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YOUR MOVE CLAPEYRON

 

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Originally Posted by The_Foxx View Post

I think the trousers are fine, if you had them tailored / narrowed a bit. they look too wide on ya, but an easy and inexpensive alternative for most of your trousers instead of trashing them.

Jacket, however, looks like very low notches....looks quite dated to me, might be worth getting rid of that one in favor of something from Yoox, etc?

 

Great! Thank you. Do you just mean tapered from the knee down, or do you have another alteration in mind? If taper, by how many inches would you say? Also, I seem to not be able to recognize dated gorge as I keep purchasing and wearing jackets that are bad. Is there a guideline to go by? I thought slightly lower than the shoulders was about right for an average look. Of course higher than that is much more popular today as clearly evidenced by more of the best fits in this thread. I have not heard of yoox, thank you for the suggestion.

 

If you don't mind, are the color choices ok provided I update the jacket? I appreciate all of the help.

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Here I am today in my best Stitches pose:

 

 

 

I actually like the jacket but dislike the pants in that combo. The jacket doesn't have a ton of personality so I think it's best used if you are muting another thing in your getup for the day. If you have a louder tie or shirt for instance. Additionally, I'd wear that sucker without a tie if I was just kickin' it in the hood. You feel me bro?

 

Those pants are not doing you any favors right now. The transition from coat to pant throws the proportions off.


Edited by ridethecliche - 11/17/13 at 8:25pm
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Double post. Srry.

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Yeah, I was trying to "mute" the pants and shirt. Also, just went through a bunch of my SC and the gorge was very noticeable as I tried on several in a row. I ditched this one and one other thanks to your advice, foxx. They were like 2" below the shoulder. Thanks again, I'll keep at it.
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Sorry, what gorge are we talking about? I think I missed something.

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I always wondered what it would feel like being 6'8" ... now I know thanks to these shit kickers.

love the coat and the boots! what's with the trees??!!
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Sorry, what gorge are we talking about? I think I missed something.

Black circle. Low gorge + strong shoulders are a dated look, harking back to the old Armani power suits of the 90s

 

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SuitSupply
Zegna
Lanificio Angelico
Lanificio Angelico
Isaia
(not in the picture: Belfiore shoes)

Also, what do you guys think about this SC? I found it in an outlet at a 60% discount, the fit is quite good and the fabric is nice, but while I actually like the colours, I'm not sure about how easy it would be to match it with shirts/ties/trousers from my wardrobe.
To buy or not to buy, that is the question (Click to show)



Colours: very light grey (almost cream), lilac
Edited by Sprezziamo - 11/18/13 at 2:26am
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Sprez imo its a very nice jacket. Put it with mid grey flannels and buonissimo:slayer:
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i guess its a little out of character, but it makes for a pretty cool pic, amirite?

No.

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Originally Posted by clapeyron View Post

I always wondered what it would feel like being 6'8" ... now I know thanks to these shit kickers.

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Clapey might be a "so-so" dresser, but what a lumberjack!!!!! happy.gif

Seriously, every detail in this attire, from top to bottom, raises the standard of sartorial excellence. Those boots are amazing.
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I'm in mono today. 

 

(apologies for the water splashes on the mirror!) :-)

 

 

The tie is a rather loud number by Duchamp. I know it probably won't have many fans on this forum. Sometimes I like to wear things like this though, especially around the office when the majority are wearing non-existent ties or ill fitting shirts and suits.

 

 

Is a cold day in Dublin today so I had to break out the wool overcoat.


Edited by eviltimeban - 11/18/13 at 5:54am
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As one who doesn't always get it right myself, I'll leave those details to others in the forum-- but take a look at the most recent posted pictures from fellow members. note where the notches of the lapels hit them in relation to the chest/ shoulder. to me, this elevates the style, overall cut, and look of the jacket. last time I bought a suit with "normal" trousers, I think they took an inch out of the entire length of them and seemed to make a world of difference to me. I don't like em TOO narrow or tapered down to a tight ankle/ anything too extreme. if you're looking for a new jacket, def recommend checking out both www.yoox.com (lubiam, boglioli, possibly lbm 1911) or suitsupply.com
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Originally Posted by luv2breformed View Post

Great! Thank you. Do you just mean tapered from the knee down, or do you have another alteration in mind? If taper, by how many inches would you say? Also, I seem to not be able to recognize dated gorge as I keep purchasing and wearing jackets that are bad. Is there a guideline to go by? I thought slightly lower than the shoulders was about right for an average look. Of course higher than that is much more popular today as clearly evidenced by more of the best fits in this thread. I have not heard of yoox, thank you for the suggestion.

If you don't mind, are the color choices ok provided I update the jacket? I appreciate all of the help.
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that right,I forgot the tie photo today. But was a dark brown waffle-y thing on a light blue shirt. Boots need a good brushing.thanks

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