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Lottery Win - First Buy

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by steveabdn, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. steveabdn

    steveabdn Well-Known Member

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    So, you've just won the lottery what's the first thing you're going to buy? Or to put it another way, what have you got your eye on that you just can't justify the price for?
     
  2. Holdfast

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    Easy answer: bespoke overcoat that's a cross between a coat in terms of buttoning and a cloak in how it billows out and it having a hood. Sort of Lord of the Rings or Star Wars inspired. I have vague sketches; they positively reek of the Dark Side and Mordor...

    ... I think that's what the smell is, anyway...

    It's never going to be the sort of thing I'm going to justify buying for myself; it would have to be a gift, or the result of free money.
     
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  3. CousinDonuts

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  4. steveabdn

    steveabdn Well-Known Member

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    HF by the looks of your pictures you already have an awesome wardrobe going on!

    I think my first trip would be to the jellewer for a new watch and then get myself down to Saville Row for a complete bespoke wardrobe, speaking of wardrobes I'd love to have an unlimited budget on a house build, the en suite and dressing room themselves would be amazing
     
  5. ImTheGroom

    ImTheGroom Well-Known Member

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    Bespoke White Tie ensemble, and then off to concerts and operas across Europe. Both single and double breasted waistcoats, of course, so I can choose according to mood. If I were to get a second tailcoat, its lapels would be half-faced.
     
  6. mixProtocol

    mixProtocol Well-Known Member

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    More lottery tickets.
     
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  7. Ivar

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    That's the spirit!

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  9. conradwu

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    Nice steak dinner followed by a first class ticket out of New York.
     
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  10. Quadcammer

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    ferrari F40
     
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  11. chevron

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    biz jet to Cayman or somewhere else offshore, then some tax law advice
     
  12. HRoi

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    I will buy in stitches
     
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  13. jrd617

    jrd617 Well-Known Member

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    +1

    stitch is awesome

    He'd be the Henry Clay Frick to my Andrew Carnegie persona
    The Ted Sorenson to my JFK persona
    The Reggie Love/Valerie Jarrett to my Barack Obama persona
    The Mr. Smithers to my C. Montgomery Burns persona

    #righthandman
    #teamstitch
     
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  14. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus

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    The oompa to your loompa?
     
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  15. Bill Dlwgosh

    Bill Dlwgosh Well-Known Member

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    I'd repay my Dad, then travel and decide where, besides Toronto, I'd want to buy some condos.
     
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  16. jrd617

    jrd617 Well-Known Member

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    Yes, oompa to my loompa in a loose sense

    -Minus the orange skin/midget body
    -Minus the annoying song and dance
     
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  17. jrd617

    jrd617 Well-Known Member

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    I'd also probably buy one or several of these fine homes


    Heart Castle at San Simeon ("In Xanadu did Kubla Khan: A stately pleasure-dome decree")

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    Phil Spector's "Pyrnees Castle" (screams Klass with a "K")

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    Richard Branson's Necker Island (this is actually pretty awesome)

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    Penthouse condo at the new 432 Park Ave tower

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  18. HRoi

    HRoi Well-Known Member

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    The Nick Carraway to your Jay Gatsby?
    The Alfred to your Batman?
    The Batgirl to your Batman?
     
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  19. jrd617

    jrd617 Well-Known Member

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    Yes to Nick and Alfred.

    No to batgirl, though I really wanted to boan Alicia Silverstone as Batgirl

     
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  20. jrd617

    jrd617 Well-Known Member

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    Will also buy this vehicle

     
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