The official thrift/discount store bragging thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by j, Mar 2, 2005.

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  1. antirabbit

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    mind sharing?
    I can only think of a few areas (Northbrook, and out in and around Hinsdale), there are none here in Lake Forest/Lake Bluff....pm me?
     


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    It's more than just shortening the sleeves... Maybe $40-50? Worth it to be able to leave your cuff unbuttoned just because you can [​IMG]
     


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    Ah, but the LP haul came before your Marinella find. :nodding:
     


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    Marshalls/TJMaxx continues to deliver! Common thread seems to be that all the stuff is priced too high to be a good deal... until it hits clearance. Not a ton of this stuff really seems to be "amazing resale potential" territory so much as "great buy for yourself if you can afford it" territory... with occasional exceptions like that Marinella ;x
     


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    Are you saying you can get sleeves shortened for $12? I guess I pay $12 to shorten ONE sleeve.

    By the way, for those of you who noticed the Cambridges I found a couple of weeks ago, they are now for sale on the BST - see link below.
     
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    Wow... I wish those were available a couple months from now when I'll have money for that...
     


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    Got it. Maybe not being able to read people's posts properly is another sign it is time to go to bed.

    I got a bunch of stuff at the thrift today - the only thing bragging about is that I used it the way it is actually intended to be used. Everything we picked up was an item we actually needed and would have paid full price for within a week or two otherwise, AND my kids (5 and 7) were jazzed about the things they got.
     


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    Picked up two pairs of these at Marshalls today. What do we think?

    Luciano Barbera slippers/moccasins - black suede, 100% cashmere lining. Wilkes Bashford tags.

    Little too snug for me, but wow are they comfortable.

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    So today I decided to check out Marshalls since it's seems to be so popular lately. Annnnd, I think I win.

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