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    Which Fit for BB Original Polos

    Good Afternoon, everyone I am looking at getting some of the Made in USA original polo's on the BB US site. I'm a 16/34 in Kamakura's New York Fit and the same for Hewes/Curtis's St. James Fit. Atm I'm roughly 5'11 190ish lbs and I have a bit of a gut atm Which would work for me in the BB...
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    UK penny loafer options

    Per the advice of the good gentleman of AAAC I bought the Cheaney Hudson-a brother of the Howard when the whole lockdown was going on in the spring. https://www.herringshoes.co.uk/cheaney/hudson_loafers/mocha-calf A little bulky at times and a difficult color to match with my existing belts...
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    Bolton Waxed Jackets?

    Happy New Year's Eve, everybody! I was browsing waxed jackets online and came across these supposedly "Made in England" by a brand called "Bolton" (I assume named after the town in the north). I wondered if anyone knew of these and if I should be wary? Especially given the price? Or are...
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    What Overcoat should I buy?

    Thank you! I certainly hope so! It shipped from Toronto yesterday afternoon.
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    What Overcoat should I buy?

    I just used that code to pull the trigger on the camel wool-cashmere overcoat. Thank you!
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    What Overcoat should I buy?

    Ether though, preferably single-breasted.
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    What Overcoat should I buy?

    Sorry, I meant underwhelming" that's a typo on my part. Do you own any Spier and Mackay coats like the one you linked? I own a suit from them, and I find it nice (if the lapels are a tad bit wide) I just read on style forum their outerwear could use some improvement. I've also been looking...
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    What Overcoat should I buy?

    Merry Christmas, everyone! It's been a minute since I've posted on here. I'm in the market for a tan/light brown wool-cashmere overcoat. https://www.jcrew.com/c/mens_category/coats_and_jackets...
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    Fit Advice: Clarks No. 16 Longwing?

    That's what I did par Clark's recommendation-went from 11D to 10/2 D. Went I got them, my left heel was loose wearing thin dress socks, but I significantly reduced the looseness with a thicker sock. Also, I mean, couldn't they get better with wear? I have a couple of pairs of AE's, and a...
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    Fit Advice: Clarks No. 16 Longwing?

    I saw this on sale on the Clarks website and decided to pull the trigger. Unlike like most of their stuff this shoe is pretty serious as it's Goodyear welted, made in the USA (although by whom I am unsure), full-grain leather etc. The issue I am having is that when I tried it on wearing dress...
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    Looking for a Classic Penny Loafer

    Interesting-thank you for the advice. So what size did you get your Hudson's in? Still 10 F? Or did you size down a bit?
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    Looking for a Classic Penny Loafer

    Hi Flanderian, Out of curiosity, do you have any sizing advice for the Cheaney Hudson loafers? I am a 10 F in most English made oxfords? Would I size up or down with these loafers?
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    Looking for a Classic Penny Loafer

    The problem is I already have a pair of the AE Cavanaugh's in snuff suede. How about the Randolph?
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    Looking for a Classic Penny Loafer

    I am in the market for a classic calf leather penny loafer that is preferably good year welted. I know this might run the gambit, but I am looking for something similar to the AE Cavanaugh (preferably under $400) Thank you in advance for your suggestions! ESB
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    Quality of Herring's Spanish Made Shoes?

    What makes you say that? Are they all owned by Camper then? I was reading on Wikipedia the company is based out of Inca Majorca.
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    Quality of Herring's Spanish Made Shoes?

    Herring has been putting an increasing number of shoes made in Spain on its website in addition to their English produced ones. I am wondering if anyone can comment on the quality of their Spanish made Goodyear welted offerings. Also, who makes their "made in Spain" shoes? Thank you, ESB
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    Washington DC Area-Inside the Beltway Tailor?

    I have received some items recently that need tailoring (pants/a tux) I am wondering if anyone could recommend a good tailor for the inside of the beltway region of the Washington DC area, specifically in Arlington, Falls Church, or Alexandria? Willing to consider the NW side of Washington DC...
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    Alternative to Barbour’s Jacket Wax?

    It has come time for me to wax my Barbour Beaufort. So I stopped by Barbour’s shop near me and saw that they are charging $20 for a small can of wax for their jackets. Is there a cheaper alternative to their brand of jacket wax? Or is it recommended to use theirs? Thank you, ESB
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    Best Pea Coat? Looking for recommendations

    I am looking at acquiring a classic pea coat, and I am wondering what my best value for money options are if anyone can recommend any? How would this work? Or are there cheaper and better value out there?
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    Where to Find Well Made Turtleneck Sweaters?

    I have been on the hunt (without much success) for some well made and decently priced (below $130) merino wool turtleneck sweaters. I am wondering if anyone could make some suggestions? I prefer something made in Italy if that's helpful!?? Thank you again, ESB