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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post

i recall someone saying something about the proper bow tie to eyes ratio. these seem to be spot on.

Well, it's not really something that rules-y or specific. But yes, I think most bows tied today are (1) too tight in the knot and (2) too wide on the neck.

It really makes no difference, though: a bowtie isn't normal anymore except for black tie. Tie it the way that you like.
post #29432 of 78724
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Originally Posted by F. Corbera View Post

Tie it the way that you like.

i see danger here.
post #29433 of 78724
It's harder to tie a bow with shorter length and a looser knot, but the results are certainly worth it.
post #29434 of 78724
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Originally Posted by milecargo View Post

Does anybody ever fear that their obsession with style is an addiction.

Well, by definition style is personal. So, it would follow that to be addicted to style is to be addicted to one's self. And I think it's safe to say 99.9% of SF is self-obsessed**. There's also a dick joke in there somewhere, but it's late.

**Sir F and stitchy seem to be the lone members obsessed only with other people.
post #29435 of 78724
I tied on a bow myself today. My rule of thumb is usually jaw width, however I'll try tying it looser and smaller next time. the first picture is to show trouser to jacket proportion as well as my new Alden Cordovan tassels which are hardly visible.

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post #29436 of 78724
Was there a flash flood today in your area? I wear my pants with no break, but I can't get on board with this.

Like the color of the pants though and I think the jacket is the perfect length for the laid back, slightly rumpled look you seem to be after. Saw your tassels on Tumblr. They're looking good.
post #29437 of 78724
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Originally Posted by Sonny58 View Post

^ you are most certainly right. In this case I don't mind too much because I haven't settled yet on the final configuration for these pants. I may want to cuff them (and possibly add a small weight to the hem because they don't hang the way I want, is that possible?)

Weights can be added to hems in general. It's a tried and true technique in women's tailoring. For instance the classic Chanel suit which was once THE outfit for the 'ladies who lunch' often contained a continuous gold chain weight sewn into the hem of the jackets. Chain weights and seam weights all the time in the construction of draperies. However, I've never heard of weights being used in the hems of men's trousers. Although I'm also far from an expert - other's may have some experience in this regard.

Of course many better RTW suits come with a few feet of cloth tape in a color to match the suit. This is intended to line the inside of the trouser hem in order to provide extra protection against wear. It also adds extra 'body' and weight to the hem and can help prevent a trouser leg from collapsing in on itself at the hem, particularly when cuffs are not used.

TMI?

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Originally Posted by bourbonbasted View Post

Was there a flash flood today in your area? I wear my pants with no break, but I can't get on board with this.

thom browne? confused.gif
post #29439 of 78724
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Originally Posted by southernstyle View Post

I tied on a bow myself today. My rule of thumb is usually jaw width, however I'll try tying it looser and smaller next time. the first picture is to show trouser to jacket proportion as well as my new Alden Cordovan tassels which are hardly visible.
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Atrocious shirt choice. I mean, horrid : - )  Your red pants are making a statement. Perhaps consider a white shirt, white square and navy bow next time out (purple does work). 

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Originally Posted by Ich_Dien View Post

Definitely go for a smaller bow, adds a bit more panache.

serious?
post #29441 of 78724
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Originally Posted by CruzAzul View Post

Hai guise,
What do you think, am I showing too much cuff here?
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am I the only one who hears the "Mr. F..." jingle every time someone makes a joke like this?

 

post #29442 of 78724
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Originally Posted by southernstyle View Post

I tied on a bow myself today. My rule of thumb is usually jaw width, however I'll try tying it looser and smaller next time. the first picture is to show trouser to jacket proportion as well as my new Alden Cordovan tassels which are hardly visible.
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Well I think you looking pretty good Sir..
post #29443 of 78724
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Originally Posted by Sonny58 View Post

Another new tie today...
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As always, I look forward to your comments.

Very beautiful details
Nice texture

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Originally Posted by deandbn View Post


Well I think you looking pretty good Sir..

+1

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Light weight fabrics today. Linen, Wool/Silk and cotton. 

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