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Buy another suit and or get morning formal wear; cap-toe oxfords should only been worn with a suit. You may getaway with wearing them with a smart jacket and trouser combo; however, it will look like you own only one pair of shoes.
You could get a mtm jacket made for less than half the Fendi price, or under £1k for a bespoke version MTM Timothy Everest is a good option; so would Cad & The Dandy, who have a contemporary style.
Regent Austerity Brogue is tempting but I know I need a 8.5F in the 888 last . Great pricing, very similar to the EG sale prices.
Go for dark grey/charcoal trousers, medium grey waistcoat and a navy jacket
Where did you get the £700 mtm suits from? That would help with the suggestions
When getting trousers made the tailor would/should take that into account your big thighs and make trousers that reduce thigh rub. I have big thighs and in the past have had many trousers wear out because of thigh rub. With suits, get spare trousers as well; with any suit that I get now, I always order spare trousers. Despite the reviews, you should still speak with Graham Browne. Another option is Cad & The Dandy (similar price range), who I have used and recently got...
I prefer the cufflink hole in the centre, as it just about hides the cufflinks under a jacket sleeve; whereas, a cufflink hole closer the the edge, would make the cufflinks visible/more-visible.
I wear oxfords with smart odd-jackets and trousers - some of my oxfords are not black (i.e. midnight blue, old rose, chameleon)
Tailors do sometimes miss the baste fitting but should not for new customers.
Does anyone know who makes the mtm shirts for E&R and or N&L? I want to get a gift for someone and would like to get them a mtm shirt - E&R provide shirt cloth in a gift box and the person goes to a E&R store to get measured up, they can also change the cloth if they like; while N&L offer a gift voucher. E&R mtm was £135 (not sure of current price); whereas, N&L start at £150 according to their website. Thanks in advance.
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