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So how do people respond/react to you when you wear this?  If you remember anything when you wore this.

 

How did you pick that tie for this rig?

post #2597 of 3016
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Originally Posted by lordsuperb View Post

I get it, the purple one you did was pulled off masterfully. But I really DO NOT like this suit. BURN IT.

What is the igent look?

you could start a thread about that or maybe post it as a question on FNB
post #2598 of 3016
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So how do people respond/react to you when you wear this?  If you remember anything when you wore this.

How did you pick that tie for this rig?

The tie I had trouble with, when I took this I was trying different things on. In the end I did a black tie.

Its not unlike wearing a white three piece suit, it's rather strange and interesting standing out so much. I'm used to standing out but it's much greater wearing something like this. Both times the response was very positive, although I wouldn't want that level of attention often.

I entered an elevator to leave my office and the Pilates instructor in the building was just uncomfortably beaming at me, in the end she broke the silence and said "your outfit makes me happy".....I felt quite awkward.

I traveled less than one block to get a cab and another woman said I don't usually talk to people on the street but I really like your suit. At the end of the block I heard a man say to his friend that's a wolf in sheeps clothing right there.

I skipped the line at the standard, generally people want to talk to you, other men tell you you have balls for wearing it.

The reaction is kind of magic in a way. Could be a very different story if living in not such a cosmopolitan city. I'm from a town in the north of England where you would likely get beaten up for wearing brown shoes.
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The fact that you are not wearing brown shoes with this obviously spared you bodily harm. Good call!

 

Would like to be there when you wear this and meet Unbel, wearing his linen dinner suit, at a pub in mid town 

 

I'l be at another table, nothing personal

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The fact that you are not wearing brown shoes with this obviously spared you bodily harm. Good call!

 

Would like to be there when you wear this and meet Unbel, wearing his linen dinner suit, at a pub in mid town 

 

I'l be at another table, nothing personal

I've seen this suit and as with most fabrics, it looks different in real life although in the realm of pink suits I would prefer a more muted tone (less fuchsia leaning).  Granted, it is certainly not an everyday suit or anywhere near your standard fare, it has a certain charm.  I personally would never wear it, and couldn't imagine it in a board room setting unless you happen to be the chairman and founder of the company but I think for David, it serves a certain purpose, one of impracticality.  It would be more outrageous in a midtown setting, but in many places downtown I could imagine it being well received.

 

I have always felt that in NYC you could dress in a gorilla suit with a tutu and hardly get a second glance.

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 Granted, it is certainly not an everyday suit or anywhere near your standard fare, it has a certain charm.  I personally would never wear it, and couldn't imagine it in a board room setting unless you happen to be the chairman and founder of the company

Mary Kay Corporation maybe

 

Goes with the pink Cadilac's

 

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Mary Kay Corporation maybe

 

Goes with the pink Cadilac's

 

That might be a little too on the nose ;) 

 

I believe I saw a Mary Kay Lexus parked on the street the other day, I think it was white with pink stenography, that might be a perfect pairing for such a suit, particularly with some chrome accents.

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Originally Posted by Despos View Post

The fact that you are not wearing brown shoes with this obviously spared you bodily harm. Good call!

Would like to be there when you wear this and meet Unbel, wearing his linen dinner suit, at a pub in mid town 

I'l be at another table, nothing personal

Oh actually I think I did wear it three times, I did wear it for a SF meetup. Really it gets more use (a little) as a seperate jacket.
Edited by David Reeves - 9/11/16 at 10:19am
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Originally Posted by NYDRH View Post

I've seen this suit and as with most fabrics, it looks different in real life although in the realm of pink suits I would prefer a more muted tone (less fuchsia leaning).  Granted, it is certainly not an everyday suit or anywhere near your standard fare, it has a certain charm.  I personally would never wear it, and couldn't imagine it in a board room setting unless you happen to be the chairman and founder of the company but I think for David, it serves a certain purpose, one of impracticality.  It would be more outrageous in a midtown setting, but in many places downtown I could imagine it being well received.

I have always felt that in NYC you could dress in a gorilla suit with a tutu and hardly get a second glance.

Yeah, well I got you in a three piece DB purple suit this year I think it's the thin end of the wedge wink.gif

Parties on the 6th btw, think I'm getting a DJ this time.
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Made a darker fuchsia color gabardine trouser for a guy who paired it with a navy blazer, white shirt. It was from Dormeuil gabardine book from the 90's. He loved it.

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Pink trousers have life in preppie wardrobes, although more so with cuffs and a paper shade of pink. If these weren't so crisp, they could provide a good foundation for a Madras jacket.
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There was a short lived popularity with my clientele for seersucker a few  years ago.

 

Pink was the most popular and a few made them up DB. 

 

There are perfect solid navy colored seersuckers in a variety of woven patterns (stripe, checks, plaid) from Caccioppoli this year and I couldn't get any takers

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Yeah, well I got you in a three piece DB purple suit this year I think it's the thin end of the wedge wink.gif

Parties on the 6th btw, think I'm getting a DJ this time.

Oh, I have no doubt of my eccentricities, although the purple is so dark I think most people would be hard pressed to believe it was purple, I think it is awesome.  So in spectrum of eccentric its heavily conservative, if that makes any sense.  

 

You can put me down for a pink suit the day I have a start-up that hits unicorn status :) but I might be more inclined for a white one at that point.

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Made a darker fuchsia color gabardine trouser for a guy who paired it with a navy blazer, white shirt. It was from Dormeuil gabardine book from the 90's. He loved it.

The cloth on this suit is a Dormeuil wool, silk and linen.
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Originally Posted by Despos View Post
 

There was a short lived popularity with my clientele for seersucker a few  years ago.

 

Pink was the most popular and a few made them up DB. 

 

There are perfect solid navy colored seersuckers in a variety of woven patterns (stripe, checks, plaid) from Caccioppoli this year and I couldn't get any takers

In the spring I saw David had made this up, I believe it was Loro Piana.  Really nice, the best seersucker I had ever seen, I would be very tempted to get one myself next year. Were the pink one's solid or the colonel sanders/Matlock stripe variety?

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