Originally Posted by Felix Leiter
... waiting for the right ocasion...
Sometimes you just have to make the occasion. I remember that ever since I got my first dinner jacket, I make more effort to attend black tie receptions. In the last year alone, this has translated in more frequent attendance at the opera on the opening night, and four inaugural balls during the inaugural weekend, inter alia. You (we) can do it.
Originally Posted by gomestar
dark grey, 2-button, flat front pockets, 5 cm cuff right above the break point, slant pockets, generally slim cut.
Or, alternatively, the same thing in a dark navy (which I just ordered a Napoli)
+1. With side vents and without the cuff on the pants. It took me a while to appreciate how versatile the grey suit is.
Originally Posted by robert in LA
There are people on this forum who understand male clothing and costume down to the history of the breeding of the sheep that the wool came from. And in this I am not exaggerating in the least. As a general rule they are kind to new comers (I am one) and if you can narrow down your questions, you will get very specific answers.
+1. Often, most of the "burning questions" I had about men's clothing turn...
Wow this must be a first - why wouldn't you want pecs? And since you've lost your bespoke "virginity" why not just stick with it? Or at least MTM? With your apparently athletic build, bespoke/MTM sounds like the only way to go. RTW is a waste of your time.
This is most curious.
Originally Posted by TrojanGarb
Pay attention to the shirt, not the tag
+1000. I for one still don't understand the geographical snobbery that I sometimes encounter on the forum. Why does it matter where a shirt is made as long as the quality control and processes involved in making it are the same? If Thomas Mahon moved to China and realizes that he can charge less for a bespoke suit because the cost of living in Chongqing is lower,...