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Random fashion thoughts

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by thekunk07, Aug 1, 2009.

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  1. NorCal

    NorCal Well-Known Member

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    whoa really? What?

    To his credit the told everyone in advance that it was fake.
     
  2. LA Guy

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    To his credit the told everyone in advance that it was fake.

    That's why he got a week instead of a perma-ban.
     
  3. chronoaug

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    Damn. So i can't buy some fake rick dunks on the forum to ball in?
     
  4. Kvc06

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    9 watchers on my MMM key, 1 bid at 29.99 and 1 day and some change to go.
    Would be awesome if it goes $50+
     
  5. jet

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    Is that the bottle opener you kopped and someone clowned on you?
    ^you should. I'm all for barbour jackets right now. They have some really great styles. The vintage/worn out look amazing. Also, your gfs can always borrow them.
    They still made in england? I can't imagine for how cheap they are.
     
  6. constant struggle

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    is detour still an affiliate? can't find the thread
     
  7. elmore

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    Has anyone seen the stone island color changing jacket in action?

    i wasnt aware that anyone but wannabe football hooligans and lary teenagers still wore Stone Island (in the UK at least)
     
  8. Razele

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    They are still made in England iirc

    They last for ages too, good all weather beater

    Try on one first if you can, they are ment to fit over a suit, so you need to size down more then one size usually
     
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    i wasnt aware that anyone but wannabe football hooligans and lary teenagers still wore Stone Island (in the UK at least)

    I quite like what people at Stone Island are doing today.
    In terms of design it's probably the only brand similar to Undercover
     
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    unused one-time 20% discount JCrew code (expires tomorrow): DOTCHHT6A
     
  13. nahneun

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    9 watchers on my MMM key, 1 bid at 29.99 and 1 day and some change to go.
    Would be awesome if it goes $50+


    Sell it to me instead.
     
  14. Eason

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    huge nose

    Oh stop kvetching!
     
  15. KitAkira

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    Coats fitted for wear over suits are annoying. Think I'm going to have to go out and buy a cheap H&M blazer or something so I can wear my new coat, that or gift it away to my brother who will never fully appreciate it [​IMG]
     
  16. impolyt_one

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    Korea is like Japan 20-30 years ago, in more ways than it is not. 'Speed Tribes' by Karl Taro Greenberg is a good book that works as a good snapshot of this certain period in Tokyo, circa 1989, and the bulk of Murakami's works are about Tokyo in the late '70's, and all of the '80's - that time period in Japan is really interesting to me because I see it on the daily in Korea, present day, especially that post-bubble 1988-1989 Tokyo that is much like Seoul now.
    To be honest, I don't even know how people who live in stagnant societies like America, Europe, etc get much from Murakami, because while he is a good storyteller, to me, his books are filled out with nostalgia and attitudes from that time period - which is why he gets to sell so many books in Japan obviously, but it's all the little details he pines about that give his stories life. The ennui of living in a post-bubble society that the narrator doesn't even seem to participate in at beyond the lowest level of survival, the ephemeral nature of these Asian supercities, the women and the chasing of interests, the key real-life places and events that Murakami anchors his stories with, those are all very realistic pictures he paints.
    Murakami has all these details, like finding happiness and a modicum of success in owning a jazz bar in Aoyama, or in other stories, being a student living at a dorm, or being a twenty-something working grinding, average jobs, driving a little 320i that he loves around the busy part of Tokyo, dropping into the BMW showroom in Aoyama-itchome to look at the 'new' (1986?) BMW M5, eating at Shakey's Pizza in Omotesando, the revolving friends and acquaintances, the mystery of the upper class, getting a recipe book on pasta and cooking lots of aglio e olio, shopping for vegetables at Kinokuniya (the original one on Aoyama-dori, before they moved a little further down the street around 6 years ago) going out to Mitaka, wasting time at the pond at Inokashira park, the callgirls and the hookers, all of that. That is just like life in Seoul now, I have an analog to all of those, pretty much. Seoul is not glamorous, nor was Tokyo in the 1980's, it was getting pretty but still rough around the edges. Anyway, it resembles a lot of my life in Korea now and of the past 8 years I've lived here.
    Just hung out with my 'old money' Korean friend who I went to middle and high school with, we have been friends since middle school and we have gone our own ways in life, he came back for a visit to Korea last week and we hung out a few times, and he'd invite his other Korean friends along and we would drink together, and I was getting all these signs that we really are living in Tokyo circa 1989 right now, even though I realize it day-in, day-out. We hung out and drank expensive wine (because that's all they got here) with a pair of sisters who were mostly interested in traveling and looking cute and living off their dad's money, we hung out at this other bar and his cousin and a friend came in and they sat their $400 wallets and their car keys down on the bar, they both have $300,000 AMG's, we drank a lot of scotch, the female cousin paid the $500 bill and bounced, and then my friend and AMG SL63 guy were gonna go get some expensive hookers at the end of the night and I opted out to come home and cook aglio olio and hang out with my dog, and my Japanese girlfriend who has a habit of disappearing. It's all really Murakami. I don't know.

    Fashion thoughts on all of that: fashion and clothes aren't talked about in Murakami's books much because that was the reserve of only those really interested in it, it's much like here now, but that isn't to say that people were unstylish or didn't care about clothes - they did very much, I think. it's not talked about, but it can be assumed.
     
  17. Kvc06

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    Does oki-ni deduct VAT?
     
  18. the shah

    the shah Well-Known Member

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    yes call or email them
     
  19. APK

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    Got my first "Edward from Twilight hair" remark. I'm going to plead ignorance and say I couldn't ID this guy if you put a gun to my head, but from gauging my Facebook status anytime one of these shitty movies drops, I guess I'll take it as a compliment.
     
  20. Kvc06

    Kvc06 Well-Known Member

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    Spam email I got:


    It's just cool! Have a cool penis!


    lol
     
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