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Luxire Custom Clothing - Official Affiliate Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luxire, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. luxire

    luxire Well-Known Member

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    They have some fancy names: "resin", "pearlized", "uniform horn" among others. You only have to be slightly distracted to fall prey.

    Not that they are bad though.
     
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  2. Xtra

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    Which fabric is that? Looks great!
     
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    Sounds good! Please tell us immediately when they're available.
     
  4. NOBD

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    I understand. If you want a test shirt for the sample trochas (provided they're not wafer-thin), I am volunteering... :) (Haven't ordered yet.)

    $45 and upwards... wow. I wouldn't mind paying, say, 5-10 dollars for more pearly ones (thanks for that term, JP, and nice shirt :)), but that's about it. I thought the premium ones were 10 extra?
     
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    I am happily immune to the charms (whatever they are) of pearl buttons. All of my shirts use cufflinks, so I just don't see the appeal of paying extra for things hidden behind my tie.
     
  6. luxire

    luxire Well-Known Member

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    They are good. We had ordered a small batch just to check.

    Yes, non-cultivated oyster buttons, with no cloud inside and no ice are priced at such a premium. Buttons made of abalone shell are also in the range.

    The new batch of premium really stands out.
     
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    luxire Well-Known Member

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    Ya, rather splurge on another square.
     
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    Enough with the blue's already. Not everyone works in a boring corporate office :):happy::slayer:
     
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    Srs? There's been blue posted by 1-2 people lately. I've seen questions about green, some posts on grey, etc.

    If you want other than blue, post your stuff.
     
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    Luxire, would it be possible to order tailored swim trunks? I love the look and details of Orlebar Brown swim trunks (side tabs, non-elastic waistband, etc.) but am not sure I'm willing to spend that kind of $$, especially as I don't have easy access to try them on. It probably would not be feasible to stock fabrics for what would be a limited number of garments; therefore I'm assuming CMT is the only possibility. Is there anything about polyamide fabrics and polyester linings that would be too difficult to deal with? Or could other fabrics work just as well (Epic perhaps)? Could you (or others) think of any other problems this might pose? Thanks!
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    luxire Well-Known Member

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    We may actually have a polyamide fabric in Navy. Will check and revert. Polyester mesh is not a problem. A couple of the epic options should work well too. As they wont soak water, should dry quickly.

    Am not sure how it would react to sea water, cannot imagine an issue though.
     
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    Very nice ensemble! What fabric is this, and what collar style?
     
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    I would be interested in those swimming trunks as well.
     
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    Me too.
     
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    Epic is a fabric with a silicon interior, sea water shouldn't be a problem for its performance. May not get along with the dye too well.
     
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    How about chlorine? (I use my OB's for swimming pools as well.)
     
  18. MSchapiro

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    Should be fine (not that I can promise anything). You may slightly lower the life of the fabric versus a coat if the chlorine breaks down the polymer. I think you'd be very happy with it though. I have a coat in Epic and it preforms extremely well.
     
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    This will be mine. :slayer:
     
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    Luxire, am I right thinking thin MOP buttons can be had cheaper than thick ones because they can be cut from thinner (parts of) shell?

    Just like NOBD I would be willing to pay a premium of up to $10 for more pearly buttons compared to the misty ones but $20 or $45 I definitely would not pay.
    In general I would love to see a greater offering of thin buttons. Not flimsy, but something like 1/2 to 2/3 of your regular option's thickness so the buttons could be made up more easily.
     
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