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post #68746 of 112844
Today

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Sorry for the crappy lighting.
Note the awesome red cords and the highly disCORDant black shoos. Didn't get the smile or pose quite right, and not sure I captured the spirit of the style. But I did my best.
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Paul Stuart,
J Crew
J Press
Rooster
RLPL ancient madder
Brooks Brothers
Pantherella
Church's Custom Grade

Whitebalance sucked today. Sorry.
post #68747 of 112844
Quote:
Originally Posted by GMMcL View Post

Today
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
photo IMG_1882_zps74862ff8.jpg
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Sorry for the crappy lighting.
Note the awesome red cords and the highly disCORDant black shoos. Didn't get the smile or pose quite right, and not sure I captured the spirit of the style. But I did my best.
photo IMG_1878_zps319873cf.jpg
photo IMG_1884_zps364bfdf3.jpg
Paul Stuart,
J Crew
J Press
Rooster
RLPL ancient madder
Brooks Brothers
Pantherella
Church's Custom Grade

Whitebalance sucked today. Sorry.

Saw that post and cracked up at it! Great job on the pose!

Also, beautiful jacket!
post #68748 of 112844
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Originally Posted by HansderHund View Post

AppleMark

Nice! Glad the tie worked for you.
post #68749 of 112844

Hans - I think that particular tie might have come from Chet. But I will happily take the credit.

 

Quote:
Originally Posted by GMMcL View Post

Today

Whitebalance sucked today. Sorry.

 

One of my favorite fits of yours yet (other than the black shoes, sorry).Reminds me of that season everyone was so crazy about in 2012. "Fall," I believe the kids called it.

 

And I would murder you for that square. Awesome.

post #68750 of 112844
Quote:
Originally Posted by ChetBakerSings View Post

Nice! Glad the tie worked for you.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cotton Dockers View Post

Hans - I think that particular tie might have come from Chet. But I will happily take the credit.


One of my favorite fits of yours yet (other than the black shoes, sorry).Reminds me of that season everyone was so crazy about in 2012. "Fall," I believe the kids called it.

And I would murder you for that square. Awesome.

So sorry about that! shog[1].gif

I had that in mind when I wrote that, and then I reversed your names. Thank you for pointing it out. I actually received packages from you guys within about a 24 hour time span and you were both really generous with it. I also forgot to mention you for the tie I wore on Wednesday...I'm not sure if you recognized it or not!

Thanks again to both of you, and Chet: sorry for the mix up!
post #68751 of 112844
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cotton Dockers View Post


One of my favorite fits of yours yet (other than the black shoes, sorry).Reminds me of that season everyone was so crazy about in 2012. "Fall," I believe the kids called it.

And I would murder you for that square. Awesome.

Thanks! Given my own devices, I would have gone with different shoes -- probably my beater Jodhpurs given the weather.

But there's a war on.

No, sorry, random Winston Churchill moment.

There's a WAYWRN competition today for homage-ing (is that a word) another regular poster's style. I was doing a particular dude there, who always wears black shoes.

The square is complements of Chet, and was effing free, because that's the kind of guy Chet is. I have yet to repay that debt....
post #68752 of 112844


In the field right now, single button black suit. Priced high though $45. Kop or not? It's too small for me frown.gif
post #68753 of 112844

This has been a great couple of weeks for me.  First I found a pair of Raleigh Denim jeans in my size.  Then today I found a pair of Alden chukkas in fantastic shape, and they fit!  Almost makes me believe in a higher power (not that I've done anything to deserve this).

 

alden chukkas (Click to show)

 

 

The weird thing is that I just traded Ian Erickson a pair of CDBs that were too big for me, so I was thinking about buying a pair of chukkas.  Even weirder is that I found these at a thrift store that never has anything decent.

post #68754 of 112844

Stuff from the last week.

 

 

So this happened again.......

I found these at a consignment store, pretty sure they come from the same guy who donated the 15 SC's I found awhile ago (46s)

 

Santoni loafs 

AppleMark

Loro Piana cords 

AppleMark

 

 

Super dope Patagonia jacket and in my size!

AppleMark

Mainline Varatos linen/cotten pants. Hella wide legs (tagged 48euro)

AppleMark

 

 

Steven Alan polo

AppleMark

 

Weird Charvet

AppleMark

 

Old as shit Ricci

AppleMark

 

Canali Orphan but it was cheap (40R)

AppleMark

 

 

New in box Talbott black bowT

 

 

RRL with dope throat latch

AppleMark

post #68755 of 112844
Quote:
Originally Posted by GMMcL View Post

Today

photo IMG_1882_zps74862ff8.jpgWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Sorry for the crappy lighting.
Note the awesome red cords and the highly disCORDant black shoos. Didn't get the smile or pose quite right, and not sure I captured the spirit of the style. But I did my best.
photo IMG_1878_zps319873cf.jpg
photo IMG_1884_zps364bfdf3.jpg
Paul Stuart,
J Crew
J Press
Rooster
RLPL ancient madder
Brooks Brothers
Pantherella
Church's Custom Grade

Whitebalance sucked today. Sorry.

