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The official thrift/discount store bragging thread

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

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  1. IRKSM

    IRKSM Senior member

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    despite my frequent and possibly annoying [​IMG] posts on the forum I see fashion more as a hobby than a profession at least for me personally I enjoy flipping and nice clothes and their details but I don't see those as a career path for the long term. attending fit in the mid 70s sounds awesome though!!! I am actually planning on studying urban planning which involves architecture also also other disciplines edit: lets be honest I am probably going to study business
     
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    chrissakes!!! GMMcl drops that haul and I roll in with pedestrian work boots [​IMG] you guys are beasts
     
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    I got that exact pair as my first raw denim jeans. They're great, comfortable and that style (Weird Guy) is perfect for us folks that aren't built like twigs.
     
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    Yeah man, that sucks. I had some questions I asked and I am about to pull the lame move of re-quoting myself. [​IMG]

    Oh but good haul Gmmcl! [​IMG]
     
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  5. IRKSM

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    that is my size I have no fucking clue what I would do with it but somehow I want it?
     
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    I did just enough research into this to decide to get RRL selvedge and I love them. There's others that are really good, but they won't be as easy to find cheap on eBay. Just my $0.02.
     
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    IS THAT A STAIN OR IS IT YOUR CAMERA?
    It's my camera, this suit is perfect, OK!


    IS THE RLPL SUIT AVAILABLE?
    Yes, but I'll need the high end of a good b&s price, cuz Daddy needz the fashunz.


    IS NAKED AND FAMOUS THE CANALI ORPHAN OF THE RAW DENIM WORLD?

    No! Who the fuck told you this?
     
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    [​IMG] Yeah..., that's probably Plan A......but a very small part of me was thinking @ keeping....
     
  9. grendel

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    Unless you like good football. [​IMG]
     
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    yeah honestly there are not that many tiers of difference in terms of quality in denim I mean in terms of how long they are going to last most denim is pretty similar if you find a cut that works for you in raw or a wash you like just buy those and don't worry about if they are jean nerd cool
     
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    I lovelovelove my Simon Miller M001s, which are my first pair. Obviously take my tip with a grain of salt since they're literally the only pair of raw denim I own, but they seem to get love from the SW&D crowd.

     
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  12. IRKSM

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    oh hell nah get your ohio state ass out of here


    rep
     
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    I guess agree to disagree, I would rather go with a pair of 3sixteen's as a newb, or save and pick up a pair from Self Edge/Blue in Green - but hey that's my opinion. My knowledge based on the fact that I have been an advocate of raw denim since 2005.
     
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    [​IMG]
     
  15. barrelntrigger

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    Really? I don't know...Some Canali orphans are rockable as SCs even unvented...But it's a Canali nevertheless.

    Yes! I double checked with Troika aka the denim head and confirmed this to be true!

    Lol, I've read good reviews on these. I would say these are good everyday selvedge but RRL is a step higher. I wonder what is considered the god of all raw denim? I'm seriously considering dropping $200 on a pair of Tellason.
     
  16. Samuel Smith

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    what can I buy and get shipped to your door?
     
  17. tben

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    No re-quoting, just wanted to ask this agian.

    And this, if you think you are my Secret Santa don't look [​IMG]
    I am not sure what the kids like these days and would like an opinion on whether or not this is a good start?



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  18. acosbysweater

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    Word, lots of stupid and unfounded statements floating around here with regards to SW&D. Gap "selvage" would maybe qualify for this statement.



    45RPM, Sugar Cane, Mister Freedom, Flat Head, Kapital, Warehouse, Fullcount, Pure Blue Japan are all good places to start if you want the purest, slubbiest, hand dyed product.


    But denim is an old fashioned, irregularly woven twill fabric. Just buy straight Visvim trousers if you want to make people bust a nut.
     
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    Whomsoever is a 42R, likes Prince of Wales Plaid suits, likes their suits current and double vented, likes their suits fully canvassed, likes their suits in mint condition, and likes Samuelsohn, will inevitably like me.
     
  20. Samuel Smith

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    wait a minute. maybe i skipped reading that part.

    cheers, Xenos. quick and dirty for the RLBL [​IMG]
     
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