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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. planetarium

    planetarium Senior member

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    they're way more 'technical' but i have two visvim ballistic 8ls for this purpose and they're great
    current season prices are probably stupid, but mine are from round 2009 and haven't worn down at all
    don't buy lamina; they're gorgeous but too padded for their size and prone to developing holes

    those guidi bags and ones like them are beautiful, but start to show their weaknesses the second you need to put anything structured or pointy in them

    would be cool to see more middle ground between the two, something all leather that performed a bit better
     


  2. BostonHedonist

    BostonHedonist Senior member

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    Oh man. I almost mentioned that guidi bag too. Almost bought it once actually. But the strap was ridiculous, the zipper was a bit much and it wasn't quite spacious enough. Unlined wasn't a huge deal. That guidi leather is nice..
     


  3. notwithit

    notwithit Pullup laureate

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    I like the smaller size of the Guidi bag, personally. I think @nicelynice said something about his bag dry-bleeding onto either his clothes or the stuff inside the bag. Agreed, though, Guidi leather is nice, and I like the looks of the soft horse they use here.
     


  4. nomed

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    http://rivetandhide.com/categories/jackets/indigofera-gunpowder-selvedge-grant-denim-jacket.html had my on this for awhile, can't say anything about the brand or quality etc though
     


  5. cyc wid it

    cyc wid it Senior member

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  6. Caveat

    Caveat Senior member

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    Anyone have a good line on some slippers? Looking for something with a durable sole.
     


  7. nahneun

    nahneun Uncle Nephew

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    indoor slippers or flip flops and the like?

    if the latter, @nicelynice suggested https://www.olukai.com/ over the summer. i ended up getting a pair, and they are absolutely fantastic.
     
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  8. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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  9. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Oh, and since no one said it already, Scott Weiland RIP.
     


  10. basil rathbone

    basil rathbone Senior member

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    If you're looking for that cozy biz, then mukluks:

    [​IMG]

    Edit: don't think these have rubber soles, actually. But some of their models probably do.
     
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  11. Caveat

    Caveat Senior member

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    I want something to just kick around the house. I'm having some foot problems and walking around in socks all the time on hardwood floors isn't good for me. Thanks for the suggestions. Maybe I should just get some espadrilles.
     


  12. nicelynice

    nicelynice Senior member

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    I had my Guidi bag lined with a fabric I bought from the fabric market because it was bleeding like crazy and I never loved the suede interior..
    Love it now

    [​IMG]
     
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  13. nahneun

    nahneun Uncle Nephew

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    i have the same issue with my q15. how much did it cost to get the interior lined?
     
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  14. nicelynice

    nicelynice Senior member

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    Around $170 plus the cost of the fabric (fabric itself was expensive, around $40, as it is hand dyed and painted from natural materials)

    The cost was driven up because they had to a.) create the pattern from scratch as there was no lining to begin with b.) detach the inner pocket which is held in place with a rivet that goes through to the outside of the bag
     


  15. nahneun

    nahneun Uncle Nephew

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    Oof... probably gonna run higher than that in the US...
     


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