Some thoughts on the last posters. upr, I like this apart from the shoes. Nice to see dark socks on you. 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. Warning: Spoiler!(Click to show)
Question gentleman. Would a french blue (i consider french blue deeper than the standard blue dress shirt right?) be ok to wear with a khaki suit for a summer wedding this weekend? I have not dressed festively in quite sometime. I would wear a berry pink tie with green and orange medallions. Can send a pic out tomorrow but I wanted input just based on principal.
These do not possess anything like the classic conception of fit. The wrinkles, pulls, and bunching do not flatter you. A size up in everything would maintain the youthful, fashion-forward look while adding some of the panache that should accompany tailored clothing.
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.
Shirt up off the darker color in the tie. For instance, in this pic your shirt is paired off the lighter color of the tie. Allow the tie to be the lighter hue of the ensemble. The lighter shirt with the tie leaves you looking a little pale. Or, just stick to lighter ties in warmer weather and lighter color suiting, sport coats, etc. I like your sock color.