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    Help me to identify the decade (and type) of an old suit

    Hello, some months ago I was in a flea market in my city Barcelona, and found this nice suit. I'm getting into vintage style, but I don't know a lot yet about suits, so if anyone can help me to identify when this suit could have been made and which type is it, I would appreciate it. I searched...
  2. Carl Thomas Trotter

    Good Budget Suit Companies

    Hello! I'm a student looking to buy some good quality suits to expand my wardrobe which is currently filled with eBay purchases to meet my budget. I'm willing to spend as much as £1,000 per suit but I'm looking for a company that meets these ideal requirements: -Half-Canvas/Full-Canvas -Decent...
  3. vwdolly

    Tweedmans - Men's Vintage Clothing, Suits, Tweed and Formal Attire

    Hello all, I own and run Tweedmans, an online UK store dedicated to men's classic & vintage clothing and accessories. We sell high quality men's vintage clothing, suits and accessories and a huge range of genuine Harris Tweed jackets for sale. Website address on my profile page, or just search...
  4. FilmNoir88

    1920s Mail Order Catalog suit measurements

    Hello all, I remember years ago reading a thread on here about how some mail order catalogs in the 1920s required a number of precise measurements for a mail order suit - more than just the usual chest, arm length, neck, etc of today. I believe it was something like 20 different measurements...
  5. Anthony_Eden

    Suit waistcoat fit: to eat or not to eat...

    Dear fellow members, Today I have a pretty trivial or essential question on fit: what is the proper fit of a well tailored waistcoat (part of a 3-pieces suit) in the 20-30's with beautiful waist supression? I am no newbie in this but I recently am hesitating between 2 measurements. (My suits...
  6. Anthony_Eden

    To show shirts' cuffs or not to show...

    ... that is the question. Dear fellow members, I apologize if this has already been covered extensively, as it is a classic question but cannot find a really in-depth answer. So I would like to detail it further, and suggest to have it properly substantiated mainly with 1920-40's evidences and...
  7. Lefty

    Ask a question, get an answer

    This seems to work on other sites, so I figure that it deserves a shot here. If you've got a quick hat question and don't see a thread for it, just post it here. Whether the question is about cleaning, anatomy of a hat, brands, etc., this is the place. Here's one to break the ice.
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    Oviatt's Ties

    Just saw some vintage ties on Etsy. https://www.etsy.com/listing/266576762/rare-vintage-oviatts-boxed-tie-set?ref=shop_home_active_1 What do you think about the price? Are they even worth it? Will probably make a good Vday gift.

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