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Give me a beat.

by Denny B., Blogger for www.lookrichshopcheap.com from New York, United States

31 comments · 3 · July 12, 2011

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Denny Balmaceda - New Era Bulls Snapback, Ralph Lauren Oxford Shirt, Banana Republic Corduroy Shorts, Nike Jordan 5 Fire Reds, American Apparel Aa Bow Tie - Give me a beat.
HYPE 259
  • California Select Original Bow Tie by American Apparel
  1. Bulls Snapback

    new era

    , in Caps
  2. oxford shirt

    Ralph Lauren

    , in Ralph Lauren Shirts
  3. jordan 5 fire reds

    Nike

Apparel Breakdown.

Another 90s and thrifted apparel theme. Let’s break it down.

Hat - Chicago Bulls New Era Snapback. All right I am a huge fan of the BULLS but not so much of the new era’s snapbacks but I had to get it…you just can’t pass the clean look of this hat. Plus it was only 25 bucks compare to the original or TISA’s overrated version.

Bowtie - Faded red colour bowtie from American Apparel. I believe this was 18 bucks, I bought last year when the bow ties were blowing up….I was originally going to get the regular red version but I fell in love with this one…the colour stands out more.

Shirt - Ralph Lauren oxford shirt. I am a petite guy, 5’7 and 128 lbs so if I want something fit, I would get it tailored or shop at the kids section. I got the shirt from Ann’s Closet thrift shop last year along with a pink shirt variation. A favourite shirt, no doubt about it.

Shorts - Banana Republic corduroys. Originally pants I decided to cut them into shorts. It was a bit baggy and I already had another pair of mustard corduroys from Uniqlo. All summer long I’ve been cutting my baggier pants and jeans into shorts so I can finally put ‘em to use.

Socks - 80s gym socks from Journeys. Yes! I bought a bundle of ‘em and I’ve always wanted to incorporate socks into my daily outfits and this was a perfect example. I decide not to wear it knee high, Tyler style and just kept it rolled up on the ankle to give it the 90s vibe. Look at Will Smith’s style on the Fresh Prince for a reference.

Shoes - Air Jordan 5. Yes, I know…how did I get a 300 dollar shoe at a thrift store…all I can is luck. We’ve been getting Jordans….sometimes the best condition, sometimes mediocre. This was in okay shape and I just decided to put new laces and clean it up a bit. I’m not a sneakerhead but I love the 5’s.

Final tally = 60 dollars.

Comments (31)

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Aaron Tan
your cap and headphones combo somehow makes it look like a scooter helmet from some angles...cool
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Meme In The City
I can't fault this look\1! The sneakers look HOOOTTT!! +1
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Noah Kengkoy
You have the illest dress code i've ever seen
but i do wanna ask you one question how do you clean the shoes that you get from the thrift store?
Denny Balmaceda
I just use hand cloth and soap.
Sandra Ignalski
wow, you look different, but as usual very gorgeous and cool & C h I C. always love your style <3

but the sneakers LOOKS Funny On this Outfit <3 :D
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George Matthews
hey man, all's looking freshhh as can be, sick
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AG B
one of my favorite looks so far.
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Ian Chavez Venegas
awsome look, fanning right now
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Mohamed Beasty
I wore a fit inspired by this. I might upload later today. Haha.

  

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