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

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

  1. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    Hey look it's that guy with the shitty blog attempting to talk shit what's up bud?

    Thanks Hampton.
     


  2. NOBD

    NOBD Distinguished Member

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    Where's that suede brush?

    I use a regular brush for suede, btw. LCA has decent brushes for decent prices.
     


  3. DrStrangelove

    DrStrangelove Well-Known Member

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    Shall I keep them?
     
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  4. HansderHund

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    I found someone selling some NOS Ralph Lauren luggage that was made in England. I'm looking for the rest of the set, though it will probably be a difficult challenge. I have managed to piece together half of the 1980s tartan set for my wife. It seems to be easier to find those pieces new-old stock than the black canvas. Someone on eBay is usually selling an unused piece of the blackwatch at any given time.

    Any ideas on the maker that RL uses for their luggage?

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  5. gyasih

    gyasih Distinguished Member

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    Those are nice, deets.
     


  6. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    i hate u for not being fat :(


    answer below first :)

     


  7. NewYorkIslander

    NewYorkIslander Affiliate Vendor

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    Its very hard work...
     


  8. Hampton

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    I'm lucky I dont live in the US, I would probably have white castle for breakfast..
     


  9. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    im sure it is. kudos to you for doin it. :cheers:


    or you could keep kosher. :)
     


  10. NewYorkIslander

    NewYorkIslander Affiliate Vendor

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    Thanks man, you have no idea how hard going gluten free is to a guy who has had macaroni 5 nights a week for 35 years...:)
     


  11. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    indeed i do not. i coud use to borrow some of that self control. :blush:
     


  12. fritzl

    fritzl Stylish Dinosaur

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    +1, no need to shell out lobb money for a suede brush, unless you are a hopeless brand whore, imo.
     


  13. CruzAzul

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    A bit despondent over the loss of that coveted Functionally Illiterate demographic, but life goes on... a few small-timer pick-ups:

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    Some beater suede loafers for summer...

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    What's more small-timer than Zara? Zara on sale...

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    ...and a lightweight sweater from the Black Fleece sale.
     


  14. Hampton

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    How is Zaras quality anyway? A way better then H&M?
     


  15. CruzAzul

    CruzAzul Distinguished Member

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    Well, it is a lot better than H&M, not that that's any sort of major achievement. That said, I have a Zara sweater that I've worn 3 winters and it still looks new. My experience has been that as long as you don't buy anything made from a crappy polyamide blend or acrylic you'll do OK.

    The polo sweater in my photo above is cotton, but as it was I think $26, I don't really need it to last forever.
     


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