 

Stay out of my closet you son of a ... This is the second time now! lol8[1].gif

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

 

 

post #68756 of 112844
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Originally Posted by bpa View Post



In the field right now, single button black suit. Priced high though $45. Kop or not? It's too small for me frown.gif

YES

(I think. Don't listen to me. I bought shitty Dior)
post #68757 of 112844
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Originally Posted by tben View Post

Stay out of my closet you son of a ... This is the second time now! lol8%5B1%5D.gif
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WOW! I like yours better. That's a great look.
Quote:
Originally Posted by GM-H View Post

Stuff from the last week.


So this happened again.......
I found these at a consignment store, pretty sure they come from the same guy who donated the 15 SC's I found awhile ago (46s) Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)



Santoni loafs 
AppleMark

Loro Piana cords 
AppleMark



Super dope Patagonia jacket and in my size!
AppleMark

Mainline Varatos linen/cotten pants. Hella wide legs (tagged 48euro)
AppleMark



Steven Alan polo
AppleMark


Weird Charvet
AppleMark


Old as shit Ricci
AppleMark


Canali Orphan but it was cheap (40R)
AppleMark



New in box Talbott black bowT




RRL with dope throat latch
AppleMark
Holy f***! You've been doing this 6 months and you've found HOW many Brionis?
Also, that Charvet is fugly. peepwall[1].gif
post #68758 of 112844
Quote:
Originally Posted by Orgetorix View Post

DanM came down from the 'Nati and this morning we hit the best thrift/consignment store event in Louisville that happens twice a year.

I'm back at work now, so pictures later, but I had a pretty epic haul (for Louisville). In other words, an average Thursday morning in LA. icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

Oxxford suit
Attolini sportcoat (!)
Kiton trousers
Luciano Barbera trousers
Brioni shirt
Ties by Karl Lagerfeld, Luciano Barbera, and Emilio Pucci
Also, a couple nice madras jackets that should flip well.

Dan is still out in the field; I wish him luck and look forward to his recap later.

Here are pics. I still have to edit them properly to get colors and exposures right, but this'll do for now.

Oxxford
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Attolini
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Madras
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Kiton
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Luciano Barbera
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Brioni
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Lagerfeld
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Barbera
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Pucci
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post #68759 of 112844
^^ Dude, those Madras and that Oxxford could relieve the world of the need for Viagra.
post #68760 of 112844
Quote:
Originally Posted by GMMcL View Post

Today

photo IMG_1882_zps74862ff8.jpgWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Sorry for the crappy lighting.
Note the awesome red cords and the highly disCORDant black shoos. Didn't get the smile or pose quite right, and not sure I captured the spirit of the style. But I did my best.
photo IMG_1878_zps319873cf.jpg
photo IMG_1884_zps364bfdf3.jpg
Paul Stuart,
J Crew
J Press
Rooster
RLPL ancient madder
Brooks Brothers
Pantherella
Church's Custom Grade

Whitebalance sucked today. Sorry.

 

That's an awesome jacket, but it's SPRING! fight[1].gif

 

So what's been up the last few weeks y'all? I was heads down at work then on vacation, then busy at work this week too... Haven't had much time for thrifting, but I did pick up a sick HSM linen SC at Norstrom Rack in Atlanta (pics when it comes back from having the sleeves shortened).

 

Here's a couple thrift fits from this week as I've been fighting the good fight to wear Spring clothes in our cold weather

 

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This was our one warm-ish day this week

 

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Bullock & Jones silk SC that I've finally lost enough weight to wear, even if it's still a bit tight - thrifted by me

Nordstrom Signature sea island cotton shirt, thrifted by me

Rooster vintage madras tie

PRL oxford cloth pants, thrifted be me

AE Kenwood loafers, ebay

 

And then it got cold, but I soldiered on

 

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J Press hopsack navy blazer, thrifted by me

vintage BB polo sweater from theWGP

BB OCBD, thrifted by me

BB navy pindot tie from someone here

Bills Khakis Nantucket Red M3's from Sierra TP sale (much less bright than this pic)

Oakstreet Bootmakers navy suede trail mocs

 

 

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