Cool Shoes, Paraphernalia & Desiderata - Part II

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by RJman, Feb 5, 2010.



  1. NH_Clark

    NH_Clark Senior member

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    RJman, you had me at hello...


    damn..... [​IMG]
     


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  3. Holdfast

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    E&R patent laceups, not sure who by but they are CHEAP:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT


    Very interesting! If they weren't too wide, I'd take a punt on these. That price is good regardless of maker. Damn, I'm almost talking myself into these even though I know they won't fit. Must resist!

    The resin sole is a nice formal touch too, and perfect if anyone out there fancies taking up tap lessons. [​IMG]
     


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    Calzoleria Harris boots at threedifferent.com, only size 9 (UK?), 110 USD [​IMG] I could not find recent information about this Italian Brand (still sold at Barney's?). Sold also online by Edwards of Manchester. Comment from Ron from 2004 in this thread: --------------- Retail is appx. $595.00 at Barney's. How do they get away with that??? I know the factory...good, honest shoes - for $295. Like most of the Italians, they manufacture a wide range of patterns and constructions; many good, most very good, and some excellent. I'm told that Harris' Norwegian stitchers are some of the best - a small team that produces two pair per week, per man. The Blake shoes are very good, assuming a fair price. It's ashame some retailers take such a high markup, unfairly raising the expectations of certain products. In this case, Barney's would be getting a fair margin at the half-price clearance sale. -----------------------
     


  6. STYLESTUDENT

    STYLESTUDENT Senior member

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    Thanks again, RJman. I'm afraid that I'd be found dead floating in a swimming pool if I bought a vicuna coat. The Tanner Krolle laptop case is beautiful and (for now) is a bargain.

    Steven
     


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  9. RJman

    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    As before, [​IMG] for the stuff in my sig.

    Cifonelli shirts:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT



    N&L passport wallet:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Dunheel reversible leather jacket made in France:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Finollo hand-embroidered tie is back:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Charvet cashmere scarf:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Maxwells riding crop:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Hermes PM alligator agenda with silver pen:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    TK card case:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    A&F real Grenfell cloth coat -- supposed to be better waterproof cloth than Burberrys and Aquascrotum:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    New T&A ladies' cashmere t-neck:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Valextra card case:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Charvet slipppers:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Charvet silk knot cufflinks:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Sulka silk scarf:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Whitehouse Cox briefcase:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Bill Amberg completely adjustable one-size belt:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Bemer/Valextra loafers:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Hermes suitcase:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Large humidor from the former tobacconists Sullivan Powell:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Asprey desk stand:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Asprey vanity set:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    M&W fitted leather/silver dressing case:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Low starting price on nice suede tassel loafers:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Foster & Son bal boots:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    HJ felt hat:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Kaga would approve: N&L "Chairman" shoes:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Solid silver wallet (!):
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    N&L ostrich wallet/money clip:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    $30 BIN on Huntsman shoes, kind of paprika-ish though:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Sandon bespoke velvet smoking jacket:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Richard Anderson tie charity auction:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT
     


  10. STYLESTUDENT

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    http://cgi.ebay.com/John-Lobb-Briefc...item3cb37e0f62

    John Lobb brown briefcase. New. No bids.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/PINEIDER-BROWN-1...item3f05d7b0a5

    Pineider organizer. Leather quality will be good.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/SMYTHSON-BOND-ST...item43a3fb0fb8

    Smythson card holder. Tan. Listed as pre-owned and also as never used. The Smythson grained leather will be more durable and look less scratched up than, say, Swaine London tan bridle.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Edward-Green-San...item27b757e1c7

    New Edward Green brown suede shoes. 8D. But rubber sole. Seller also has a relatively inexpensive pair of Ed Green Chelsea black captoes.

    Beware Charvet silk knot cufflinks (on the RJman current splendid list). They will snap apart without provocation. I bought at least 20 of them and none survive.

    Steven
     


  11. RJman

    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    Beware Charvet silk knot cufflinks (on the RJman current splendid list). They will snap apart without provocation. I bought at least 20 of them and none survive.
    While certainly more delicate than other knot cufflinks, the Charvet ones seem to be real silk while others are just elastic, although I may be wrong. They feel very different to the touch. I've had the elastic fail on a pair of non-Charvet normal knot cufflinks, so YMMV. [RSS...]Of course, as a bespoke customer they encouraged me to dip my hand in the knot cufflink bowls and take as many as I wanted whenever I picked up an order... [/...RSS]

    If you prefer, there are the H&K barrel knot links:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Low BIN for Connolly gloves:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Russia calf watch strap:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    John Lobb history:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Ballantyne for Herpes cardigan:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Scabal vicuna scarf (seller has others):
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Low BIN on phoque wallet:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Decent BIN on Charvet cummerbund and bowtie:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT
     


  12. kmdsimpson

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    While certainly more delicate than other knot cufflinks, the Charvet ones seem to be real silk while others are just elastic, although I may be wrong. They feel very different to the touch. I've had the elastic fail on a pair of non-Charvet normal knot cufflinks, so YMMV. [RSS...]Of course, as a bespoke customer they encouraged me to dip my hand in the knot cufflink bowls and take as many as I wanted whenever I picked up an order... [/...RSS]


    Low BIN on phoque wallet:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT


    That travel wallet is exactly what I have been looking for... but seal?... boy. tough one to get my head around..
     


  13. RJman

    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    That travel wallet is exactly what I have been looking for... but seal?... boy. tough one to get my head around..

    Goes well with a Canadian Club on the rocks.
     


  14. MalfordOfLondon

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    Goes well with a Canadian Club on the rocks.

    PUN_OF_THE_YEAR.
     


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