Originally Posted by bourbonbasted
Those chalk stripes are way too pronounced to pass for conservative. Perhaps you are referring more to the cut of the clothing and less to the color/styling?
Also, for a man that ran such fashionable stores you'd think Mr. Miller would have some clue as to how to properly wear a PS. Armpits up he's ready to be coach a NHL team.
-That is a basic PS fold, you'll find it on Brooks Brothers website, Flusser's books and most other style references to PS's.
-Trust me, seeing him in person when he lifts his arm nothing will rise up above his head. That is a very high armholes and barely any shoulder padding. It's an "extended point-to-point drape" like any other soft suit.
As for other comments I am shocked people think they are flamboyant. Striped suits are not over the top and pinning collars is something I've personally seen with older men, mostly southern. As for contrast collars I do think that is a safe conservative option. I really say that without my own style baring on it; it is a staple American item.