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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. cpmac7

    cpmac7 Distinguished Member

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    My favortie Polo RL find ever. Doesnt really fit me or I would keep. Love the colors

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  2. eazye

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    True story, that pic received more thumbs than any I've ever posted. Lol
     


  3. Tony Pea

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    So this happened. Glad I made the stop on lunch!

    6 JPress Ties.
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    Drakes Wool Tie

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    William Lockie Pure Cashmere Tie
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    Alden Shell Cordovan Blucher
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    The Aldens were recently re-soled but the logo is missing from the inside. Still worth the kop? Are the black knit ties gren? If so what type of knit?
     
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  4. matty long legs

    matty long legs Distinguished Member

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    Very nice finds, but those aren't shell
     


  5. Tony Pea

    Tony Pea Well-Known Member

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    Dang! Thought i finally had some lol Thanks @matty long legs
     


  6. ChetB

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    Some serious trad goodness there. Awesome. First tie is a grenadine (garza grossa or similar), second a knit.
     


  7. Jompso

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    Lol at Linda posting a dope Massimo Piombo by Kiton blazer as just PLOMBO and having it get buried to the bottom of the buy it now, plus got 25% cuz I found a little more buried treasure and broke $100.... Thanks again Linda! (True Story: First time I've written Lol, you're witnessing history here people)
     


  8. FlorianQC

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    Noice! Just took a look at it (it needs a dry-cleaning for the stain but she lists it as - no flaws - that's a big lol there too...). You sure it's Kiton? Piombo has several manufacturers like LB and Kiton only makes the high-end stuff iirc.
     


  9. kbadgley84

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    When a why did mr moo get banned? Didn't know about this one
     


  10. Ds13

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    +1 also curious
     


  11. silverwarebandit

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    damnit my size too
     


  12. Jompso

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    Stains almost never deter me, my cleaners might actually be real life wizards, they dry clean ties flawlessly, they get stained neck of shirts out having them look as if there brand fucking new, no soaking it in detergent for 2 days or whatever... i dunno what they do but they get the job done always... they have failed me once in 2 years. And Massimo Piombo is owned by Kiton but no it's most likely not made by Kiton, it's probably Lardini, I just jumped when I saw her wonderful mistake. I buy first then think later, I recommend this method to no one.

    Edit: In what pic is there a stain...you may actually have Twenty/Ten vision (ha ...ha..).... I see nothing.
     
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  13. Jompso

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    Wow...and Linda just shows me more love....Ermenegildo Zegna Brown Herringbone Tweed Blazer, Current Label Su Misura, Trofeo Cashmere, my size, 100 bucks total with 25% off... I need to get the fuck out of her store before I go broke....she's the best.

    Edit: Might I add that it also sports those lovely Zegna big patch pockets as well
     
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  14. silverwarebandit

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    So who else on here was bidding on the "designer" caraceni overcoat? It definitely got too rich for my blood :(
     


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    Bullock & Jones bow tie and vintage grenadine for me.
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    My jaw was on the floor when I found this. ALWAYS CHECK WOMENS OUTERWEAR!
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    Incredibly, I found ANOTHER Ralph Lauren (University) polo coat across town but it was too moth bitten.
     


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