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Yeah, took me a moment to notice the ugly dude standing next to her... wink.gif

lol8[1].gif you would have been better off not noticing him at all.
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My yarmulke is always black. Velvet baby.

I thought you wore a dunce cap like your avatar. peepwall[1].gif

Nice fit and lovely daughter stitches.
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I thought you wore a dunce cap like your avatar. peepwall[1].gif

Nice fit and lovely daughter stitches.

only on special occasions. smile.gif

and thank you for both kind compliments.
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Booth is correct about squares. In particular, I agree that linen squares with colored edges are gross.
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Booth is correct about squares. In particular, I agree that linen squares with colored edges are gross.

Meh, I like a little color in my squares. It's a little flashy, dare I say peacockish? But then again, I post regularly in the peacock thread. I guess it's just not for the faint of heart. peepwall[1].gif

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I'm not 100% on the stripes; I prefer a higher contrast, single stripe (that looks like a double), but the suit fits nice. Change the tie, though--too gray.


You know I'm with you Alex.. I like either a very bold stripe (one very bold one) or a very subtle one that you cant see from far away until you get closer.. that's why Im on the fence about putting it into regular rotation..we'll see.. my tailor had to reweave the elbows and a tear on the knee...as for tie what would you suggest? I agree it can come off as maybe a little monochromatic? I thought the texture of the tie being wool would help. Thanks for the words though.. appreciate it!

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I thought the texture of the tie being wool would help.

I'd say texture (something along the lines of herringbone, like you used, or a grossa grenadine) would be important in offsetting the stripes. Burgundy or navy...but I feel like I'm just giving a standard answer by suggesting those colors. Probably burgundy would go better with the lavender (lilac?) of the shirt.

 

 

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Originally Posted by acridsheep View Post

Booth is correct about squares. In particular, I agree that linen squares with colored edges are gross.

I'm not a fan of the Tie Bar ones (I have two, one which has been worn once and the other which has never seen the light of day). Guyliner looks pretty alright with them, but that's probably because there is almost always some other element of his outfits that demands the viewer's attention. I do like those with rougher colored edges, such as:

 

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Enjoying the Spring Sunshine, and rocking the new strides....

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Very nice! Love that shade of blue. More info about those shoes, please? (But you should put in the laces correctly...)

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Pants / trousers - Samuelsohn MTM / OTR
Shirt - Eton
Tie - Brioni
PS - Unknown, linen
Socks - Marcoliani
Shoes - Carmina

Not sure why the break looks so huge on the left leg in the first pic - the right is more what I see in the mirror.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


That's one fat tie knot..nice!!

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^ Where's the bottom half? And the descriptions? Enquiring minds want to know...nod[1].gif
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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.

 

Wow, thanks a lot for saying this!

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Tom really great pics before and extremely well fitted for a well built bloke like yourself. Seems to be a small but very well dressed contingent of Polish bespoke buying members that post from time to time.
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absolutely wonderful jacket you have there Sir!

may I ask who made it?

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Poasting for the friday challenge...

 

When I first got this jacket I was happy with the shoulder expression, but the more I look at it, the more I dislike the overall silhouette. Can't quite figure out what to do to make future commissions look better, perhaps it's just my body shape. I was thinking some more shoulder extension, leaner chest, less padding, fuller sleeves and more closed quarters, but I can't be sure about the results. 

 

 


Edited by RDiaz - 4/26/13 at 2:40am
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