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The Official Vintage Clothing and Accessories Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by SpooPoker, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. grendel

    grendel Distinguished Member

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    Vintage HF cream shawl collar evening jacket, made for Walter BD Hickey, Jr. who was the President of HF in '64 according to this
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    MOP buttons

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    hand stitching under the collar, hand stitched button hole on the lapel

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    a hole I missed under the left arm. Only damage I could find. It's worth getting this rewoven, I think

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    Very nice spalla camicia

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    This thing fits me well, so I'm keeping it. What's the spot people sent stuff for re-weaving? Also, what does one wear with a cream evening jacket? Tux pants? Blackwatch plaid vintage BB flannels? [​IMG]
     


  2. barrelntrigger

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    YES!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     


  3. Cotton Dockers

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    Alex's re-weaving in Los Angeles does great work. It can get pricey, but it's worth it for the right piece.
     


  4. Orgetorix

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    Nice! I use fabricreweaversusa.com.
     


  5. eazye

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    ^^^^^ That is so sick, I must have missed it on the other thread. And the fact that it fits you! Double grail score. :slayer:
     


  6. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    ^ Not only is that HF awesome, its got serious provenance. Amazing find. Since you are keeping, can I ask what you paid for that?
     


  7. grendel

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    $6.99 I think... Oh, plus tax [​IMG]
     


  8. barrelntrigger

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    Jelly!
     


  9. capnwes

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    You gotta move to PA...no tax on clothes....you got taken. lol
     
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  10. VRaivio

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    GM-H, what's up with your fox? He looks mighty offended.

    grendel, the folks at Hickey might be interested in buying the jacket back. You never know. You can either add one creamy jacket to your wardrobe or cash it out.
     


  11. Digmenow

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  12. grendel

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    Worth a shot... I'd trade it to 'em for a bespoke navy blazer. [​IMG]
     


  13. meister

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    Classic late30s/early 40s lapels too. Wunderbar!
     


  14. hooker4186

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    Crossposting from the thrift finds thread - hope this belongs here. Any guesses on the age?

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  15. barrelntrigger

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    Wow! This is beautiful!
     
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