KObalto: thanks. unfortunately, they're only available in E width. i made the mistake of ordering them in E and it was a disaster. way too wide. definitely need D, and they are not to be found. tragedy.
Originally Posted by gnatty8
OK, how the f*ck does a monogram make a piece of clothing appear better? Usually when I see one, I think "damn, poor guy should not have eaten at that Italian place after all" until he gets closer and I see that they are initials.
You are right though, it is absolutely a matter of personal preference. However, you might go back and read the OP. He was asking for opinions. He got them.
before some of the more reasoned comments appeared, i was a little dismayed.
monograms are not very much different from the beautiful pocket squares from kent wang. they are window dressing to help make a piece of clothing appear better. it's not functional and doesn't have to be.
wtf?!? a guy wants a monogram on his shirt and that's a big deal? now, a tatoo on one's backside might be worth serious commentary, but a monogram? on a shirt? please. i like...
Originally Posted by ethandesu
As a tailor that loves and wears slim and soft Neapolitan styled suits, I have puzzled over the Alden fit issue for a while. I own three pairs of Shell 8's, and my favourite are the Norwegian Split Toe. Worn like the italians do, with slim trousers cut short enough to just fall on the shoe and no further, with or without a nice big cuff, I think they have great charm.
I came to Aldens after years of wearing C&J's,...