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Blue is a solid choice and undoubtedly one of the most versatile colors for suits. I would recommend you go with something that has a bit of character to the fabric but keep it subtle. You can experiment more with your choices as your wardrobe grows. As far as traveling tailors I have had success with them in the past but have only dabbled in the shirting realm. I think you are on the right track with the personal experience. I have been sorely disappointed with custom...
Quote: Originally Posted by idfnl You can buy bespoke for the same price so from that perspective, no. But the quality is excellent. If you can afford it, its worth the money. That means that no luxury brand is really worth the price you are paying, its just that a select group has the cash not to care. They dont generally think about something being worth it, they think about the value it offers in enhancing their image. Agreed. I have had...
Olive suit, White shirt, Grenadine tie... is anyone else craving a martini right now?
Quote: Originally Posted by DocHolliday Both. Kiton is great quality but you're also paying for the name. Is it worth it? Up to you. Anything's worth it if you like the item enough to pay the asking price. There's definitely a rule of diminishing return of the goods purchased and the value their worth. Agreed Kiton is a great brand but one that certainly surpasses the mark. I would recommend bespoke/MTM as well as the options are much greater...
A clean cut look is universally appreciated. Not saying that sideburns suck, but you can't go wrong with clean cut.
Quote: Originally Posted by pocketsquareguy A bluish olive and heather greens looks very good on people with fair skin especially when combined with blue, pink and or purple. I used to find an olive cotton suit far more practical than a tan one. It doesn't show marks and the wrinkles aren't as obvious. It would be great to see some pics of a bluish olive tone, it sounds enticing.
Nordstrom always has a pretty good selection. I've picked up a few pairs of Ralph Lauren and been happy with them. The more colors you have the better you can match them with outfits and because you spread out their uses they'll last some time..
Anyone have any good suggestions for chino's / slim fitting khaki in various colors... like red or yellow?
Like the color but have to agree that it is seldom seen in a flattering light. As a suit it seems like a color that doesn't lends itself to too many color combinations and probably is why not many people resort to olive as a go to pick.
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