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Originally Posted by codeman92190 View Post


This is the first post that I have seen of yours, so I'm not sure if someone has commented to this effect already, but I really love your mix of traditional, respectable clothing and indecorous tattoo placement. I think that sort of dichotomy has a lot of potential from an aesthetic standpoint, and you take full advantage of that and do it well. Obviously, the majority of the people on this forum are not in any social position to attempt that look (myself included), and some may still be opposed to it, but I think if you have already staked your claim on your patch of society, you have managed to do it while looking your best. 


On a somewhat unrelated note, are you familiar with the band Bayside? Maybe it's just the neck tattoos, but you remind me of the singer, Anthony Raneri.


I thank you for the very kind words.

I must admit I have only started to dress like this recently as I have more passionately started getting involved purchasing tailored artisanal clothing. I got all of my work done a few years ago when I was more involved in the music scene we had here, playing in bands etc. When it comes down to it. I always don't "see" my tattoos so to speak. I am so use to them and people around me who have them that I see past them. 

But I can see with a lot of people that that is the first thing they usually notice. I am not saying that is a bad thing, different strokes for different folks.

I am very familiar with the band Bayside, but this is the first time I have been compared to Anthony Raneri.

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Originally Posted by Albert Hal View Post

Sorry guys, I did not buy it. My wife refuse to walk beside me. It is all yours at A. Marchesan in Stockholm


I understand plus-fours are quite extravagant, but I'd have picked it up for the jacket and waistcoat alone... sorry to hear that. frown.gif

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Originally Posted by Kai View Post

Yes. Watch is Breguet; suit is bespoke (Raphael); shoes are bespoke (Vass); tie is Carlo Franco; pocket square is Pink; shirt Jos A Bank; cufflinks vintage sterling guilloche enamel.

That has to be the most eclectic collection of makers ever in one fit. icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif
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Originally Posted by usctrojans31 View Post

Love the fit with the hat and scarf...loathe the Forza Napoli scarf in your classroom.

At least you prob hate Juve as much as I do...I forgive you...biggrin.gif
Originally Posted by sinfjotli View Post

Very nice coat, NYR. May I ask what is the fabric?

Thanks, its a vintage H&S from the 1970's...picked it up from GShen before Vanda.
Originally Posted by Pingson View Post

Can't decide whether the navy trousers work here or not. I know a lot of people claim that navy trousers are far less versatile than one might think, and I'm starting to see that they actually have a point. For this fit, mid-grey or brown trousers would probably work as well or even better. But then again, this is nitpicking biggrin.gif (jacket is awesome though icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif )

I think the fact that this is a tweed makes it easier. I had a pair of odd navy trousers, wore them one time before having a suit finished, now i wear that much more often.

Originally Posted by upr_crust View Post

For those of you younger viewers of this thread, this is what 57 years of age (as of today)

Happy belated birthday! I hope I look as good when I'm 47.
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Hi all, this is the last fitting of my new jacket....

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Not sure about the shirt (not because I know anything, just my personal preference..). Love everything else.

Originally Posted by Maciek View Post

Hi all, this is the last fitting of my new jacket.... Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


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love it too, I would have paired this combination with a linen/cotton blend blue butcher stripe shirt instead of the checkers, though.


rare case of tasteful paisley tie.

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Acknowledged pattern mess... at least it looks less busy from a distance smile.gif


BTW, just got rid of the PS.



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In the interest of scientific research, I've been trying to understand the local preference for dark brown ties. I had occasion to obtain one recently, and am wearing it in the configuration shown below. Is this what all you brown tie-wearing types have been talking about?

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Originally Posted by RJE View Post

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Great, RJE. I've been thinking of wearing my flannel PoW suit with a turtle neck. I already have with just the jacket and a pair of jeans, but this gives another vibe. Very nice. Is it a 'full-blown' turtle neck? It seems a bit low. And blue suede shoes?
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