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  1. Bobby Jr

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    Resourcefulness and a lucky hookup :cool:. I see them from time to time on the big auction site so create a google alert or similar. (A word of warning, if you ever see any on the big auction site Ellesse sizes are tiny. Their XL is about the same as normal medium. They don't go bigger except custom made for Feliciano Lopez).
     
  2. BorgCash

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    Thank you. So is it possible to find some of Ellesse on e..y? I bought shorts and shirt once was in France but they're very basic, not so stylish like Feliciano collection.
     
  3. Bobby Jr

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    Yes, but from the times I've seen it it's sold very quickly. I created an alert and stuff comes up maybe once a month or two.
     
  4. BorgCash

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    Ok, is it difficult to create an alert?
     
  5. Bobby Jr

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    I just did a Google search alert using the site name and the obvious keywords ("Ellesse", "Lopez", "tennis"). It's not perfect but it works sometimes.
     
  6. Matt_Matthews

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    awesome shirts, Bobby!!

    i hope TW and TWE will carry the beautiful Lopez shirts in the future (right now TWE only sells these random shirts nothing special and therefore kinda uninteresting)

    please TWE- get the HERITAGE line of ellesse!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  7. frinton

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    I had that one... still regretting that I got ride of it way back when...




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  8. fundrazer

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    Don't think I got myself anything for the birthday (was about month and a half ago), but I decided to snag one of these polos while they were still on sale. Also ordered some shorts in the matching blue color. I've kinda turned around in regards to Lacoste stuff. I've always liked their designs (for the most part), but the prices were always too high. Now everybody's prices are too high... Well, I just remembered that I bought that Nike Henley. But I'm not breaking the bank so all is good for now. Curious if they have a hat in this shade of blue though.
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    Love Lacoste stuff. Styling is usually pretty classic and holds up pretty well. Not really more expensive than other stuff when bought on sale. It and Travis Mathew are my favorite brands for the classic look.
     
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  10. BorgCash

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    Good purchase, man. I always like their classic style and the quality is one of the best in business. You really know what you are paying for.
     
  11. fundrazer

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    Shipped fast. Sorry for huge photo it didn't let me resize it for some reason.

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  12. BorgCash

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    Good stuff, I always was looking for a zipper Lacoste shorts but never found it.
     
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  13. fundrazer

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    Hmm. Come to think of it i dunno if I've seen any either. These are drawstring. The polo kinda covers them up (sorry about that).

    I found another excellent deal on a Lacoste polo so I'll post that one too at some point.

    This one I found for over 50% off. Crazy deal and I'm pretty happy to find such a deal on it. It was originally my favorite for Lacoste's Fall line, but I kinda like the black/blue/white one better. Although something I've noticed, a lot of ships are getting the colors mixed up. The pictures showed white/red, but on the order form it said ink/white. Ink is the same blue from the other polo I just got. Even TW has the white/navy one listed as white/corrida (red). This other shop didn't even have any pictures for the blue one... Hopefully it is in fact the white/red one.

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  14. fazlameister

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    Looks awesome


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    How would you rate the iridescent RF hats compared to the normal stitched ones? They look like they use the same hat except they used a heat-transferred RF monogram instead of the stitched RF monogram.
     
  16. YetAnotherFedFan

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    I personally don't like them and will probably not bother collecting them. I actually made a thread on this subject a few months back called RF Iridescent Hats. You are right in your assumptions though.

    Chapeau!
     
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  17. Matt_Matthews

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    RF shirts (training) USO & Wimbledon

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    Waiting for white polo and red jacket to arrive. Shame they didn't release black shorts with red stripes to the public.
     
  19. KANZA

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    My new California polo and shorts from Vollaix with a matching pair of NikeID vapors
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    Very cool and classy kit! Maybe the shorts in black, or even orange would have been great too ;-) but unless Vollaix make their stuff based on the Vapors you have in stock, I guess it would be a bit too much to ask.
    On another note, I visited Uniqlo yesterday and checked out Novak's kit for the AO... While, when Uniqlo started fitting him I liked their simple designs and clear color schemes, I now start to think it gets a bit old and boring. Not sure how Nike got away with staying simple and "boring" with Feds out-fit for such a long time, but somehow it worked (and I am not a fan of Feds AO kit...maybe it has to grow on me, who knows). Anyway, I think Uniqlo need to up their game a bit.
     
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  21. KANZA

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    Thanks for the kind comments. I like creating classic designs. I'll have 2 more posts coming up. One with sweater vests next week and another with some custom vapors and new shorts next month
     
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    We have to wait a week and a month for your next pics? Stop teasing:p
     
  23. KANZA

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    Modeled after my favorite Becker classic.
     
