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Gave up buying clothing for lent....

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by The_Foxx, Mar 2, 2004.

  1. The_Foxx

    The_Foxx Well-Known Member

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    Oh, Kiton....why does thou tempt me..... http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...tem=3901148743 Jeez, someone buy this before I get weak. Still with the $3800 tag on it. Gave up purchasing new clothing for lent; this also means I'll be postponing getting some new shoes (edward green, i hope.). How long does Lent last, again??
     
  2. Alias

    Alias Well-Known Member

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    Hey, it's the same jacket I saw in Esquire and drooled over. Of course the picture only showed the shoulder
     
  3. cristobal

    cristobal Well-Known Member

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    Depending on who you talk to, Lent ends on either Good Friday or Easter Sunday. I must say, you're making an admirable sacrifice...
     
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    vero_group Well-Known Member

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    Only problem is, it's ugly.
     
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    Different stroke for different folk, I guess.
     
  6. Brian SD

    Brian SD Well-Known Member

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    That's a huge sacrifice, but it sounds like a good excuse for me to try my best to attempt the same. I gave up religion a few years ago, but maybe i'll be Catholic again for a month [​IMG]
     
  7. HRHAndrew

    HRHAndrew Well-Known Member

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    This is going to sound pretty stupid, but one of the most pleasant memories I have from my childhood was the day I realized that Sunday's were not part of the 40 days of lent. It sure made it a lot easier to give up things for only 6 days.

    SO BID ON SUNDAY.....
     
  8. High_Roller

    High_Roller Well-Known Member

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    I didn't give anything up this year. I feel deprived enough after trying to watch what I eat. Although giving up buying clothing would sure be something I could do to challenge myself. Alas, I MUST make a few purchases in Paris next week.
     
  9. NavyStyles

    NavyStyles Well-Known Member

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    I was just about to mention this.  Some people keep their sacrifices for the duration of the Lenten season (including Sundays), but Foxx -- if you don't count Sundays into the 40 days, get online this Sunday, haha.
     

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