Really like the relaxed fit of the trousers. I bet they are supremely comfortable. You find a good khaki twill fabric yet? (Edit: I was referring to your inquiry in the Luxire thread)
Oddly enough, these are about as slim as I can reasonably get them. At peak fitness I have a 31" waist and 24" thighs (WHY cycling and not swimming? I don't know), so there needs to be some room so I can sit down without popping a seam. They do look a little chunkier than normal trousers because of the big cord, tho. I have some in lighter weight stuff that look a lot svelter.
I still haven't discovered which is the Luxire workwear khaki twill; if anyone can clue me in it would be glorious. I wanna get some high-waisted khakis with slant pockets and like a 9.75" ankle opening. And denim dungarees to match.
Why, thanks! I definitely recommend having custom pants made at Luxire, especially if you're a cyclist.
My approach was that I got a decent pair of gabardines at Brooks Brothers and had Enzo Caruso tailor them (back when I was down in LA). I took these measurements, added 1.5" of rise overall, and had some fit-test pants made. But sending in measurements works well too; it's how I had the shirt made. If you like the cut of these I'm sure they can adapt them to your measurements, just reference order #14348 and maybe include these photos for reference to the amount of break.
The fit-tests actually make good sharp-casual pants for summer wear; it's cool you can wear your experiment. I liked mine, so I ordered three pair of cords. My summer pants had side tabs, but I figured cords call out for a belt.
I suppose a single reverse pleat would look cool, and help me get the trousers a bit slimmer, but I certainly don't want to go pleating a big ol' 10-wale cord. I'm big enough in the butt/legs, thanks.
When you get the rise up over your navel, as I have here, you do tend to get a bit of a gut-shaped wrinkle in the front. Pleats would definitely help there. With this high-quality heavy cord, though, it tends to just erase itself (I haven't pressed or even washed these, so what you see is like the fourth wear's worth of wrinkles). With a lighter and more wrinkle-prone cloth, say linen, I would definitely get a pleat, or maybe even two if you're built like a German track sprinter.
I like high rises because I'm sort of long-waisted, but I recommend them in general.
Hey thanks! All credit for the awesome collar goes to Broke & Bespoke. Just say you want the Broke and Bespoke BD, and presto.
The cords are Luxire of my own design (see above).
The overcoat is a vintage M1943 from 1945. Picked it up on eBay for like $45. If you get one, SIZE DOWN. This is a 36R, I'm like a 40, and I still have the string pulled in a lot.
I have a Luxire version of this coat I just got in grey Molloy Donegal, heh heh, but it has some minor tailoring issues I haven't had time to sort. Coming soon though...
EDIT: I meant to say: the shirt is Luxire White Dress Stripes on Blue Oxford
There isn't one. It's just any cotton twill trouser. In the past, I think "chino" had a more workwear connotation, but that's gone by the wayside now.
Made me giggle, as I saw on some website (probably the same that sells this Hotline Bling sweater) a sweater pictured with Justin Trudeau (our new Premier) riding a unicorn in a dreamy landscape, and caught myself thinking how I could integrate such a piece of clothing into my everyday dressing!