Shirt Sleeve Garters

Discussion in 'General Attire & Accoutrements' started by Mr. Rover, Feb 7, 2006.

  1. CharlestonBows

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    Emailing me at trey@319men.com is the easiest way to get me. For some reason, the PM is being mysterious for me, too.
     
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  3. CharlestonBows

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    See my above post...

     
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    Hey Charleston, havn't been able to reach you at that email address.
     
  5. InspectorMorse

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    VEry interesting post! I've never used garters, but think they are stylish
     
  6. Joe_Frances

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    I love the look of them, and some shirts, especially from Pinks, need them, but I find them annoying. Something about them makes me feel uncomfortable, like I am having my blood pressure taken on both arms all the time. Lovely, great look, style and function, but can't do it.
     
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    You have to have 15 messages posted before you can send or receive PM's - you're just over halfway there according to your current count of 8.
     
  8. inzaghi

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    identification please: "arm straps"?

    Hi,

    this is my first time here - glad to have stumbled in. If I may be so rude as to ask a favor as a newcomer, could anyone please tell me what these sort of upperarm-straps are called (picture)? I really fancy the look of them, but know absolutely nothing about them. Do they serve a utilitarian purpose, and are they still available? I have seen one or two movies from the '40s in which they featured...

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    (photos from the new Kris van Assche runway show)

    Cheers!
     
  9. Feraud

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    Sleeve garter. Not sure who sells them.
     
  10. Charlie Noodles

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  11. They are useful if you are like most other people, and do not have a "standard" arm length. Shirt arms are always too long for me, so to hold the cuffs at the right place, sleeve garters are necessary.

    John Helmer sells them, too.

    bk
     
  12. Geesie

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    Please note though that these have historically been worn by men.
     
  13. Those are men.

    bk
     
  14. Anthony Jordan

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    I have to say that I find armbands really quite uncomfortable, and wouldn't recommend them except for reasons of utility. That said, I have two pairs, one metal "St. George" and one black and yellow silk-covered elastic.
     
  15. H.Johnson

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    I can recommend the St. George (quite common) and Albert Thurston brands (better quality, not so common).
     
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    cheers everyone, much appreciated
     
  18. moustache

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    I second that. I just bought a pair at Helmer's today and they are a great buy for the price. $14.99
    My pals and i have called them "sleeve slinkys" as they are metal and look like a small slinky.
    They are easy to wear and not at all uncomfortable.Sure a lot better than having your sleeves pop out all the time.
    Highly recommended depending on model.

    Jim
     
  19. HarpPlayerGene

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    That nickel plated pair at Thurston's is very cool. Hmmmm....
     
  20. 1boymiffed

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    Arm bands

    I am looking for any information for arm bands that keep shirt sleeves tight. Like a poker player or a clerk would use. Along the lines of material, construction and colours. Any help would be great.
     

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