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Houndstooth lives for Morning Attire: http://www.gentlemansgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Houndstooth-Vest-Trousers-with-solid-peaked-lapel-blue-jacket.jpg http://www.oliverbrown.org.uk/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/480x575/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/b/l/black-mcoat_1_3.jpg
That's more or less a contemporary equivalent that the kind of "get-up" that the European " leisure class" might have worn around 1910 when making formal social calls during the day. The same folks would don tuxedos or full dress for dinner. http://mrseaston.weebly.com/uploads/2/0/0/6/2006619/4260284_orig.jpg So do you plan to play "dress-up" or are you a member of that part of society who still routinely adheres to these sartorial conventions, e.g the courts of exiled...
That's a classic Balmacaan Raincoat in treated cotton. It is equivalent to Burberry in price and quality. Because cotton is not as "waterproof" as blends ,it has largely been replaced by the latter. I am old enough to have worn that type of coat, but not in black. Since it is in effect "brand new" it should be worth several hundred dollars, which is more or less what it cost 20 years ago.
I know neither store. There was no zegna store when I lived in Chicago. My instinct tells me that getting it directly from Zegna means that if there are problems one doesn't have to deal through an intermediary- the retailer in Columbus. I used to do a lot of MTM and fit issues arise.
I do. I love the classics.
Not mentioned, your very elegant slacks.
Great detailed posting. You evidently enjoy and appreciate the bespoke process. However, based on the pictures I much prefer Solito.
Hotel Miramarehttp://www.hotelmiramare.com/en/There are some excellent hotels on the same street at more or less the same rate asI paid in Sept. 2014.The main problem I had with the place was:1. They screwed up a 'city tour" I requested, suggesting a private tour at triple the pricewith someone who didn't know the difference between Gothic and Baroque archtectureand insisted on taking me to several locations where Sophia Loren lived during her rise tostardom.2. They had...
Make that a damp cloth.
Looks like something Woodie Gutherie would have wornhttp://www.bing.com/images/search?q=woodie+gutherie&view=detailv2&&id=031E7C965B7A7EA79A3A71255131460287C1498A&selectedIndex=9&ccid=SRvMrJow&simid=608020640931447855&thid=OIP.M491bccac9a3080ce7bb87eb27ac397deo0&ajaxhist=0
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