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post #15496 of 28887
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Originally Posted by MrDrumngun View Post

Would you suggest no break then? Is the look of showing some ankle just a fad?

No or very slight break is fine. The ankle thing is definitely a fad.
post #15497 of 28887
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Originally Posted by KObalto View Post

Light blue solid or micro-check shirt.
I would wear dark brown with the grey. You could go oxblood with either. And socks in a similar shade to pants.
I wouldn't.

What do you mean I would't like wear plaid or bold stripes or trendy narrow neckties like you see on GQ Magazines recently?
post #15498 of 28887
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Originally Posted by doughboysc View Post

I've recently lost two more pounds. I'm now at 332 lbs. I'm 35 lbs lighter altogether since my highest weight was 367 lbs in late 2009. Is it okay for a big and tall man like me wearing plaid, or bold stripes. And even narrow neckties from 2" to 2.75" wide?

I'd avoid the narrow ties but stripes should be fine.
post #15499 of 28887
Those narrow ties are trendy and very 1960s like Mad Men for example. I've got a few neckties that are under 3" inches wide. One from Brooks Brothers, Two from Barney's Co-Op, and one from Gitman Bros. which I purchased the latter at David Lindsey Clothiers months ago.
post #15500 of 28887
Can anyone comment on the fit of Barba dandy life shirts, say compared to regular Barba dress shirts
post #15501 of 28887
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Originally Posted by doughboysc View Post

I've recently lost two more pounds. I'm now at 332 lbs. I'm 35 lbs lighter altogether since my highest weight was 367 lbs in late 2009. Is it okay for a big and tall man like me wearing plaid, or bold stripes. And even narrow neckties from 2" to 2.75" wide?
Nobody should be wearing 2" ties. I only wear 2-75-3" because I'm like 140lbs. Things need to be kept relatively in proportion.
post #15502 of 28887
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Originally Posted by Sanguis Mortuum View Post

Nobody should be wearing 2" ties. I only wear 2-75-3" because I'm like 140lbs. Things need to be kept relatively in proportion.

+1

It's about having a proportional tie to match your body type. I'm a bulky guy, so I stay with 3.5" - 4" ties.
post #15503 of 28887
would it be appropriate to wear Navy cashmere/wool blend SC (lightweight, unlined, soft shoulder) when temps around 80'sF ?
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Originally Posted by Thanks SF (a new me) View Post

would it be appropriate to wear Navy cashmere/wool blend SC (lightweight, unlined, soft shoulder) when temps around 80'sF ?


only you can answer that, Do you feel hot in it? If so, don't wear it. The fabric composition is not as important as weight and weave and those are not as important as how you feel wearing it.
post #15505 of 28887
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Originally Posted by edmorel View Post

only you can answer that, Do you feel hot in it? If so, don't wear it. The fabric composition is not as important as weight and weave and those are not as important as how you feel wearing it.
Thank You Ed...make sense.
post #15506 of 28887
Heres my two questions im attending a hollywood themed ball , im also helping to organise it. The look im going with is similar to James Mcavoy in attonement.
1. Do i go with the smaller windsor collar or larger Graffton?
2.Do i put bowtie with wing s on top or behind?
post #15507 of 28887
If you want to look good wear a spread collar shirt with a bowtie. All else is sub-par. Just my opinion.
post #15508 of 28887
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Originally Posted by patrickBOOTH View Post

If you want to look good wear a spread collar shirt with a bowtie. All else is sub-par. Just my opinion.
thanks for reply but i dont own a stiff spread collar and its not really the look i want to go for . As most people attending will do new hollywood (think brad pitt,george clooney) i want to do an old hollywood style.
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Originally Posted by inimitable View Post

Can anyone comment on the fit of Barba dandy life shirts, say compared to regular Barba dress shirts

They're quite slim fit, more like black label than white label.
post #15510 of 28887
How much can a tailor take a suit in and can they do it on the torso or am I stuck with a 38, 40 whatever?
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