Originally Posted by pgmetcalf
I like them. Not many people wear them and therefore you can be different from other people. Who wants to be like other people anyway, why try and fit in when you can stand...
Originally Posted by Claghorn
Yes, yes, but WHY is this the case (fugly and illegal)? There seems to be a sort of military feel to some that I've seen, and as long as the top button is high enough (a few...
Originally Posted by logan858
what is everyone's opinion here of a sports coat with a pocket square in the pocket but without a tie, and the collar unbuttoned?
A good look.
The sports coat thing is...
I can't help with recommendations, but the sort of navy blue suit you describe is an absolute staple and a great choice. Try to go with something not too fashionable in cut (no skinny lapels, not too short).
It won't be a problem with brogues.
You need to find a last that fits you. Continue to try the quality makers in different sizes and widths. Churchs, Loake (1880), Edward Green, Cheaney are also worth trying...