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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Claghorn, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    1 hour left on that auction and it's still at $6 per tie.... it could go up to $10.50 per tie and you'd still easily profit/break even on all the ties you don't want... and get to keep the ones you like for a low price
     
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  2. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I could see the first as somewhat versatile, but two-color hanks, especially when one color is white or cream, are less useful for me. Greg's looks interesting. I wish these folks would show a picture with the hank deployed in a pocket, though.
     
  3. luv2breformed

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    Yea, it's a lot of work flipping stuff though. I may have to spring for it and keep them in storage until I get some stuff sorted out. I was just hoping for more participation in a group buy as that would've been awesome. :)
     
  4. jrd617

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    Shit, those 6 unclaimed RLPL's alone could be sold off for about $240. ($40 each)

    Why not just send em to Luxeswap?
     
  5. luv2breformed

    luv2breformed Senior member

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    Cause then I'll see $15 each for them. =/
     
  6. gdl203

    gdl203 Senior member Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    We use our trademarked fluff-n-puffed shots on our squares - I think those tell you how the square really looks when in a breast pocket

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  7. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I should not have doubted you, Greg. My apologies. That's exactly what I'm talking about.
     
  8. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    In fact, that would have worked nicely with today's outfit.
     
  9. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Greg, while we're here. Do you know why Drakes is making some hanks with a machine-sewn edge and others hand-rolled? There seems to be no rhyme or reason to it.
     
  10. gdl203

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    They do? All the squares I have seen are hand-rolled and machine-stitched.
     
  11. jrd617

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    RL ties went for $345.

    I called it...
     
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  12. luv2breformed

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    Well I bid them up that high, and I wasn't willing to go higher without more support from people. I just don't have the time or excess funds right now. Sorry. I appreciate the PSA.
     
  13. luv2breformed

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    BTW Spoo is gloating in the thrift thread. It was him who outbid me. I cost him an extra $100 likely. =/
     
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  14. sugarbutch

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    gdl203 Senior member Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    I've never seen that before. Who sells it?
     
  16. sugarbutch

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    I think I got that one from Barneys.
     
  17. TweedyProf

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    This is one of my favorites this season, though again too much to purchase new (it isn't a Drake's)

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    The outside edge is navy, I think, so it can sub as a dark or light blue.

    Edit: I should say it's available at Exquisite Trimmings (55 quid). This and the Drake's Elephant square are my favorites this season.
     
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  18. AJL

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    ^ Nice. I have a soft spot for critter squares.
     
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  19. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    One of the Vanda squares my wife got me for our anniversary is sort of a critter square.
    http://vandafineclothing.com/store/pocket-squares/104-lilac-mandarin-ducks.html

    The description:
    Quote: And wooden ducks are a traditional wedding gift purchased for a bride and groom in Korea. So super appropriate.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wedding_ducks

    Also, another flippable tie lot:
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Lotto-6-Cra...18583264?pt=Cravatte_uomo&hash=item4d1e2a7ee0
     
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  20. Pliny

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    I hope Southernstyle's biz isn't in trouble
     
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