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There're two pairs of Drkshdw black cords (30, 32) in the Lane Crawford warehouse in Hong Kong, originally $250 USD, now discounted to $55.

thought you might be interested.. might be gone by now.. that was from a few days ago..

any luck with the viridi pants?

ahah, how do you know about that? where is the LC warehouse?

tbh i havent checked out LC for a couple weeks, but i did scope shine and IT to no avail, jcott. in fact they both have really limited viridi items - a tank top here, a shirt there, etc. Will keep my eyes peeled though, dude.

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home the LC outlet is in Horizon Plaza at 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau. I was going to go there while I was in HK early this year but couldn't be fucked traveling out there.

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also, can somebody recommend a good (cheap) place for basic clothing alterations in central or nearby.

ta.

anyone?

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if you guys go to the lane crawford warehouse, please PM me.

i would like those cords.

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will let you know, might check it out next week..

still looking for tailor and skilled cobbler (difficult alteration) - get at me..

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tell me if u find a good cobbbler.

as for tailor, i use yuen's in that elevated passageway through central market that leads to the escalators.

i think he's an expat favourite- kilts swords etc line his window display.

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will let you know re. cobbler. still looking (anyone?).

thanks for the yuen recommendation, although, wheres that elevated passageway? still a n00b.

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hi there,

can anyone help me recommend a good hair stylist? i'll be going to hong kong in about 2 days from guangzhou

thanks

btw i'm not looking for a very pricey one lol

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hi there,

anyone knows if Uniqlo HK still stocks the selvedge denims skinny/straight? my mate's heading there in Nov. gonna ask him to pick it up for me. no uniqlo where i come from eh

thanks in advance

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hi there,

anyone knows if Uniqlo HK still stocks the selvedge denims skinny/straight? my mate's heading there in Nov. gonna ask him to pick it up for me. no uniqlo where i come from eh

thanks in advance

i was there last summer. the causeway bay store had them

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hi there,

anyone knows if Uniqlo HK still stocks the selvedge denims skinny/straight? my mate's heading there in Nov. gonna ask him to pick it up for me. no uniqlo where i come from eh

thanks in advance

yes - and they're on sale at the moment - HKD 299 (USD 39)

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anybody know where the high qual/local tailors are that are popular with the 'up there' business men? When I went a few years back, I was recommended to use one in Wan Chai but not sure if that guy is still around...looking to pay about 2-4K HKD per suit ...and maybe 600-800 HKD per shirt. Also, anybody heard of Ascot Chang - yay/nay?

<3

*edit*

just searched and got the following places that I'll also check out: jantzen and sam's tailor.

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a lot of my friends use jantzen... a bit more pricey, but pretty good quality. you shouldn't pay more than $350 for a shirt.

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ascot chang is pretty well known, but be prepared to pay a higher premium.

i've been to sam's many times and he's never let me down. but i think he uses his shop's fame as a crutch.

any tailor shop that's still around these days in HK will be decent since the business is severely thinning out. its like natural selection. just remember you get what you pay for. so don't be upset about the quality when you're paying $300-400 for a bespoke suit.

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how long will you be there? I'll be in for a day around Thanksgiving.

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ne sik mm sik teng goong doong wah a?

你會不會聼廣東話啊?

mm sik teng. ngo mm sik teng goong doong wah.

不會聼。 我不會聼廣東話。

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dont go to any of the indian tailors ESP the ones in tsimshatsui...(not trying to be racist its just that these guys gip you and all my mates that have had shit made there have never been 100% happy with them.

Theres one in admiralty called tai-pan tailor. Its in admiralty centre (is this the one above the station? i honestly for the life of me cant remember what its called cos i just know the place by location) just above the MTR station. We've been going there for years and I can personally tell you that this guy does amazing work and is up to date with whats going on in terms of modern styles etc. so you can ask him anything, plus his english is good and he'll help you pick out materials. I had a one button, slim fitting suit ala dior homme done there and its sick.

admiralty centre actually has a bunch of different tailors but i cant speak for any others cos of loyalty to this guy.

Hope this helps

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^ i will never try out any indian tailor, indeed, there is the Kwun Kee tailors which can dated back at least 30,40 years ago , i guess is a franchise or something.

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ngo sik teng joong mun. ngo joong yee sik ngo dee see. yew mm yew moh ngo geh pet pet ah?

canto is so useful in sf.

so are u going to hk too? but honestly, i only understand 33% of what you type up there..can you translate the secnd and third sentence?

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yeah. i'm going in december. spending christmas with my relatives and seeing my girlfriend.

translation of the entire thing:

i understand cantonese/chinese. i like to eat my own poo. do you want to touch my butt?

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