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Recent Purchases (Classic menswear - formerly Men's clothing)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by A Harris, Sep 23, 2008.

  1. Flieger

    Flieger Senior member

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    I bought some stuff as well

    tan C&J model Hurst.
    tan Moreschi loafers.
    darkbrown aged leather Pantofola d'Oro 1930's ankleboots (replica's of high soccerboots)

    dark brown suede cafe racer jacket by Preview milano
    steel grey pow check wool & cashmere double breasted overcoat by J. Lindeberg

    blue pique cotton Paul Smith cardigan
    brown grey cashmere cotton sweater by Paul Smith
    zipper vest by Aeronautica Militare

    5 shirts by italian makers that are quite unknown, maybe Piombo is known by the SF community?
    4 lacoste poloshirts darkblue mediumblue lightblue and black

    khaki pants by Zegna and Burberry

    blue unlined cotton micro rib jacket maker unknown but with spalla camicia
    a couple of breuer ties for 10 euros a piece

    and a black face Meistersinger 1Z

    I am most happy with my Gaggia espresso machine though. I am a coffee addict and I know it.
     
  2. antirabbit

    antirabbit Senior member

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    My recent purchases are:
    Borrelli Suede wingtips in chocolate brown
    Santoni black split toes
    Campanile black monks
    Campanile brown split toe monks
    3 Turnbull and Asser ties ($1.61 each, haha)
    5 Altea knit silk ties (these are amazing, found at The Rack for $15.00 in CA)
    Burnett Suit (made by Boglioli)
    Marbitex calvery twills from Ed
    6 Gherardi shirts (Yoox)
    Pino Borrellio shirt.

    I am on a shoe freeze for a while.
     
  3. citoyen

    citoyen Senior member

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    & 2 Bottega Venetta leather bracelets with silver ID tag (one in tan & the other in black) from B&S formy 2 favourite girls.. They are going to get the following engraved "Property of Guido"!


    pure understatement.
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    i wonder why you did not buy any scent? [​IMG] (<- new smiley!)

    (no offense, you can stand it...)

    darkbrown aged leather Pantofola d'Oro 1930's ankleboots (replica's of high soccerboots)

    dark brown suede cafe racer jacket by Preview milano
    steel grey pow check wool & cashmere double breasted overcoat by J. Lindeberg

    blue pique cotton Paul Smith cardigan
    brown grey cashmere cotton sweater by Paul Smith
    zipper vest by Aeronautica Militare

    5 shirts by italian makers that are quite unknown, maybe Piombo is known by the SF community?
    4 lacoste poloshirts darkblue mediumblue lightblue and black

    khaki pants by Zegna and Burberry

    this reads like a big yoox shopping trip...true?
     
  4. Cravate_Noire

    Cravate_Noire Senior member

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    Just a few hours ago these velvet friends arrived from Adrian Herring. It's good to be the king [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. fuji

    fuji Senior member

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    Like i have said before, those Churchs slippers are stunning.
     
  6. redgrail

    redgrail Senior member

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    - Senior Executive for a Professional Services company that specialises in strategy for the worlds top 10 ITC vendors. I look after our 3rd largest account for Asia Pacific.

    How did you start out? Consulting? What sort of education do you have?
    Oh, and I apologize if I'm asking too many invasive and annoying questions...
     
  7. maxnharry

    maxnharry Senior member

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    ^ Thanks! It's actually not that chiselled at all; it's accentuated in the picture I attached because of the flash hitting the toecap. I think it qualifies as a soft square toe; in person, the overall lines are quite soft from any angle. Of the shoes I own, C&J's 348 last is the most chiselled, followed by Tricker's 4537 last (be careful with that one, I find it has a lot of volume in the vamp area). When I hold those shoes and look at them straight from the front, I definitely see hard angles, which is not the case with the Grenson.

    So if you're keen on those, just Google `Grenson Radley`, you'll find a multitude of sources as well as plenty of pictures from other angles. I've read many good reviews from other members about Pediwear (haven't tried them myself...yet). You might also enjoy this thread:
    http://www.styleforum.net/showthread...hlight=Grenson


    Thanks!
     
  8. robin

    robin Senior member

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    Fur felt hats.

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  9. Flieger

    Flieger Senior member

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    pure understatement.
    [​IMG]



    i wonder why you did not buy any scent? [​IMG] (<- new smiley!)

    (no offense, you can stand it...)


    this reads like a big yoox shopping trip...true?


