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

  1. bourbonbasted

    bourbonbasted Cyber Eliitist

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    Disaster waiting to happen. Though it's almost impossible to do with 100% certainty online, it should always be remembered to rank the following factors in order when purchasing a jacket: the shoulders, the length, the sleeve length (only if functioning buttons), the collar stance. That's just the beginning guide, but most everything on a jacket can be easily tailored (or at least inexpensively so) other than those things.
     
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    +1 with Gdot. Also, almost all of RLPL's offerings instruct you to have them dry cleaned. This is due to the high quality of the fabrics used in most of the garments. You wouldn't want to spend $500 on pants only to have the delicate material shrivel on a line.
     


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    Ebay it is.. :-(
     


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    Thanks for the replies. I guess I figured that linen pants could be treated just like cotton pants, but it seems I figured wrong.
     


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    where can i get nice leather watch straps?? my father left me a movado but it has a woven strap and i would like to change it.
     


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    easy_golfing Senior member

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    If you order something in store at BB, do they charge shipping? I'm hoping they're like Nordstrom, and they don't...:slayer:
     


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    Jewelers that sell nice watches usually sell them.
     


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    Doesn't matter. There's no difference between the two other than the fabrics and patterns used. If you find that it's impossible to determine, then it's more than fine to wear it as a sportcoat. There are a few things that are pretty much certain tells in either direction, but that jacket has none of them, so it could be either.
     


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    What is the definition of a "silk neat" tie? I see this term floating around but never knew what it meant, other than that the tie looks nifty. :D And the term is too vague for Google.
     


  10. NOBD

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    Silk knit?
     


  11. tim_horton

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    No, silk NEAT. Ed is using the term in the latest Panta thread.
     


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  13. tim_horton

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    You are dead to me.
     


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    I'm looking around for my first pair of wingtips. I live in Portugal so Allen Edmonds shoes are out of the picture. What european brands/models should I choose in the 200€ range?
     
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  15. NOBD

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    Okay. I have no idea.
     


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