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Who makes the nicest double monk in the $600 price range.
post #26297 of 30369

Is this pattern houndstooth or something else?

 

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Im a skinny guy, and I have a suit with a lapel width of 2.5", I have a tie that measures 3.25". The tie's colours look really good with the suit, but I am wondering if it is a bit too wide for it.
post #26299 of 30369
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Originally Posted by ben1234 View Post

Is this pattern houndstooth

Yes.
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Originally Posted by AAJJLLPP View Post

Im a skinny guy, and I have a suit with a lapel width of 2.5", I have a tie that measures 3.25". The tie's colours look really good with the suit, but I am wondering if it is a bit too wide for it.

No. 3.25 is on the narrow side of classic. You don't need to match tie size to lapel size exactly, just make sure they don't look discordant, and really, you need to worry more about your body size when determining tie width than anything relating to your suit. You're absolutely fine.
post #26300 of 30369

I'd call that a micro houndstooth.

post #26301 of 30369
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I'd call that a micro houndstooth.

 

Y'all are fast. Thanks.

post #26302 of 30369
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Just because I know what they aren't doesn't mean I know what they are. It isn't an austerity brogue, nor a half or semi brogue. I guess I'd call it a wingtip without a toe medallion. I don't particularly like them.

Ok. I was under the impression that a wingtip was anything that had the W toe cap irrespective of any broguing.

If that shoe was a captoe it would surely be a quarter brogue so I didn't see why it wouldn't still be classified as such with the wingtip.

J
post #26303 of 30369
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Originally Posted by J011yroger View Post


Ok. I was under the impression that a wingtip was anything that had the W toe cap irrespective of any broguing.

If that shoe was a captoe it would surely be a quarter brogue so I didn't see why it wouldn't still be classified as such with the wingtip.

J


Because it has a wingtip.

 

There's not a term for a wingtip without a medallion, maybe because a good English shoemaker in the 1930s wouldn't have made one...

 

That's spitballin', though. Not certain. That kind of shoe kind of falls through the taxonomic cracks.

 

I'm afraid I have to disagree with RTC: that's not a micro houndstooth. I'm not sure what it is, though, so this is kind of not a very helpful post.

post #26304 of 30369

What type of shoes is he wearing? http://www.markdsikes.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/daniel_craig_grey_cardigan_jea.jpg

 

 

What color pants/top can I wear with these shoes http://imgur.com/a/4OmD8#AcK7x9m

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Because it has a wingtip.

There's not a term for a wingtip without a medallion, maybe because a good English shoemaker in the 1930s wouldn't have made one...

That's spitballin', though. Not certain. That kind of shoe kind of falls through the taxonomic cracks.

I'm afraid I have to disagree with RTC: that's not a micro houndstooth. I'm not sure what it is, though, so this is kind of not a very helpful post.

Ok, I didn't know having a wingtip eliminated it from such classification.

I love shoes, but sometimes they make my head hurt.

J
post #26306 of 30369
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What color pants/top can I wear with these shoes http://imgur.com/a/4OmD8#AcK7x9m

I have a nearly identical pair. I really like them, but rarely wear them. When I do it is usually with jeans and an unbuttoned collar shirt. Maybe with a sweater over it and a tweed or corduroy jacket.

I feel like a tie, trousers, or more formal jacket would demand a less casual shoe.

J
post #26307 of 30369
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Ok, I didn't know having a wingtip eliminated it from such classification.

I love shoes, but sometimes they make my head hurt.

J


Same here -- and not just when I get kicked in the head.

 

But yeah, having a wingtip automatically means that it isn't a quarter or a half brogue.

post #26308 of 30369
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Originally Posted by YRR92 View Post
 


Because it has a wingtip.

 

There's not a term for a wingtip without a medallion, maybe because a good English shoemaker in the 1930s wouldn't have made one...

 

That's spitballin', though. Not certain. That kind of shoe kind of falls through the taxonomic cracks.

 

I'm afraid I have to disagree with RTC: that's not a micro houndstooth. I'm not sure what it is, though, so this is kind of not a very helpful post.


Really? I have a canali jacket like that and was told it was micro houndstooth slash puppytooth.

post #26309 of 30369
I'm trying to remember the name of a mens footwear company that mainly or only makes mens dress slippers. It's fairly pricy and they make a variety of different styles, with different fabrics instead of the usual velvet. Anyone have any idea?
post #26310 of 30369
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Originally Posted by AAJJLLPP View Post

Im a skinny guy, and I have a suit with a lapel width of 2.5", I have a tie that measures 3.25". The tie's colours look really good with the suit, but I am wondering if it is a bit too wide for it.

I'm 5'7" 150 lbs, and have done exactly that lapel/tie combo, and looked great.

It's in my old photos. Week try to post from my computer later. But go ahead and wear it, I say.
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