WDYBT: What Did You Buy Today

Pauly Chase

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Have not bought Rick in a long time, bought a pair "Please Kill Me" socks.

Also phone broke, got a Huawei Mate SE for under 200. So far haven't really noticed any difference between this and my previous 600 version.
 
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These Barbour madras cloth shirts, despite the Tailored Fit moniker, they're sized correctly at 16.5 collar and 42/44 chest with no tightness around the belly even when you sit down which is the curse of slim fit shirts on the middle aged man. Good for the weekend and casual Fridays. Good price too. Now have the mother-in-law engaged in getting rid of the Barbour flag on the pocket:

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Very nice. I love Barbour shirting - the tattersall and madras are magnificent. I know what you mean about the "tailored fit". It still billows on me without taking it in significantly. I will say those collars look a bit smaller - is that their new look or are madras sport shirt collars generally shorter than their tattersalls?
 
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Very nice. I love Barbour shirting - the tattersall and madras are magnificent. I know what you mean about the "tailored fit". It still billows on me without taking it in significantly. I will say those collars look a bit smaller - is that their new look or are madras sport shirt collars generally shorter than their tattersalls?
The collars are pretty small, in the RL range, all the same on the 2019 shirts I looked at. Never bought Barbour shirts before, but they're good quality and whilst not bleeding madras they're top value. I find polos rather boring these days and much prefer a cool madras shirt in the warmer months.

Edit: and the Mother-in-law did a great job of getting rid of the Barbour logo. Except in took two hours as she did it strand by strand. Great lady!
 
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Dropbear

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Cream linen unstructured and unlined sports coat discussed in the Ask a Question thread. Just dropped it off to be taken in at the chest and waist plus sleeves.

Also an EHabidasher dark navy hopsack two-roll-three that was on a great sale with only one size left ... mine (39L)!

I’m done with summer and winter basics now.

I may get a few ties and pocket squares on sale over the next year, but next big purchase won’t be for a while. Next will be a mtm sports coat in a lighter weight. Probably a muted gun check.

Oh, maybe a cheap half canvas suit for funerals - though I’m increasingly finding that I’m the only one that deals under dressed in dark jacket, tie and non-matching trousers.
 
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Ordered 18 oz tweed windowpane custom trousers cut for braces. It's a brownish green colour. I wanted to order 22 oz but the weave wasn't as dense so l stuck with 18. The trousers are cut old style with plenty of room in the legs and wide, just the way l like them. Almost impossible to find such a cut in rtw, and certainly impossible to get heavy tweeds in that type of cut.

I've wanted heavy tweed trousers for years.
 

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Ordered 18 oz tweed windowpane custom trousers cut for braces. It's a brownish green colour. I wanted to order 22 oz but the weave wasn't as dense so l stuck with 18. The trousers are cut old style with plenty of room in the legs and wide, just the way l like them. Almost impossible to find such a cut in rtw, and certainly impossible to get heavy tweeds in that type of cut.

I've wanted heavy tweed trousers for years.
Hope they were lined. As someone who prefers all my trousers unlined, the reason I can't get behind the tweed suit (despite it, looking good) or tweed trousers is the itchy factor.
 
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Hope they were lined. As someone who prefers all my trousers unlined, the reason I can't get behind the tweed suit (despite it, looking good) or tweed trousers is the itchy factor.

ooo, thanks for reminding me, l completely forgot. I'll get them 3/4 lined. None-the-less, when l where them i'll also be wearing a thin p[air of woolen thermals underneath. I feel the cold.
 
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