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There was an interesting discussion by Edmorel in the WAYWRN thread recently concerning the relationship between gorge height and the height of the wearer - with which I tend to agree. Pingson is another tall poster who prefers lower gorges on that account. See below: "One of the things that I think people don't pay a lot of attention to, or maybe just don't think/care about is something that chocosa does so well (hopefully purposely and not by accident). I think he...
Crusty, I'd always assumed you were daddy.
June.
We like you buttoned. Even bottomed.
What's wrong with that?
fhx, I have also seen a few very dark green velvet jackets look good in the formal context. They can look either very trad or, as you say, very rock n roll, depending on how they're worn. Never done it myself, and probably never will (except perhaps in eccentric retirement), but I appreciate it when I see it done well. Cox, as you clearly know "evening dress" means black tie (if you accept that white tie is all but dead now) - no ifs or buts. You should never feel out of...
Statistical AND stylistic correlation. We must be right.
Snap.
Ivory/white/cream jacket in the tropics or resorts or in high summer is also OK. Plain black suits are a bit dodgy - depending on the occasion - because they don't have the satin or grosgrain facing and trouser stripe details a dinner suit has. I've seen velvet smoking jackets look OK on the very young and the very old. Black patent leather shoes are preferable. Never liked the opera pumps. Black bow tie only. Unless you are going to the Oscars or the ARIAs, in which...
So good now. So Lenin then.
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