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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. noob in 89

    noob in 89 Senior member

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    @HansderHund, @PLaydic - CONGRATS, BROS :slayer: :slayer: :slayer:






    That sounds good, though the streaks might still be there after you dye them, just not as prominent. I assume you mean like a black overdye (cool) but you could go all-in with some natural indigo dye (cooler).


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  2. turkey_sandwich

    turkey_sandwich Senior member

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    Yeah, I was thinking indigo. Not sure it's going to do much for the value and it obviously subtracts from the bottom line but I actually have a pair of khaki colored canvas shorts that I want to dye indigo, since I have another khaki pair I like better...

    I don't know, I'm on the fence.

    Edit: FrankCowperwood did a killer job on a pair of Epaulet Willies and a chore coat. See Epaulet thread (about a month back) if you're interested. I was going to follow his method.
     
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  3. Bahljs

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    Went garage sale-ing this weekend. All I nabbed was a NWT Nike T-Shirt in my size for $1.

    It's literally hit or miss.
     


  4. noob in 89

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    Oh, yeah. That sounds really cool. I don't know how experienced you are tinkering with things, but the only thing I could add from my experience would be to make sure the jeans actually fit well, will be something you'll wear, and not too cumbersome somehow to discourage use. I've fallen victim to all of these.
     
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  5. TexJake

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    this lot and a red snakeskin belt for spoo's floor.... For less than lunch...

    Dolcepunta 7 fold (Pop!), Brioni, super sick woven Bolgheri, RT BOC up top, and just because it was nice and thick and the colors are bright, XMI Platinum

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  6. drlivingston

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    Yep... I put up with their condescending attitudes long enough to buy them.
     


  7. round

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    Zegna Sport Thermal Jacket XL

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  8. eazye

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    Paul Stuart "Silky powder" navy sc, whatever the heck that means. N/A
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    Awesome minty Aquascutum mac, the "good" kind. Made in England, 100% cotton with the house check lining. Slightly too big for me, so like a 40-41, available.
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    Big ass vintage Coach bag, made in the USA that somehow the pricing Nazis missed. N/A
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    Huge Pendleton blanket. I don't normally cruise the blankets, but this one just happened to be coming out on a fresh rack, so I scooped it.
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  9. ChetB

    ChetB Senior member

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    Great stuff. Love the Pendleton.
     


  10. Thrift Vader

    Thrift Vader Forum Mechanic

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  11. futuremyth

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  12. antirabbit

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    There is another pair there, in better shape!
     


  13. TexJake

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    Some fairly recent things that I never got around to posting here

    BB 1818 Regent by Lardini, Loro Piana fabric
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    Magnanni Double Monk, need to get these cleaned up...
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  14. Shoeluv

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    Do you have the pants with this, or is this an orphan? If no pants, can you return it? 3 button pinstripe with no pants is hard to move.
     


  15. Shoeluv

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    Got an thrift in of a few pair of shoes and was amused at the box (in relation to my username...)

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