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wmb

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Do I keep this or toss it?

I bought this @15 years or so ago -- Rubinacci for Louis Boston shirt, gray end on end. Collar and cuffs are tattered and arms are blown through at the elbow. I have worn it many times with the collar and cuffs in shreds but not that the elbows are gone it may be time to go to shirt heaven.

It is a great thing to buy something you enjoy enough to really wear it out. I just hate to see it go...
 

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You could always wear it on casual days around the house with jeans :0
 

hangthree

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Looks like the shirt is just hitting its stride.
 

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Keep it, worn clothes have character.
 

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Let your SO wear it as pajamas, it must be soft as hell by now.
 

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I'd still wear that for weekends
 

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Cut it off into a short sleeve shirt and wear it for painting the house or whatever.
 

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I would wear that out of the house with boots and jeans, probably with a long sleeve t-shirt or thermal top underneath now that the elbows have gone.
 

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I have one in similar condition. Elbows are just totally gone, cuffs and collar are ragged. I'll be damned if I'm giving it up. I love this shirt. I wear it with jeans, etc. with the sleeves rolled up. I may take it to the tailor to see if he has any suggestions for the elbows.

Keep it.

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Ok -- I'm keeping it. I'll put it away for spring.

I was wearing it warmer fall days with the sleeves rolled, really liking the gray color with khakis...

Maybe we should start a tattered thread with well used shirts, shoes, suits, outerwear?

I tend to prefer things when they have been worn in with a certain patina...
 

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