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post #26386 of 30502
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Originally Posted by Ich_Dien View Post

Le Chameau make the best imho, although I wear Dubarry.

They are both quite nice, thank you.

J
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Originally Posted by AMProf View Post

Two questions:

1. What would I call the pattern of this suit (Brooks Bros Fitz, btw)?
2. What are my shirt options with this in terms of pattern matching. Today I'm wearing a light blue herringbone. Could I do a bengal stripe? A gingham? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


1. I would call that multistripe or multi-pinstripe
2. Bengal stripe is probably OK. I wouldn't wear gingham just because gingham is a casual pattern, and the suit is businessy.
post #26388 of 30502
What does the SF community think of Charles Tyrwhitt? Specifically their tuxedoes...
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Is there a lighter weight wool for pants that have texture and visual interest that I could wear in a business casual environment?

I have a heavy herringbone pair and a tweed pair which I love but I live in a mild climate so I can't wear them enough. I got a lighter weight pair of flannel and they are nice but worsted and more refined than I want usually.

How about a open tropical weave or maybe light weight twill? Are these very refined looking or textured?
post #26390 of 30502
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Originally Posted by sean anon View Post

Is there a lighter weight wool for pants that have texture and visual interest that I could wear in a business casual environment?

I have a heavy herringbone pair and a tweed pair which I love but I live in a mild climate so I can't wear them enough. I got a lighter weight pair of flannel and they are nice but worsted and more refined than I want usually.

How about a open tropical weave or maybe light weight twill? Are these very refined looking or textured?


Lighter than the lighter weights of flannel?

 

The iGent answer is fresco.

post #26391 of 30502
I might be mistaken but the lighter weights of flannel are worsted. They are very nice still this makes them more dressy looking and smoother. My office is really casual and the textured winter pants I have are perfect.

Is fresco a weave that is textured?
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this might be new thread material but going for quick answers first (happy to repost if it's better elsewhere). long-time SF lurker but reaching out in a quasi-professional capacity looking for advice/recommendations.

 

i'm looking for SF member(s) to help with curation of products on specific themes. if you (or someone you know from inside/outside the SF community) fits the bill and consider yourself to have in-depth knowledge in any of the categories below, please PM me. 

 

- denims

- hoodies

- casual sports jackets

 

btw -- in-depth means that you keep a close eye on who is releasing new lines, you understand apparel production (garment structure, material selection, and know why something is outstanding), as well as having a good idea for the subjective part (you have an eye). 

 

thanks in advance.

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Originally Posted by poptcom View Post

this might be new thread material but going for quick answers first (happy to repost if it's better elsewhere). long-time SF lurker but reaching out in a quasi-professional capacity looking for advice/recommendations.

i'm looking for SF member(s) to help with curation of products on specific themes. if you (or someone you know from inside/outside the SF community) fits the bill and consider yourself to have in-depth knowledge in any of the categories below, please PM me. 

- denims
- hoodies
- casual sports jackets

btw -- in-depth means that you keep a close eye on who is releasing new lines, you understand apparel production (garment structure, material selection, and know why something is outstanding), as well as having a good idea for the subjective part (you have an eye). 

thanks in advance.
You should post this over in the SW&D side of the forum.
post #26394 of 30502
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You should post this over in the SW&D side of the forum.

Good idea -- thanks.

post #26395 of 30502
What lacing patterns do you guys use?

Just polishing a bunch of shoes, and wondering if I should relace differently.

J
post #26396 of 30502
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What lacing patterns do you guys use?
Either criss-cross or straight bar lacing, with the choice dependent on factors like the formality of the shoes (the more formal the shoe, the more I prefer straight bar lacing) and the number of eyelet pairs (even vs. odd is relevant in straight bar lacing, although there are ways around the issue).

Ian's Shoelace Site has pretty much all the information anyone needs to know (and then some) about lacing shoes.
post #26397 of 30502
Perfect, thanks.

J
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What causes a trouser's pockets to flare out?

post #26399 of 30502
Too tight. Generally across the front. Basically, they don't fit.
post #26400 of 30502
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Originally Posted by aravenel View Post

Too tight. Generally across the front. Basically, they don't fit.

The reason I ask is because my thighs have gotten bigger recently from being at the gym. I find that my butt looks better on my trousers, and my waist size has remained the same. However, there is definitely a lot of creasing in the front. It was rather apparent that my pockets were flaring out.


Can a tailor fix this in anyway?

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