Originally Posted by iammatt
I will be diplomatic and say that this cloth represents almost everything English "style" has to offer. Fit looks fine, though.
Originally Posted by yfyf
I suppose if the colours weren't so strongly contrasting, you might just assume it was a really big twill.
In person ... the stripes although obvious don't have the same effect as they do in the photos ... the digital camera really does a number. Still, I'm well aware this is over the top for a wardrobe basic.
I'm recalling an evening when I wore this suit. I'd had dinner with Brian Lishak and was walking from Nob Hill toward Union Square. At some point two fellows in head-to-toe Brooks Brothers crossed Powell Street perpendicular to my path. One elbowed the other in the side ... and the other said ... "Too Flashy ... Savile Row" Well ... it certainly ain't quiet ... but I got my revenge without lifting a finger; one of the two ran into a sign post -- or was it a hydrant -- as he turned his head to take a third -- or was it a fourth -- look.
Perhaps it's a legal liability.