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Rob, is it the flash which makes the shoes look cherry red, or is that true to life?
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Cantabrigian - fantastic tie. deets?

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Originally Posted by unbelragazzo View Post

^Why'd you decide on a blue instead of a white shirt?

that has to be the first time someone said that around here as far as i can remember.
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Originally Posted by unbelragazzo View Post

^Why'd you decide on a blue instead of a white shirt?

It seemed too washed out with a white shirt since the tie is fairly light.

IRL the shirt is more greyish blue and less powder blue so that helps. I messed with the saturation and contrast a bit but couldn't get the shirt color to quite the right shade in the photo.
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It's just that dark suit, PoW tie, white hank + white shirt is such a standard combo...and to me it's not improved by substituting a blue shirt. Not criticizing necessarily, just wondering what C's thinking was.
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Originally Posted by bluedove View Post

UC, cufflinks are Sweet! details?

Assuming that I am the UC in question (Urban Composition having not posted in many a day), the cufflinks are sterling silver and enamel, and were bought at Barney's several years ago, and then independently confirmed (by a sales rep) to be made by Deakin & Francis.

Thanks for the comment.
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Originally Posted by sugarbutch View Post

Rob, is it the flash which makes the shoes look cherry red, or is that true to life?

The Carnina Ruby is pretty red...seated pic is taken without a flash.
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Originally Posted by NewYorkIslander View Post

The Carnina Ruby is pretty red...seated pic is taken without a flash.

Rob is that tie from your new business? If so it is amazing

Also trousers are flannel? From your full picture it looked like cotton khakis but your closeup looks like flannel.
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Originally Posted by unbelragazzo View Post

Not all silk lacks body. The Rubinacci-esque silks do look terrible folded to me. But many of the Vanda kimono silks have a lot of body and stiffness and actually wear well as a fold IMHO.

 

agree completely.

 

I prefer this vanda square folded over puffed (Click to show)

 

 

 

 

 

 

but foo is right, too. thin flimsy silk doesn't look right folded

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thanks. gonna follow that one.
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Long day of meetings, presentations, etc. Wore a new suit.

Caruso suit, mid-gray pinstripe
CEGO light blue w/pencil stripe shirt
Panta burgundy grenadine tie
AE captoes

Brooks Bros. camelhair polo coat for the frigid weather outside.


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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post

got a full pic. looks like i need some sleeve work.


Your trousers look really good here, some of the best you have posted IMO. Are they new?
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Originally Posted by Cantabrigian View Post


Looks good though I usually wear white shirts with wedding ties like that. Who made the suit?
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I'm undecided with regards to my vanda squares as to which I prefer, but I applaud you for the counterexample.
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Originally Posted by SHS View Post

Your trousers look really good here, some of the best you have posted IMO. Are they new?

Thanks! I like them a lot. Fairly new, tho they have been in a fit or two i think. BB Milano fit.
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