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Vintage suite from the 1950´s for 40 €. The suit smelled ugly - storage, smoke and old man. The odour still remained after dry cleaning two times and months of airing. Then I discovered the method with chemical cleaning in water called Elextrolux Lagoon. Now the odour is gone. It´s magic.

icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif I have an old vintage suit in a cloth that looks pretty similar. What weight (approximately) is the cloth? My suit is probably 16-17 oz which means I can only wear it two-three months a year fi I'm not going to melt.
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After two days of threatened monsoon (more threat than monsoon itself), the sun has returned.

Suit - BB Fitzgerald
Shirt - Tyrwhitt
Tie - Hermes
PS - Alain Figaret
Cufflinks - BB
Shoes - Finsbury

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Here is my outfit of the day:

 

Sorry for the crappy quality. An iPhone camera only goes so far...

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x-post from the 'peacock' thread. Please excuse the crappy photos.

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Details: Aquascutum wool/silk gunclub check jacket; Dolbeau raw silk reversible sage green / navy bow-tie; J-Crew (yup, I know, but it's very lightweight and it's still warm here) lavender micro-gingham shirt; Epaulet special edition brushed cotton rivet chinos; Bally leather and linen shoes.

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i wish i could get on board with the flat bottom knit ties. i often like how they look on others, but i can never get myself to try it.
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i wish i could get on board with the flat bottom knit ties. i often like how they look on others, but i can never get myself to try it.

I felt the same up until recently when I decided to purchase one. Now I'm starting to like it.
Some places offer knit ties with point end also.
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Vintage suite from the 1950´s for 40 €. The suit smelled ugly - storage, smoke and old man. The odour still remained after dry cleaning two times and months of airing. Then I discovered the method with chemical cleaning in water called Elextrolux Lagoon. Now the odour is gone. It´s magic.

 

 Can you give more details on that process? I have a used Zegna DB jacket that smells and would like to get rid of the odor.

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i wish i could get on board with the flat bottom knit ties. i often like how they look on others, but i can never get myself to try it.

I, myself have never worn a knit tie.
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I think you have too much going on with all of the stripes and dots ^
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It really depends on who's making the jacket. I'm also 5'8", and a regular is frequently too long for me, and the short is spot on. And I'm talking about more classic proportions, not fashionably short stuff.

#1, and it also depends on your proportions. I'm 5'8" and usually need a 38S because the 38R is often too long for my torso. Overall height only gives part of the picture.
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