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Random fashion thoughts - Part II (A New Hope)

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by LA Guy, May 15, 2015.

  1. OccultaVexillum

    OccultaVexillum Distinguished Member

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    Cost of living very high, comparing it Nth America I'd say Toronto/SF/NYC/Vancouver type. Sydney is one of the most expensive places to live in the World, Melbs isn't far behind.
    I am from Sydney but I would say Melbs is probably a better option for students.
    To compare a few things based on my last visit home to Syd:
    Aus Milk - $4.50 liter
    US Milk - $3.00 gallon (3.78l = 1gallon)
    Aus Bread - $4.00
    US Bread - $1.99

    Petrol is also about twice the price if not more.
    Rent in Syd - my brother pays $550/week for a pretty small 2 bedroom. My other brother bought a house for $560k that needed a ton of work and is about 40 mins from the CBD.
     


  2. JSAN

    JSAN Senior Member

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    Milk is $1Aud per litre, bread ranges from $1-3 for a loaf.
     


  3. OccultaVexillum

    OccultaVexillum Distinguished Member

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    Lol I don't know wtf my mum is buying then.
     


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    nahneun Uncle Nephew

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    I heard the prices of emu milk and eggs drastically increased after the Great Emu Wars
     


  5. Teger

    Teger Stylish Dinosaur

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    any cool sf peeps live in chicago? in town for 6 days for a conference and have some free time. also hit me up if you're a chicago-based photographer!
     


  6. cyc wid it

    cyc wid it Stylish Dinosaur

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    W2C outside of the hood in SF bay area. :eek:
     
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    i love those matchesfashion boxes, keep my spare electronic cords in one
    order something from matches if you want an awesome box
     
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    I use one to keep all my tags
     


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    We don't talk about that mate.
     


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    https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living
     


  11. emptym

    emptym Moderator Moderator

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    Great, thanks. Really enjoyed working with the maker. I wear the pants a lot. The weather's been too warm for the jacket, although that's changing soon.
     


  12. OccultaVexillum

    OccultaVexillum Distinguished Member

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    What would be the point/purpose/goal/whatever of "rubber coated calfskin" on a pair of boots?


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    Would it just kind of wear off and fade? Kind of like waxed denim or something? I was looking at those because I thought they were patent leather at first glance but now I'm just curious as to why this would be a thing.
     


  13. nicelynice

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    I dunno about those, but my wife has a pair of rubber coated guidi boots. The "rubber" is more like a waxed coating and it looks pretty cool as it fades off
     


  14. OccultaVexillum

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    Thanks. So it is pretty much just like a way to get some unique wear?
     


  15. Bam!ChairDance

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    the butteros know how many shoes you own, so the rubber is just a precaution they'll take until they can be certain you'll commit to an exclusive relationship.
     


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