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Originally Posted by dan138zig View Post

hi guys, do you think it's worth all the trouble to shorten the shoulders of my suit? or is it not too bad?

It is pretty bad, but unfortunately, there's very little you can do about it besides buy a different suit. Sorry, man.
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Hi guys

 

I have written on the form of C&J website but iam not getting any replyes from them. Wich store in London is the best? and i also wonder how much the shoes cost iam looking to buy a pair of

 

Bedford or Hallam (oxfords)

and a pair of chelsea

 

 

post #9363 of 28517
What brands can you recommend for well-made slim fit, plaint-front trousers? BB Milano has already been suggested, but they don't appear to be selling dress pants in that cut anymore. Any other ideas?
post #9364 of 28517
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Originally Posted by Unrefinery View Post


It is pretty bad, but unfortunately, there's very little you can do about it besides buy a different suit. Sorry, man.

really? I've seen people who altered their jackets' shoulders pretty successfully..
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An ancient thread but an idea which should be pinned.
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An ancient thread but an idea which should be pinned.

what are you referring to?
post #9367 of 28517
Hello all,

I have been flirting with the idea of getting a suit made for some time now, and I have come across Made to Measure web sites such as Tailor4less.com, ITailor.com, & indochino.com. Has anyone used either one of these companies? What was your experience? Of the 3 which would you use.Also, I am interested in knowing if the quality is good as well as the legitimacy of the companies themselves. Any assistance will be greatly appreciated.
post #9368 of 28517
Quick question:

Dark grey slacks, navy sport coat, burgundy captoe shoes, and pink/light blue shirt....does this combo have any potential to work? Obviously this is a high level question, but if something along these lines will work, it would be very helpful to know.
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I fuckin hate spazzatura - the mark of a wanker.

Take the tie to a seamstress and get it shortened. It might cost as much as $10.
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Originally Posted by greenrebellion View Post

Quick question:

Dark grey slacks, navy sport coat, burgundy captoe shoes, and pink/light blue shirt....does this combo have any potential to work? Obviously this is a high level question, but if something along these lines will work, it would be very helpful to know.

Could look smashing. I would go with the pink shirt, it ties in the red tones of the shoe. Without that tie in, the burgundy would look out of place in the charcoal and blues, unless you pulled it in some other way, with the stripe of a tie and a burgundy pocket square. However, a tie with a base color of burgundy is simply not working well for that in my mind's eye.

If you wanted to wear the blue shirt, dark brown shoes. Or a different color pant- the burgundy would play off of something warm much better, say a khaki or a rich brown. But either of those radically changes the character of the outfit.

As for tie, navy with red dots could be a good choice.

Basically, pay attention to execution and trust your eye. If you use an unexpected color for the shoes, tie it back in somehow.
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Any one here ever heard of "dimitri" shoes?I'm seeing them pop up on ebay.They simply have the name and "made in italy' on the inside of the shoe.

I've never heard of these at all and a search on here or google didn't turn up much either.
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Am I smokin' crack, or has the "Official Events and PSA thread" disappeared from the stickies at the top of the page?
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Am I smokin' crack, or has the "Official Events and PSA thread" disappeared from the stickies at the top of the page?
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Originally Posted by tipitai View Post

Is this a Grenadine Tie? John Vavartos - Nordstrom Just saw it online and am wondering if it's worth the $57.

500

 


Looks to be.  Grenadine comes in at least 2 weaves - grossa and fina, if I'm not mistaken.  This would be the fina.  The cognoscenti seem to prefer the former.  Sam Hober makes the very best, and they'll run you about $100 with shipping.  Grenadines tie a really nice knot, and you won't see yourself coming and going.

 

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