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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. Koala-T

    Koala-T Well-Known Member

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    What kind of style are you looking for?
     
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  3. ridethecliche

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    Right now, chelsea or plain lace ups. Trying to find something that wouldn't be out of place in a formal-ish situation, but could dress up jeans.

    And practicing the best lesson I've learned on here, I'm willing to wait. If it takes me a year to find it then I'd rather do that than settle for something that's meh.
     
  4. YRR92

    YRR92 Well-Known Member

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    Little bit of editorializing: look for really dark brown suede, too. Dark brown suede chukkas or chelseas are cool with jeans, and work well with dressier stuff too. I kinda want a pair on Dainite.
     
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    ATLjon Well-Known Member

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    Hey ....


    Can we ban the word "facking?"
     
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  6. size 38R

    size 38R Well-Known Member

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    would these do?
    http://global.rakuten.com/en/store/styl-us/item/1230-0087/

    http://global.rakuten.com/en/store/balmor/item/a2869786/


    just had to share these, so..... want. beautiful.
    http://global.rakuten.com/en/store/hit-list-clothing/item/ra-0013/
    totes my style......
     
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  7. jebarne

    jebarne Well-Known Member

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    One of the good things about this thread. JAB made in Mexico = Zegna? Had no clue, but catching up on the thread, both you and brianpore come up with them.

    That will add a half hour to the suit section.
     
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  8. ridethecliche

    ridethecliche Well-Known Member

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    ?
     
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    Don't know about quality on those and I'm willing to hold out for a pair of good goodyear welted (or similar) shoes unless I find something cheap that'll be a place holder. I appreciate paying for quality, especially for shoes.

    I'll pass on the last ones.

    "Wing Chip boots". [​IMG]
     
  10. SomethingsFishy

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    Got out the door early today, so I figured I'd post a thrift fit for ya. Today is a "Fishy doesnt give a damn." Sort of day. Matching leathers is for squares.

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    Sartoria Chiaia 5-ply cashmere beanie (ethrift)
    Cheapo cg leather jacket that fits well (thrift)
    lord & Taylor house brand cashmere pullover (gift)
    Music festival tee (not thrift)
    Barbour scarf (thrift)
    APC new standards (thrift)
    Santoni sneakers (thrift)
    Coach Essex shoulder bag (thrift)
    Random.belt (thrift)
    Seiko 7A28-7049 (thrift)

    Not shown: PRL gloves (gift)
     
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  11. size 38R

    size 38R Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]not fighting with you man, but i have seen the first ones in person, and if you are just starting out, and learning the ropes . they are a nice start, (excuse rakuten's poor translating)
    saying "Goodyear welted" is a [​IMG] quality comes in all price brackets. if you want the best? sell some stuff and buy R.M Williams. or trickers. which you can afford down the track. enjoying your awesome under $100 boots in the mean time.

    you want quality???? i will send you some boots for free if you are a size 25.5 jp. (hand made, leather chealsea boots, black, made in japan) you can pay postage.

    lol, i still got those seal skin shoes floating around too, somebody trade me before the wife finds them!

    edit: nice fit fishy!
     
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  12. ridethecliche

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    I should post some pictures of awful translations and spellings that I've seen from living in India and trips to Uganda.

    And yeah, I have no idea what a JP size that is in US. I'm an 8.5US about. I have small feet!
     
  13. Koala-T

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    Specifically, Jos A Bank Signature Gold. Check the maker tag!
     
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  14. sparrow

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    That's about us 7. (25.5 Jp)
     
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  15. ridethecliche

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    I have a pair of AE daltons in a lighter brown and some other jodhpur esque boots in a darker brown. So I think I'm good with brown. I can get away with not having black, so I'm okay waiting :)

    That reminds me. I need to get rid of a pair of my frye boots in 8.5. I just can't get them to work and it hurts to see them sitting there every day.

    And to bring myself back down to earth, I'll slap myself for passing on a pair of kick ass loake's for no other reason than being an idiot and them not fitting me...
     
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    In the field. Found this. I'm pretty good at authenticating clothing but am lost on scarves. What say ye? Real? Fake?

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  17. div25sec9

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    ..and we sometimes forget

    clothes that pick up the ladies > clothes that meet SF approval
     
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  18. sparrow

    sparrow Well-Known Member

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    I will wear my ed hardy shirt next time I'm out
    Gaudy maximum


    Srs
     
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  19. YRR92

    YRR92 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I'd say if you want to stick to a fairly well-edited wardrobe, another pair of brown boots might be redundant.
     
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    Yeah, this is wrong.

    Think of your nice clothes as a way to weed out the girls who think you should be wearing Aeropostale and wont understand when you take a whole afternoon once a month to rub your shoes with flannel diaper.
     
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