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  24. Matt_Matthews

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    I love the shade of blue of this new nikecourt outfit:
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    I ordered the shirt in XL ( even though I usually buy nike shirts in size L) as all the nike henleys tend to be a little smaller ( at least from my experience) and somehow, all new nike henleys ( also the Federer AO henley ) have a "slim fit" tag added:
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    theres also a difference concerning the material used for the henley. the lilac and orange ones from fall/winter 2016 almost feel like silk- but the new henley is different
     
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  25. Aneto

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    Which is better?
     
  26. raphMODE

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    Really nice Vapors iD ! Well done !
     
  27. Matt_Matthews

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    Hi,
    Sorry for my late reply.

    I can't say which one is " better"- they are just different.
    I really like how soft and light the fall'16 polos feel.
    The new ones do not feel as soft & light - but could be more breathable because of the texture of the material ( but that's just my personal impression after buying the blue shirt)
     
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  28. Aneto

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    Thanks
     
  29. Matt_Matthews

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    you`re welcome!
     
  30. noobforehand20

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    how about the short? how does it compare to last year ones in terms of fit and feel?
     
  31. MasterZeb

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    Yep. Its a better quality material. Same material as RF shirts
     
  32. Matt_Matthews

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    Exactly the same.
     
  33. every7

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    That looks brilliant. I really like the thinner profile contrasting dark collar while keeping the button line white. It looks great. How hard is it making sure your designs stay exactly to your specification through the manufacturing process?
     
  34. supermario343

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    I haven't posted in forever but I am back now. I will post some of my gear soon. Nothing too crazy but cool stuff :)
     
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  35. KANZA

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    Details and samples. This one is a minimalistic design representing my fav tennis state, California. The thin orange bar is the sunset of the Golden state over the Pacific. The black bar is the night above. In this case I submit detailed sketches and measurements of the design. I look at the Pantone color selection of oranges to choose the right one. I make a sample. I make corrections. Repeat until perfect and then production. Best job in the world bc you get to see everything come together.
     
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    How many times do you go to the sample stage normally? Is it costly each time? You can really notice the attention to detail you go to.
     
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  37. KANZA

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    I tried sending you a PM to avoid hijacking this thread, so here's my answer:

    Depends on the item. Socks? I can scout suppliers and notice who does a good job. I send out my measurements, design, and desired materials. They make one sock and send me a picture. Once I have an approved item via the picture, they send it to me. Always have them send the sample. No exceptions. All I usually need is one sample and because the design is simple there isn't anything to correct. Same with wristbands.

    Polo shorts, shorts, vests and jackets are different. Different suppliers do a better job than others. You have them send samples of your design and alternative fabrics you might use. Some suppliers communicate well at first and then leave you hanging. Some promise you the world, and you spend time and money explaining your project. Then you discover they can't do it right or they never call you back. It took many suppliers before I found the right person who could make a simple pair of shorts. I had a similar experience with polo shirts. I get the sample made and sent to me. You can see the missteps in your hands. You notice you neglected to tell the factory something important. You may want to change something you thought you liked on paper. Maybe they messed up on something. You get a second sample set sent with corrections. I went through 3 sweater vest samples before they were perfect.

    Costs? Samples are not cheap mostly because you are asking someone to make a customized product and delivery. I have no plans to quit my day job, bc I need it to continue to fund the company/hobby.
     
  38. KANZA

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    Ok, last one as promised a month ago
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    ID vapors with matching yellow polo and denim shorts from Vollaix
     
  39. MasterZeb

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    should try and get some matching stan smiths or similar looking shoes. Will match the old school vibe of the outfit
     
  40. Matt_Matthews

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    this IDs V9.5's reminds me the very first colour of the V9s
     
  42. supermario343

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    This arrived today....

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    Here are my latest additions:


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    I have 2 of this too, buddy, just posted 1. :D
     
  45. Matt_Matthews

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    My two ROLAND GARROS special edition Polos:

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    more photos in the lacoste-fans thread.
     
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    Very cool stuff... great sweater vest. Question, though: Why must there be the "bunched" part at the bottom of almost all sweater vests (sorry, I don't know the terminology). If makes the part above it puff out (see Becker photo) when you're wearing it (unless you're really fat). Why can't the bottom of a sweater vest just be flat (a continuous part of the sweater), just like a shirt? It would look a lot better, in my view. But maybe I'm missing something...
     
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    To keep the garment in place?

    There are different styles of jumpers and many have the smooth transitioning you talk about. They are of the finer/lighter variety, but it doesn't have to be that way:

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    I cannot find the black and red one anywhere.
     
  49. Matt_Matthews

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    I am sorry to say this, but I sold both shirts 4 weeks ago.
    If you'd contacted me a little earlier..

    I still have the matching shorts and vapors NWT ( i will upload photos)
     

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