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Can't say I agree with Andro on this one. Unfortunately that's a size too small for you, los_face.
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That fit on the prl is perfect 
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Easter thrift fit
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PRL cotton blazer (ebay)

Zegna Sport lavender stripe shirt (thrifted)

Levi's commuter series 5 pocket pants (clearance sale)

Gnome socks (thrifted NWT)

Church's Stafford (thrifted and "antiqued")
post #68537 of 112877
Hey guys I recently found a cool vintage jacket with gold buttons. I am not sure if they are real gold or not but they have the engraving of "HJ" on the back of each button. i am really not sure what that means, but I remember that there are a couple members that have found gold buttons in the past and I was wondering if anyone has some knowledge on the matter. Just let me know, thanks in advance!
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IMPORTANT PSA

 

Looks like there is a phony email going around. This just popped up in my email box.

 

 

 

 

 

Notice the extra L in Paypal. Once inside the email there are links to click on to verify my information. What clued me in was, it said this was my second notice. I suppose this was an effort to make me act quickly without thinking. Fortunately I monitor my inbox often and knew there was not a previous email.

 

If you ever receive any emails, from eBay or Paypal, that you think are suspicious, forward them to spoof@ebay.com or spoof@paypal.com for verification.

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Any Lacoste fans out here?

This one is MINT excellent condition and RARE.Wanted to put it on ebay when Christmas'll come, but maybe someone can interest me enough now?

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post #68540 of 112877
Just paid 1 buck for this pristine, flawlessy working Monolta with spotless everready case:

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Thrift fit.

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post #68542 of 112877
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Originally Posted by ATLjon View Post

These are the Poole measurements. Is this a 43 L?

p2p: 21.5
sleeve: 26
shoulder: 20
length: 33

Yeah, others have said it, but those are huge shoulders for that P2P (also quite long). I'm a 50, occasionally a 48, and 20 is about the smallest shoulder I can handle (usually more like 21, and take 33 length jackets (at the longest).
post #68543 of 112877
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Originally Posted by staxringold View Post


Yeah, others have said it, but those are huge shoulders for that P2P (also quite long). I'm a 50, occasionally a 48, and 20 is about the smallest shoulder I can handle (usually more like 21, and take 33 length jackets (at the longest).

I fluctuate between a 42-44R, I often have to go up to a 46 to get a good shoulder width at 20-21". Of course then the sleeves are usually way too long for me (24")

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Originally Posted by capnwes View Post

I fluctuate between a 42-44R, I often have to go up to a 46 to get a good shoulder width at 20-21". Of course then the sleeves are usually way too long for me (24")

 

 

I'll remeasure, of course, before going to ebay with it (or one of you), but it is bespoke, so ....

post #68545 of 112877

Whoa, go away for a bit and stuff starts getting real around here. LA thrifts have been pretty dry for me, probably because of some of you.

 

Great fits and hauls posted (2 Hunstman, Lookngr8!), and some excellent non-standard posts, especially by Andro,DanM and BNT on SF denim heavens.

 

Thrift fit from yesterday:

 

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Thoughts on square/tie combo - too clashy/random?

 

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Jacket: Kiton Cashmere (thrifted, from my first post here, actually)

Shirt: Charvet (thrift)

Tie: RLPL (thrift)

Square: Kenzo (Ebay)

Pants: Howard Yount (sale)

Shoes: AE (Nordstrom sale) 

 

post #68546 of 112877
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Originally Posted by los_face View Post

Easter thrift fit
AppleMark
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Details (Click to show)
PRL cotton blazer (ebay)
Zegna Sport lavender stripe shirt (thrifted)
Levi's commuter series 5 pocket pants (clearance sale)
Gnome socks (thrifted NWT)
Church's Stafford (thrifted and "antiqued")

(I think) I have the exact same jacket and really like it. Unfortunately, it may be a little long on me (lined in the arms, twilly, Macau made). It's tagged 44L, but fits like a 42L. If anyone wants it, get at me.

Wearing some AE shelton's which I picked up on the bay today:



These are the older corrected grain sheltons. I understand that they are better than your average corrected grain shoes. Time will tell how they hold up.
post #68547 of 112877
Big thanks to GMMcl on a great trade. Finally have a brown AND black pair of shoes that fit my narrow foot correctly.

Second BBBF. I get that Thom Browne is eccentric, but the sleeves on this hit at that goofy elbow length/Hawaiian shirt land between short and long sleeve...N/A

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Very lightweight, tagged Large. Available
post #68548 of 112877

Wow, that gingham Brioni is sweeeeet!

post #68549 of 112877
^ Agreed!
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It was Tie day today.

 

 

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From top left: Zenga, Stefano Ricci, Polo (narrow!), Aquascutum, Facconable, Versace, Ferragamo, Barbera x2, Zegna.

 

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Z Zegna Shirt (CITY) XL: Available.

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