at the same store. They were both solid Burgundy, and Green though unfortunately. Soft as hell though.
post #63232 of 124834
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Oooohhhh....my Google-fu was stronger than I thought. They're Crown Windsor by Bostonian. Next question, WTF are those? Some AAAC dude called them "as good as contemporary Aldens" but does that pass your smell test?

Also, shell or not? Usually it's obvious to me but because of the grain I am 50-50 as to yes or no. Wes? Mainy?
Bostian made a hell of a shoe back in the day. They used to make Jack Nicklaus golf shoes. Now they are essentially disposable shoes.
post #63233 of 124834

Found a dark grey Corneliani 100 % wool coat last week. I was so existed but when i got home, I realized that its just to big for me over the shoulders. Well, now its up for grabs, its size eu50 but probably fits like a eu52, will measure it if anyone is interested.  Would prefer trading for a suit, preferably a grey staple one. The problem is that i live in Sweden and shipping to the states would probably be ridiculously high. Therefore i would prefer trading with people in Scandinavia or at least EU. PM for details, measurements and better pictures.

 

 

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I was in a hurry running through the local shop, figured hey maybe I'll see if any new shirts came in that'd be good for date night last night. I hit the shirts and of course found nothing in my size that was appealing, but didn't come away empty handed...

RLPLx2, Barney's "cucita a mano", RLBL (a first for me). Left behind an RLPL in white with the most severe cut-away collar I've seen. Twas super sick looking, but had a little 1mm circular olive green stain on the front shoulder that looked like a bird shat on it and they couldn't get it out. Shame.

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The purple shirt is linen and was gorgeous in store. Also severely wrinkled, as linen does. As I steamed it earlier today, I found that it perfectly camo'd the lighter pink pit stains on it.ffffuuuu.gif Guessing it's hopeless at this point right?

 

 

The black label is more or less clean, though I then noticed that the fold of the french cuffs (which were conveniently already folded) have a distinct yellow line down the fold

This should be treatable right?

 

The white RLPL just needs the method/treatment/standard wizardry and it'll be kosher for passover.

 

Anyone know the details/maker of Barney's made in Italy / cucita a mano shirts? 

Super thick buttons with claw/bird foot stitching.

 

 

last button hole stitched in red, navy blue stitch detail on the sleeve

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then while discussing with the darkest of all matter via text, a rack rolled out with this peach

 

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Size marked L

 

 

Italian tag, right?

 

Mis-matched vs. Content... Wtf?

 

 

Wish it was my size, really nice coat. Available to the thread regulars...


Edited by Evil Abed - 2/15/13 at 3:06pm
post #63235 of 124834
Some really nice items being posted lately and great thrift fit pics too. I'd like to see more - it really gives context to some of what we find.

Only a couple things today:

Two RGs. This is the second one of the top one I've found in the last few months. It's almost wearable. shog[1].gif


A Zegna 15milmil15 SC. A gorgeous piece with super soft wool and a great cut. It's from Mr. SId - I have no idea how it even got so far from home.
My size (048R) so keeping for now to see if I want to make this a permanent thing.


Serengeti sunglasses with amber lenses.
post #63236 of 124834
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Originally Posted by Evil Abed View Post

VD edition

I was in a hurry running through the local shop, figured hey maybe I'll see if any new shirts came in that'd be good for date night last night. I hit the shirts and of course found nothing in my size that was appealing, but didn't come away empty handed...
RLPLx2, Barney's "cucita a mano", RLBL (a first for me). Left behind an RLPL in white with the most severe cut-away collar I've seen. Twas super sick looking, but had a little 1mm circular olive green stain on the front shoulder that looked like a bird shat on it and they couldn't get it out. Shame.

Warning: Dont be in a hurry, and dont forget to triple check your double check... (Click to show)
The purple shirt is linen and was gorgeous in store. Also severely wrinkled, as linen does. As I steamed it earlier today, I found that it perfectly camo'd the lighter pink pit stains on it.ffffuuuu.gif  Guessing it's hopeless at this point right?




The black label is more or less clean, though I then noticed that the fold of the french cuffs (which were conveniently already folded) have a distinct yellow line down the fold


This should be treatable right?

The white RLPL just needs the method/treatment/standard wizardry and it'll be kosher for passover.

Anyone know the details/maker of Barney's made in Italy / cucita a mano shirts? 
Super thick buttons with claw/bird foot stitching.




last button hole stitched in red, navy blue stitch detail on the sleeve






I'm not exactly sure on the maker...though I do know that it's Italian for "hand sewn" (or something close). There is a maker or two that has this on their label though. Sorry I don't know more and tough break on those RLPLs!
post #63237 of 124834
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Yeah, I found two Southwick camelhair SCs at the same store. They were both solid Burgundy, and Green though unfortunately. Soft as hell though.

 

Unfortunately why?

post #63238 of 124834
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last button hole stitched in red, navy blue stitch detail on the sleeve

I'm guessing Piatelli. They sell a lot through Barneys and my Piatelli have contrast button holes at the bottom as well. 

post #63239 of 124834
I made a trip to Vienna today and hit up a number of stores. I have to say that I expected to see the same stuff, but they must have incredible turnover as the vast majority of it was new. I didn't find anything earth shattering, but I brought home a decent amount.

I did see racks of polo shirts, so spring stuff is really coming out to the floor. I wonder if they assume people take late winter/early spring holidays and want to start selling it early or whether they're following retail trends (or both).

I'll get pictures of everything tomorrow, but if you're in need of a knit wool tie, let me know!
post #63240 of 124834
Been on the lookout for one of these for over a year I think one has only been posted on the forum once... Checking both a solid silk navy and a pin up off my list...

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