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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by earthdragon, Nov 18, 2008.

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  1. CHECKstar

    CHECKstar Senior member

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    I actually like the golden wombat to the point where my preference would be to have it placed on the front blade to the right, positioned a-la Brooks Bros, but that could be just me...
     
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    I wouldn't wear a green tie, so I won't poke my nose in.

    I would just remind others that someday you may have to explain to your grandchildren, what the wombat was about and just who someone called blahman was!

    Not to mention that every time you wear the tie - you think of The blahsta

    Checky - on a side note - as you approach Richmond Station from the Mystic East, you can look to your right and somewhere between Dimmeys and the station itself one of the factory back walls has, in bas-relief, the image, much like, if not actually the same, of the sheep in a sling. Like the BB logo. I wonder which came first.

     
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    Noticed that while on the train the other day and thought the same thing. Need to jump off at Richmond one day and take a photo.

    Will throw my hat in the ring for a tie, wombat or wattle doesn't bother if they're on the back, but must be 9cm

     
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    I think its also on some woolstores around the traps at Geelong and B'Rat. (the lamb in sling not the wombat)



    Almost a mixed metaphor
     
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    Jason: if widths can be adjusted, does that mean length can be adjusted too? Standard 59" length ties tend to be bit long for me.
     
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    I've got a pair of scissors and a Stanley knife.
     
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    Is there anyone from Melbourne here that can recommend me a tailor?
    I recently bought a 3-roll-2 herringbone tweed suit, and was looking to get both the jacket and pants slimmed down.
    Excuse the blurriness; DSLR+No tripod+Bad lighting=Poor focusing.
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    I am but a destroyer, lacking the other creator half that will make me whole.
     
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    Herringbone has got some good cardigan though, otherwise you could always get it from Henry Bucks
     
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    Henry Carter Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Yep if so, length could be adjusted. I'd prefer not to be taking individual measurements for everyone but if it's possible i will offer 2 widths (8cm and 9cm) and 2 lengths (150cm and 146cm, I think that would keep everyone happy without complicating things, but let's see when I hear back from Italy next week.

    I agree that the black cape isn't SF themed so in the spirit of things we should maybe make it navy blue perhaps? I'm happy to change his skin to gold like blah mocked up also if others are in agreeance, again assuming if the wombat comes out on top whichit looks like it is at present.
     
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    Yeah - I know the building your talking about - from memory its something like an old wool warehouse or something (for some reason I am thinking wool exchange, but it can't be because that used to be in the CBD)...
     
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    Speak to Christian at Herringbone in 35 Collins St. I've had some work done by his tailor and it was reasonable (he passed the clothes to the tailor for me so I don't have the details but I'm sure he'd be happy to tell you).
     
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    Think they use Uno's Mode opposite in Collins St. Have definitely seen a Herringbone dude in there once with a pile of stuff to get done.
     
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    Wattle design still the one for me but I seem to be getting out voted. The Wombat is good and fun but I still like the classic and more discreet nature of the wattle. Standard width and length for me.
     
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