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post #64936 of 78722

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... :)

post #64937 of 78722

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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post #64938 of 78722
aportnoy, very nice, and it's nice that you started showing us some shoe pics. you are the shoe fairy after all!
post #64939 of 78722
DC, I'm afraid it still looks too small in the chest. The lapels are noticeably bowing.
post #64940 of 78722

That Oxxford jacket, the lapel and collar seems to be turning up? Something seen on cheap fused garments

post #64941 of 78722
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Originally Posted by sugarbutch View Post

DC, I'm afraid it still looks too small in the chest. The lapels are noticeably bowing.

 

Sports coat is at the tailor and she lets 4 cm out. So after that the coat should fit very well and if not I can give additional 3-4 cm in the middle seam.

 

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That Oxxford jacket, the lapel and collar seems to be turning up? Something seen on cheap fused garments

 

 

Did you every had an Oxxford clothes sports coat in your hands? That coat I get yesterday in a 40 x 25 x 10 cm large box from the USA. I freshed and steamed it in my pret-a-porter and it seems I had to ironing the clollar and lapel a little bit. You can be sure the coat is fully canvassed.

post #64942 of 78722

I wasn't questioning whether it was fully canvassed, I was just saying that it has the problems you find on cheaper suits, mentioning the fusing is actually nothing to do with it. On the lapel and collar ends there should be fullness from top cloth to bottom, otherwise the ends will pull away from the body of the jacket rather than sit tight, that appears to be happening with your coat. Whether this is the construction or ironing I'm not sure

post #64943 of 78722

@Pliny great!

 

@mimo that suit fits you well!

 

@Anden that jacket is fantastic!

post #64944 of 78722
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Originally Posted by Betelgeuse View Post
 

@Pliny great!

 

@mimo that suit fits you well!

 

@Anden that jacket is fantastic!

@Betelgeuse

 

It is one of my favourite jackets.Super soft wool/cashmere.

post #64945 of 78722
I am digging the DB Mimo. The palm trees make me jealous.
post #64946 of 78722

Pics a bit duller today, I'm not in my usual location. 

 

 

Today's tie has a bit more texture. It is Canali. Shirt is Dalvey. PS is plain silk borrowed from my dad so its bound to be from the 80s! :)

 

 

Sometimes you just gotta wear plain black shoes.

post #64947 of 78722
Plus one to the love for andens jacket.
post #64948 of 78722

+1 to the magnificence of Anden's jacket and Aportnoy/Pliny's shoes: would be perfect together, too.

post #64949 of 78722
For the challenge.

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The interesting thing about this fit is that both the shirt and the suit had their maker tags removed when I found them, so I don't know who made them, but they are extremely high quality.
Tie is Tom Ford. Socks are Pantherella and the shoes are Bally. Overcoat is vintage Brooks. Square and belt are unremarkable/unknown.

Edited by GMMcL - 11/21/13 at 8:22am
post #64950 of 78722

Blues. Or as close to blue as taking photos in the dark will allow...

 

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