Looks real to me.
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Yeah, they both look real. The tie on the right is a woven silk, so it has an Hermes-Paris keeper.
If you can post a picture of the backing, that should confirm it.
Frustrating...I guess I'm not pushy enough...these were at auction, starting at $89.99 last night...someone must have convinced him to switch to BIN at $100...which one of you was it? :)
Dayyum. Not even my size but I would pounce on that.
So it is normal for the woven ties to not have a model number and two letter code? What about the "tell-tale" thread loop? I defer to y'all's expertise but I'd like to know in case hell freezes over and I run across one in a thrift.
Vaguely related... someone should probably kop this (not my auction)
Considering the nature of this piece, I'd call it an e-thrift
I read that they use to make their stuff in Canada in the same factory as W+H. Now they make their stuff somewheres in China.
Last days of summer thrift fits, from today and yesterday, all thrifted/traded/heavily discounted.
Linen/cotton Corneliani SC - from GMMcL BEST TRADE EVER!!!
No name silk PS
Ike Behar silk/linen tie
HB Baldessarini pants - from Nataku
Church's Custom Grade shoes
Linen Southwick SC - from GMMcL
Nautica Vintage BD shirt
No name cotton PS
Cashmere silk, some low-level label that but Made in Italy
Canali linen pants - dolfan, I think
FLorsheim v-cleats - GMMcL
I like the first look better than the 2nd one. The 2nd SC is too boxy. You kinda look like a JCPenney male fashion model. It could be that the shoulders are too padded. I also think it may be too short. And, I realize that shorter coats are in vogue now.
This may be just me, but I like to pair a rough looking fabric (linen) with something smoother on the 2nd half. Here, you have linen (rough) with linen (rough) in contrasting colors. Unless, of course, you have an all-linen suit. I guess that's why I like the 1st look: rough SC with smooth fabric pants. Carry on.
I found a button down about two years ago that was made in the US (I think by Gitman from the tag). Sold for something north of $130.
Dang - hope you're not moving too far from your current spots. You find some great SW&D pieces. Good luck with grad school and don't be a stranger on here.