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Recent finds. Everything available unless noted:

Canali grey suit
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Filson Twill coat with surgeons cuffs and throat latch. Made in China eek.gif
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Dunhill car length overcoat. Very lightweight. Made in Italy. One of the front pockets has to be sewn up as it is separating from the body. Could be done with a machine or a needle and thread, IMO.
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Coach belt, size 38, light brown.


Cole Haan java lizard belt. Had to google “java lizard”. I thought a java lizard was a lizard that enjoys sipping on lattes (joke).
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Ties (Lto R) Ben silver, PRL Italy made by hand, and R Talbott BOC
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Chipp, Hawes/Curtis, B. Republic made in Italy
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BB Makers, BB makers, Gucci
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PRL Made by hand Italy, Armani, R. Talbott BOC
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Bathing Ape jeans. These are not selvedge, but I picked them up because they are made in Japan. 40 waist and tagged XXL. Could be fake, but took a chance at $6.
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Pretty sure this is a legit Hermes square. Leaning towards keeping, but I only have 1 yellow shirt for pairing purposes.
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Brioni check shirt N/A, TM Lewin minty check shirt, slim fit, French cuffs, 17.5x34.5.


PRL blue crested rugby shirt, sz M, has big ass 6 on the back.
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nice one on the belt!

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Where would Faconnable fall on the shirt scale. I saw a bunch of them today but left the because they'd be too small for me and I had no idea of reputation. Should I watch for them for myself? Or anyone here?
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resale on facconable isnt too high, good for yourself as its a nice brand.. last time I checked anyway

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Where would Faconnable fall on the shirt scale. I saw a bunch of them today but left the because they'd be too small for me and I had no idea of reputation. Should I watch for them for myself? Or anyone here?
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resale on facconable isnt too high, good for yourself as its a nice brand.. last time I checked anyway

Machine sewn, usually classic (read: baggy) cuts. But they do get nice fabrics/patterns and generally use MOP buttons.
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And a mostly thrift fit (tie is Chipp2 grenadine received for Hannukah)




I have that same tie and wear it all the time. Thinking of getting a couple more this spring. For anyone else interested in affordable grenadines from Chipp2, here is the link to PutThisOn's article.
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Machine sewn, usually classic (read: baggy) cuts. But they do get nice fabrics/patterns and generally use MOP buttons.

It was the fabrics that caught my eye as I was going down the rack; they were pretty nice, and interesting patterns (well, except on the solid white). Anyway, thanks to all for the guidance, I'll probably skip them even for myself since I hate classic cuts.
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Where would Faconnable fall on the shirt scale. I saw a bunch of them today but left the because they'd be too small for me and I had no idea of reputation. Should I watch for them for myself? Or anyone here?

 

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resale on facconable isnt too high, good for yourself as its a nice brand.. last time I checked anyway

 

 

+1...
 
 I like Faconnable shirts for myself. Perhaps as I pick up more higher end shirts, these will get re-donated; but they seem to be decent quality and fit fairly well.
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First thrift find that fits. This is an older Zegna label right?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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First thrift find that fits. This is an older Zegna label right?

You got the pants too, right?

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You got the pants too, right?

They were still setting out new stuff and I was in a hurry. I'll check back tomorrow. Five bucks seemed like cheap insurance in case they show...

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Recent finds. Everything available unless noted:
Pretty sure this is a legit Hermes square. Leaning towards keeping, but I only have 1 yellow shirt for pairing purposes.
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Awesome...and real. However, DO NOT WEAR WITH A YELLOW SHIRT. Try light blue.
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They were still setting out new stuff and I was in a hurry. I'll check back tomorrow. Five bucks seemed like cheap insurance in case they show...

With that color and pattern, I wouldn't be the least bit surprised to find them in the women's pants aisle.

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^ Orgetorix has had success with Fabric Reweavers USA for reweaving. With patterned sport coats, though, you may be able to get away with just a cheap mending job.

 

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The holes can probably be repaired. It just depends on whether you are willing to spend the money on the jacket to get them fixed. Try to find someone in your area that does "French Reweaving." You should also search this thread; the topic has been discussed before and some members have posted recommendations of places that have done the work for them. The place that does it here charges around $70 a hole. I think that was in line with others have posted.

 

 A lady at a cleaning/alterations place said she'd look at it and might be able to do the job. I have to take the jacket to her. I asked her on the way to work this morning.

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Thought you were a 32

 

 

I am, but I'd have gotten them taken in....if they were linen. 

 

At first glance they looked linen, now I see the content tag...silk is lovely though. 

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