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Pingson - I like it but the top and bottom pictures seem to be different colors which one would you say is more correct?

Diaz - Also looks quite nice, I am going to assume the jacket is blue and the pants are gray. But they do seem to be maybe a touch too close in shade. Then again it could very well just be the picture. I bet IRL it looks fantastic.

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I am kind of ambivalent about today's look for me.

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Diaz - Also looks quite nice, I am going to assume the jacket is blue and the pants are gray. But they do seem to be maybe a touch too close in shade. Then again it could very well just be the picture. I bet IRL it looks fantastic.
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The jacket is navy, darker than it looks in the pic, and the trousers are medium grey flannels. Christian B, I'm not sure slimmer trousers can happen, thighs are as slim as they can be and tapering from the knee down would emphasize their size, I think.

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Going to a wedding this afternoon. What do you guys think - no vest, matching vest, or odd vest? I love this gray DB vest, but never get to wear it, and not sure if it works here. 'Tis a bit snug, TBH. Tie is a gray glen check.

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The jacket is navy, darker than it looks in the pic, and the trousers are medium grey flannels. Christian B, I'm not sure slimmer trousers can happen, thighs are as slim as they can be and tapering from the knee down would emphasize their size, I think.

excellent! also, i first saw on my phone, now that i see on the laptop it looks even better. fing02[1].gif
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I like navy pantalones with gray SC's, which are otherwise hard to pair... nice."

Aside from thanks, I've always found it interesting that this jacket comes off as grey. It does in pics and mostly in real life, but the darker thread is actually a chocolate brown.
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CP, thanks, here is an even better, texture pic.

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Going to a wedding this afternoon. What do you guys think - no vest, matching vest, or odd vest? I love this gray DB vest, but never get to wear it, and not sure if it works here. 'Tis a bit snug, TBH. Tie is a gray glen check. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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not a fan of the grey vest. Other combos look good
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Going to a wedding this afternoon. What do you guys think - no vest, matching vest, or odd vest? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
I love this gray DB vest, but never get to wear it, and not sure if it works here. 'Tis a bit snug, TBH. Tie is a gray glen check.
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I'd say skip the vest all together. The lighter vest, while appropriate for a daytime event, will likely make you look like you're in the wedding (especially at an American wedding). The matching vest, while dapper, is a bit overkill I think. Is the wedding outside? If it's going to be chilly then I think you can get away with the navy vest. But all and all I think simple is better. Just my $0.02.
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I'd say skip the vest all together. The lighter vest, while appropriate for a daytime event, will likely make you look like you're in the wedding (especially at an American wedding). The matching vest, while dapper, is a bit overkill I think. Is the wedding outside? If it's going to be chilly then I think you can get away with the navy vest. But all and all I think simple is better. Just my $0.02.

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No vest, looks classier without it
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Going to a wedding this afternoon. What do you guys think - no vest, matching vest, or odd vest? I love this gray DB vest, but never get to wear it, and not sure if it works here. 'Tis a bit snug, TBH. Tie is a gray glen check.
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No vest get's my vote - you look great. Navy vest second. No on the gray.

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Had to get dressed in a right hurry this morning (didn't even have time to take teh snaps until I got back). I think the rush shows, esp. in the tie knot and general slight scruffiness (not to mention the stubble) & lack of much real synergy/interest between the various items. Oh well...

 

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Pingson - I like it but the top and bottom pictures seem to be different colors which one would you say is more correct?

I would say that the true colour is somewhere between the top and bottom pictures. Really hard to get an accurate representation of the colours with the poor lighting today (it's raining buckets outside). The tone of the suit is also a warmer brown than what the photos show.
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