Are you going to wear it as a true sports jacket; e.g., while wingshooting, riding a horse, while driving a roadster/spyder or even spey casting?
If so, you may wish to keep the sleeves longish, so there is little to no gap...
Always, and especially when the oxford cloth is a type of pinpoint or pindot.
Originally Posted by JLibourel
^Well, given the fact that the lounge or "business" suit evolved from country and beachwear...
Not a law.
Laws must have universal application in the space time continuum or be true for all potential observers and not describe a truth relative to a particular observer.
This idea is merely a hypothesis with...
Originally Posted by jrd617
Do you realize that the "dilettante" OP you are responding to wrote a book on classic menswear?
Also, it seems that your fondness for black shoes is informed the opinions you...
Some basic principles need to revamped and clarified:
-Oxfords [together with Balmorals and Wholecuts] can be worn with anything
-Black shoes can be worn with anything
-Brown is almost never better than black, the world's ugliest...