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Oh my! I just got back online. What have I got into? Fit battle with the Pope...Oh dear...
Good, a challenge I don't have to worry about being late to. I do not own a pair of jeans.
Quote: Originally Posted by SpooPoker YAY more work! Don't worry about counting me. I just posted in the thread to get comments and feedback. It is my own fault I can never enter a contest on time. I usually have the pictures taken but something always seems to delay me from posting them. Quote: Originally Posted by TTO I think I see a Fit Battle between Upr_Crust and Mr Claymore! -TTO I'm game if the...
I think they have a newer model (Sinclair? Maybe) that has a trimmer lapel. Their classic models though, are just that; classic. None of them are particularly aggressive. What kind of look are you going for? Why are you choosing to go with Southwick?
Quote: Originally Posted by BillyMaysHere! I vote for yfyf, I don't give a fuck what options that poll has. Quote: Originally Posted by cptjeff I'll throw a vote to yfyf too, in addition to my other choices. Screw the poll. If that is way you guys are going to be then I am going to post my pictures here too. That is; unless the great Spoo forbids it.
Brooks Brothers purchased Southwick in 2008 and built a new factory. Make- is ...ok. Fit- is the same as ever; sacky/boxy classic American, though they are working on developing some more softly constructed models. Their real strength in MTM is the great flannel and tweed fabrics they have available. Functional button holes: not problem. Why do you want to adjust the lapel width?
As usual, a day late and a picture short for the contest: Hat: Black, Optimo Gloves: Black, Dents Overcoat: Navy, Polo Ralph Lauren Suit: Navy Flannel with Lighter Blue Chalk Stripe, MMTMMND (Mystery Made to Measure Maker Now Defunct) Effervescent Pocket Square: Blue, Bruer Shirt: Blue with White Stripe, Made to Measure Hickey-Freeman Tie: Navy with Blue and White Amoebas, J. Z Richards (Not one of my favorites. I think this is my first time wearing...
I like them, but because of the knotted thread find them more casual. I would wear them with a sport coat; probably not with a suit.
Just doing a little research for the contest today; I really like this gentleman's pince-nez. I may have to appropriate it...
Quote: Originally Posted by Svenn I am most interested in the pleats near the armsyce- how extensive and deep are they? Do they really provide more mobility? Has anyone here worn that jacket and can provide feedback? I'm wondering why the tailor didn't go with gussets, or perhaps just extra drape.... any photos of the suit in action would be great OP I have not seen this particular coat in person, but I have a number of coats with...
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