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post #17761 of 33133
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Originally Posted by JBMarce21 View Post

Yes fully unlined jackets are uncanvassed.
An unlined jacket will sometimes still have a small amount of canvas down the front, underneath the facing, and will often have a wider facing than a lined jacket to accommodate this.
post #17762 of 33133
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Originally Posted by Claghorn View Post

Is it possible to dry clean shirts too often? I live in a place where dry cleaning, even good dry cleaning, is very cheap (bad will cost you around a dollar per shirt, good around $2.50). Each shirt probably gets dry cleaned twice a month, worn once or twice before getting dry cleaned. I have about 12 shirts regular rotation (most cotton, a few linen).

Don't get them dry cleaned! The dry cleaning is bad for the cotton, and is completely unnecessary! just have them laundered and pressed, it's just as good and it will save the fibers of the shirt!

post #17763 of 33133
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Originally Posted by powenb View Post

I've been looking for another pair of double monk straps in a lighter colour than my Burgundy ones.
The top pair in the below picture are from Scarpe Di Bianco and are what I crave but they are a bit too much at the moment, and I wondered if you think the bottom pair are an equal substitute?

check out the meermin ones, http://meermin.es/ficha_articulo.php?id=2050 or the carmina's http://www.carmina.telemaco.es/articulo.asp?idarticulo=3640219 or http://www.epauletshop.com/servlet/the-1414/Salinger-Double-Monk-Brown/Detail

post #17764 of 33133
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Originally Posted by Sanguis Mortuum View Post

An unlined jacket will sometimes still have a small amount of canvas down the front, underneath the facing, and will often have a wider facing than a lined jacket to accommodate this.

I think that's what I was saying with the 'partially' lined ones. 

post #17765 of 33133

Thanks for those.
The Carmina ones are nice but would like them to be more burnished.
I already have some nice Burgundy ones so wanted something a little different.
post #17766 of 33133

Hi there I am in the process of ordering custom made dress shirts, I wanted to know what is the ideal collar to wear when wearing no tie and no jacket? I dont like button down and i dont like spread collars for this...I generally wear white shirts...Thanks for the help

post #17767 of 33133
Looking for some affordable ($40-$60) nice dress slacks in a slim fit. Any suggestions?
post #17768 of 33133

I am also looking for something like this so far all i've found is jos a bank tailored fit dunno how slim they are and dunno the quality level...you might be able to get coupons with this not sure. Here is a link, I look forward to seeing other answers.
 

post #17769 of 33133
Where can I get wool Pantherella (or comparable brand) socks at the best price in London, online or offline?
post #17770 of 33133
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Originally Posted by AceK View Post

Hi there I am in the process of ordering custom made dress shirts, I wanted to know what is the ideal collar to wear when wearing no tie and no jacket? I dont like button down and i dont like spread collars for this...I generally wear white shirts...Thanks for the help

The two types you don't want are the SF favorites, but you can look into point collars or cut away collars...
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Since finding suits in my size is so difficult I'm looking at some MTM stuff. Some that I came across are Indochino, My.Suit, Black Lapel, and Thick as Thieves. Any of these brands generally superior to the others? 

post #17772 of 33133
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Originally Posted by jasonleb1 View Post

Since finding suits in my size is so difficult I'm looking at some MTM stuff. Some that I came across are Indochino, My.Suit, Black Lapel, and Thick as Thieves. Any of these brands generally superior to the others? 

I think the consensus is Suit Supply is the best value for money.
post #17773 of 33133
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Originally Posted by joonian View Post


I think the consensus is Suit Supply is the best value for money.

Their base rate for MTM is also almost 2x the price of the others. I'm a college student, I won't be wearing the suit too often so I don't really see the need to spend 1000+ on one. I'll save those for when I graduate. 

post #17774 of 33133
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Originally Posted by jasonleb1 View Post

Their base rate for MTM is also almost 2x the price of the others. I'm a college student, I won't be wearing the suit too often so I don't really see the need to spend 1000+ on one. I'll save those for when I graduate. 

Is that right? I always thought they were all in the same price bracket. Well, Suit Supply does seem to have more RTW patterns than most, perhaps you will find the right pattern for you there? Their sizing also seems to be more finely calibrated than many other RTW makers. What is your specific sizing problem anyway?
post #17775 of 33133
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I wouldn't recommend this if you ever want to actually put anything in your pockets without the mouths completely stretching out of shape.

Can you show what's the right pocket should look like with for image comparison? I'm still confused even after some Google search. Thanks.

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