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Recommendation for nice wooden hangers

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by romafan, Jun 14, 2005.

  1. The_Foxx

    The_Foxx Well-Known Member

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    IF ONLY SOMEONE COULD FIGURE OUT WHERE THE HANGERS FOR SAVILE ROW TAILORS COME FROM!!!


    I would buy a bunch in a heartbeat; perfectly shaped hangers with no brand name/ logo, in polished wood or whatever is used to create the perfect hangers.


    ideas?
     
  2. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt Well-Known Member

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    IF ONLY SOMEONE COULD FIGURE OUT WHERE THE HANGERS FOR SAVILE ROW TAILORS COME FROM!!!


    I would buy a bunch in a heartbeat; perfectly shaped hangers with no brand name/ logo, in polished wood or whatever is used to create the perfect hangers.


    ideas?


    [​IMG]
     
  3. The_Foxx

    The_Foxx Well-Known Member

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    yeah, those are the same ones (or close to it) that i use (hold everything and container store are pretty much the same). i'd considered the hangers now available to retail customers from Oxxford Clothes, which ARE perfect-- but i'd like to get them from the original manufacturer, without logos. they are a much lighter hanger than the heavy wood ones in your picture/ the ones i use, and the shape is really something.

    still wondering what company produces hangers for Oxxford, Gieves bespoke, Kilgour, Huntsman....
     
  4. whoopee

    whoopee Well-Known Member

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    A certain independent English tailor offered his source a while back. You could try contacting him. Heh.
     
  5. The_Foxx

    The_Foxx Well-Known Member

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    you know, i was thinkin about that....but as i recall, the hangers weren't really that great (shape/ width of shoulder-ends, etc.)

    gotta find out who makes them for oxxford, or maybe i'll just suck it up and order 8 or so of oxxford's hangers once my $$ situation improves. maybe i can simply slap some black paint over the oxxford logo...being ex-military, i guess i like things uniform and straight in the closet!
     
  6. teddieriley

    teddieriley Well-Known Member

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    ikea for nice wooden hangers. Both light and dark colors.
     
  7. AlanC

    AlanC Well-Known Member

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    ikea for nice wooden hangers. Both light and dark colors.
    I like their wooden hangers for shirts, and they have wooden hangers with thick shoulders that are great for overcoats. I've not seen any there I was happy with for suits, though.
     
  8. teddieriley

    teddieriley Well-Known Member

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    I like their wooden hangers for shirts, and they have wooden hangers with thick shoulders that are great for overcoats. I've not seen any there I was happy with for suits, though.
    You're right. I hung a suit on an ikea hanger with the thick shoulders and tried hanging the pants on the hanger bar (I was moving it from one apt. to another and didn't want the extra bulk of a separate pants hanger). It doesn't have any felt or friction, so needless to say, the damn pants kept sliding off the bar. I ended up clipping it temporarily with a black paper binder clip. I suppose you can just buy the felt-like material and put it on the pant bar. Or Ikea can have the bright idea of doing themselves. Question - does anyone have a preference for hanging their pants inverted in a clamping pants hanger vs. hanging it over a rounded bar of the hanger? I find that the clamp hangers tend to wrinkle the bottom of the pants, and I end up ironing the bottom of the pants anyways, whereas if the pants are hung over a rounded hanger bar, it is totally fine with no need for ironing. I've read that hanging pants inverted is better because it "hangs out" the wrinkles so to speak. But I don't see anything wrong with hanging pants (in half) over a bar that doesn't crease it anyways.
     
  9. itsstillmatt

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    I find that most (all) of the hangers thatare available are too square in the shoulder line. The result is that the jacket hangs like a jacket wears when the collar needs to be lowered. This causes more wrinkling that it fixes.

    My preference is for hangers with a more natural shoulder line as the jackets that I wear have very soft shoulder and an extremely natural line. Most jackets would likely not have this problem.
     
  10. LabelKing

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    Many vintage hangers from long defunct men's stores are quite substantial and have nice rounded shoulders although fairly hard to come by.
     
  11. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt Well-Known Member

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    Many vintage hangers from long defunct men's stores are quite substantial and have nice rounded shoulders although fairly hard to come by.


    Even a few years ago you could get hangers that were better proportioned. It seems that hangers have become victim to the 'bigger is better' mentality.[​IMG]
     
  12. LabelKing

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    Most of them are molded plastic with that fake velvet-like material to boot.
     
  13. RJman

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    Baron Le Chat Mort's hangers are actually very, very nice. For shirts I picked up this weekend 2 dozen wood hangers from Ikea -- 8 for Euros 2.20 a set. The shirts hang very well from them, the shoulders are slim and well contoured for shirts. So I need a few dozen more...
     
  14. megan_lane

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    I would suggest that you try looking at www.henryhanger.com You'll surely love the quality of the products.
     
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    One word - Ikea.
     
  16. Sanguis Mortuum

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    I would suggest that you try looking at www.henryhanger.com You'll surely love the quality of the products.

    What better endorsement than someone with 1 post bumping a 3-year-old thread to plug their website....
     
  17. HORNS

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    I would suggest that you try looking at www.henryhanger.com You'll surely love the quality of the products.

    What better endorsement than someone with 1 post bumping a 3-year-old thread to plug their website....

    I wouldn't use them - there is lead and mercury in the lacquer the Chinese children use to polish this brand of hangers.
     
  18. marc2434

    marc2434 Well-Known Member

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    I get mine from Walmart...They are $ 4 each, similar in design to the hanger projects ones but 2" thick. Obviously not as good of quality, but they do the job. Bed, bath and Beyond also sells pretty much the same ones, but a little better quality for $ 8 each. Here is a link to the bed bath and beyond ones
    http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/prod...0&KSKU=104706&
     
  19. pajames

    pajames Well-Known Member

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    I love the Hanger Project. They are a little expensive but they do come in different sizes. They are beautifully made and there's a discount for SF users.
     
  20. Cedarville Store

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    Cedarville Store has cedar shoe trees, shoe care products and a great selection of Cedar Hangers!

    Try the Standard with or without the bar for shirts, and pants, the Classic for suits and the Contoured for coats.

    Current Discount Offers:
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    Regards,
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    www.CedarvilleStore.com
     

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