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man I like that patch pocket  linen awsmness 

 special mention to Clarinet, HC, M-face, Crusty, Citan and Donuts for great fits, and to SB for bringing Xmas to July

 

and  thx for likes waaay back, Stitches for your comment especially

 

cashmere POW SC again,

OCBD

snap boysdontcry on the wide space repp tie 

white linen square

flannels and 

black uhoh.gif Vass

 

 

 

 

 

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X-post from the Friday challenge
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The weather was actually better than promised here today, so I decided to go with white chinos with the grey flannel jacket to make it a more summer-appropriate outfit.



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post #55038 of 78722
The weather persists in being hot, and Cinderella, having come home from yesterday's ball at the Frick with both slippers, but damp from sweat, as opted for a more casual look today.

Shirt, trousers, shoes - all BB
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One of the merry band of posters here criticized me for wearing my hat with the brim down all the way around - Quentin Crisp was invoked in comparison. In addition having far greater personal hygiene than Quentin (I met the man once, many years ago), I don't really see the equivalence. As an experiment, I snapped the back of the brim up, and took a photo - one can compare it with the candids taken last night at the museum. There's virtually no difference to my eye, but others may differ on this.
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A couple of photos from last night's event - forgive the cell phone quality. The event had at least four professional photographers at it - the woman in the background in the outdoor picture (the sliver of an arm cradling a large camera) has been at this event the last four years, and seems to be the official photographer for the museum. She took a few photos of my partner and myself, outside - we'll see if they end up ever being published.
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post #55039 of 78722
^ Love the linen trousers. Where's it from?
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^ Love the linen trousers. Where's it from?

Brooks Brothers - I got mine at One Liberty Plaza, but I am sure that Regent St. has them as well.
post #55041 of 78722
bboys - new suit looks great, especially love the purple lining.

Pingson - great fit.
post #55042 of 78722

Crusty, hat looks great both ways - kinda makes me want to get something with a wider brim next time I buy a Panama smile.gif

 

And bboysdontcryy, that jacket looks very nice. To me, one of the biggest advantages of soft shoulders, specially if they come with higher armholes, is that you can move your arms and sit without the whole jacket riding up.


Edited by RDiaz - 7/17/13 at 6:29am
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And bboysdontcryy, that jacket looks very nice. To me, one of the biggest advantages of soft shoulders, specially if they come with higher armholes, is that you can move your arms and sit without the whole jacket riding up.

i love soft shoulders and higher armholes, just suck when the armhole is so high it digs into your armpits. : (
post #55045 of 78722
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Thanks for all the thumbs yesterday folks. Today, it's raining a bit and very grey, so I thought it was time for this shirts first wear to brighten things just a little.
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Coat: Herringbone Sydney
Shirt: Kamakura
Tie: Henry Carter black crunchy knit
Trousers: MJ Bale
Shoes: Meermin MTO

Very nice, perfect use heavy cloth SC, BD and knit tie. I'm looking to upgrade my autumn/winter wardrobe with a coat of similar fabric.

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Picked up a cream linen coat ystd, and here it is, worn.

I think I understand why so many people prefer a soft shoulder. It definitely has its charms, and looks less, for want of a better word 'artificial'. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)





Up until now I've not been to fond of cream linnen suits, but this one looks spendid.
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man I like that patch pocket  linen awsmness 
 special mention to Clarinet, HC, M-face, Crusty, Citan and Donuts for great fits, and to SB for bringing Xmas to July

and  thx for likes waaay back, Stitches for your comment especially

cashmere POW SC again,
OCBD
snap boysdontcry on the wide space repp tie 
white linen square
flannels and 
black Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Nice combo Pliny, I quite like it.
post #55046 of 78722
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i love soft shoulders and higher armholes, just suck when the armhole is so high it digs into your armpits. : (

 

With a softly padded/unpadded jacket? That would strike me as odd for RTW, it would mean a very tiny armhole, almost Anderson and Sheppard size wow.gif

post #55047 of 78722
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Thanks for all the thumbs yesterday folks. Today, it's raining a bit and very grey, so I thought it was time for this shirts first wear to brighten things just a little.
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Coat: Herringbone Sydney

Herringbone from Herringbone...nice
post #55048 of 78722
Thanks guys.

I've had a couple coats where I faced the problem of the armholes cutting into my armpits. IMHO, I think there might be two possible reasons: 1) Armhole is too high and 2) the armhole wasn't cut to account for the way one's arms hang forward. This was the problem I faced, armhole was poorly shaped (plus high), and thus the armhole was cutting into my armpits. I had the tailor recut the armholes outward (that is, towards the front) and I had a better range of motion.

Think the higher the armhole, the less latitude for imprecision.

Very hard to find RTW coats with high armholes I think, since they probably need to make garments that will fit multiple body types.
post #55049 of 78722
Hot today. Cheers

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Today - you're gonna get sick of my seersucker, but I'm experimenting... swapped the buttons for new light brown corozo ones that I really like, and widened the wrap again. It's gonna stay this way. For some reason the pics make buttons look off-center, but they have actually been placed over the original stitch marks. They look fine IRL.

Please excuse the rumpled cotton trousers, been sitting in them for six hours.

The hank is a cotton madras I got from Put This On, really like it.

 

 


Edited by RDiaz - 7/17/13 at 8:32am
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