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HOF: What Are You Wearing Right Now - Part III - Page 1995post #29911 of 787175/30/12 at 8:49pmpost #29912 of 787175/30/12 at 10:52pmQuote:
I somewhat agree about the jacket, even though it doesn't look that slim to me, but he looks wide-hipped (correct me if I'm wrong), and skinny pants look ridiculous on wide-hipped men; they create a feminine figure...post #29913 of 787175/31/12 at 1:02amQuote:Originally Posted by Threadbearer
Why did you decide to put flap pockets on this jacket, Vic? Donegal seems to cry out for patch pockets, no?
It's a gorgeous piece either way. I'm only asking because I'm just starting to experiment with MTM sport coats and I'm trying to learn the customs and protocols.
It is not necessary.
Most certainly do patch pockets at the bottom of the bar plus a slit pocket on the chest (or a patch pocket on the chest)
But sometimes you can do and welt pockets at the bottom of valve.
Just jackets with pockets with flaps luchshe ordering less, approximately one (1) coat with flaps to 3-4 jackets with patch pockets. (it's all for my taste)
The first 2-3 of the tweed jacket, I would recommend to do with patch pockets at the bottom. And with slit pocket - on the chest.
By the way is sometimes nice to look jackets with patch pockets with flaps.
But here it is important not to be mistaken with the choice of the figure, the thickness of tissue and the rules of the location of the pockets.post #29914 of 787175/31/12 at 1:48ampost #29915 of 787175/31/12 at 1:50ampost #29916 of 787175/31/12 at 2:09am
If you stood up straight, as in put your shoulders back, you would probly look a whole lot better than you do stooped over forwards.
Then, as others have said..
Shirt collar, lose the button down, longer blades.
Trousers too long - too many breaks on the way down the leg, should only be one small break at the ankle
Tie colour is too weak for the ensemble.
Jacket shoulders padded, but thats fairly normal with off the rack.
So Change your shirt and tie, stand up straight (shoulders back) and at some stage have your trouser hems done.
Not too bad for a beginner IMHO.post #29917 of 787175/31/12 at 2:15ampost #29918 of 787175/31/12 at 3:30ampost #29919 of 787175/31/12 at 4:00ampost #29920 of 787175/31/12 at 4:31ampost #29921 of 787175/31/12 at 4:55ampost #29922 of 787175/31/12 at 6:42ampost #29923 of 787175/31/12 at 6:43ampost #29924 of 787175/31/12 at 6:46ampost #29925 of 787175/31/12 at 7:14amQuote:
It doesn't look that tight, just a little... I think it would look good with wider lapels and a lower button stance. Wish it was easier to find such things in OTR stuff...
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