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If you wanted an informal tie, knit is the way to go. But you'd be better off without. As far as that jacket with those jeans...it seems like there wouldn't be enough contrast. It's possible to do a sport coat with jeans, but I'm not sure that's working there.
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Pingson: Way to consistently show how it's done... Who makes your shirt, BTW?

Thanks! Shirt is MTM from Belisario
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Not a new fit, but full length this time.


It's amazing how many events you have found to wear black tie to since you got your rig. Or is it that you got a rig, so now you look for events...chicken or the egg?
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X-mas holidays starts today mit one of my favorites sports coats from Oxxford clothes:

 

 

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Edited by DonCologne - 12/21/13 at 10:07am
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I had the day off from work, and had the chance to experiment a bit - channeling my inner Orville Redenbacher, as it turned out.

Sports jacket, trousers, tie, and shoes - BB
Shirt - LE
PS - no name brand
Cap - James Dermot, London
Scarf - Johnston's of Elgin

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Now THAT is casual Friday...Crusty old sock you should give up the sitting pose; you look so much thinner standing...my .02

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Good luck mit the X-mas holiday DC. ;-)


Like it, but I think it could be nicer with white shirt.

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Friday casual...
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I really like this outfit, but when you wear this jacket, the grain/bias of the fabric (indicated by the red lines) always seems strange:


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Thanks! The wales are intentionally cut that way, I guess because some designer thought it was clever. The wales on the body actually line up when my arm isn't extended to take the picture.

It's among the oldest pieces in my closet (I discovered yesterday after my phone fell out that I'd worn a hole through not just the pocket bag, but the lining of the jacket), so it may be replaced sometime soon. Until then, I embrace it's quirkiness.
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Last photo here for a while - holiday vacation starts in only a few hours and will mostly be spent in exceedingly casual attire. So have a good one and see you all in 2014.....


Pingson, I'm sure you did already in the past, I would be entirely grateful if you could give me the deets on the maker/fabric of that coat. And as a bleeding noob, what's this kind of weave called?
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Until then, I embrace it's quirkiness.

 

As we embrace yours, brother man...

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It's amazing how many events you have found to wear black tie to since you got your rig. Or is it that you got a rig, so now you look for events...chicken or the egg?

 

Mostly I find, or create, the events.  Next one I have on the calendar now, however, is March 1st.

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Pingson, I'm sure you did already in the past, I would be entirely grateful if you could give me the deets on the maker/fabric of that coat. And as a bleeding noob, what's this kind of weave called?

Sure, the jacket is thrifted form fellow SF:er Dirnelli. It's originally bespoke from Parisian tailors Cifonelli. It's made up in a classic Donegal tweed. Donegal is easily identified by the flecks of colour that are woven into the cloth against the base colour (fawn in this case) which gives a very interesting depth to the cloth.
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I have found AAS's next coat!

cool ... even though I could not put it ... I would have done both the yellow sleeves!

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Dirnelli is our size, Pingson? You think he'll let go of a couple CdL and Smalto coats for me? I promise to provide them with a  good home.

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Dirnelli is our size, Pingson? You think he'll let go of a couple CdL and Smalto coats for me? I promise to provide them with a  good home.

Well apparently he was until dropping some 20 kilo in weight. I don't think he's as tall as you or me but that Cifonelli SC was spot on for me. I talked to him about other things he was selling and he had a fair number if things that would fit a 54L. PM him and see if he's got stuff left...
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Well apparently he was until dropping some 20 kilo in weight. I don't think he's as tall as you or me but that Cifonelli SC was spot on for me. I talked to him about other things he was selling and he had a fair number if things that would fit a 54L. PM him and see if he's got stuff left...

54L…? I need things on that size too! Might need to PM him. biggrin.gif
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