    Some of it is from yoox, yeah.
    the preview milano jacket and the j lindeberg jacket as well as the shirts are bought through Yoox.
    The rest is bought in various stores in the Netherlands.
    The weird thing was with the j lindeberg coat. I bought it for 250 euro and a week later the only other size left is suddenly 605 euro. A pricing mistake maybe? No idea. It's this one

    http://www.yoox.com/item/YOOX/J.+LIN...S/sts/sr_men80
     
  10. Holdfast

    Holdfast Senior member

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    Loving this thread concept.

    I've bought nothing for myself recently, but should be ordering some shirts this weekend. [​IMG]


    True to my word, I ordered 4 shirts. First one in a nice Alumo pale lavender basketweave should be here in about 4-6 weeks time. Once the pattern's refined, I've queued up a few basics (white, pink and blue). Can't wait! This is my first foray into bespoke shirts, having intended to take the leap for ages, so I'm very excited. [​IMG]


    http://img.auctiva.com/imgdata/5/1/3...07151790_o.jpg

    I've seen these in the flesh and the fabric is very soft and lush. Though I did wonder what the "Ralph Lauren Collection" tag was all about. I was under the impression that that label's usually found on the ladies' Collection line, but these were clearly pocket squares, like the ones you got.
     
  11. SoCal2NYC

    SoCal2NYC Senior member

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    Jil Sander wool/cashmere v-neck sweater Jil Sander wool/cashmere beanie Jil Sander navy dress shirt Jil Sander jeans Raf Simons x Fred Perry black sheen wool pants [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Raf Simons black wool cowl button collar zip front jacket. It's Barneys ad look this season for Raf. The cut of the body is the same as this jacket from the runway. [​IMG] (the cut) [​IMG] Raf Simons tweed metallic/sharkin 1 button suit [​IMG] [​IMG] pants have a nice little pleat [​IMG] Raf Simons mohair scarf and slinky v-neck [​IMG] I wanted the sweater like below; but, they are soooo itchy [​IMG]
     
  12. rach2jlc

    rach2jlc Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    ^Lovin' the suit and the Jil sweater. As usual, good choices!

    Is the suit sort of a plum/brownish purple color, as the photo suggests? If so, I LOVE that color... I've got a pair of Ermanno Scervino pants in a similar shade that I really like...
     
  13. gnatty8

    gnatty8 Senior member

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    At the tailor having alterations made:

    Three fall sportcoats from Brooks Brothers in various checks
    Two pairs of Luciano Barbera trousers, flat front, charcoal and honey

    On the way: three pairs of shoes.

    Will post pics when I get the stuff back. Every time I go back to a store to pick up altered items, I end up leaving with another suit or a couple of sportcoats.. I need help.. [​IMG]
     
  14. Metlin

    Metlin Senior member

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    A couple of sweaters from Brooks Brothers & J Crew last month. Also got a pair of cuff links from Etsy. And couple of weeks ago, bought a pair of Aldo Chelsea-styled boots. While the watch aficionados here will frown, I also got a (what I thought was) decent looking Fossil watch off of eBay. And this weekend, got 3 dress shirts from Express on sale (this, this and this). Got a couple of preppy/punk-styled sweaters from there, as well.
     
  15. SoCal2NYC

    SoCal2NYC Senior member

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    ^Lovin' the suit and the Jil sweater. As usual, good choices!

    Is the suit sort of a plum/brownish purple color, as the photo suggests? If so, I LOVE that color... I've got a pair of Ermanno Scervino pants in a similar shade that I really like...


    http://www.brownsfashion.com/product...mons/95386.htm

    More sheen in person as you can see from my pics.
     
  16. fritzl

    fritzl Senior member

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    a couple of Japanese vintage fountain pens (70s)
    Some Etro, cuchinelli and and oh yea SHOES.


    Tell us more [​IMG]
     
  17. rach2jlc

    rach2jlc Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    http://www.brownsfashion.com/product...mons/95386.htm

    More sheen in person as you can see from my pics.


    Very cool... I'm interested in seeing what you'll wear it with. Not seeing it in person, it seems like it would go great with gray shades... and certainly you've got enough Gray Jil to make it work. [​IMG]
     
  18. AnGeLiCbOrIs

    AnGeLiCbOrIs Senior member

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    I do not intend to keep all the ties. It's just so hard to choose.... [​IMG]

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    I see elephants, whales, dogs, geese, etc. Never cats. Possibly for good reason. (Awesome Battistonis)
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  19. appolyon

    appolyon Senior member

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    The red tie is sexy. I'm wearing a very similiar one in blue today from Holliday and Brown.

    [​IMG]
     
  20. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Senior member

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    G&amp;G Isham's in vintage oak, soft square last.

    In just 5 short months, I'll be able to post a photo.
     

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