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post #6256 of 29405
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I'm looking for the name of this pattern:



Looks a bit like gingham but I'm guessing there's probably a better name for it?

Block check.
post #6257 of 29405
http://cgi.ebay.com/280621905964

http://cgi.ebay.com/250768169913

http://cgi.ebay.com/230580899290

Does any of those auctions look real to you guys ?? I know it's too good to be true, but I want to believe ... Don't those are made in China in the first place ?
post #6258 of 29405
Recommend a tie clip? Never worn one, but silver seems popular and classy.
post #6259 of 29405
Found this Sulka tie at local thrift - love it. Tag says silk - feels like wool/cashmere. Is there a silk weave that would feel like that? http://img138.imageshack.us/i/img00103201102041916.jpg/ http://img43.imageshack.us/i/img00104201102041916.jpg/
post #6260 of 29405
Anyone heard of shoe brand Natascia? Their shoes are currently on Yoox - $80-100 for shoes with leather soles. Any thoughts about quality?
post #6261 of 29405
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Recommend a tie clip?
Never worn one, but silver seems popular and classy.

Check eBay and antique shops / consignment shops - you'll find something with character
post #6262 of 29405
In Russia everyone goes for half-windsor. I feel like I'm the only one who prefers four-in-hand.

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That's what I've been doing, but it seems the older crowd prefers the half windsor for some reason.
post #6263 of 29405
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Originally Posted by Grigory View Post
Anyone heard of shoe brand Natascia? Their shoes are currently on Yoox - $80-100 for shoes with leather soles. Any thoughts about quality?
I haven't heard of them but at that price-level the quality cannot be top-notch. Most likely the leather is not very high-quality, which you can see if you see the shoes in real life. Additionally, they are probably glued and not welted because in addition to cheaper materials you need quicker and thus cheaper production methods. That of course also goes for attention to detail, which you cannot expect too much of. I'm not saying they are inherently bad shoes, but you just have to know that there are limits to quality once you get to that kind of price-level for leather shoes. It all depends what you expect from the shoes you buy in terms of quality, longevity, classic style etc.
post #6264 of 29405
Can a young (22yr old) guy pull this off?



I have really good things to match with it. Orange/deep brown speckled "burnt" tweed trousers, burgundy Tom Ford tie and bold blue stripe shirt.

Or maybe it's just vile and I should stop. Opinions welcome.
post #6265 of 29405
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Can a young (22yr old) guy pull this off?

I have really good things to match with it. Orange/deep brown speckled "burnt" tweed trousers, burgundy Tom Ford tie and bold blue stripe shirt.

Or maybe it's just vile and I should stop. Opinions welcome.

My uneducated guess is: If the fit is ok, nice and tight and you are outside the city, it may be ok. maybe.
post #6266 of 29405
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Those lapels!!!!!
post #6267 of 29405
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Can a young (22yr old) guy pull this off?
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I have really good things to match with it. Orange/deep brown speckled "burnt" tweed trousers, burgundy Tom Ford tie and bold blue stripe shirt.

Or maybe it's just vile and I should stop. Opinions welcome.

I like it. You could pull it off if it fits well and you aren't self conscious about it. Not for work though. Weekends.
post #6268 of 29405
[quote=Doctor;4093188]Can a young (22yr old) guy pull this off?


- I'd make sure I have a perfectly fitting blue blazer and some type of gray SC before I would consider this
- big lapels, funky patch pockets, and a suede shoulder - only if you've got the basics already
- I like it - but think I'd like it best on a 50+ year old man who lives on an estate in the English countryside
- having said that - if it fits very well and it fits your personality - go for it
- if I saw a 22 year old wearing this naturally/elegantly - I'd know he was self-confident and had balls
post #6269 of 29405
Should one have the bottom button of a cardigan undone like with a vest? Is this a "rule?"
post #6270 of 29405
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Originally Posted by Doctor View Post
Can a young (22yr old) guy pull this off? I have really good things to match with it. Orange/deep brown speckled "burnt" tweed trousers, burgundy Tom Ford tie and bold blue stripe shirt. Or maybe it's just vile and I should stop. Opinions welcome.
Wear it with a natural confidence and a bravado that is fitting of the coat. You will be fine. Fit pics are welcome. As with the times though, I think this would look best on a man broad of shoulder or girth, given the lapels. I know this is debatable though.
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