I would abandon any attempt at a seasonal rationalisation and just kop the damn thing.
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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe) - Page 2326post #34876 of 376623/6/16 at 9:23pmpost #34877 of 376623/6/16 at 9:28pmpost #34878 of 376623/6/16 at 9:32pmQuote:
Fine. Be right or whatever.Quote:
Still ok for a summer wedding though? Beyond that you're right, I'm not worried about the seasonality of the color all that much. I'm sure I would wear it whenever it gets warm enough in SF, which is plenty of other times besides summer.post #34879 of 376623/6/16 at 11:11pmQuote:
I give it two thumbs up. I was just looking at that me the other day. I don't know about you, but I have brown hair and brown eyes, so brown looks good on me, and light brown looks really good on a sunny day. That's why one sees so many Spanish men wearing brown.post #34880 of 376623/7/16 at 5:17am
Not impressed with SuSu's blue line, but if you like the look of it, go for it.
ETA: IMO the color is very nice for summer. With respect to Cox, I think the fabric type/weight/texture goes more into determining whether or not something looks seasonally appropriate than does the color. YMMV though.post #34881 of 376623/7/16 at 6:02amI remember a conversation from last year where the discussion point was something along the lines of the jacketing and suiting driving whether or not something is Spring/Summer or Fall/Winter.
My brain (and I suspect a lot of others) tends to think of brown as Fall - earth tones, and such. I've changed my way of thinking since then, though.
Short version: Brown doesn't always mean fall.
I'm not crazy about SuitSupply but they do check in at a pretty good price and I don't mind that particular suit at all. The Hudson has a pretty high button point that doesn't work for everyone, though.post #34882 of 376623/7/16 at 6:31amQuote:
Where I was once very inspired by sobering and simple cloth selections...I now find myself drawn to a wider array of colors.
But, in the case of this jacket...if you are so enamored with the color...perhaps you would be better off having something produced specifically for you.
I feel like when you go with very bold colors...to ensure that you actually use the items...it needs to be created with the exact purpose you envision. Otherwise, you risk it sitting in your closet for a few years collecting dust...and then donated or sold off.post #34883 of 376623/7/16 at 6:52amI'm sure this has been hashed out in the SuSu thread a hundred times, but is the buttoning point of the Hudson roughly the same as the Havana? If so, it's not too high on me specifically because I'm short. The overall length of the coat actually boarders on too long, though, which makes me laugh since they describe it as "shorter jacket length."
Good to hear the general consensus is that the color and fabric work. Thanks for the replies, guys.post #34884 of 376623/7/16 at 7:05ampost #34885 of 376623/7/16 at 7:10ampost #34886 of 376623/7/16 at 7:20ampost #34887 of 376623/7/16 at 7:35amQuote:Originally Posted by jcmeyer
I'm sure this has been hashed out in the SuSu thread a hundred times, but is the buttoning point of the Hudson roughly the same as the Havana? If so, it's not too high on me specifically because I'm short. The overall length of the coat actually boarders on too long, though, which makes me laugh since they describe it as "shorter jacket length."
Good to hear the general consensus is that the color and fabric work. Thanks for the replies, guys.
I think Havana and Hudson have appx. .5" of difference in the button stance, with Havana being the higher of the two.post #34888 of 376623/7/16 at 7:39amQuote:
Yeah - I think the main idea in the discussion I'm recalling is to not get so hung up on a color that you totally dismiss it, since the fabric used can make it seasonally appropriate and I agree with that.
By blah blah blah brown is for farmer.
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V knows what's up.
They've been threatening the SuSu SF store for ages and moved the opening date back like 5 times. I did try on a bunch of stuff at the Mayfair store in London - and many of the ones I tried had shoulder divoting for me, which I found odd given that the one Havana I have is fine. Free returns is the saving grace for at least giving it a shot.Quote:
No argument there, though Caustic will no doubt find a technicality to start one.Quote:
Even better.post #34890 of 376623/7/16 at 7:43amQuote:Originally Posted by jcmeyer
They've been threatening the SuSu SF store for ages and moved the opening date back like 5 times. I did try on a bunch of stuff at the Mayfair store in London - and many of the ones I tried had shoulder divoting for me, which I found odd given that the one Havana I have is fine.
The many variations of the human shoulder is interesting. Finding jackets without shoulder divots is a major challenge for since mine pitch forward a bit. Weird thing is, I've never tried on a SuSu jacket that had a divot when I wore it. I imagined that it would be much the same for most people but I guess I was wrong.
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