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Posts by Kazou

my bad...
read this thread. http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=94314 then check the Syms ties.
I think the most important thing is to know your body measurements neck size, sleeve length, shoulder length, chest size, waist size, inseam etc. A competent tailor should be able to provide you this info. Don't buy because of a brand. It may be a very expensive mistake. knowing your body size will help you in choosing a suit that will actually fit you with minimal alterations if necessary. Remember, for OTR, to size down one from your actual chest size. So a chest size 42...
Thanks for your response. I know that David Hober takes a lot of pride in his creations and so reading what he wrote just had me thinking.
Overall, better. Still too much break for my taste though and I prefer cuffed trousers. I'd also button all 4 of the sleeve cuff buttons.
^+1 cute avatar BTW OP.
Quote: Originally Posted by FidelCashflow Despite all the advice you will ever hear on SF about construction, quality, value, and brands... this is the only thing that matters +1 In the end, if you don't like it, at least you're only out $20. (my math: Dickies were free but should be valued at $10). Besides, if this is your first suit you can experiment with tailoring and learn more about fit and cuts and alterations before doing it on a...
I pretty sure a lot of people here wear glasses. However, your post is quite vague and knowing nothing about you, who could offer advice. Have a look here as this seller is a former optometrist and hopefully you can find something "with personality". http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=175632
it's stated UK8F, so about US9D. F on the Capital last translates to about a normal/regular width (UK-E width, US-D width)
The concensus here has been to store your ties rolled. I have read this here and elsewhere and the "logic" was that ties hanged, especially knitted ties will stretch and crease etc. I found this old thread http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=95630 that pretty much sums up the rolling. So I started to store my ties rolled up. However, in this thread http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=177396 David Hober of Sam Hober Ties states this "True - ties...
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