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Quote: Originally Posted by gumbolo This must be the funniest definition I have ever heard about the origin of sea-island cotton. In case you are US American, there are also other islands outside the US which grow cotton. It makes perfect sense to me. "Sea Island" refers to specific islands, not just any island. It isn't about the origin of long-staple cotton. The term "Sea Island" has now come to mean a long-staple cotton.
Quote: Originally Posted by Sebastian_Flyte yeah-- somewhat low-waisted pants, too. Since your trousers are below your waist, your tie length doesn't need to follow the rules either. You can wear your tie only to your waist if it looks better than to your belt.
Quote: Originally Posted by columbia92 I'm a big fan of non-iron fabric. It's much more convenient and easier to deal with. I wonder why the none-iron fabric selection is always limited, especially for high end shirt fabric? Does none-iron process destroyes the quality of the fabric or something? There is a coating put on the fabric that makes a higher quality unnoticeable. The finesse of a high quality fabric would not be felt under the...
Quote: Originally Posted by OttoSkadelig PS. pant rise is also a bit too high and contributes to "old man" silhouette (really becomes apparent in the side jacket-less pic), but I'm guessing there isn't a lot that can be done to address that now. The trouser rise isn't high at all. The trousers don't even reach the waist in the front, though the height is right in the back. It doesn't look "old man" at all to me.
Quote: Originally Posted by Shirtmaven non iron has a special treatment that reduces the need for ironing. easy care has a resin finish, but still needs to be ironed. It is just easier to iron. Is one better than the other, or are both equally bad.
I'd get all my trousers with side tabs if I could. I never wear a belt with a suit, usually going for braces. If I wearing a sports coat I'll wear braces there too. Without a jacket I wear a belt, but I'd prefer side tabs instead.
Quote: Originally Posted by GoldenTribe What's a French placket, hidden buttons? The term is "French front," which is a shirt with a plain front. Hidden buttons is called a fly front.
Quote: Originally Posted by nioh Looks good, too bad (single) pleats are treated with slight disdain though as I feel most would benefit from that, especially with office pants. It would be great if these were offered in a single forward pleat. It would also be nice to see them in a long rise as well. The only long-rise trousers I see these days are the ones sold with Long-length suits.
Quote: Originally Posted by Redwoood their split yoke is a bit useless. Can you check whether there is a single yoke underneath the split yoke? I've got two such shirts :/ There is indeed a single yoke underneath. I just looked at my Turnbull & Asser shirt: the outer yoke is split with the stripes meeting at an angle; the inner yoke is also split, but with the stripes meeting straight across.
Quote: Originally Posted by Odd I/O I have a noobish fit question. With a 10.5 inch rise where do the waist of these pants 'sit'? Is it at the navel/belly button level or below? If below by how much? That depends on your body alone. And your navel has nothing to do with the position of your waist.
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