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post #61 of 136

@TweedyProf I agree re. lots of colors being taupe if it's considered brown-gray, which is what I'd consider it.  And on second look at Claghorn's jacket, it is darker or more saturated than the ones I was thinking are great for summer.  I would consider the Formosa jacket I posted to be taupe.  It looks a lot like the one you just posted.  What fabric is that, if you don't mind my asking?

 

@Mr. Six and @FlyingMonkey, now that you say it, that picture has a bit of a blue cast to it.  I've corrected that a somewhat here:

 

 

But the contrast to navy may be more clear in this pic of the jacket in question next to a navy jacket (L to R: 0520 fresco, navy finmeresco, dark brown fresco, taupe hopsack). Although this pic, taken at twilight, isn't ideal either.  

 

 

I wore the brown jacket to one of the Styleforum 10th Anniversary events, and here's a pic (w/ blue jeans), that might be helpful.  I really like this original color but also see the appeal of the lighter Slewfoot and DWW versions.

post #62 of 136

@emptym 

 

Cool pic. Link isn't working though: http://thesilentist.com/post/22720038344/this-is-the-only-photo-i-took-during-the

 

The fabric in my jacket above is from a Suit Supply Jort model which @Murlsquirl owns as well. E Thomas light brown hopsack, I believe.

post #63 of 136

@emptym 

Found this one, a closer look...in the 10th Anniversary Thread...nice pic. And yes, definitely brown.

 


Edited by TweedyProf - 8/1/16 at 9:18pm
post #64 of 136
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Murlsquirl View Post
 
 
Everyone said the same (that it's grey) about the jacket you are wearing now. Six has seen the one you are wearing in person (on Ian), so he should know it's a wheat brown.

 

Quit playing. Everyone knows that jacket is grey. Tweedy's and Ian's is green.

 

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@emptym 

Found this one, a closer look...in the 10th Anniversary Thread...nice pic. And yes, definitely brown.

 

 

Totally forgot LabelKing was there. 

 

How close is this?

 

 

I've got a navy Finmeresco suit in the works. Hoping it looks that good.

post #65 of 136

^The blues and the taupe look good to me, but the brown is lighter and more orange than irl.  In low light, it looks almost black.  Only in bright light do you get little hints of red or orange. A friend of mine would call it "charcoal brown," which is his favorite color.   Finmeresco's a great fabric imo.  

 

@TweedyProf, Ah good find.  Thanks for the fabric/jacket info.  I haven't tried their stuff on in several years, but will when the new store opens here.  

My link should be working.  It didn't at first, but I ninja-edited it and it works now for me at least.

post #66 of 136
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^The blues and the taupe look good to me, but the brown is lighter than and more orange than irl.  In low light, it looks almost black.  Only in bright light do you get little hints of red or orange.  Finmeresco's a great fabric imo.  

@TweedyProf
, Ah good find.  Thanks for the fabric/jacket info.  I haven't tried their stuff on in several years, but will when the new store opens here.  
My link should be working.  It didn't at first, but I ninja-edited it and it works now for me at least.

http://www.styleforum.net/t/511028/suitsupply-san-francisco#post_8526268
post #67 of 136
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^The blues and the taupe look good to me, but the brown is lighter and more orange than irl.  In low light, it looks almost black.  Only in bright light do you get little hints of red or orange. A friend of mine would call it "charcoal brown," which is his favorite color.   Finmeresco's a great fabric imo.  

Got it. That helps and explains why I was seeing blue. At least I was able to manipulate the photo to the point that I could see brown! I feel less crazy.
post #68 of 136

Just posting invites as I remember them from the F/W batch...thanks all for the participation so far. Lots of food for thought.

 

@cezinho 

@Sander 

@heldentenor 

 

And again, we do plan to open up the thread to the entire community but wanted to get some momentum going. 

 

Also, a reminder to others in Six's OP

 

@sugarbutch

@tchoy

@Spandexter

 

@aportnoy

@kulata

@Murlsquirl

 

@unbelragazzo

@UrbanComposition

 

@Patrick R

@gdl203

 

@EFV 

post #69 of 136

Sort of thread appropriate: a bunch of new Sozzi knits.

http://www.styleforum.net/t/527056/brand-new-sozzi-zigzag-knit-tie/0_20

post #70 of 136
Appreciate the invite, Tweedy P. Lots of great stuff already.

