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Originally Posted by catside View Post


Left them for you smile.gif ties, didn't look at the shirts at all.

Lately the stores are barren. Did not buy anything, although was temped by an Invertere jacket and a Donegal Mist.

Heh, thanks. The dark navy Zegna is great, and was the $1.50 color as opposed to it's marked up color (I did see the small stain, but I think it's workable)

Thank god for the sale, tho, that store marks up the crap outta their ties.
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Originally Posted by Nataku View Post

That first jacket I would have passed on. No-name Italian label and looks pretty dated. The second one is cool. One of many little-known Euro labels I'm sure. Looks like something that would be sold on Yoox.

yoox was my exact thought

yeah looking back at the first one I thought it was styled way better until I actually took it home and looked at the gorge and button stance, fabric is awesome though could make a cool tie or pocket square

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Ian, Pretty sure that fabric is cotton/wool.

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Originally Posted by thefastlife View Post


well what about the price. she says that with pleats on the back when she brings the sides in she also needs to alter the back.


I'm used to paying $15 for taking in at the waist.

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WV = Virgin Wool

CO = Cotton

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Originally Posted by green_machine View Post

Had a nice tie haul this past week. All NA

-15 or so borrelli 6 fold (although everyone on eBay calls them 7)
-A few purple labels (the pow is the bomb)
-zegna, Versace, Holland & Holland
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My favorite tie cashmere/silk 6 fold


 

WTF!!! 15!!!!!!!!!!!!! Can we see the entire haul?!!!

 

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Originally Posted by hbkshin View Post
 

Alcohol on a cotton swab, followed immediately by blow drying has worked for me with everything except coffee and some other weird stain I've never seen but once before. Got out pen stains 99% of the time.

+1

 

Just be careful cuz once the alcohol makes contact the ink will spread. You gotta have that ninja fast hands! I was able to get a stain out of suede using this method, too! Works pretty damn well!

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thanks guys, first sportcoat is getting cut up into scrap for ties and pocket squares,
also I know I don't have near as much inventory as you guys and I get rid of it fairly quickly but I still find some stuff I forgot about sometimes, for instance a made in austria camel hair duffle coat with detachable hood that fits me perfectly!!!!
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Originally Posted by barrelntrigger View Post

WTF!!! 15!!!!!!!!!!!!! Can we see the entire haul?!!!

+1

Just be careful cuz once the alcohol makes contact the ink will spread. You gotta have that ninja fast hands! I was able to get a stain out of suede using this method, too! Works pretty damn well!

Thanks guys for the info on the stain. I will try it tonight.

There was 15 borrelli ties but I left a few borrellis and purple labels because off statins and pulls.

That's about all the brag worthy stuff I got.
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Originally Posted by green_machine View Post

Had a nice tie haul this past week. All NA
I was power scrolling through and this stopped me dead in my tracks. Nicely done.
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green_machine: Incredible haul. I don't think I'd rub alcohol on a printed silk Hermes tie. Send it to TieCrafters/Rave Fabricare or sell it as is.
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Yeah, agreed.  I actually tried exactly this with a printed Hermes and it made it worse.  Luckily, I have the most amazing dry cleaner around, and he managed to fix it the point that it's almost entirely undetectable. 

 

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Originally Posted by ChetB View Post

green_machine: Incredible haul. I don't think I'd rub alcohol on a printed silk Hermes tie. Send it to TieCrafters/Rave Fabricare or sell it as is.
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the tie game in this thread has been amazing lately.
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Originally Posted by Lirum View Post

My shoes don't stare at me.


Sounds like a fox stole needs to be an item on the next scavenger hunt!
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Originally Posted by Lirum View Post

My shoes don't stare at me.



Sounds like a fox stole needs to be an item on the next scavenger hunt!

 


 

If your shoes, toaster, cell phone or anything else does not stare at you, then you have a dearth of googly eyes.  Easy remedy

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