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The official thrift/discount store bragging thread - Part II (Return to the Thunderdome)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by SpooPoker, May 18, 2015.

  1. classicthrifter

    classicthrifter Senior Member

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    I continue to branch out. Found this yesterday. The knowledge is transferring from men's clothing to other things. Good solid heavy cloth, solid buttons and zippers, "Made in Great Britain", Gaudy yet somewhat classic looking:

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    Vintage '80s Laura Ashley

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    Previously that name brought up images of K-Mart and other discount stores.

    I took a bit of time to research last night. Looks like these vintage pieces have quite the following, kind of a mother daughter bonding thing, fond memories from youth and purchasing/wearing these dresses.

    It also has the story of the wife and husband who start out small and mushroom into a huge business which is eventually sold off and licensed everywhere...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laura_Ashley

    Example pic on ebay, this looks much better on a mannequin (not my link)
     


  2. Letric

    Letric Distinguished Member

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    Yep.


    Nike Air Max 1 Premium "Flannel Pack" in Grey / Burgundy - c. 2007 Size 12

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    Nike Air Max 1 "Air Attack Pack" in Football Blue - c. 2010 Size 12.

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    Then these were from a little while ago:

    Bedwin & The Heartbreakers x Adidas Stan Smith in White with Paint Splatter - c. 2014 Size 10.

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  3. capnwes

    capnwes Distinguished Member

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    You all are welcome.

    My apologies to the international crowd. The cards came in too late (read: I ordered the cards too late) to get them sent out in time. It was kind of a last minute idea.....like all my ideas usually are.
     


  4. Timmah

    Timmah Senior Member

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    For all of you that have not been finding much this holiday season...

    Persistence definitely pays off!!


    New with tags Brioni Suit

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    Some nice Dior ties

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  5. txwoodworker

    txwoodworker Distinguished Member

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    Timmah
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    These are not the Brioni or Dior you are looking for.

    Or was I missing sarcasm?
     
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  6. the2ndhandman

    the2ndhandman Distinguished Member

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    Nice little one stop last night.

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  7. Doomsticks

    Doomsticks Senior Member

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    Love the headerphoto on your eBay @txwoodworker


    And Damn its frustrating to have stuff at home you want to show off but your apartment is a nightmare to take pictures in... Oh and you live in Sweden so you have like 7 hours of daylight per day and you work all of them.
     


  8. Timmah

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    Yes, was sarcasm.

    Though actually thats the first Bianco Brioni I have ever seen at a thrift store.
     


  9. Nobleprofessor

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    I'm starting to like Cremeiux more and more for personal use. Some of the stuff is typical cheap department store stuff. But, some of it appears to be very nice. I bought a Cremeiux suit with LP fabric and it is one of my favorite suits (other than my Oxxfords).
     


  10. thebuddahman

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    Dudes, the lack of requests killed my ego. I thought this was a nice thread to hang out in...

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  11. Orgetorix

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    Cremieux Collection or Cremieux Signature? The Signature made-by-Isaia (or made-by-the-maker-of-Isaia or whatever) suits are really nice. Fair bit of hand sewing goes into them.
     


  12. borbor

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    we take our fucking bird nests seriously [​IMG]
     


  13. impuntura

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    Really hoping this is legit ...$2.99

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  14. Timmah

    Timmah Senior Member

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    I could be wrong but the back looks incorrect to me.
     


  15. barrelntrigger

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    Lol swallow nest soup is the bomb! Don't be scared. It's cooked!


    I'm assuming you are asian?
     


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