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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. Spruce Moose

    Spruce Moose Distinguished Member

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    If I see something that is really valuable but doesn't fit I will buy it. When I get enough stuff I plan to send to Spoo for consign

    Sorry, hope that makes sense. The more I think about it, you are right it was a mistake to pass on that. Anything that routinely sells for $100 + is worth the investment for sub 20 even if it is consigned
     
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  2. capnwes

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    Thrift fit.

    Jumbo coffee table (Repurposed kitchen table with legs shortened) - yard sale
    Fire screen. Thrifted
    Chairs, thrifted
    Fire Tools, thrifted
    Andirons, thrifted
    Tin Candle holders, thrifted
    VTG Wedgewood china set, thrifted
    Milk Glass S/P, thrifted
    Food, leftovers.

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  3. eazye

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    Sorry man, but this is like 2 sizes too small. It looks like you're going to bust out of it.
     


  4. Koala-T

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    Excellent fit, especially around the chest and waist. Looks like the arms are a bit short, but you can probs let them out.
     


  5. Purplelabel

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    What are you talking about, eazy? This is 38, and i am size 38. ;) Fits very well i think.

    Thanks, squire! There's some material there I'm sure of it :)
     


  6. Koala-T

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  7. eazye

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    It's definitely too short, both in terms of jacket length and sleeve length. From here it looks like a straight jacket. I mean, can you move comfortably in it?



    Yea, but it's a static robo-pose. The pic makes it look lie he couldn't even sit down in that thing. Maybe it's just my personal preference of moving away from overly slim garments in the last year or so. IDK.

    Purplelabel, if you like it and feel comfortable in it, work it. I'm just going by a picture on the internet. :nodding:

    Edit: On second thought, I think it's just the length that's throwing the proportions off.
     
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  8. Orgetorix

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    Hard to see from the angle, but it looks like the shoulders are too small. Looks like PL's deltoids are sticking out way beyond the end of the shoulder pads.
     


  9. eazye

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    Just for shits and grins, here's one I posted last year. Everything is a little bit longer and looser. Again, that's just personal preference, though I can attest that this coat is very comfortable and easy to wear.
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  10. Purplelabel

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    The sleeves are a bit shorter defiantly. I'm going to get my new Paul Smith trousers hemmed in this weekend, so I'll take the jacket in to get lengthened.

    I can move comfortably in it and it hugs the body the way it should. Here's a shitty pic of the back, it's not perfect, but it has a nice curve.

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    It's not bad for a old blazer.

    Edit: that looks awesome, eazy. Very nice!
     
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  11. Principle

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    Maybe I'm not doing it right, but I wouldn't say HF flies off the rack even at very reasonably prices, even for their higher end production (<150). I've waited for at least three weeks on average to move at BIN/BO. Maybe that's just the game to play with suits in general...
     


  12. Principle

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    Edit: definitely coming from someone envious that you can feel confident in DB's
     
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    That look is a good throwback to the "golden age of hollywood" look of the 30's and 40's. You pull it off well.
     


  14. Fueco

    Fueco Stylish Dinosaur

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    Any Levi's peeps out there? Is this LVC?

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    Lvc yes. Sunset shirt.
     
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