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Off to church. Jacket is linen by Faconnable, cotton trou by Incotex, shirt A. Basile. These loafers are of the absolute softest leather I've ever felt on a shoe. LOVE THEM (Bruno Magli)!

The jacket is a medium blue herringbone with a muted red plaid.

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 I wore a light pink shirt with an off-white jacket, grey trousers and black shoes last Friday night. I got compliments from two guys on two separate subway trains. Both said it looked good (I should post a pic of the combo).

 

 The women really dug the ensemble as well. fistbump.gif

 

 First time I tried wearing a pink shirt with anything out at night.   

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Originally Posted by mrjester View Post

How about leading by example. 
Already Did

And then again

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If others pointed out the substantive issues, what was the point of your post?
That's what I was pointing out.
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I think he got mislead/ screwed by whoever sold it to him and/ or who did the tailoring. While I have seen worse-fitting suits on this board, I have never seen anyone buy that expensive of a garment that was so ill-suited to the wearer. Not one person has anything positive to say about the suit, and for good reason. And in the past I have been highly-complimentary to Kai for fits that stirred some controversy.

Isn't it interesting how Kai thanked me for my post yet others seems to be so offended? People who have been on this board for a while know that I generally endeavor to be constructive, and I thought I framed my comments as nicely as possible. Do you know how many times people have played "Pile-up on the Newbie" on this board over the years? Has anyone ever seen me do it? There have been many occasions where a new guy posts for the first time in a poorly-fitting Mens Wearhouse nightmare and the first posts they see are pretty much "your suit sucks" and I have been among the few who have tried to steer them in the right direction and welcomed them to the board.

You're getting too hung up on this personally. My point wasn't to ostracize you. Highlighting your post was used to point out an example as recent as a few posts after mine where not a whole lot of useful feedback was given. I'm not trying to say everyone everywhere should be constantly nitpicking or making suggestions, nor is there anything wrong with praise for a job well done, but there's room for improvement most of the time and very few voices offering it.
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Already Did

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Talking about this thread, in particular. The one that you are complaining in.

 

It's full of a bunch of circle jerks, a bunch of needless nit-picking, and one guy that complains about the circle jerking and nit-picking.

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icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif Yeah, I saw where people were cutting him down a bit last year (?) but the guy looks great way more times than not. I like hearing his opinion on what looks good.

 

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Wow damn, Spoo swoops in with some constructive criticism... I knew there was something missing from the WAYW...

There's room between circle jerking and needless nitpicking. Can we please please keep doing it?



Kai, you knowz somebody's going to say your pants are on the full break side there right? (or were they just slumped down?)
 
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Originally Posted by Tirailleur1 View Post

asexual ties? 


well, as sexual as im, if my clothing was also sexual, the universe would not be able to deal with it.
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DonCologne, that's one of the best fits you've posted yet. Well done.
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Originally Posted by Orgetorix View Post

DonCologne, that's one of the best fits you've posted yet. Well done.

 

I agree. Very nice.

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Just a quick shout out for Ledbury. So many compliments on this shirt.

And I know, I know...undershirt is showing. I need new v-necks.

 

 

 

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At a wedding on Saturday, wearing my new bespoke suit smile.gif

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Excellent. What shoes are those?

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Just a quick shout out for Ledbury. So many compliments on this shirt.
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At a wedding on Saturday, wearing my new bespoke suit smile.gif
FUCK YEAH ASCOTS!!!!!!
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Originally Posted by mrjester View Post

Excellent. What shoes are those?

Thanks, they are C&J Merton's.

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Originally Posted by Orgetorix View Post

DonCologne, that's one of the best fits you've posted yet. Well done.

 

Yup. If I was being picky I'd suggest chocolate brown (or even darker green) cords to enhance the contrast between jacket & trousers, but the fit of everything is really nice (jacket not pulling like one or two of his other jackets) and the existing palette is good too.

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At a wedding on Saturday, wearing my new bespoke suit smile.gif

My first thought was "Is this guy wearing chain armour under his shirt?", for serious. At a second glance I saw that it was an ascot though. Great fit on the suit btw.
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Back from vacation.

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What is the finish on the tie?  Is it a weave?  I like the tie texture vs suit window pane (?) pattern contrast.  I think it qualifies as "in good taste."

Welcome back and hope to see some more entries on your blog - its got a great tone and has been very helpful. 

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