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Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by mfais, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. iroh

    iroh Distinguished Member

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    what is the best place to get the lowest price on filson briefcases? thx
     
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  2. Biggskip

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    Crane's Country Store - They are a forum affiliate. Call them and tell them you are from SF. They will typically knock at least 10-15% off MSRP.
     


  3. Coldsnap

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    Anyone know what a size 20 in brooks brothers is? I got this thrifting and it fits me good i like the frabric and collar roll. Will prob get the box pleat removed

    [​IMG]
     


  4. Winston S.

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    I think that is a boy's shirt? Not sure what the adult equivalent of that is. Possibly a small.
     
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    Ah okay. I actually heard some people here saying they buy large boy brooks brother shirts because they fit nice.
     


  6. stevent

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    With USPS Priority Mail international how good is the tracking? You use the customs form to track right? I would be shipping a relatively heavy and bulky pair of boots to Germany (over 4 pounds). Buyer wants gift and value marked down as well. Just trying to see if it's worth the risk.
     


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    The tracking is as good as level of tracking/service provided by the federal postal service that takes it over at the receiving country. My guess is the German postal service will be quite good at updating the tracking. I have only had experience with USPS shipments to Canada, with several the tracking stopped at Canadian customs, and once I took receipt of the packages, tracking was updated to show that they were delivered. Hope that helps.
     


  8. stevent

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    Thanks for the info. Yeah I ship to Canada all the time and Europe as well but usually I just take first class and hope the item arrives. These boots will be a lot money than usual and I would preferable not want to lose it.
     


  9. itbegins

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    ^Sounds like you want insurance. Not sure how well that jives with marking down the value though...
     


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    how much should a good pair of custom made horween cordovan shell boots run me? local boot maker is charging $1800. seems steep to me but i dont know about these things
     


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    considering you could buy almost 3 pairs of Aldens at this price not sure why you would want custom? Plenty of group mtos
     


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    How much does it typically cost to get a button down shirt shortened? I have an ocbd that fits well in all dimensions but should be an inch or so shorter.

    Also, does cotton twill fabric stretch at all?
     


  13. Khayembii Communique

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    What's a good place in the Chicago/Milwaukee/Madison area to check out some quality leather moto/bomber type jackets? I'm paranoid about buying stuff like that online.
     


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    [​IMG]

    I like the look of Keds' Champion slip-on shoe, what about something like this:

    OluKai Lanai Tapa

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    Or the Jack Purcell's

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    ^JPs all the way. They look, by far, the best.
     


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