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I, too, like some color and pattern. But that pattern is nope.
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I've been reading these forums for years and never bothered to join let alone post. This made me do both. Well done sir.

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Today's three-piece suit. Pants are a bit uncommon because they almost reach my navel. A lot of people laugh that it is almost Fred Astaire's style but I like it that way because they hide my belly :D I also had the suspender buttons put on the outside. In the back it prevents the buttons being pressed into my flesh when driving.

 

Screw them, man. Those trousers look great and that's how 3-piece suit pants should be. Big like.

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not 100% on this today. I havent worn this tie in months and months...wanted to give it some wear...second guessing my choice though. I purged a lot of ties recently...maybe this one will be next.

As much as I like color and pattern in ties, and do not hew closely at all the local Gemeinschaft in these matters, today's tie is not one that I would have chosen for myself, certainly. It is not as heinous as others may find it, but there are better bright ties out there in the world - at least IMHO.

Sorry, friend.
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As much as I like color and pattern in ties, and do not hew closely at all the local Gemeinschaft in these matters, today's tie is not one that I would have chosen for myself, certainly. It is not as heinous as others may find it, but there are better bright ties out there in the world - at least IMHO.

Sorry, friend.

welp...i think this will just have to go on the chopping block. I guess i should learn to trust my first instinct...Thanks crusty, butch, roger and syeknom!
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@ Timo: jacket fits very well. I'm not familiar with the Lazio, would like to see more open quarters. By the way your link goes to 'page not found' (might be a good thing as I'm in the NPC!)

You got May 1st and 2nd, though it would be better to wait until May 29th to make sure you really want it wink.gif

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It's incredibly sunny out today (20C), so it seems like spring has finally arrived!

 

 

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not 100% on this today. I havent worn this tie in months and months...wanted to give it some wear...second guessing my choice though. I purged a lot of ties recently...maybe this one will be next.

I don't think the tie is necessarily terrible. I think too much of the rather ostentatious pattern is visible.  Under a sweater or vest it could be a nice pop of color without being so overpowering.

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new Lazio-suit. Fresh out of the box, zero alterations.
Maybe I will have the pants hemmed, nothing else to do.
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Like the change colour, looks very nice! 

 

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The weather has finally been really nice here the last couple of days, so I decided to bring out a lighter jacket that has been in storage over the winter. Needless to say, once I got to work it almost immediately started to rain baldy[1].gif. So much for spring.....

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I like this a LOT! Love the jacket, very well done, Pignson. 

 

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It's incredibly sunny out today (20C), so it seems like spring has finally arrived!

 

 

 

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Fantastic jacket!

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Great jacket--not sure about the shirt.

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Or the square.
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Hmm... not a square fail (I know how picky you are with squares). The navy runs through the jacket so no fail.

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The only time you should see the edges of a square is when it is white linen and in that same TV fold. Anything else should be puffed. That's the rule. Is it "the" rule? I don't know, but it sure is mine.
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Trying to keep it simple today:
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The only time you should see the edges of a square is when it is white linen and in that same TV fold. Anything else should be puffed. That's the rule. Is it "the" rule? I don't know, but it sure is mine.

 

TBH, that makes no sense to me whatsoever. Show me the rule book. 1159[1].gif

 

Honestly, honestly, I think you need to lighten up on squares (it seems like you are 99% toward a white TV fold, and I seem to remember you saying you disliked other folds--which is fine). I think there are always several options for any fit in regards to colour and to a much lesser extent material. I think folds can be applied well, but in no way whatsoever ruin a fit. 'Rules' like no coloured edges are just... IDK... ruining in themselves.

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