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Dark hair and eyes with pale complexion qualifies for "high contrast".


Thank you sir

post #14927 of 32170
Did Crocket &Jones actually make the shell cordovan shoes for RL Polo or did they subcontract out to Alden?

Also, are the marked sizes slightly larger than their USA equivalent, a 9.5 would be about a 10-10.5 US.

Anybody with fit experience with vintage C&J for RL Polo cordovan shoes?
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Really nooby question: If I'm a 19" shoulder, 40" chest, with long arms and torso, does that mean I have to buy size 42L and get the chest taken in? Or canI still fit into some size 40L sport coats? Most of the ones I see are around an 18.5" shoulder, but the size 42 jackets are usually around 22" in the chest.

 

Thanks!

post #14929 of 32170
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Should the waist of a MTM shirt be wide enough so that the front placket is completely straight even when sitting down? Or is some pursing typical?

Mine remains straight.
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what's the best way to remove gum stains from the side of my leather dress shoes.

 

I've tryed water and scraping with a brush, but no luck.

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Astor & Black or Thick As Thieves???

 

Great Forum guys... I'm learning alot.  So I want a Full Canvas Suit without breaking the bank and wanted to get a consensus from the Style Forum.

 

Astor & Black sounds a bit hit and miss but the ones that are good... really sound great.  And they deal with alot of athletes and I have a more athletic build so that is why they caught my attention.

 

And from everything I read on here, Thick As Thieves sounds really really good. 

 

So if you had to choose which would it be... Astor & Black or Thick As Thieves?

 

Unless you have yet another better option.

 

Thanks~

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Found these shoes on second hand for 35 dollars. Does anyone know anything about the brand? It's made in the USA and the insole says MorganQuinn. A quick google search on that name only yields a few ebay results. Would be interested to hear if someone knows anything.

 

Btw, should I change the black laces? If so, to what?

 

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I have pretty big thighs as well, I wear boxer briefs, fitted dress pants, and fitted jeans. If you look closely you can see my package bulging a bit but it never bothers me and I do not remember ever being called out. People typically ask me why I am so formally dressed and that does not bother me at all. smile.gif
unless you literally have a huge package, I think you are noticing the bulge a little too much.

 

 

Lol, well thanks for the responses everyone, that pic was quite hilarious. No I'm really not exaggerating or being overly observant about my crotch bulging out, I'll have to post a pic sometime. Particularly when I'm wearing shorts, it is a big enough deal for me to be annoyed about it, especially when I'm shopping.

 

I'll keep you all updated later. This is serious stuff.

post #14934 of 32170
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Astor & Black or Thick As Thieves???

 

Great Forum guys... I'm learning alot.  So I want a Full Canvas Suit without breaking the bank and wanted to get a consensus from the Style Forum.

 

Astor & Black sounds a bit hit and miss but the ones that are good... really sound great.  And they deal with alot of athletes and I have a more athletic build so that is why they caught my attention.

 

And from everything I read on here, Thick As Thieves sounds really really good. 

 

So if you had to choose which would it be... Astor & Black or Thick As Thieves?

 

Unless you have yet another better option.

 

Thanks~

 

Kent Wang? Might be worth checking out the affiliate thread at least.

post #14935 of 32170
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Originally Posted by Stone34 View Post

Astor & Black or Thick As Thieves???

Great Forum guys... I'm learning alot.  So I want a Full Canvas Suit without breaking the bank and wanted to get a consensus from the Style Forum.

Astor & Black sounds a bit hit and miss but the ones that are good... really sound great.  And they deal with alot of athletes and I have a more athletic build so that is why they caught my attention.

And from everything I read on here, Thick As Thieves sounds really really good. 

So if you had to choose which would it be... Astor & Black or Thick As Thieves?

Unless you have yet another better option.

Thanks~

Don't go MTM for your first suit
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I bought a pair of shoes on second hand for 35 dollars. Does anyone recognize this brand? The insole says MorganQuinn. A quick google search only gives some single ebay results of shoes from the 70s/80s.

 

Should I change the color of the shoe lace? If so, to what?

 

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Don't go MTM for your first suit

Thanks, it's NOT my first suit.  But it would be my first MTM suit.  And I'm definitely going with a MTM with a Full Canvas.  That's why I was asking about A&B or Thick As Thieves.  Or whomever else you guys suggest.  I'll check out Kent Want too.  

 

Also Suitsupply looks pretty good, NOT sure if they are Full Canvas or not though.

post #14938 of 32170
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Noob here and I have a question about washing dress shirts. I generally wash them machine wash cold and then hang them to dry. I DO NOT iron them when they are damp as it seems many of you do. As a result, it seems that a lot of my shirts have odd creases and look "bad". Is it really necessary to iron a dress shirt an hour or so after it's been taken out of the washer?


It's easier to iron damp shirts but you don't have to. It helps to have a better iron but all you really need is a spray bottle full of water. Give the shirt a spray then iron.
post #14939 of 32170
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I have a more athletic build so that is why they caught my attention.



http://www.thickasthievesla.com/faq.html

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Thick as Thieves was conceived to accommodate guys who are smaller-average size but could only find larger ill-fitting sizes off the rack.

Unless you have a strange idea of athletic that should answer your question.
post #14940 of 32170
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http://www.thickasthievesla.com/faq.html
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Thick as Thieves was conceived to accommodate guys who are smaller-average size but could only find larger ill-fitting sizes off the rack.
Unless you have a strange idea of athletic that should answer your question.

Haha... Nice try.  Here's what I said...  Astor & Black deals with alot of Athletes.  And I know Thick As Thieves deals with smaller and thinner guys but that is their House Style.  I believe it's called their Conservative Suit which would probably fit me better.  

 

Astor & Black sounds a bit hit and miss but the ones that are good... really sound great.  And they deal with alot of athletes and I have a more athletic build so that is why they caught my attention.

 

So in good fun, I think it's NOT my strange idea of athletic, it's your strange idea of reading comprehension.  I'm just joking around but thanks.

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