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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Master-Classter, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. Harold falcon

    Harold falcon Stylish Dinosaur

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    Is Alden pronounced Al-den or Ald-den?

    Pretty sure All-den. I have been to Madison Avenue store and that's how they said it.

    Of course, they didn't know the difference between and long wing and a wing tip, so take it for what it's worth.
     


  2. genericman

    genericman Senior Member

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    is there an equivalent to the CJ 337 (soft square toe) on other English makers?

    -EG
    -Church
    -Grenson
    -AS
    -Loake
    -Tricker
    -Cheaney

    Cheers!
     


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    other than allen edmonds, what is another "entry level" nice shoes?
    i checked out some AE's today and they looked too clunky
    i think i'd like some sort of plain captoe lace ups ... hopefully well under $300 ... under $200 would be even better of course

    You'll find Loake for less than $300, might be worth a look? I don't know how they compare to AE, but I'm pleased with my Herring-branded shoes made by Loake.
     


  4. XKxRome0ox

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    ^ don't know if they're available in the US but i'll keep an eye out




    question about some allen edmonds on ebay...
    i've seen a few with the bottom of the shoes painted black...
    the seller's reason was to "prevent retail return" ...
    does that make sense? is it some BS to cover up some other reason?
     


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    henrikc Senior Member

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    ^ don't know if they're available in the US but i'll keep an eye out
    You won't find Herrings own brand at retail stores in the US, but you get great prices buying from HerringShoes.co.uk.
    They remove the 17.5% VAT and shipping is £20. I'm not sure if you have any import duties on shoes, but I'm very pleased with my shoes from Herring.
     


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    Does black clash with dark charcoal? My basic practice attire for dance is to wear a black t-shirt with lightweight charcoal slacks. I'd never thought much about it, but I've been wondering whether this might be a bad choice. The issue is whether two colors clash because they are close, yet different.
     


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    Is there a certain style of jacket or blazer I should be wearing with a normal t-shirt underneath and some nice jeans. I tried throwing on my normal suit jacket (3 button) and wearing it unbuttoned, but I couldnt tell if it looked to "business" and not casual enough. The jacket is black with faint pinstripes. Should I be going for two button jackets with this look? Any suggestions??
     


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    Hi i'm new here and I figured I could get my question answered here. Has anyone seen the new B.o.B video Magic. I wanna get my brother the black jacket B.o.B was wearing or the cute bubble vest that Rivers was wearing. I really want to get him either for xmas. It doesn't matter when they live out of state and I told them their presents were coming late. Any help would be appreciated I just need to know where to start looking. Thanks in advance.
     


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    What post-xmas sales are you most looking forward to? Who has the best sales and when do they usually start?
     


  10. Harold falcon

    Harold falcon Stylish Dinosaur

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    Does black clash with dark charcoal? My basic practice attire for dance is to wear a black t-shirt with lightweight charcoal slacks. I'd never thought much about it, but I've been wondering whether this might be a bad choice. The issue is whether two colors clash because they are close, yet different.

    Black t-shirt and charcoal slacks are almost certainly fine for practice clothes.
     


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    leather sole shoes are SLIPPERY!
    what to do? get one of those rubber sole things? ... then what's the point of having leather sole shoes in the first place?
     


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    I thifted a suede leather jacket, it is nice and clean but I want to clean it anyways just because it is second hand. Can I throw it in the washing machine and wash it? What is the best way to clean it?
     


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    Need to get a new suit.

    I'm a 22 year old med student. Only going for RTW since anything more I don't think anything more is really necessary for someone of my age and status. Just need a few suggestions for places to get a suit from in the UK. I can easily pop down to London whenever.

    Anybody got any suggestions for places/brands to buy? As long as has a good slim fit, 1/2 buttons, flat front trousers, well-made and is pretty dark, I'm good to go.
     


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    Is this jacket too small? How's the sleeve length? And the top buttons on the vest just popped off, is that a sign it might be too tight?

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    other than allen edmonds, what is another "entry level" nice shoes?
    i checked out some AE's today and they looked too clunky
    i think i'd like some sort of plain captoe lace ups ... hopefully well under $300 ... under $200 would be even better of course


    http://www.zappos.com/product/7672324/color/762
     


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