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Has anyone tried the Visconti Homo Sapiens? I am considering buying.
Quote: Originally Posted by luftvier I am not much a fan of that NM. Just curious as to why.
Quote: Originally Posted by wysiwyg You can confirm by checking if your placket is puckering. Sorry it happened. Plackets don't seem to be puckering. No need to be too sorry - it is not noticeable when the shirt is on - just disconcerting when I am buttoning. Quote: Originally Posted by whatsinaname Your shirt has checks. Line them up along the front. If one side has more checks than the other, the shirt was cut...
Quote: Originally Posted by wysiwyg My guess is the extra row of stitching on the placket side compared to the button side is causing the length to become uneven secondary to asymmetric thread shortening. If you're dry cleaning, perhaps the chemicals are doing something to the thread? I'm just spitballing here. Maybe you can switch cleaners and experiment with a new shirt, see if it's a problem more with the shirt than with the...
Quote: Originally Posted by rajesh06 I'll try to steam the placket tomorrow and see if its just a matter of releasing the stiffness in the placket. Steaming did not work. Would be curious if anyone else has any thoughts on this - my relationship with my cleaners hangs in the balance.
Quote: Originally Posted by Mr. White For dressier slacks and jackets, rayon is a better synthetic for wool blends. Technically - rayon is not considered synthetic.
Quote: Originally Posted by mdp0430 So I take it you guys think the bow tie would be alright eventhough the rest of the wedding party isn't as formal as it could be? Rest of the wedding party is wearing suits right? You are in a tux - OK to have the neckwear complement the uniform.
Quote: Originally Posted by Bentley I can't see it. The buttons look to be lined up ok to me. Towards the bottom of your shirt I can see the 1/4 inch misalignment you're referring to but I think it's simply because of the way you hve the shirt layed out. The placket with the buttons on it is curved outwards from the button holes which then pulls it up. If it feelsl fine when you wear it, I would simply not worry about it. I guess...
Quote: Originally Posted by voxsartoria I encourage photogaphs. - B OK - I am no wiz with a camera and I don't know how to edit pictures to add markings. But here is a fairly typical example. Sorry for the large size - but its probably the only way to show this issue:
Has anyone ever had an issue with the placket sides and button sides of their shirts not lining up exactly. The button side is 1/4 - 1/2 inch longer. It's not noticeable with the shirt on - but I find it a bit disconcerting when I put it on. I am sure its not the manufacture of the shirts since all my shirts seem to be coming back this way from the cleaners. So I am guessing that it is something the cleaners are doing. I use a "generic" Asian cleaner but they do all...
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