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Poll Results: Who had the best detail element in their fit?

Poll expired: Jul 25, 2016 This is a multiple choice poll
  • 20% of voters (10)
    Claghorn
  • 8% of voters (4)
    jcmeyer
  • 10% of voters (5)
    Gerry Nelson
  • 20% of voters (10)
    EFV
  • 39% of voters (19)
    RoSaCe
  • 8% of voters (4)
    SeamasterLux
  • 6% of voters (3)
    Billax
  • 0% of voters (0)
    chocsosa
  • 2% of voters (1)
    pravda
  • 10% of voters (5)
    upr_crust
  • 12% of voters (6)
    bienluienapris
  • 16% of voters (8)
    DiplomaticTies
  • 6% of voters (3)
    Coxsackie
48 Total Votes  
post #16 of 46
Thread Starter 
Nothing gets past AAS
post #17 of 46
Quote:
Originally Posted by An Acute Style View Post

I really like how the stripes in the buttons match the colors of the tie.  Next level.  

Thanks for noticing! I added a close up of the buttons hoping one would notice. As expected of you ;-)
post #18 of 46

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


• BB Sport coat

• Orvis Belt

• J. Press Shirt & trousers

• Hober tie

• Marcoliani ribbed crew socks

• Rancourt full strap buckle loafers


Edited by Billax - 7/20/16 at 5:30pm
post #19 of 46
post #20 of 46

Some inspirational entries to say the least on here..My humble entry..My favorite and currently only DB suit..posted it on here a couple times.. but never a competition..

 

 

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

 


Edited by chocsosa - 7/22/16 at 6:58pm
post #21 of 46


Perfect texture juxtaposition, the stripes in the shirt feel like braille

Shirt Prada
SC Dolce & Gabbana
post #22 of 46
Perfect coordination of tie and cufflinks - the byproduct of having bought too many pairs of cufflinks and too many ties for too many years . . .



post #23 of 46

What I like here is the cut of this suit, a bit of drape, strong shoulders with a little rollino, the shape of sandglass. Also, because it's a re-bespoke (not made for me), that I thrift for less than 50 USD, giving a second life to the suit, a second chance.

 

post #24 of 46

 

 

Since my photographer is not in town there will be no new pictures from me. This is actually one of the very first things I posted in SF. I went through an unfortunate phase many years ago when I imagined that happy socks would be a good idea (somewhat inspired by the fact that the brand "Happy Socks" is actually Swedish and I was living abroad at that time and thought it would be fun to test a new Swedish brand). I still try to work with patterned socks every now and again just to avoid the monotony of the solid blue and grey socks, but I rarely venture in to more ambitious (foolish?) projects. But when I got this vintage YSL tie a while back I thought I should try and do an "overkill" coordination, combining socks, tie, cufflinks and ps in different orange hues. And I do believe that it worked out pretty well. I tried something similar recently with lavender shades but those pictures have been burned... 

post #25 of 46
Thread Starter 
Go big or go home as I rarely say! smile.gif
post #26 of 46

Getting a cravat right is no easy task at the best of times.

 

Managing to match a cravat not only with one's jacket, but also one's hair, and even with the landscape...that's gotta be next-level.

 

 

 

(from last year)

post #27 of 46
That is some handsome hair.
post #28 of 46
Isn't the point of the cravat to cover your neck?
post #29 of 46
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by sugarbutch View Post

Isn't the point of the cravat to cover your neck?

That is his neck; the suit just has an extreme amount of shoulder padding.
post #30 of 46
Coxsackie is the fit tI beat so far.
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