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cool, will do. but in pretty much any fit, i need a 38. every time i check their site 36 is the largest they carry.

You can special order up to a 38 as long as they have fabric available...although they would be final sale, so you'd be taking a shot in the dark if you're not familiar with the fit.
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did not know that. thanks!
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Paisley - please post more often... that jacket and the tie are nod[1].gif
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This is -

fresco

linen

broadcloth and 

raw silk up top +

cool wool and boxcalf

 

Holdfast that jacket rox and the fit too- seems to suit your style.

'Paisley'- lgreen jacketicon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

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Nice pliny, must admit I'm a big fan of brown and camel mixed together. A bit summery though even for up North where you are no? Isn't it bucketing down up there?
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Discussion at our house:


Wife: You're wearing that?

Me: Yes, what's wrong?

Wife: It's a white suit.

Me: It's cream. Anyway, lots of people wear white suits.

Wife: Like who?

Me: Tom Wolfe, Prince Charles . . .

Wife: Colonel Sanders.

Me: Are you saying I look like Colonel Sanders?

Wife: No, but you could pass as Colonel Sanders' bodyguard.


Dupioni silk suit: Chan

Cotton shirt: Jos A Bank

Silk Tie: Brioni

Whiskey and Mahogany saddle shoes: Alden of Carmel

Whiskey cordovan belt: Ben silver









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I think you pull it off, Kai. Maybe a tie that stands out a bit more (the tannish color of it washes out a bit to me with the suit)?
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Wore this to a photo show this evening. Probably not super SF approved, given the massive mismatch in formality between the shirt and everything else, which I think still looks good. Any feedback is welcome.

 

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Nice pliny, must admit I'm a big fan of brown and camel mixed together. A bit summery though even for up North where you are no? Isn't it bucketing down up there?

thanks man.  working in A/C it just don't matter what i wear

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Originally Posted by Pliny View Post

 

 

This is -

fresco

linen

broadcloth and 

raw silk up top +

cool wool and boxcalf

 

Holdfast that jacket rox and the fit too- seems to suit your style.

'Paisley'- lgreen jacketicon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

 

I really like this combination. Awesome look.thumbs-up.gif

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Discussion at our house:

 

 

 

Kai nice look.  u'd need a tash n goatee to look like the Colonel IMO.  Hows the Dupioni feel? HRH wears it quite a bit when he's visiting the colonies, but a lot of peeps say it wears warm.  

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Originally Posted by Kai View Post

Discussion at our house:


Wife: You're wearing that?

Me: Yes, what's wrong?

Wife: It's a white suit.

Me: It's cream. Anyway, lots of people wear white suits.

Wife: Like who?

Me: Tom Wolfe, Prince Charles . . .

Wife: Colonel Sanders.

Me: Are you saying I look like Colonel Sanders?

Wife: No, but you could pass as Colonel Sanders' bodyguard.


Dupioni silk suit: Chan

Cotton shirt: Jos A Bank

Silk Tie: Brioni

Whiskey and Mahogany saddle shoes: Alden of Carmel

Whiskey cordovan belt: Ben silver


your whiskey and mahogany saddle shoe is very unique
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pliny - excellent blues and browns.

kai - that was hilarious. your wife sounds awesome. nice fit too.
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thanks!

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Kai nice look.  u'd need a tash n goatee to look like the Colonel IMO.  Hows the Dupioni feel? HRH wears it quite a bit when he's visiting the colonies, but a lot of peeps say it wears warm.  


It was over 100 degrees. Suit was pretty comfortable considering the temperatures. Probably warmer than open weave linen, but no worse than lightweight tropical wool.
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Originally Posted by mcarthur View Post

your whiskey and mahogany saddle shoe is very unique

It's the very first of Alden of Carmel's "fan" shoes. AF-1

I bought them many years ago. My first pair of cordovan shoes.
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