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Good to see you back here! Looks great. I like the square.
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Most storefront Opticians will adjust those shades for free (although I always offer to pay) regardless of whether you bought them there or not. They usually tell me that they can't be responsible for any breakage but since they do this stuff all day long, I have confidence that my glasses will not be damaged. I just had my B&L Wayferers straightened and it makes all the difference in how they feel on my face.

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Brilliant fit.
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Somewhat more moderate temperatures in NYC have persuaded me to don a suit, albeit pincord. Today's shoes are not a traditional pairing with a suit of this material, but we're expecting a chance of rain later today, and the mixture of rain and suede shoes is not one I care to make today.

Suit - Haspel
Shirt & shoes - BB
Tie - JAB

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how often do you think of other men? foo.gif

It depends on the man. If you mean en generale, then often.
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Looks like fall is already here





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Found this pic in an album at my grandmothers house. Apparently i was better dressed when i was 6 than now.

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I am digging this!

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Originally Posted by sugarbutch View Post

Excellent, Orge. Good to have you back for a visit.

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the big O looking sharp. nice to see you around.

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Originally Posted by Digmenow View Post

Good to see you back here! Looks great. I like the square.

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Originally Posted by Citan1145 View Post

Orgetorix, that is a great suit and tie combo! very nice! Looks like you have lost some weight too, you are looking great sir !


Thanks guys. I have lost about 15 pounds since April; planning on dropping another 20 or so if I can.

Haven't been around much mostly because I haven't been dressing up or taking pictures much lately. It's been ridiculously hot, and I've been commuting on my motorcycle more often, neither of which is conducive to coat and tie.
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Experimenting with lighter ties; it should theoretically be possible for them to work well, but I generally have trouble using them, so I figure practice will eventually make perfect. Ideas on how to use pale ties successfully will be read with interest. :)

 

 

The socks catch the eye here, but that's largely the pose. 99% of the time, you won't see them, and the 1% of the time that you do, it will just be a flash of bright colour, so I'm not concerned about their eye-catching nature in the photo.

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Like HF, my instinct with lighter ties is to go with a white shirt:

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Suit - Haspel

Upr - the shoulders on that suit is pretty bad, especially on the right hand side. it would use some work. i actually like the shoes.
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Found this pic in an album at my grandmothers house. Apparently i was better dressed when i was 6 than now.
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-Sleeves are too long
-sloppy tie knot
-top button undone
-shoulders look a bit wide
-and there's a possibility that you buttoned your top button into the lower buttonhole of your jacket

Better luck next try.
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Angle distorts the curve of the shoulder. Sorry if you guys are sick of this SC haha. Shirt is white.
Edit, sleeves are long. I know. Will be rectified I promise.

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You have the body to pull the slim look off. Don't size up or it will fit like a tent in the shoulders, get your tailor to fix the slight pull in the waist.

I disagree — it looks like the coat just doesn't fit right.

A Federal Court sort of morning, and a state court sort of afternoon.
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Upr - the shoulders on that suit is pretty bad, especially on the right hand side. it would use some work. i actually like the shoes.

Glad that you like the shoes, and yes, the shoulders on all of my pincord/seersucker suits are very pronounced (as in huge and square) - don't know if they're worth having my tailor altering them, but will ask, once the season for such things is over.
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Some thoughts on the last posters.

upr, I like this apart from the shoes. Nice to see dark socks on you. smile.gif

Kappelan, I'm starting to be a fan of yours. Like the fits especially. Your blog is good, too. The only thing I would change here is how you fold your ps.

Holdfast, the windowpane is amazing, and the tie is not bad. Those shoes are beautiful.

Citan, I've missed your earlier posts with this jacket, but I'm already quite full of the pattern and the colors. It reminds me of things old and musty, sorry. The fit is good, but the sleeves too long. Tie, shirt and pants look OK.


Today and last week's Friday, which was freezing.

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