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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. jungleroller

    jungleroller Distinguished Member

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    I appreciate the heads up. I just kopped some knit ties.

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    these too.

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  2. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    I don't like any of those ties, Jungalo :(

    Why'dyou buy the ones emblazoned with the YSL logo?
     


  3. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    This would be a very Noodle Thread thing to go down if this actually goes down. A group buy on an eBay tie lot. Ridiculous.
    @sugarbutch

    and...uhhh...whoever else wears Polo ties.


    I'd be down for picking these three up for around $75 provided they're in excellent shape.
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    The burgundy RLPL is nice, but I have several burgundy solids, so I figure someone else should take that one.
     
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  4. Rudals

    Rudals Distinguished Member

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    Must be nice. [​IMG]
     


  5. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    That RLPL is purple not burgundy. Don't see any red tinge in it. Sure you monitor's calibrated?
     


  6. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Clags, Polo is great for striped ties. A notch above your typical brooks brothers
     
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  7. jungleroller

    jungleroller Distinguished Member

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    Logo doesn't really bother me. They were $20 for the lot and my jacket stays closed so I don't think it'll be an issue. The other ones were $8. I figured the medallion one wouldn't be everyones cup of tea but I like it and think I can work it into some fits. The grey and blue stripe tie seemed like a decent staple so I kopped that too.
     


  8. Rudals

    Rudals Distinguished Member

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    My ties up for grabs.
    I will take this down so that it doesn't conflict with B&S policy.
    I have a Turnbull&Asser
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    And a 6 folds RED Sam Hober FINA Grenadine tie.

    PM me if you want either of these.
     


  9. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    You guys could easily *PROFIT* off of these ties, and still be able to keep a few that you want.

    Assuming the lot goes for no more than $450, that comes to around $10.50 per tie.

    Keep the ties you want, sell these rest for $20 shipped each.
     
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  10. luv2breformed

    luv2breformed Senior Member

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    Ofc, but Clags' post is helpful to establish and upper limit of our bid. Max we are willing to spend is $25 a tie? Actual price paid will be whatever the winning bid is divided by the number of ties + shipping.

    I would like a couple repps and clubs of whatever everyone else doesn't want (Just please don't stick me with garbage. :p). I will flip the rest of what everyone doesn't want. Sound good?
     
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  11. Monkeyface

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    Don't you think the price would go to a point where it is no longer that easy to flip them? I can also see the more unpopular colours, such as bright teal, pink and green going for less than $20.
     


  12. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Seeing as the auction ends in a few hours, has zero watchers, and is only being bid on by a handful of users, I don't think there's a high likelihood of it suddenly rocketing to $450+

    Seller has poor pictures. That's part of the reason they're not selling too well. Use this to your advantage
     


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    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    @luv2breformed what ties are you staking out?
     


  14. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Though JRD is a much more experienced hand at this, these are the prices I imagine being able to easily move those Polos

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  15. Betelgeuse

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    It's like when I go to SuitSupply. They don't bring the "Long" sizes so when I try one and say "It's too short" they answer me "That's how everybody is usin g it right now" I politly answer "Well, I don't want to look like everybody else, I don't want to look like a woman, I don't want to look ridiculou, I want to look classic but with my touch of style. That's the difference between my style and fashun". [​IMG]
     


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