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Ask A Question, Get An Answer... - Post All Quick Questions Here (Classic menswear)

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

  1. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Did you dampen the shirt before ironing?
     
  2. amathew

    amathew Senior member

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    Quote:No, I guess I should try that.
     
  3. Hype

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    What are some brands that have nice quality slim dress pants? I'm lookin for one in black, willing to spend up to 170

    Also, whats the best quality dress shoes I can get for under 300? I have small feet so finding the right shoe is hard sometimes(I'm a 7.5 in vans, 7D in red wing, and 7 in Clark DB)
     
  4. b1os

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    Generally, rather wash them in the machine than hand-wash.

    And yeah, dampen works wonders. Try an atomizer (I have a small pocket-fragrance-atomizer which I fill with water, I suppose those water atomizers with a fine spray should work, too). Just damp them, don't make them wet.
     
  5. Hampton

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    Buy pants via this forum on B&S. You will find nwt pants for a fair price as Borrelli, Loro Piana, RLPL so check that out!
    For shoes you can go Allen Edmonds, good quality for that price. They also have a sale now on their website :)
     
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  6. gooter

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    I've just started to wear leather soled shoes on a regular basis, but am not sure what to do when the weather is less than perfect. I will be getting myself a set of Swims, but am not sure how anal I need to be about using them. Should I throw them on when the ground is wet even a little bit? Or is it okay to wear leather soled shoes when the ground is a bit wet? Any tips?
     
  7. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Can you afford to have your shoes resoled? Can you afford another pair? If so, it's only worth worrying about this so much. Leather soles will survive getting wet.

    You can always get a pair with rubber soles for rainy weather.
     
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    does waterproofing the sole help?
     
  9. Gneisenau

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    Regarding lapel pins and boutonnières as seen on sportcoats from L.B.M. 1911, Lardini, Isaia and Tombolini. Keep or remove?
     
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    I looked in the last 10ish pages before posting and i dont think anyone mentioned seconds.

    Aside from that question, can anyone point me to a thread that discusses fabrics? What are the normally suggested fabrics for business casual shirts and slacks?
     
  12. Stone34

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    Brooks Brothers Suits on SALE for like $698.

    What suit would you rather have...

    Brooks Brother Suit for $698... (I tried it on, it fits good just needs a little altering)

    Thick As Thieves... (Made to Measure)

    Astor & Black... (Made to Measure)
     
  13. Steve Smith

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    Brooks Brothers Soft Jacket on sale.
     
  14. Redbird13

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    I'm currently contemplating grabbing a Uniqlo linen jacket for casual summer use, though I'm in debate of which color to get. What do you think, SF? Gray, beige, or off-white?
     
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    Ask your question there, I assure you that there is constant talk about AE seconds in this thread. 10 pages is like 2 - 3 days of posts on that particular thread.
     
  16. NORE

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    The shoes are breaking your feet in. I know, mind blown.

    Also, snug has only 1 g.

    Thx
     
  17. srmd22

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    What is the difference between a lounge suit and a city suit?
     
  18. JubeiSpiegel

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    not sure between the first 2, but definitely NOT the last 1!
     
  20. SpiffEngineer

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    I am a Canadian who wants to buy a pair of Alden Cordovan PTBs, and I can only get them through Brooks Brothers in Canada. I was wondering if Alden will restore the BB shoes when the time comes for resoling?
     

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