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Old 06-07-09, 02:58 PM   #1
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All my clothes are falling apart

No, there will be no picks.

The issue is I a bit large for Costa Rica, so it is hard to find clothes, shoes, etc. So, what I was wondering, oh wise shoppers, if you were looking for jeans and comfortable clothes for jungle wear, what on-line store would you shop at?

I figure I will just order a new wardrobe and have it sent here.
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Army surplus.
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I would prefer to not look like I was invading Costa Rica, given they have no army, they might get nervous...
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Oddly enough, I found some really good deals on clothes at http://www.happychefuniforms.com/

Seeing as they're generally work clothes meant to be worn in busy restaurant kitchens, they might do for your jungle adventures.

And they have an outlet store right across the street from me... right next to the microbrewery.
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I actually like the stuff from REI. Patagonia, North Face, etc. Is there a price point you are looking at?
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Oddly enough, I found some really good deals on clothes at http://www.happychefuniforms.com/

Seeing as they're generally work clothes meant to be worn in busy restaurant kitchens, they might do for your jungle adventures.

And they have an outlet store right across the street from me... right next to the microbrewery.
Really, all I need is what people would hike in, but in cotton. Since we are never cold, cotton doesn't kill.
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Really, all I need is what people would hike in, but in cotton. Since we are never cold, cotton doesn't kill.
Most of what they have is 100% cotton or a poly/cotton blend.

They even have these, which have mesh inserts behind the knees to help keep you cool.

I want to get a couple pairs of these and these, which are 100% cotton and I don't usually wear shorts...

And their prices are insanely low.
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Try Sears they have a website, and they carry levis and a few other brands. They will ship (at least in the US....CR I dunno).
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I actually like the stuff from REI. Patagonia, North Face, etc. Is there a price point you are looking at?
Not really, I can buy just about anything I want, but I don't tend to spend for something that is not worth it.

Usually, jeans. We have a lot of barbwire fence, and I tend to find it.
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Try Sears they have a website, and they carry levis and a few other brands. They will ship (at least in the US....CR I dunno).
Shipping is no problem. I just send it to a forwarder.
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Despite the fact the fixie crowd has latched onto the irony, Carhartt makes some decent work clothes that hold up well. I have some of their heavy Winter gear and it lasts for many years. They have shorts and jeans too. Not sure where you can order it, but you can check out the styles.
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Looking good, lots of stuff to see. Another one I have had luck with is Land's End
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I'd go with REI.. If not. Is not hemp popular south of the border. As it was in George Washington's time.
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No, there will be no picks.

The issue is I a bit large for Costa Rica, so it is hard to find clothes, shoes, etc. So, what I was wondering, oh wise shoppers, if you were looking for jeans and comfortable clothes for jungle wear, what on-line store would you shop at?

I figure I will just order a new wardrobe and have it sent here.
Costa Rica and you are complaining about cloths....lol
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When I was in Panama I met an older retired guy from California who lived in Costa Rica with a PSYCHOTIC much younger girlfriend. Very weird those two were.

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Costa Rica and you are complaining about cloths....lol
Because I don't need them or you think they make them here?

You know, I really should take a drive up to Managua, Nicaragua. They make lots of clothes in Nicaragua! Buy directly from the source...
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Because I don't need them or you think they make them here?

You know, I really should take a drive up to Managua, Nicaragua. They make lots of clothes in Nicaragua! Buy directly from the source...
3 bathing suits, 2 pairs of flip flops, 5 t-shirts.....what more do you need?
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oh try Speedo.com they have some nice stuff there too.
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3 bathing suits, 2 pairs of flip flops, 5 t-shirts.....what more do you need?
I don't live on the beach, I ride horses and motorcycles a lot, we have nearly 700 acres of plantations, 17 different poisonous snakes...
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I don't live on the beach, I ride horses and motorcycles a lot, we have nearly 700 acres of plantations, 17 different poisonous snakes...
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Despite the fact the fixie crowd has latched onto the irony, Carhartt makes some decent work clothes that hold up well. I have some of their heavy Winter gear and it lasts for many years. They have shorts and jeans too. Not sure where you can order it, but you can check out the styles.
Damn straight!

The only reason I've ever had to get rid of Carhartt clothing is that it gets to a point where it actually looks too dirty and beat up to take to a construction or demolition job. I've never, ever worn out anything by Carhartt, and I am not nice to almost anything I own, least of all working gear.
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