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Thrift Thread Fit Contest #1

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by HansderHund, Sep 25, 2015.

  1. HansderHund

    HansderHund Senior member

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    A simple fit-pic contest for the fun of it. No themes on this one other than "cheap." The rules: - Fit/photo must be taken at some point during the challenge. Old photos/fits may not be used. - Both CM and SW&D are fair game. - 80% of fit should be thrifted/gifted/traded/discount. Loose definition here, but well below retail is the goal. - Feel free to explain how much was paid, provenance, tailoring completed, etc. Back stories on vintage/antique pieces are interesting! The prize: Hand-rolled, cotton pocket square made by me here in Austria. I'll cover shipping worldwide, the winner only needs to provide an address. I'll also encourage the winner to run the next contest with a (small) prize such as a tie. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Entries accepted until 8 October 2015, voting will run 9-11 October. Inspiration:
     
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  3. Thrift Vader

    Thrift Vader Forum Mechanic

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    You guys know i'm in.


    Here's to the guys looking a million dollars for a hundred dollars[​IMG]
     
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  4. Letric

    Letric Senior member

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    This is cool! That's a nice prize, and I'm looking forward to seeing what people bust out. I will have to start putting some things together. [​IMG]
     
  5. dukedishin

    dukedishin Senior member

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    When's the deadline on this?
     
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    Ds13 Senior member

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    ^ also curious! I've got something but I'm gone for the weekend
     
  7. Koala-T

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    Entries accepted until October eighth.
     
  8. HansderHund

    HansderHund Senior member

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    ^This! Plenty of time to get something together. You can submit as many fits as you like, but only one (your choice) will be entered!

    ** Entries accepted until 8 October 2015, voting will run 9-11 October. **
     
  9. dukedishin

    dukedishin Senior member

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    Ah sorry, missed that [​IMG]
     
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    My Entry:

    Jacket: BB E-Thrift, <$30
    Shirt: Cutom, thrift Funded
    Tie: Panta Gren, Trade
    Square: Anonymous, Thrift,
    Trou: Banan Republic, Retail, but literally $5.98
    Shoes (unpictured): Florsheim? VCleats, Thrift.

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  11. dukedishin

    dukedishin Senior member

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    My entry (for now, may change it later but w/e). At the end of the day so pardon the wrinkles and general rumples:

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    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)

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    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.
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  13. capnwes

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    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.
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    Epic Lining

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    Just need to thrift a haircut and a shave before the trip.
     
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    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!
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    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
     
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  15. green_machine

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    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)

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