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I'm not sure one would say "attack". Cleav was sent a tie that, after careful inspection (as outlined in the open letter in the AV thread) was defective to a degree. Not to mention not vintage although described as such. What is to attack?
Yes, that is what we need more of in MC: dope fits with black shirts, white jeans & tiny jackets.
Maybe the picture is the "what you should not do when choosing a blazer/sportcoat/odd jacket/strangy inappropriate outfit when posting in MC" part of his treatise
No, nothing out there at all: Use the search function for more
Well, C&A can confirm. See the post below here. But since the fabric originally came from Cappelli, maybe it is a cashmere/wool mix
It is cashmere
Get it while you can!
Return the suit. Read the forum. Buy appropriate suit. Do not buy a wool/poly blend. Read SF particularly this as a first step:
Well put. I think too it is important to point out that C&A was an early adopter of PC ties and unlike almost all others here actually has dealt with Gianni in person. So his recollection that Gianni spoke almost exclusively about vintage fabrics is key. Only later does it come out that there may be reproductions. So the "truth" has moved from 100% vintage silks to 99.9 to 90/10 to 80/20 to whatever the real answer is. The age of the silks were first described as 30, 40,...
Fair enough.Vintage is a far more imprecise term as compared to antique. There seems to be some consistency in references to not being less than 20 years old.
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