thanks fok, more than anything i'm trying to make the trousers work as i venture outside of my slim denim comfort zone. agree a yohji-esque blazer (and perhaps a boxier tee as snowman suggested) could tie it together.
great stuff from ken and vitatim above!
5'10 (and a half, lol). sizing varies a fair bit from season to season, but really i think it's down to the pattern, i'm a 48-50 and
@snowmanxl is around a 46 (?) and it looked really good on him when he tried it