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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. Letric

    Letric Senior member

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    Yep... Hunter. Not axe murderer or British Assassin lol. I wore it to Costco yesterday right after I thrifted it. 0 fucks given.


    I know the basic instructions... No machine, no hot water, no soap... Sponge or brush... But wanted to see if there was some master Barbour guru on here who had special techniques.
     


  2. Mr G from SD

    Mr G from SD Senior member

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    Nike Air More Uptempo. Had these as a kid. Will always love them no matter how ridiculous they look.

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    Santoni, my only find from a recent Vegas trip. True thrift and damn near brand new, though.

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    BB "Brooks Storm" jacket

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    Tod's

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    This vintage cardigan is available if anyone likes it. Otherwise off to Buffalo.

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    My second Loro Piana scarf for dirt cheap [​IMG]

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    A lot you probably pass on Paul Stuart frequently. I get all happy when I see it. Rare out my way.

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    I'm not well versed in denim, so thought I hit the jackpot when I saw this:

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    Turns out they're repros. Nice jeans, regardless.

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  3. Thrift Vader

    Thrift Vader Forum Mechanic

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    What size are the uptempo? if not your size, i mean... [​IMG]
     


  4. Letric

    Letric Senior member

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    WHOA! That Filson has a crazy pattern... Never seen that color combo before.

    Super nice scores on those Santonis, Loro Scarf, and Repro Levis too mate.
     


  5. Mr G from SD

    Mr G from SD Senior member

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    They were a 12, which is my size. Wore them a couple times in the name of nostalgia, but sold them already.
     


  6. Thrift Vader

    Thrift Vader Forum Mechanic

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    this size 11 has a sadface. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


  7. Mr G from SD

    Mr G from SD Senior member

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    I really did want to keep them, but I thought how that retro version is nearly 10 years old. I'm a big guy and didn't want to see them start falling apart on me, so decided to get some cash while the going was good.
     


  8. eazye

    eazye Senior member

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    Traded in a bunch of hats I don't wear anymore. Thanks local buy/sell/trade place!
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  9. coolarrow

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    Weren't the Rockies founded in 1996? Don't think that would be vintage.
     


  10. dukedishin

    dukedishin Senior member

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    This is awesome. I have a Blumarine knit that I love.
     


  11. kbadgley84

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    Is this the good spiewak Golden Fleece
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  12. JackFlash

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    Has the blood sunk into the fabric? If the jacket was waxed properly, the blood should just be on top of the wax. I would go at it with a wet rag and see what happens.

    Barbour also has a great US repair/reproofing center. A lot more affordable than you think.

    Rewaxing tips, if you want to go at it yourself:

    http://www.saltwaternewengland.com/2015/08/waxing-barbours.html
     
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  13. Takai

    Takai Senior member

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    Guys, I made a thing.

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    Type 2 selvedge phone slip. all seams are either selvedge, or felled, everything done by hand, no machine, so please excuse the lack of straight lines.
     


  14. TheNeedMachine

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    There are independent specialists who clean, repair, and reproof waxed cotton jackets - one dude has a youtube channel I was watching a while back but he's in the UK. I'd call Barbour or Orvis and see what/who they recommend. Or google-fu it.
     
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  15. Chotii

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    Those are good St John pieces, and I would have scooped them up in a heartbeat. My rule on St. John is always: logo buttons, paillettes, Swarovski crystals, large or tiny sizes, and no older labels unless the style is timeless. Basic colors do better than ones that are harder to match, and novelty knits are a hard sell unless it's a full set and/or heavily embellished. Check St John carefully for broken stitches. The wool/rayon Santana knit unravels easily from a single broken yarn.
     


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