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

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

  1. ljrcustom

    ljrcustom Senior member

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    nice. I plan on doing the same with my children one day when I have them.

    -LR
     


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    that is very sweet. i should really buy a book, and start reading it to mine. good reminder, thanks!
     


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    also

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    Picked up a Barbour Porter on sale at Orvis, I'm psyched because it fits a niche I've been trying to fill for a couple of years:

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  5. davesmith

    davesmith Affiliate Vendor

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    I really like this.
     


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    +1.

    also, what niche is it to fill?
     


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    Some casual stuff.

    Seersucker bag for going to the beach and such

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    Generously sized beach towel

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    Terry cloth, buttonless polo

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    And for when it gets cold and wet again, Gore-Tex Field Jacket, made in Canada

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    Russian reindeer penny loafers

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    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Kaplan - very nice. i like all the shades of blue.

    bourban - deets?
     
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    Those are badass :slayer:
     


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  13. imatlas

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    I initially fell for a beautiful, ridiculously light Isaia "trench", but at $1800 it was well beyond my budget for an outerwear piece, so I set out to find something "close enough".

    My criteria were: casual but-not-too, lightweight, navy (preferred) or black, rain resistant or waterproof, fitted, long enough to cover a jacket. This fits the bill perfectly. It's made out of Gore-Tex so it is completely rainproof - I'm not a big fan of Barbour's oiled canvas offerings, especially in a work environment.


    So, are they Cleverly bespoke or N&L?

    BTW the article, from 2006, stresses how rare and almost exhausted the supply of Katerina hides is, and yet nobody ever runs out...hmmmmm
     
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    They are made by Poulsen, Skone & Co (aka N&L). They are RTW. Cleverley has first right of refusal of the hides, and from what I have heard has sold off a lot of what they initially purchased. So, while rare, there are a few out there to be had. Still a cool story and the leather comes with an unbelievable feel, smell and patina fresh out of the box.

    Stitchy, I didn't pay anywhere near retail. Nabbed them off the 'Bay, unworn, for a great price. Tip of the hat to member summej2. I'm still deciding whether to keep or flip.
     
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    Veilance? Had one of these but didn't like the fit
     


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