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That sweet, sweet rush

07-15-2014Jeff

Thrifting never gets old – the rush when you find something good is amazing. Here’s one from a few weeks ago – that’s a $4000+ made-to-measure suit!

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Gunboats

07-8-2014Jeff

Here’s a neat recent thrift find: A pair of never-worn Florsheim Royal Imperial “longwing” wingtips in what Florsheim called “black cashmere calf” pebble grain leather. Royal Imperials were Florsheim’s top-of-the-line … Continue reading

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Madras

07-1-2014Jeff

  Jacket: Polo Ralph Lauren, trade, $0 Shirt: Brooks Brothers, sale, $40 Tie: Chipp, gift, $0 Pants: Express, thrifted, $10 Shoes: Alfred Sargent for Brooks Brothers, $175 Total: $225 At … Continue reading

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Double Breasted

06-25-2014Jeff

Blazer: Polo Ralph Lauren, thrifted, $13 Shirt: Luciano Barbera, thrifted, $5 Tie: Brooks Brothers, discount, $25 Pants: Brooks Brothers, sale, $50 Shoes: Alfred Sargent for Brooks Brothers, $175 Total: $278 … Continue reading

Shopping the Thrifty Gent, Part 4

11-15-2013Jeff

I have several nice items up for sale on Ebay right now, including shell cordovan and alligator shoes, tweed jackets, and high-end dress shirts! There’s more to come, too – … Continue reading

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Low Contrast

09-11-2013Jeff

Sometimes low-contrast outfits can be challenging.  When the elements don’t contrast much, sometimes they clash instead of blending well, and sometimes the overall effect can be somewhat boring.  I think … Continue reading

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Hello, Professor

09-6-2013Jeff

  Blazer: Schupp & Snyder, thrifted, $12 Shirt: Brooks Brothers, thrifted, $5 Tie: Some old store brand, trade, $0 Pants: Brooks Brothers, store sale, $70 Shoes: Brooks Brothers, clearance, $180 … Continue reading

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On The Border

09-4-2013Jeff

What do you when you’re on the border between seasons? You’re ready for the colors and textures of fall, but the thermometer still says it’s summer.  Well, you wear clothes … Continue reading

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Summer is Fading

08-22-2013Jeff

The last days of seersucker season are quickly running out – after Labor Day, summer clothes like this go into the closet to hibernate until next spring.        Jacket: … Continue reading

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Back

08-20-2013Jeff

After a couple months of being lazy in my dressing and my posting, I’m going to try to get back to wearing respectable clothes more frequently and posting more often. … Continue reading

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