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Also I am curious about Vintage Gent's three-piece suit: how did it turn out? How often have you worn the full ensemble? Did it turn out to be a good idea?
One thing that this (old) thread has not addressed is the practicality of wearing a three-piece suit in the summer, even if it's made of linen. I understand that there are a lot of precedents for this (and it is a nice look), but I wonder if those are due to the fact that summers in England are usually not that hot. In Washington, walking around in a suit (even a linen one) at the height of summer requires a certain level of fortitude and endurance; I can't quite imagine...
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Thanks for the clarification.The summer closure may be unfortunate for me, but quite fortunate for my wallet. I'll be leaving Rome on Sep. 1.
I'm curious how they managed 4 fittings in 5 days without compromising quality. Did you bring that up? What did they say? Or is cutting a suit so much less complicated than I thought?I'm not in the market for new bespoke suits, but I will be in Rome in three weeks for three weeks (temptation, temptation.)
I saw someone wearing this white dinner jacket the other day and apparently it's from J Crew. Unless they have more than one, it's probably this one: https://www.jcrew.com/mens_feature/TheLudlowShop/BlackTie/PRDOVR~A7132/99103435501/A7132.jsp
Would people in Hawaii look at you strangely if you wear a tailored long sleeve linen shirt? With linen trousers? If I lived somewhere tropical, I would wear nothing but linen.
Great meet-up as always! Good to see some familiar faces and meet some new folks. Looking forward to the next one.
On my way.
Seems like it might still rain (forecasts have been fluctuating a lot). Anyway see you guys later!
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