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Cheap.I had trousers made in the late 90s by a "no name" tailor in San Francisco for $400 a pair.Some of my jeans run over $200
Looks great. You'll blow them away !
We Old Ivy League types wear back tassels with business suits. I have a pair which I haven't worn in years,but when I worked in more formal environments I wore them. I wear black derbies with more formal suits.I hate oxfords or brogues. But that's my own personal idiosyncracy.
This is historically correct. Morning dress always allowed for flair in the waistcoat. Bear in mind that until 1920, fancy waistcoats were common with frock and morning coats. Here's Lt. Commander Percy Silberston wearing a black lounge/stroller in 1954, as part of his wedding rig. The trousers are black and white houndstooth. Photo courtesy of Sator. Is the vest flashy? Sure. Is it incorrect for morning dress? No. So there's nothing incorrect about a buff or cream vest...
I'll be there.
"The mood of the '70s I find to be the most exciting in terms of where I live mentally." I think that just about sums it up...UGH.  [/quote] He omitted any reference to Cocaine I remember the 70s, but I wore Chipp.
Actually, Alan Edmonds, Alden and Crockett and Jones come in wide: 3E or G widths. I believe that some models of Church come in 4E or H width. Dinkelacker, not sold in the US, comes in 3E and 4E in some lasts. The problem is that perhaps except for Allen Edmonds, US retailers rarely stock 2E or 3E width. I wear 4E running shoes (trainers)' My last successful dress shoe purchase was from Ludwig Reiter in Vienna. The model that worked for me was not denominated is widths,...
Thank you. Finally a scientific explanation of the invariable attractiveness of the Inuit.
I do not wear button down shirts. However it might be worth your while to check the offerings of two redoubts of traditional clothing: http://theandovershop.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_8&products_id=401 http://www.oconnellsclothing.com/Dress-Shirts/. For non button down oxford cloth shirts I recommend Hilditch and Key. Now on Sale: http://www.hilditchandkey.co.uk/hilditch-key/cutaway-collar-2-button-cuff-in-pink-white-royal-oxford-camden1045.aspx I...
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