I prefer the Navy.
But in a moment of inspired madness over summer, I bought an amazing Breuer $400 Loro Piana storm system/goose down gilet during the Henry Bucks sale which will never be topped, so I won't be buying myself...
Speaking of gilets, Herringbones are going for $150 now with SALEPREVIEW25:
Saw plenty instore today. Not bad at all really.
I'm looking at buy an SL Bedale.
I am 42 suit, relatively slim waist with wide shoulders. I wear a medium in the Barbour Liddesdale.
I probably will wear a shirt and sweater underneath and would like the freedom to add a liner down the track.
L or XL? thanks
FYI Uniqlo currently have their merino cardigans $20 off for $39.90.
Unlike some I have never had any pilling issues with their knits.
From all my research: barathea silk, satin silk and grosgrain are all acceptable facings.Satin is the "flashiest" due to its shine, then barathea, then grosgrain which is almost matte.You *should* match your bowtie, cummerbund/vest, strip down side of pants, and buttons and facings to all the same. Not that anyone would really notice I'd think.So my Oscar Hunt tux has satin facings and buttons, and I have a satin cummerbund, and so I now need a satin bow tie, but...