Dismiss Notice

STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

The official thrift/discount store bragging thread

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

Tags:
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Digmenow

    Digmenow Senior member

    Messages:
    3,183
    Likes Received:
    765
    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2011
    Location:
    The Land of Pleasant Living
    

    Let me Google that for you.
     


  2. costanaconda

    costanaconda Senior member

    Messages:
    164
    Likes Received:
    81
    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2011



    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 26, 2012


  3. capnwes

    capnwes Senior member

    Messages:
    9,319
    Likes Received:
    13,825
    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2011
    Location:
    The Gentleman Cave
    Can Wes come out and play?


    Pretty Nice day.

    Valentino Suit - sort of a stretch model 42R 34/30
    [​IMG][​IMG]

    Tom James Gray Pin, for the smaller guys 43S 35/26
    [​IMG][​IMG]

    Another Jom James for the smaller guys 43S 35/26
    [​IMG][​IMG]

    HF Navy Pin for the really effin tall dudes. 46XL 40/34
    [​IMG][​IMG]


    Austin Reed for the Average
    [​IMG][​IMG]

    Brooks Brothers 46L 40/30 Gray Staple
    [​IMG][​IMG]


    Brooks Stretch SC
    [​IMG][​IMG]

    Brooks Camel SC 44R
    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 27, 2012


  4. horse's_ass

    horse's_ass Senior member

    Messages:
    1,014
    Likes Received:
    1,007
    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2010
    [​IMG]

    i see this tag fairly often...who makes this jacket?
     
    Last edited: Mar 26, 2012


  5. LooknGr8

    LooknGr8 Senior member

    Messages:
    795
    Likes Received:
    221
    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2011
    Location:
    In your thrift store 10 minutes ago
    according to the google machine, Gruppo gft:

    "Founded: Established in Turin, 1887, as Donato Levi e Figli for production of men's off-the-rack clothing. Company History: Company purchased in 1925 by the Rivetti family who formed Gruppo Finanziario Tessile in 1930; GFT USA established, 1971; GFT Mode Canada established; 1983; manufacturers for Abboud, Armani, Dior, Fezza, Montana, Ungaro, Valentino, and others; also publisher of Il libro del sarto , 1987; L'abito della rivoluzione , 1987; Giornale delle nuove mode di Francia e d'Inghilterra , 1988; Apparel Arts , 1989; Ready-Made Fashion: An Historical Profile of the Clothing Industry in Great Britain, France and Germany , 1990; Women and Modernity: Fashions, Images, Female Strategies in Germany from the Beginning of the Century to the 1930s , 1991; Pagine e tavole del costume antico e moderno , 1992; company sold to Giovanni Agnelli's Gemina, 1994; Gemina restructured, Holding di Partecipazioni Industriali (HDI) becomes new parent of GFT, 1997; acquired Valentino house, 1998; bought Joseph Abboud, 2000. Company Address: Corso Emilia 6, 10152 Turin, Italy."
     


  6. LooknGr8

    LooknGr8 Senior member

    Messages:
    795
    Likes Received:
    221
    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2011
    Location:
    In your thrift store 10 minutes ago
    

    They're sitting around padding the post count so they can take the magic #30,000, all this other gif stuff is smoke to distract the Brianpores of the world

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 26, 2012


  7. tben

    tben Senior member

    Messages:
    2,010
    Likes Received:
    1,093
    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2011
    I came across 8 Tom James suits today and 4 SCs. I passed. They were very nice but also $18 a pop for the suits and $12 for the SCs. All three btn. Not my taste but the fit was so close that I just wanted to take them all home, but the arms were seriously short, like 22" short. They were around a 37-38SS. If anyone is interested, and has T-Rex arms, I can probably head back and take a couple of snap photos.
     


  8. GM-H

    GM-H Senior member

    Messages:
    716
    Likes Received:
    1,306
    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2012
    Location:
    Northeast Kingdom
    Went to a few local stores this weekend. Nothing big, just a Patagonia button-down and a llbean Norwegian sweater. Both in my size! Also found two new looking Orvis Harris tweed jackets both 42R. If anyone is interested in them i would be glad to go back and snap a few pics. The thrift store they are in is literally right down the street from where i live.
     


  9. jkidd41011

    jkidd41011 Senior member

    Messages:
    1,572
    Likes Received:
    209
    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2008
    Location:
    Cincinnati
    

    Klobber...please tell me those Oxxfords weren't my size :cry:
     


  10. Brianpore

    Brianpore B&S (BS) ambassador-in-chief

    Messages:
    7,348
    Likes Received:
    2,681
    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2010
    Location:
    NJ
    Prob hit that number tomorrow...who shall it be....
     


  11. 330CK

    330CK Affiliate Vendor

    Messages:
    2,454
    Likes Received:
    7,995
    Joined:
    Apr 2, 2008
    Today was a GREAT day despite thrift stores I hit up producing absolutely nothing. While searching some other TJ Maxxs, I finally found a pair of sunglasses I've been lusting after forever. These RLPL:

    [​IMG]

    :slayer:

    (The only thing that could have made it better is if they were tortoise and polarized, but I'm not going to quibble.)
     


  12. grendel

    grendel Senior member

    Messages:
    2,672
    Likes Received:
    128
    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2011
    Location:
    Upstate NY
    Or mine... [​IMG]




     


  13. Klobber

    Klobber Senior member

    Messages:
    2,272
    Likes Received:
    88
    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2010
    Location:
    San Francisco
    

    If they were your size, I would probably have scooped them up for you. They were around larger 46 - normal 48 in size - too big for you, but too small for a good trading buddy you and I both know! Anyway, glad to have left some good stuff behind for someone to pick up and enjoy.


    :lol:, not even close to your size - you are on my pickup radar though, so no worries there.
     
    Last edited: Mar 26, 2012


  14. tben

    tben Senior member

    Messages:
    2,010
    Likes Received:
    1,093
    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2011
    Quote:
    Those are awesome! [​IMG] Good pickup.


    That was nice of you man. I see a rack full of RLPL in your size in the near future...
     


  15. jkidd41011

    jkidd41011 Senior member

    Messages:
    1,572
    Likes Received:
    209
    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2008
    Location:
    Cincinnati
    

    Those might have worked...I'm all over the place depending on the cut. I have tried on a 44R in Oxxford and that was too small at Hunt Club a couple years ago. I should have checked to see if it had enough material to let it out.
     


Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by