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Autumn has caught us in our summer wear

September 21, 2011

Autumn Has Caught Us In Our Summer Wear

Autumn has caught us in our summer wear. – Philip Larkin, British poet Fall officially begins on Friday. Before you…

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Brooks Brothers Friends and Family Sale

September 19, 2011

Brooks Brothers Friends And Family Sale

Brooks Brothers’ Friends and Family Sale begins this Thursday. Nearly everything in their stores will be discounted by 25%. It’s…

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J Crew and Loro Piana

September 15, 2011

J Crew And Loro Piana

J Crew uses Loro Piana cashmere yarn for its sweaters. So what accounts for the difference between $1,000+ Loro Piana…

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Brooks Brothers Clearance Sales

August 1, 2011

Brooks Brothers Clearance Sales

Brooks Brothers has some nice things on clearance right now. There are two items in the inventory that I own and…

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The Five Days of Summer Series, Part I: Bretons

April 25, 2011

The Five Days Of Summer Series, Part I: Bretons

The trees in my neighborhood have been leafing and flowering for some time now, but this weekend, as the weather…

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Brooks Brothers “Friends and Family” sale starts in just two weeks

April 21, 2011

Brooks Brothers “Friends And Family” Sale Starts In Just Two Weeks

Brooks Brothers “Friends and Family” sale starts in just two weeks, on May 5th. It’s unclear what the discounts will…

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It’s On eBay: Vintage Pringle Cashmere Sweater (42)

January 8, 2011

It’s On EBay: Vintage Pringle Cashmere Sweater (42)

I’ve said it before, but there is no better second-hand target than high-quality cashmere. If its in good shape and…

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This, though, I’m having trouble resisting

December 30, 2010

This, Though, I’m Having Trouble Resisting

cbenjamin: Senor Lifshitz with the sock monkey shawl collar. Something meets something is almost always awful, especially in the world…

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“Gift”

December 30, 2010

“Gift”

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Beautiful turtleneck

December 22, 2010

Beautiful Turtleneck

This beautiful turtleneck is the Mariner Sweater by Freeman’s Sporting Club. It’s 88% shetland, 12% cashmere, which sounds nice for…

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Shetland Hand Knits: A Recommendation

December 21, 2010

Shetland Hand Knits: A Recommendation

It’s rare that I offer an out-and-out product recommendation on this blog, but I want recommend Louise Irvine and her…

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A good sweater will become a faithful friend for years to come

December 15, 2010

A Good Sweater Will Become A Faithful Friend For Years To Come

If cared for, a good sweater will become a faithful friend for years to come. For example, I have an…

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These shawl cardigans that our people at Archival Clothing just put out are just beautiful

December 13, 2010

These Shawl Cardigans That Our People At Archival Clothing Just Put Out Are Just Beautiful

These shawl cardigans that our people at Archival Clothing just put out are just beautiful. Spectacular. Golden. Made right, and…

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I just bought two cashmere turtlenecks on eBay

December 7, 2010

I Just Bought Two Cashmere Turtlenecks On EBay

I just bought two cashmere turtlenecks on eBay. One is gray, by Black Fleece. The other is cream, by Pringle…

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