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You are one Sharp Young Man!
Great, thanks. The unironed shirt and the square are both due to oversleeping this morning -- that's not an excuse, more an admission that I know better.. Can I ask what you think about the square? I sort of felt it was a bit too formal, but if there's something else too I'm more than curious. I'm thinking I might be able to make the cords look okay if I iron in a crease, but maybe not.
Yeah, I guess I was thinking the navy worked because it's the color of the trousers. Burgundy or orange wouldn't have occured to me, but it's a good idea. How about something with some green, gold, burgundy, and navy? I have something that fits that bill. I kind of agree with you about single breaks, too -- having given it a shot recently, I think that's what I want on all my trousers going forward.
I see WAYWRN as a source of inspiration and I've not been inspired much lately.
That being said, there also isn't anything wrong with helping people (myself included). It's just that when there are many people needing a lot of help/guidance that I fear the thread starts to hurt...especially if better posters get chased away (and I think they do) by it.
And we can get virtual blowjobs here? I see it more of amateur sartorial pornography (the x-tube of tailoring, if you will).
Look at me, setting up my tripod -- still taking a semi-lousy picture. No-name brown flannel (It feels like camel hair, but IDK) jacket with patch & flap pockets. LE tatersall shirt, blue cords from some mall brand, burg longwings. Pants a little short. Does the square work? I'd like a second opinion on the jacket fit, as well.
It's a 5cm problem, so you are only that far away from a decent fit.
The button stance on the jacket is 5cm too high [maybe just 2.5cm; since one picture doesn't tell all the story]. Good luck with finding a lower button stance cut, since much RTW and MTM comes this way.
The rise of the trousers is 5cm too low, for sure.
The hem of the trousers is 5cm too short, again, maybe less.
The pocket square I have less of a problem with than the overall fit, although the same idea in purple or red might have been nice. But then, I like bold ps when there is no tie. Kind of a poorman's boutonnière.
The effect that I believe looks best is when trouser waistband and jacket buttonstance rendezvous at the natural waistline,.
You know what, I was thinking the same about the knot, but this tie is so frustrating. It's at that in between thickness where a FIH looks tiny but a half windsor looks too big. Maybe a double FIH would have been better. Yes, the pants are cotton.