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The official thrift/discount store bragging thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by j, Mar 2, 2005.

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  1. Brianpore

    Brianpore Well-Known Member

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    Can't you just ban him from this thread also? [​IMG]
    I kid
     
  2. darkmatter7

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    Man... I'm sorry I let you guys down.... =/

    I've been striking out lately. I'm too lazy to get up and take pictures, but here's a summary of today's haul:

    Brioni Shoes
    Hermes Tie
    Givenchy Tie
    Balenciaga Sport Coat
    Brioni Sport Coat
    Kilgour French Stanbury Overcoat
    Kilgour French Stanbury Sport Coat x 3
    Oxxford Suit x 3
    Samuelsohn Suit

    Some other stuff I don't remember...

    I know it seems like a lot, but I've been camped out at the store I found the Isaia at, hoping for a massive recent Isaia haul. I'm pretty bummed. [​IMG]
     
  3. Samuel Smith

    Samuel Smith Well-Known Member

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    There it is. 22 posts too late. Coulda saved me some public humiliation!

     
  4. hmmurdock

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    I wish I could strike out like that.
     
  5. AndroFan

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    Striking out...Brioni, Hermes, Brioni, Oxxford x3.

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  6. grendel

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    [​IMG] Perhaps he's setting the bar too high
     
  7. JChance

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    I dont think its true for yellow-tag clearance as final markdown. I bought some shoes from Marshall that were from $200 (Marshall's price, not the retail price) that got clearance down to $69 (yellow-tag clearance), kept them for a month, then returned them, but the manager checked the price online and offered them to me again for $39, so I think you can wait the Marshall's price to drop down to 80% or more.
     
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  8. Achilles_

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    I knew this quote would come in handy some day....
    It was from the blue challenge February 2011. It was cool to see yfyf, fuuma, frenchy, kitonbrioni, and a lot of the others posting :) Can't believe it was only a year ago...
     
  9. 330CK

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    Stopped by an RL outlet today, picked up a few pocket squares and ties for myself, and picked up a few items that I thought you gents might be interested in getting your mittens on. I'm only posting prices since this is technically a proxy. First come, first serve - regular posters in the thread only. Lurkers keep on lurking. Prices do not include tax and true shipping costs.

    Gitman Bros. knit tie - $15

    There's a large pull partial way up the tie. Left it so it'd be easier to photograph. I honestly think if you cut off the excess, no one would ever notice.

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    PRL knits - $12.50

    Polo tag has come partially loose on one side.
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    RLPL pocket square - $15

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    Ever the slightest pulls in small areas - couldn't even photograph. Definitely unnoticeable once folded.
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    edit: if anyone is inclined to proxy, I found this bag on eBay a few nights ago and fell in love. it's actually the reason I went to the outlet, in hopes I'd find it. Hopefully someone else has more luck: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Ralph-Laure...0?pt=US_CSA_MWA_Backpacks&hash=item19ce4d1c0e
     
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  10. tben

    tben Well-Known Member

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    Don't be modest. You aren't a dick and are very helpful, accessible, etc., which is awesome because most of us will never catch up to the knowledge of clothing you have to offer. Just an all around solid fellow. [​IMG]



    The subtle color in the Ted Baker is pretty cool. The Corallorosso that I have has a similar blue color in the collar. I don't really like to wear things that are loud, but enjoy vibrant color, if that makes sense.

    The only thing brag-worthy is a silk Hermes scarf. Funny story and pictures will come later. It is 4:40am here and time to go to sleep.
     
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  11. Digmenow

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    Depending on availability of #2...Dibs and PM sent.

    Is it TOO MUCH to ask for you to toss an occasional size from a label in there? :lol:

    On further review, I am wondering if perhaps it was improperly laundered and has shrunk to a smaller size. I'll measure one of my Smalls to see if it will work or not. Thanks for thinking of me!
     
  12. LooknGr8

    LooknGr8 Well-Known Member

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    I still want to see Nataku in an all thrifted, vintage Sears fit pic.
     
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    I think if you cut off the excess you'd wind up with a giant hole over time. You'd probably get a few tyings out of it before that, but not many. Better to reknit it back into the tie, which isn't very hard for a decent knitter to take care of.
     
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    RLPL pocket square - $15
    Claimed:Ever the slightest pulls in small areas - couldn't even photograph. Definitely unnoticeable once folded.
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    Nice of you to proxy! Lucky bastard who grabbed that pink PS [​IMG]
     
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    Sorry, I was trying to get my post in before the legendary #30000 post. See edits below, the others still have not been measured.
     
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    [​IMG]. So excited...my PS selection is the most lacking part of my wardrobe (they're nonexistent where I am), but growing quickly now thanks to the generosity of a few nice dudes.

     
  17. Samuel Smith

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    How accurate is the color portrayal? Does this have any pink in the purple ie closer to magenta? Or is it straight up purple?

    Gitman Bros. knit tie - $15


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    and legendary it was...

     
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    ahk11 Well-Known Member

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    There is one identical to this at the TJMaxx here, and 3 others in different colors as well. All marked down to $29.
     
  19. Brianpore

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    This is the next thing on my list due to having a total of.....1 (white). If it happens anything like shoes, I'll have 50 by the end of the year (shoe count is up to about 25, but am starting to sell some of the 1st ones I bought now that I know my size and acquiring better shoes to replace them). Shoes are easier to find at thrift stores then PS though. Couldnt have gone to a better SF member though [​IMG]
     
  20. Brianpore

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    [​IMG] Thanks!!!!
     
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