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The lapels lie flush - it's just my holding the phone out in front of me making it bow slightly, especially in the second picture.  Also, although I suppose a DB looks more formal automatically to some, the four-into-two (as opposed to six), contrasting mid-brown horn buttons and patch pockets were very deliberate choices to keep it a bit more relaxed - only the tiniest scrape of padding in the shoulders too for a more natural look.  That and being an odd jacket, of course.  Anyway, each to his own.

 

What makes you say the sleeves are too wide?  It hadn't occurred to me, but I'm always happy to be enlightened...


Edited by mimo - 11/21/13 at 3:07am
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ill agree with SB here. i think you need to hit 6 feet for it to be optimal. for us shorter and stockier fellows, it does not always work.
ill assume i get lumped in here and say, thanks!

I feel like the hobbit at the prancing pony when I see 2" cuffs.

"They come in pints?"

Also, Spoo, that tie is amazing.

J
Edited by J011yroger - 11/21/13 at 3:15am
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Fit for an evening wedding reception. Shoes are Jeffrey West, not ideal but only black shoes I have at the moment.


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The lapels lie flush - it's just my holding the phone out in front of me making it bow slightly, especially in the second picture.  Also, although I suppose a DB looks more formal automatically to some, the four-into-two (as opposed to six), contrasting mid-brown horn buttons and patch pockets were very deliberate choices to keep it a bit more relaxed - only the tiniest scrape of padding in the shoulders too for a more natural look.  That and being an odd jacket, of course.  Anyway, each to his own.

What makes you say the sleeves are too wide?  It hadn't occurred to me, but I'm always happy to be enlightened...
Thanks!
Sleeves are fine IMO. Any narrower and they would throw out the balance with the width of the jacket.
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Caruso SP, New&Lingwood, BB, TTC, C&J.

 

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Carlo Barebra for Lesser tweed saxony by Raphael
Ecru broadcloth shirt by Geneva shirt makers
Rubinacci LH wool tie
Drakes wool/silk square
Vass F last scotch grain whole cuts






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Like the outfit, but not a fan of those socks with it

 

I always have that feeling about Pliny's socks. Everything is usually great, and then I get to the socks, and I just think 'why do you do that? It could have been perfect...'

 

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Vass F last scotch grain whole cuts

 

This is all excellent, but those shoes are just amazing...

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Yo.

Edited by CousinDonuts - 11/21/13 at 8:19am
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@ portnoy whatre the odds? same dk brown scotch grains. Mine r on P2:fistbump:

@FM thanks. Ill take that as a compliment. FWIW socks arent as saturated IRL
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@ portnoy whatre the odds? same dk brown scotch grains. Mine r on P2:fistbump:

Well around these parts the odds are somewhat higher than anywhere else...but...fistbump.gif for sure and a icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif to boot.
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Edited by Sprezziamo - 11/21/13 at 6:28am
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Beautiful cut and fit.

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Great Sprezz, exactly what I like to wear myself, jacket is a nice fit and I really like the tie too.

 

I wonder would a splash of colour a PS would bring make a big difference - it looks good as is, but perhaps something very subtle just peeking out under that pocket... :)

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New Oxxford clothes sports coat. Unfortunately without a cloth label, but I think it must be "super worsted". I let out 2-3 cm at the chest and the  waist.

 

 

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aportnoy, very nice, and it's nice that you started showing us some shoe pics. you are the shoe fairy after all!
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