Perfection! Love the belt/shoe sitch, too.
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HOF: What Are You Wearing Right Now - Part III - Page 2636post #39526 of 7871711/13/12 at 8:53ampost #39527 of 7871711/13/12 at 9:20amAlright boys, I know I'm going to get squished for this one, but fuck it.
PRL Herringbone Pantaloons, 1.5" cuff
You've all seen these boots.
Warning: Click for the full splendor of the Zegna FU Tie! (Click to show)
Come at me bros....post #39528 of 7871711/13/12 at 9:23amsorry buddy, cant tell the correct colors. tie seems too shiny. not a huge fran of those kinds of sweaters.
i would throw a SC on top of it, and wear a fuzzier/more matted tie.
not horrible tho, imo.post #39529 of 7871711/13/12 at 9:26amQuote:
The tie does seem too shiny...because it's blindingly, FU shiny.post #39530 of 7871711/13/12 at 9:30ampost #39531 of 7871711/13/12 at 9:32ampost #39532 of 7871711/13/12 at 9:40ampost #39533 of 7871711/13/12 at 9:41ampost #39534 of 7871711/13/12 at 9:51ampost #39535 of 7871711/13/12 at 10:02ampost #39536 of 7871711/13/12 at 10:09am
Wow, so many comments. The picture ugprade does provide more opportunities for comments indeed and thanks to all of you for taking the time to comment.Quote:Originally Posted by Louis XIV
Seamasterlux, I have to admit, while I love the fabric and the color combination of your outfit, I would not have personally gone for a patch pocket construction, everything looks too city/business for me for patches.
Also what happened to the lovely shoes(what are they?)? I have seldomly seen wrinkles in a captoe?
Regarding the patch pocket, there was no question, I fell in love at first sight and really wanted them on this fabric. I know it would have been more understandable on a simple navy blazer but still, I'm fond of it.
Regarding the shoes (cheap Loding: 140 EUR, but cool patina which makes the difference), my feet are wide but rather flat at the end and the half-extra sole was too painful, hence the unfortunate wrinkles. Curious since I've got these in black too and don't have this issue.Quote:Originally Posted by Johnboy
Looking at your post and noting how perfect the fitting etc. of every other part of your outfit is, I thought I might adjust your tie knot for you.
Makes all the difference I think.
It's all in the details TBH - or why bother to wear a PS if you don't get your tie knot straight.
Hope you like the difference.
Hahaha, true indeed, I took the pictures a bit quickly but I actually re-adjusted it the knot in the mirror before leaving home so fear not!
Thank you and I agree, Sartoria Ripense's asola lucida are my favorites.
Thanks, I also didn't see any problem with the combination but I still consider myself a newbie in the pattern combination world compared to some advanced experts here so I'll tread softly and take every constructive criticism.
Thanks a lot. It's a cheap 170 EUR combo for both + 50 for both to get a patina. The Loding shoes last long and well except this particular one that got wrinkles from the start. I like them anyway.post #39537 of 7871711/13/12 at 10:25amQuote:
Both this issues are more about personal choice rather than any sort of orthodoxy, when the degree is small. For example, I think your suit already shows about 1/8" of linen, which is perfectly fine (more will show when in motion of course). Personally, I greatly prefer only a sliver of shirt cuff showing (1/4" at the very most) when standing normally rather than the the 1/4"-1/2" range more commonly seen on this forum. There are some vaguely plausible aesthetic reasons to choose to show more cuff with certain outfits e.g. if all the other details are in sync with it (e.g. relatively short jacket, minimal trouser break, etc, etc). but all else being equal, it really is more about personal choice. Turn-ups/cuffs follow the same logic, but even more so IMO.
Anyway, was 50/50 about this tie choice today, but in the end couldn't be bothered to change it after I got dressed and saw how it looked in the mirror... a dark brown or dark navy would have worked better than dark burgundy though.post #39538 of 7871711/13/12 at 11:16ampost #39539 of 7871711/13/12 at 11:26ampost #39540 of 7871711/13/12 at 11:27am
From yesterday..70 during the day then 58 at night.. so you will see two sets using the same suit.. during the day decided to keep it simple as usual for the first day of the week so broke out the summer gray suit:
Later in the evening after work the wife and I went to dinner with some friends so ditched the shirt and tie in favor of a sweater
Suit: Brook Brothers (Milano fit)
Tie: Gitman Brothers
Shirt: Canali (day) Express (night) Banana Republic (sweater)
Watch: Baume and Mercier
Shoes: A Testoni
Edited by chocsosa - 11/13/12 at 12:01pm
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