The $5,000 Wardrobe

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by el es dee, Feb 22, 2010.

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  1. kwoyeu

    kwoyeu Senior member

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    i like whatever123's list. i think it's always helpful to see what a long-time poster has in his list of ideal $5000 wardrobe items. Those items survive years of being on SF for a reason. And this is true regardless of whether or not you share the poster's lifestyle/aesthetics.

    my $5000 wardrobe (works for my current lifestyle but probably few others and definitely not me in 5 years) consists of:

    one nice trench coat on sale (mine from VB) $200
    two knits (on sale from raf or mmm or jil) $300
    5 pairs of grey jeans (ndg/spurr/apc/levi) + white tees on sale $350
    two nice white shirts (raf/mmm/jil/spurr/boo $150)
    Spend the remaining $4000 on $20+ nice shoes of various kinds (on sale of course) and rely solely on shoes to elevate an outfit [​IMG]
     


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    none of you wear belts?
     


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    brad-t Bae Blade

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    1k$ shoes
    1k$ formal
    1k$ outwear
    1,2k$ denim+pants+knits
    800$ tees, shirts, undies, belts

    !
     


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    brad-t Bae Blade

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    I can barely get through a year without buying $5k worth of clothes, shit
     


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    whatever123 Senior member

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    lol old man's wardrobe.

    yes. no nikes, no e hardy and no stds.
     


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    jet Persian Bro

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    This threak is a trainwreck.
     


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    lmaozedong Senior member

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    who the fuck has 5 pairs of grey jeans and nothing else
     


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    Cool The Kid Senior member

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    who the fuck has 5 pairs of grey jeans and nothing else
    There are many shades of gray man.
     


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    kwoyeu Senior member

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    who the fuck has 5 pairs of grey jeans and nothing else

    it won't fit many people's lifestyle/aesthetics, as i admitted
    by design a $5000 wardrobe is going to be limited in choices, the goal is not to design the most 'baller' or comprehensive wardrobe. grey jeans were chosen because they go great with a variety of colors even more so than indigo (ime) and are pretty much all-weather (in particular, very summer appropriate). and there's something to be said for having a distinctive, signature 'look' others can use to identify you (especially if, for whatever reason, you want to avoid being perceived as that guy who 'dresses fashionably'). of course this can get boring fast hence the use of nice shoes to make things a bit more interesting

    i'd think you'd have a better way of building a $5000 wardrobe so why not share it with the rest of us?
     


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    whatever123 Senior member

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    none of you wear belts?

    with denim yes ... with formal pants no. imo, formal clothing needs to fit perfectly and most belts fuck up that look. plus, most people buy cheap ass made in china belts anyway and it makes them look stupid. yes, people can tell you are wearing a cheap belt simply by how the leather looks. i cant spot you douche bags 20 feet away. stop doing it!
     


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    whatever123 Senior member

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    in reality, this needs be a 10k thread. you can build a complete very nice wardrobe for 10k.

    i would like to spend another 10k on mine but i am buying a pair of wilson audio duette loadspeakers.
     


  13. lmaozedong

    lmaozedong Senior member

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    i'd think you'd have a better way of building a $5000 wardrobe so why not share it with the rest of us?

    my wardrobe was free (0), so can't help there [​IMG]
     


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    PC PS black / indigo, $350
    5 J.Crew button-downs, $150
    Chucks $30

    Margiela lows or CP's $250
    High-tops, Lanvin/Raf,etc $350

    3 pairs of trousers (black/grey,navy, etc.) ~$360
    3 nicer button-ups, schneider/jil/etc, $450
    1 pair of black lace-ups, $300
    ------- $2240

    the rest on 1 jacket and as many nice knits as you can get. I guess some tee's and other stuff as well. This is basically how to get my wardrobe except I have a bit more of everything except the first category.
     


  15. aeglus

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    Uniqlo jeans on sale $30; Uniqo pima cotton vnecks (let's get 10 for the hell of it) $50.

    addidas rod lavers vintage $100

    use the rest for cooking and mixing nice drinks for her
     


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