Recent content by KDavid Umlauf

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    What Footwear Are You Wearing Today?

    Chippewa Service Oxfords, oxblood, high shine
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    What Footwear Are You Wearing Today?

    Today, I'm breaking in a new pair of Merrell Wilderness backpacking boots. Thick leather, a bit heavy....very old school.
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    question about manufacturers

    Sounds terrific. Would you say they are built around a "blakestitch" last or a Goodyear welted last?
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    question about manufacturers

    Thanks Hans.
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    question about manufacturers

    So, I was on the BB website today, noting that many of the shoes are on sale. Peal makes several of the high end shoes. For a spell AE made some of their shoes. Now it appears to be an Italian maker. 1) Does anyone know who that might be? and 2) Are they good? I don't know if any one has...
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    winners-picked Ace Marks Shoes Contest. $600 in Prizes!!

    The wholecut Carlo would be my choice. What an elegant and sleek look!
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    Original list price of the 1982 Trad Brooks Brothers Oxford Cloth Shirt?

    This, cubism and the Hegelian dialectic, and other questions of great import.... all with a snifter of brandy. Such a life we lead.
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    Original list price of the 1982 Trad Brooks Brothers Oxford Cloth Shirt?

    Sad, and perhaps that's why they had a bankruptcy. I shudder to think that a realty company, regardless of how successful they might be can run an operation such as BB. Are there any people in the group here who ARE in gentlemen's fashion sales who might comment on this? I'd really love to...
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    Original list price of the 1982 Trad Brooks Brothers Oxford Cloth Shirt?

    My sense is that there's an attempt by many manufacturers to enhance brand image through pricing, yet practice price discrimination through a sort of "Dutch auction" There's a small group of people who will pay retail, some who will buy on sale, on clearance and then the clearance where...
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    Original list price of the 1982 Trad Brooks Brothers Oxford Cloth Shirt?

    They are indeed. Mr. Gould you bring up an interesting discussion. The list prices on these shirts if about 140 buck, but they are regularly on sale for about 92 and then on the "special" sales available for about 70 and maybe less. This is true of a lot of brands these days. I wonder if...
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    J. Press shocker

    Surely, you must be saying these things in jest! JPress....MIC. How could they perpetrate such things?
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    Original list price of the 1982 Trad Brooks Brothers Oxford Cloth Shirt?

    Hello Trad folks! So, for my research, I'm interested in hearing if anyone remembers the list price of the trad Brooks Brothers oxford cloth shirt. You know, the one, the big baggy pink one featured in the Preppy Handbook from 1982.