Jump to content


  • Posts

  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won


Everything posted by Broark

  1. Be there or be square! I'll be there, hope to see some sufu peeps roll through.
  2. Yup $800 is the threshold. I feel like I've just gotten lucky, I've never explicitly requested lower invoice prices from any shops.
  3. Maybe I'm lucky but I've never been stung by US customs. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  4. Y'all aren't wrong, let's see what I can whip up in the next couple of days. Found some cheap flights April 15th - 25th. More to come.
  5. I've been tossing around the idea of a last minute solo trip to Japan, not sure if it's the best financial decision ever but would be the trip of a lifetime...
  6. Not a bad idea, we actually recently cleaned out some beds in our backyard for this exact purpose. We’re renting our place so not entirely sure how much we can do, but might clear out some more. It’s very rewarding!
  7. Hope y'all have been doing well, been a bit busy lately as I was interviewing and landed a new job! I turned in my notice last week and my boss (of almost 6 years) told me to hit the road so now I've got a bunch of time on my hands until my start date. Any hobbies I should pick up in the next month?
  8. Basically what Alien said above ^. Pretty sure there is an Oni thread, but I don't think the brand gets much traction these days (around here at least) since the denim is so irregular and generally heavier weight. Most people here are more interested in repros or lesser known brands, not big slubzzz and straight tapered fits.
  9. Might have to do with the image hosting website I used for that photo, the built in sufu uploader doesn’t seem to support .HEIC photos so I used another website this time around.
  10. Enjoying the last fleeting days of sweatshirt weather. Freewheelers. Ooe Yofukuten. Russell.
  11. The Freewheelers 601RB will be re-released pretty soon, I think there are some small changes to the denim but the details on the new run should be identical.
  12. @JohnM I went with an 11.5 E, they feel like the right size lengthwise although I might’ve been able to get away with the standard width. So half a size down from Brannock for me. Some decent arch support, the soles on this pair are very springy. Was just traveling with them and they held up really well running through the airport.
  13. A small amount of heel slippage, but I feel like they're settling in with wear.
  14. Received my pair of Russell Fishing Oxfords last week, these were done in collaboration with Stitchdown. I now understand why people say that these are some of the most comfortable shoes/boots that they own.
  15. Just got my pair back from being hemmed by Indigo Proof. I will say it feels a little strange wearing a war era pair that's so neatly constructed, but I'm enjoying wearing them so far.
  16. I really want the turn down collar jacket but I have to pump the brakes. It's already getting hot here so I wouldn't get much wear out of it this year. I might be planning a Japan trip soon (sooner than later if this job opportunity works out). If I do go I'll be sure to meet up with Seiichiro, I'm sure he'll try to sell me that sweater.
  17. This hoodie is the closest thing I own to red for Valentine’s Day. Freewheelers hoodie. Freewheelers 601XX-C. John Lofgren Devil’s Causeway.
  18. And happy birthday Doc! Hope your year is filled with '42 repros.
  19. Definitely agree with Julian here, I think the 601XX-C might be too wide in the thighs. It's a pretty relaxed cut, especially in the top block. While it's not a '37 model, FW will be releasing a '42 model soon (in the next few months) that has somewhat similar details. Those might still be a little wide, but by comparison they should be a little bit slimmer than the 601XX-C.
  20. Picked up a pair of Catchball sneakers, pretty affordable from Musinsa (which I think is just a Korean proxy shop?). These are probably going to be my go-to for canvas sneakers going forward, the Ortholite sole is nice and cushioned. Canvas feels sturdy, unlike the US Rubber sneakers I got last year. I went for a size 30 which equates to US 12 and they feel great.
  21. I might've mismeasured (either before or after the wash), I'm sure there was some shrink on the back rise.
  22. Pre and post wash measurements for the w38, initial wash done as per OA's suggestion (1 hour bath soak in 40c water, cold wash and hang dried in the sun). I typically just chuck them into the washing machine, but felt like doing the whole bit for this pair. Pre wash: Waist: 38 in. Front rise: 13.5 in. Back rise: 17 in. Thigh: 14.5 in. Knee: 11 in. Hem: 10 in. Inseam: 36 in. Post wash: Waist: 35 in. Front rise: 12.5 in. Back rise: 17 in. (not sure how this didn't shrink?) Thigh: 14 in. Knee: 10 in. Hem: 9.75 in. Inseam: 33 in.
  23. @tooth just what I’m in the market for.
  • Create New...