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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. Nataku

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    Yeah, I'm already regretting those Brooks Brothers dress shirts even if they seemed like a good idea at the time. Thanks for the tips though, I'm definitely gonna be more selective in the future, although I'm sure I'll make many more dumb purchases before I"m through.
     


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    I took it as he was confessing. As in, he realizes now it was a mistake.

    Or at least he should.

    Because it was.

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    FWIW, and not to resurrect a slapfest, i just had a very pleasant interaction with JRD617 via PM. Cool guy. Don't think he intended to step beyond etiquette, and understands now that this place is finicky.

    Good. Moving on....
     
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  4. mrcmcklwht

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    Great post, someone should save it (to save some time) because this question is going to come up again and again
     


  5. HansderHund

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    Couple of finds from today. Measurements in the spoilers, both are available....

    AWESOME Daks wool jacket. Wool lining as well, flawless.

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    Measurements (NOTE: Raglan sleeves, shoulders/sleeve measurements are approximate. If you need something very specific, advise me how you'd like them measured.):
    Armpit to armpit: 60.5cm
    Sleeves: ca. 67.5cm
    Shoulders: ca. 48cm
    Length: 85cm

    Barbour 3/4 trench, size L. 75/25 cotton/PU

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    Measurements (NOTE: Raglan sleeves, shoulders/sleeve measurements are approximate. If you need something very specific, advise me how you'd like them measured.):
    Armpit to armpit: 66cm
    Sleeves: ca. 65cm
    Shoulders: ca. 49cm
    Length: 104cm
     
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  6. HansderHund

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    One more. I think it's real and from the '80s. That internal lining is throwing me though. It feels like the (really) cheap lining used in fake purses. Any input from the experts? @PLaydice, you find a lot of vintage Fendi, right?

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    E-thrifted this one for 6$ on Swedish eBay. Our own version of Linda:)

    Oh, and POP!
     
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    your good. Old FENDI'S quality wasn't all that great.
    Designer brands didn't exist in the form we know today. They put out crap sometimes.
     


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    coupla stuffs (excuse the autumn lighting):

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    PRL cash blend turtleneck. it's funny but i'd much rather wear blends than 100% cash or lambswool. this is actually a dark heather green.
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    Been had utility cardigan.
     


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    Does anyone here know if Tom fords embroidered dinner jackets are significantly more expensive than his standard fabric ones? A local shop has two shawl collar dinner jackets with unreal elaborate embroidery all over them.
     


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    That DAKS is amazing! If it was my size I'd pay a fortune for it..[​IMG]
    Try to find a smaller one please haha!
     


  13. SpooPoker

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    deets.

    and yes - way more expensive. all that embroidery is done by hand.

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    is this an unusually slow weekend, or are you all sharing the Thriftening [​IMG] and not telling me?
     


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    ^^Ditto... My popcorn has become stale waiting on people to post some monster hauls. I am homebound fighting a sinus infection so I am not able to participate in any Thriftening adventures. However, if you have a few extra dollars, invest in Kleenex. I, personally, am making their stock go up.
     


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