Looks like I mostly wear white squares in the summer, so not much to see there. And I don't actually wear the light grey linen jcrew suit at all, but since I only currently have four spring/summer jackets I do wear, I put it in here to avoid immediate disqualification and the shame it would bring upon my family.

Vanda Navy Hopsack Tie / Suit Supply Hudson W/S/L Blazer


Vanda Grenadine Shantung Wine Dots Tie / Suit Supply Hudson W/S/L Blazer

Alternate with Navy Jacket (Click to show)

Jcrew Liberty of London Print Cotton Tie / Suit Supply Havana Hopsack Blazer


Vanda Chive Matka Tie / Suit Supply Havana Hopsack Blazer


Brooks Brothers Silk Neat / Kubo Classic Style VBC 110s (240g) Suit


Silly PRL Silk Paisley / Kubo Classic Style VBC Suit


Shibumi Shantung Repp / Kubo Classic Style Fresco Suit

Closer for more tie detail (Click to show)

Vanda Shantung Repp / Kubo Classic Style Fresco Suit


Salvatore Piccolo Shantung Block Stripe Tie / Jcrew Ludlow Irish Linen Suit

Alternate with Navy Jacket (Click to show)

Brooks Brothers Cotton Madras / Jcrew Ludlow Irish Linen Suit



Couple extra shantungs for good measure (Click to show)


post #71 of 136

My thanks to @TweedyProf for his kind invitation.

 

Let me confess that summer is my least favorite season of the four as far as weather is concerned.  Happily, in my line of work I can spend most of it at home.   While I have a number of suits and jackets which are seasonless, I’ve decided to go with the four jackets I have which are unambiguously spring or summer, which means at this point I’ll only be posting four (if time permits and the spirit moves me I might add to this later as I’ve probably got a half-dozen or more additional SS ties).  As with the F/W thread, I apologize for the poor quality of my Canon point-and-shoot photos.

 

(1)  In spring I like wearing a light weight shepherd’s check or similarly small checked jacket, probably because it allows me to sustain the illusion that hot weather isn't around the corner..  Ties are a blue linen blend and a green cotton in a grenadine-like weave.

 

 

 

 

(2)  Hot weather.  A half-lined mid-blue linen blend; ties are a seersucker and an orange silk matka.

 

 

 

 

(3)  All linen jacket.   A block-stripe tie and a Shibumi Shantung.

 

 

 

 

 

(4)  All linen jacket; ties are a slubby navy stripe and an orange bourette silk.

 

 

 

 

Cheers,

 

Ac

post #72 of 136
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My thanks to @TweedyProf for his kind invitation.

 

Let me confess that summer is my least favorite season of the four as far as weather is concerned.  Happily, in my line of work I can spend most of it at home.   While I have a number of suits and jackets which are seasonless, I’ve decided to go with the four jackets I have which are unambiguously spring or summer, which means at this point I’ll only be posting four (if time permits and the spirit moves me I might add to this later as I’ve probably got a half-dozen or more additional SS ties).  As with the F/W thread, I apologize for the poor quality of my Canon point-and-shoot photos.

 

(1)  In spring I like wearing a light weight shepherd’s check or similarly small checked jacket, probably because it allows me to sustain the illusion that hot weather isn't around the corner..  Ties are a blue linen blend and a green cotton in a grenadine-like weave.

 

 

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

 

 

 

(2)  Hot weather.  A half-lined mid-blue linen blend; ties are a seersucker and an orange silk matka.

 

 

 

 

(3)  All linen jacket.   A block-stripe tie and a Shibumi Shantung.

 

 

 

 

 

(4)  All linen jacket; ties are a slubby navy stripe and an orange bourette silk.

 

 

 

 

Cheers,

 

Ac

 

Like Darth Vader famously said. Impressive, most impressive!.  :slayer:

post #73 of 136
Academic love those jackets, especially the blue linen blend - who's that by?
post #74 of 136
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Academic love those jackets, especially the blue linen blend - who's that by?

 

Thanks!  It's an older Suit Supply.

 

Cheers,

 

Ac

post #75 of 136

I'm with Ac2, in that summer is my least favorite season and my wardrobe's weakest link.  That's mitigated by living in a place with an early fall and a long winter/cool spring, but it means that my dedicated warm-weather options are few.  I tend to gravitate toward what Ac would call "seasonless" items during the summertime as a result.  My submission is therefore "8 ties/4 jackets" rather than "10 ties/5 jackets;" I hope @TweedyProf will permit indulge me.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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