- Mar 8, 2011
- Reaction score
Apologies for the delay in getting the poll up, I got behind at work and forgot to do it on time. The entrants...
My entry (for now, may change it later but w/e). At the end of the day so pardon the wrinkles and general rumples: Jacket - Banana Republic (!!) linen/cotton blend, thrift $8 Shirt - Tom James Sartoria (don't sleep on this line of TJ, these shirts are amazing), thrift $2.50 Tie - Vintage Brooks Brothers Makers grenadine garza grossa, thrift $2 PS - Hand-rolled cotton, made by my wife Trous - PRL by Corneliani linen, NWT, thrift $6 Belt - Allen Edmonds NWOT, thrift $2 Shoes - Alden with just a handful of wears before they got to me, thrift $20 Total cost - around $45 So you can see the pattern on the jacket better (bad tie knot, that's a DFOH but it doesn't look it)
Jacket Isaia, Thrift Shirt BB ocbd, Thrift Belt VV retail Pants, Dockers, retail Shoes AE Harris Tweed, ebay vest, J. Crew, thrift Square, silk, thrift Told my wife it was only going to get into the low 90s today so I could layer up. Autumn Textures: [COLOR=A74345] [/COLOR]
My sister is getting married next week, and the entire event is black tie formal. ENTIRELY THRIFTED (except my drawers, ew) Tux, Capezio by Henry Mignini Jr Bespoke Peak Lapel ($9.99) (Mignini worked as a cutter for Dominic Capezio and also later owned Capezio Custom Tailors of Baltimore. C.C.T. was the tailor for Jackie Kennedy, Franklin D Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, as well as several of the Baltimore Colts and the Archbishop of Baltimore ) Shirt - Savile Row Shirt Co - Hidden Placket Wing Collar ($3.50) Shoes - No Name Patent Oxford ($4.99) Braces - Trafalgar ($1.99) Bow - for the pic is just a pre-tied bow, my sister is giving me an actual bow before the event. ($.50) Cufflinks, VTG Smoked Mother of Pearl snaplinks ($2) Cummerbund - VTG Serrano ($2) Socks, Just Plain Black ($3 for 3 pack, so $1) About $26 total.
Not sure if this it too late, but I wanted to toss this in the running just incase. In a rush and couldn't get a full shot. Sorry!Isaia cashmere blazer - e-thrift (probably around 7% or retail?) Eton dress shirt - thrift Jpress tie - thrift Drakes PS - trade from spoo Robert Talbott sterling silver cuff links - thrift Bulova watch - Christmas gift 2 or 3 years ago BB 1818 pants - 6% of retail Bally chocolate suede loafers - e-thrift
All true thrifts. Some of the prices i'm not 100% sure of. Cantarelli Suit -less than $15 Piatelli Shirt -? Borrelli 7 fold tie -$3 Unknown PS -$1 - $2 Sterling cufflinks -$5 - $7 Nieman Marcus Aligator Belt -$1.99 Unknown Shell Cordovan Long Wings -$4.99 (I would have chosen more formal shoes but I wanted all thrifted items)