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Ask A Question, Get An Answer... - Post All Quick Questions Here (Classic menswear)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Master-Classter, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. stevent

    stevent Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I took pictures. I'd like to keep the suit if the stains come out or are lighter
     
  2. w00tah

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    Has Lanvin ever made men's shirts Korea?
    It was cotton and polyester, which didn't surprise me but the Korea part did.
     
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  3. Van Veen

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    I thrifted a tie today. One label says "SAXXON" (the two X's are bigger than the other letters) and another says "85% wool/15% silk, imported from France". I can't find any info about Saxxon ties. Does anybody know anything?
     
  4. GMMcL

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    I picked up a vintage overcoat today while out thrifting. Can anyone tell me about the brand/maker? (See below, and please excuse pic quality and whatnot)

    I did searches for Crombie and read plenty of posts. What I'm after is some guidance whether this older tag is some older incarnation of Crombie or something else entirely. Just curious, really, because it fits me well and actually doesn't look too "dated." It's dark navy with a very subtle french twill or herringbone weave. Wool is decent quality with a good feel. Canvasing is ... odd. It's definitely there, and there's no bubbling I can see, but the canvas it has doesn't give it much structure. Otherwise, condition is phenomenal.


    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  5. Gibonius

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    http://www.brooksbrothers.com/timelessclassics/saxxonwool.tem
     
  6. Van Veen

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    Yeah, I wasn't sure if this is the same brand. "woven in Italy from wool raised by a small consortium of farmers in Australia and New Zealand". The tie's cloth is made in France. And the logo is different, but of course that could have changed.
     
  7. Kid Nickels

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    anyone have any experience with the fit/quality of BBs Black Fleece line? I know it's designed by Thom Browne (already I hear the cheers and jeers)... just curious as I haven't seen it in person.
     
  8. stevent

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    Shirts are slim, not super slim, made in USA good quality.

    Knits are mostly import made, more shrunken, quality depends on piece

    Suits / Blazers / Sport coats are made by Southwick, good quality but probably not worth retail, slightly shrunken fit, very narrow lapels
     
  9. BlacKidLA

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    I assumed as much... but had seen many pieces of theirs on sale so maybe at like 50% off or more would be a good grab....
     
  11. JstGettngStartd

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    What shade of brown best compliments a dark navy suit aside from a very dark brown? I would prefer the price range to be around $500 and below. Any brands or sources would be appreciated.
     
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    Did I miss it or are you talking about shoes?
     
  13. KObalto

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    The word is "complements". :slapfight: There are threads on here for shoe porn, WAYWRN (What Are You Wearing Right Now), and shoe, sock and pant combos which should be helpful to you.
     
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  15. Kid Nickels

    Kid Nickels Well-Known Member

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    :uhoh: uh oh! :D
     
  16. CDHagg

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    Unless the shoes in question are anthropomorphic. [​IMG]
     
  17. mexicutioner

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    any recommendations for a cheap, business casual belt to wear with #8 cordovan shoes?
     
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    Since there is no offical tie thread...

    Six fold or seven fold? Why and where do you buy them?
     
  19. sochumpy

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    Accidentally posted this in the street ware quick question section sorry. Here goes.

    I was wondering if anyone knew what you called this lanyard strap for the sunglasses shown here. Also where to buy one?

    Picture from p Johnson tailors blog
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  20. Kid Nickels

    Kid Nickels Well-Known Member

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    I looked around but couldn't find anything.... it looks pretty ridiculous however.
     

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