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Thoughts on Common Projects alternatives in Australia? The local prices are insane and I can never find my size on sale. RM Williams have a similar sneaker and there are a bunch of alternatives from the UK. Any others?
I got a pair from Archibald, partner just ordered a pair from Skolyx
 

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Thoughts on Common Projects alternatives in Australia? The local prices are insane and I can never find my size on sale. RM Williams have a similar sneaker and there are a bunch of alternatives from the UK. Any others?
Buttero Tanino

Among the million 'white sneaker price transparency' blah blah model Oliver Cabell look OK.
 

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Adidas Superstar/Stan Smith Premium leather for me. Around $200 retail but these always go on sale
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Thoughts on Common Projects alternatives in Australia?
Quite a few people seem to recommend Oliver Cabell, although I've never tried them:


Kent Wang, from Texas, also sells similar, minimalist sneakers, although I have read that they are fairly narrow:


Country Road have a plain, white, leather sneaker. The current version is made of smooth leather, but I have a pebble-grain version from about five years ago and I'm still wearing them.

 

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Thoughts on Common Projects alternatives in Australia? The local prices are insane and I can never find my size on sale. RM Williams have a similar sneaker and there are a bunch of alternatives from the UK. Any others?
CQP racquets? Modern Classic Shop stocks 'em.
 

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I've been really enjoying wearing my Informale easy trousers, wool socks and a pair of slippers at home this autumn/winter.
Do Informale do sales? I’ve got my eye on those easy trousers as well, but was hoping for an EOFY sale.
 

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Apologies as this is entirely the wrong thread, but, on the off chance: do any of you guys have any recommendations for menswear shops/brands based in Auckland, NZ?
 

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Do Informale do sales? I’ve got my eye on those easy trousers as well, but was hoping for an EOFY sale.
No they don't. I've never seen them do a blanket sale, and I've never bought any of their products on sale. Mostly they'll do a free shipping on all orders. I think I've seen a couple of one off sales, maybe limited to a specific item.

Unlike most outfits they're a small brand and they don't do 'seasons'. They release one product every so often.

If you get one, I recommend the green color over the grey! In low light it looks like a warm charcoal, and in the sun you can see all the different colors - it's got bits of yellow, brown and orange in it etc, lovely shade.
 

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Received my belt from Crown & Anchor Leather. Don’t have any other natural veg tan leather belts to compare it to. Simple and neatly finished - it’s a belt for jeans so not looking for any features that are too fancy. Asked for a leather keeper rather than the usual brass ones Clint provided and he did a good job. Looks tidy with the slight bezel finish on it.

If I had my time again I’d ask for 5 holes instead of 7 and 1-2 inches less tail past the centre hole.

Happy with it and hope it wears in well.
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