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Benesyed

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I was hoping @Benesyed would chime in! I've been wearing either Carmina chelseas or Buttero Floyds (both black calf) with my Schneider

Where'd you get your black loafers?
I didn't get them. The order was cancelled by the rake. Which worked out to my benefit. Ended up getting these, intial impression is very positive!

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I seem to have a liking for things on the edge of being ugly lately... suede and twead sneakers from Losers, a rather niche (and I think now, defunct) Tokyo maker - at an extremely good price.

 

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Thanks for the advice, @Benesyed @troika @MGoCrimson. I'm pretty set with my black boots (aforementioned Carmina and Buttero, plus a pair of PS Ricards from back when they made good shoes).

I really liked these Paul Stuart slip-ons on the Rake: https://therake.com/paul-stuart-black-calf-leather-harrier-formal-slip-on.html

Going to have to save up a bit more, though.
I liked those two but my lemaire are so similar. Great choice! Let me know how they work out for you!
 

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Want a raglan balmacaan coat— opinions on these three?View attachment 1277564
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i bought the third one and really like it. it has a nice volume to it. the fabric is very nice. it feels substantial.

the only thing that made me return it is the collar. i would have been perfectly happy to keep it, i think, but the collar doesn't pop up as cleanly. it either stand straight up or it sits flat, like in the photo.

feels like one of those coats i may regret returning, cause it has such nice volume and silhouette. but figured i'd wait for the right bal that allows me to wear the collar up.

fwiw, you've prob seen the designer wear that coat. he buttons it up at the top. i thought that was a cool styling move, although felt i'd just wear it open most of the top. if you button it at the top and wear a scarf the way he does, you get around the collar problem.
 

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The only clever play on unknown pleasures was the Disney one.
 

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i bought the third one and really like it. it has a nice volume to it. the fabric is very nice. it feels substantial.

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fwiw, you've prob seen the designer wear that coat. he buttons it up at the top. i thought that was a cool styling move, although felt i'd just wear it open most of the top. if you button it at the top and wear a scarf the way he does, you get around the collar problem.
Who makes it? Google reverse image on a beige coat was useless.

I just bought the grey tweed one from Spier & Mackay. Needed something a bit warmer.
 

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I have this coat by Schneiders Salzburg (trad austrian) that I really like, mine is a cashmere/wool mix that is quite comfy.

Note: shop picture is shit I know.

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Has anybody seen some trousers in a nice textured jaquard fabric?
Preferably black/navy/grey/charcoal in a casual trouser kind of style (so not EG or something, as much as I like the EG andovers)

Something like these from Paul Smith.
But, i have no interest in buying Paul Smith and these are too skinny anyway.


 
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SSENSE models look like they’re about to sell you some Vidal Sassoon.
 

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