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    NY teen's post on wearing dapper tux to school causes threat worry

    Knowing what passes for a tux these days, it's probably a good thing they got out in front of this "threat." Could have been a disaster. (Never mind people having absolutely no idea what the definition of "Dapper" is. The literacy deficit probably poses its own danger.) ------------- March...
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    Brooks messed with the cuff buttons on the 3/2 Sack Blazer

    I have a few Brooks Brothers Three Button Sack 1818 Blazers (#793M). Great blazer, especially on sale, which is when I buy them. Good shoulders too, far more natural than J. Press. When I received my newest one after the holiday sale, I was annoyed to see that they now place FOUR buttons on...
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    12/3/14 Brooks Bros 40% off sale- suits, blazers, trousers

    Heads up: 40% off what looks like most suits, sport coats, blazers, trousers... Not everything, but much appears to be included in this sale. It does NOT appear to include shirting, however. This is a great blazer & flannel acquisition opportunity here, guys. These significant discounts...
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    B. Nelson recrafting experience: vintage longwings

    B. Nelson recrafting experience. Shoe: vintage Hanover longwings, pebble grain. These gunboats had a year of life left in the original soles, but, strangely, the factory 360° storm welt was crumbling, even as the uppers remained very serviceable. It was time to hand them over to a pro. Soles...
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    If you had to choose only two sources of clothing, what would they be?

    A purely hypothetical exercise- name a maximum of two sellers of menswear to whom you will be theoretically, but strictly limited. Basically, this is the scenario; there are only two clothing stores/suppliers left on earth, which ones would you like them to be? Examples: J. Press Alden...