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post #68566 of 122018
Found this and was wondering if anyone recognizes it. Keeping it but would like to know if anyone knows the artist.



Allati Vela?


Edited by Randomore - 4/9/13 at 5:09pm
post #68567 of 122018

On a brag to come later (from before but with a full set of pictures biggrin.gif) are these the nicest hand sewn button-holes I've ever seen or are the just not hand sewn??? I can usually tell quick but these look almost too nice from the back side. This thing is so sick!

 

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post #68568 of 122018
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Originally Posted by Randomore View Post


I got excited when i first saw it because it looked similar to the one Capn found. Its not, but still really cool.

Vintage Woolrich down filled vest. Size isnt legible but I say a Medium.
I have one of these that I thrifted a long time ago. One of my favorite things to wear. Might want to take a closer look at the suede, mine has an image of a peacock embossed in the suede patches. Didn't even notice it until after a couple wears!
post #68569 of 122018
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Originally Posted by Randomore 
NWOT Smart Wool and Mountain Hardware Merino Wool Long Sleeve shirts? Not sure what these are...Fueco? but crazy comfy so keeping both. N/A


I can't see the pics very well on my phone right now. But merino wool by SmartWool and Mountain Hardwear equals a badass find!

It's not Ibex, but it's still good stuff.
post #68570 of 122018
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I can't see the pics very well on my phone right now. But merino wool by SmartWool and Mountain Hardwear equals a badass find!

It's not Ibex, but it's still good stuff.

 

Is Ibex super dope? I may have passed a piece today...

post #68571 of 122018
Ibex stuff is amazing, and way expensive. It's worth picking up as long as its in decent shape.
post #68572 of 122018
It was only a matter of time, Thrift Shop claims its first victim.



Longmont police: 'Thrift Shop' song leads woman to push, choke boyfriend

Thrift Shop Attack
post #68573 of 122018
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It was only a matter of time, Thrift Shop claims its first victim.



Longmont police: 'Thrift Shop' song leads woman to push, choke boyfriend

Thrift Shop Attack


This is f%&^ing awesome.
post #68574 of 122018

Damn, more Engineered Garments, Ann D, and a sick Golden Bear leather jacket!

 

post #68575 of 122018
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This is f%&^ing awesome.
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post #68576 of 122018
I am so hating that these don't fit me.
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post #68577 of 122018
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Originally Posted by ChetBakerSings View Post

Can't say I agree with Andro on this one. Unfortunately that's a size too small for you, los_face.
Disagree.

Can't tell if its too short (sleeves appear to be) but I'm 100% OK with the fit. Yes it's fitted, but it's not tugging open at the button. If the vents are opening in the back, then maybe. But it appears to be the right size.

Silverware: Yes, that Drakes is grenadine, and effing awesome.

I hit some stores today with my good luck charm GM-H. Much nice things found. Details and pics .... soon. V busy @ work.
post #68578 of 122018
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Originally Posted by GMMcL View Post

Disagree.

Can't tell if its too short (sleeves appear to be) but I'm 100% OK with the fit. Yes it's fitted, but it's not tugging open at the button. If the vents are opening in the back, then maybe. But it appears to be the right size.

I think it's a matter of style/taste/personal preference. To me, it's way too small, but that's the sort of thing kids wear these days, I guess.
post #68579 of 122018
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Originally Posted by pnutpug View Post

I think it's a matter of style/taste/personal preference. To me, it's way too small, but that's the sort of thing kids wear these days, I guess.

This I agree with. Slim fit's not for everyone. Neither is sack cut. Or Continental. But just because something fits snug doesn't mean it's the wrong size. I judge by whether the buttoned button yanks away from the button hole, and whether the jacket quarters otherwise lie flat.
post #68580 of 122018
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Originally Posted by ChetBakerSings View Post

Can't say I agree with Andro on this one. Unfortunately that's a size too small for you, los_face.
Disagree.

Can't tell if its too short (sleeves appear to be) but I'm 100% OK with the fit. Yes it's fitted, but it's not tugging open at the button. If the vents are opening in the back, then maybe. But it appears to be the right size.

Tightness in the chest is causing the lapels to bow out. See how the space between the lapels is almond shaped? Tightness at the fastening point is stressing the fabric there too. It's not simply a matter of stylistic preference; it just plain doesn't fit.
Edited by ChetB - 4/9/13 at 10:53pm
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