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post #17596 of 32171

Would this pocket square work with the burgundy tie or should i go with all white linen?

http://www.kentwang.com/pocket-squares/white-with-blood-red-edge.html

post #17597 of 32171
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Originally Posted by srs55 View Post

Would this pocket square work with the burgundy tie or should i go with all white linen?
http://www.kentwang.com/pocket-squares/white-with-blood-red-edge.html

Haha that's the pocket square I got too with the tie. It goes well with it but if you don't want the pocket square to resemble anything to the tie than perhaps you should go with all white linen.
post #17598 of 32171
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Originally Posted by red carpet View Post

Short time lurker and I appreciate the constructive comments.

 

Is this tie knot too big?

I don't think it's necessarily too big, but a dimple would help make it look less monolithic.

post #17599 of 32171

Hello, I am in need of a new suit! I want something classic, yet versatile. I have a budget of 500 dollars for this, though I would prefer to keep it lower. I am 5'10" and 145 pounds so I am rather slim. I have looked into suit supply but I would like to see what my other options are! Thank you Ahead of time!

 

-Lance

post #17600 of 32171
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Originally Posted by ILoveCoffee View Post

Hello, I am in need of a new suit! I want something classic, yet versatile. I have a budget of 500 dollars for this, though I would prefer to keep it lower. I am 5'10" and 145 pounds so I am rather slim. I have looked into suit supply but I would like to see what my other options are! Thank you Ahead of time!

 

-Lance

 

I would probably suggest looking at the sales on Gilt.com

 

it's probably the best place to get a quality suit for the price range you want.

 

For that range you could go to Macy's, Men's Warehouse, or Joseph Bank. But I don't suggest their suits.

post #17601 of 32171
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Originally Posted by ILoveCoffee View Post

Hello, I am in need of a new suit! I want something classic, yet versatile. I have a budget of 500 dollars for this, though I would prefer to keep it lower. I am 5'10" and 145 pounds so I am rather slim. I have looked into suit supply but I would like to see what my other options are! Thank you Ahead of time!

 

-Lance


Suitsupply is your best option. You might go just a few dollars over the $500 budget to spend on tailoring. For the quality/price, Suitsuppy is hard to beat.

 

I wouldn't suggest Gilt because most of what they have is garbage, with a few exceptions.

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post #17603 of 32171
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Originally Posted by wesos View Post

Would this tie work with a dark navy nailhead suit and light blue shirt?  Or would a white shirt be better?

 

http://www.drakes-london.com/finest-two-tone-silk-knitted-tie-4430

 

I am drooling over the tie and want to make sure this ensemble will work before I pull the trigger.

This is a beautiful tie.  It would work with a dark navy nailhead suit assuming that the light blue shirt is a solid shirt, otherwise it might look too cluttered.  I dont think you need a white shirt (even though that choice would also work).  Adding a rust colored tie to a dark navy suit with a lighter shade of blue shirt would look fantastic in my opinion.  Good choice!

post #17604 of 32171
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Originally Posted by srs55 View Post

Which tie goes better with a navy suit and light blue shirt or striped blue and white shirt?

http://www.kentwang.com/grenadine-burgundy.html

http://www.samhober.com/grenadine-garza-grossa-stripe-silk-ties/red-stripe-on-midnight-blue-grenadine-tie-1.html

I would go with the Kent Wang tie. Given that you already have two layers with blue (suit and shirt), you are better off wearing a contrasting color such as burgundy.  Additionally, the solid color of the burgundy can work with both a solid and striped shirt, whereas its would be harder to pull off for the Sam Hober tie as you would have stripes on stripes (unless the suit is a solid).

 

The Kent Wang grenadine burgundy tie looks great - definetely go with that one!

post #17605 of 32171
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Originally Posted by malwear View Post

Does anyone know the maker and last of these shoes (BB Peal medallion cap toe)? I've read that the single row of nails means C&J, but I have no idea what last. Thanks.
http://www.brooksbrothers.com/IWCatProductPage.process?Merchant_Id=1&Section_Id=523&Product_Id=1669600&Parent_Id=522&default_color=BLACK&sort_by=§ioncolor=§ionsize=#null

C&J 240 last.

post #17606 of 32171
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Originally Posted by New Shoes1 View Post

C&J 240 last.

Thank you!
post #17607 of 32171
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Originally Posted by backtaro View Post

Is this seem to be "to good to be true" deal with Brioni suit?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/B-BRIONI-1698-ITALIAN-MENS-SUITS-WOOL-B2051-BLUE-38R-/190637732334?pt=US_CSA_MC_Suits&hash=item2c62e4f1ee

 

Then it probably is to good to be true.

post #17608 of 32171

Has anyone done a comparison of the current Grenfell trench coats to similar Burberry products?  I am looking for a trench coat, but I cannot find any reviews of the Grenfell ones to compare with Burberry.  Does anyone have any thoughts on Grenfell?

post #17609 of 32171
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Originally Posted by Septimus View Post

I don't think it's necessarily too big, but a dimple would help make it look less monolithic.
Yeah, size is fine but needs a dimple.
post #17610 of 32171
Quick tailoring question:

can jacket lapels be removed to create a lapel-less look? Is it advisable not to do so? The jacket is a cheap one; could experiment.
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