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Ask A Question, Get An Answer... - Post All Quick Questions Here - Page 643post #9631 of 283278/17/11 at 6:50am
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Most dress shoes have some sort of lining, usually leather in decent ones. So your foot is sitting against a leather liner rather than the same leather you see on the outside of the shoe. In an unlined loafer, that's not there, and the leather you see on the outside is what your foot is against on the inside. Besides just feel (unlined tends to wear cooler, besides texture), an unlined loafer isn't going to have any stiffeners for the upper to hold the toe in a preset flat shape. Any laceup dress shoe is going to have that- notice that all the creasing is on the vamp rather than on the toe? An unlined loafer won't do that, there will be waving and creasing all along the top. Some (including myself) like that look, since it goes along so nicely with the casual nature of the shoe. Others hate it, and get these elaborately lasted things from Edward Green that betray the heritage of the penny loafer.
That said, you can still have a lined model without stiffeners where the lining is just present for warmth.Quote:Originally Posted by Gdot
So wouldn't something like a 'boot cut' be about right? They are pretty much straight from knee to hem.
I know they are not the 'style' right now - but I think they would be worth trying. Especially if you tried a size that was fairly tight in the hip and thigh.
You definitely are on the right track to avoid the skinny pants/ jeans look with your body type.
No, that's straight leg. Boot cut flares out. Boot cut is bad for that reason, unless you're wearing boots that actually need the extra room under the jean for a giant boot.post #9633 of 283278/17/11 at 7:04amQuote:
There's no difference in external appearance. Some say the unlined loafers are a little cooler. The fit might be slightly different so make sure you try them on before buying.Quote:Originally Posted by cogitoergo
Predominantly I wear khaki, brown, linen, black and one or two blue slacks to work. Shirts are mostly white, light blue or white with windowpane patterning.
So the question is:
what sports coat do you keep at work? Classic blue blazer? Something in tweed? Any other suggestions?
Navy blazer would be fine with everything except the black trousers. If the blue trousers are too close in shade they will look like a mismatched suit. If you are only going to keep one sport coat you would probably be safe to pair all the above with something like this -
http://www.jpressonline.com/sportcoats_pressidential_detail.php?id=J20341Rpost #9634 of 283278/17/11 at 7:11amQuote:
Similar style and better fit? For sure. Same price point? Not exactly.
I picked up a couple RLBL v necks on B&S pre-switch that were a decent deal and fit me great. I also grabbed a couple custom fit cable knit silk PRL v necks on sale at Saks for like $35 a pop and they fit tremendously.
Generally house brands at Saks, Neimans and Bloomingdales will have tons of colors to choose from in a similar style to J Crew and, because they are the house label, are far more likely to be had for steep discounts around sale time. Accordingly, these will not be the best of quality, but if J Crew is the control then they will be well in the same league, if not slightly better.post #9635 of 283278/17/11 at 7:46amtailor help needed....
I'm looking to buy a Paul Stuart suit off ebay. Pants are 32x 29.
I'm a 30 inseam and the seller said there's 2" cuff that could be let out. My question is this - if a tailor let's out that cuff, can the tailor still remake a cuff that's smaller? (ie a one inch cuff?)
I just don't want to go to non-cuffed pants. and i really like this suit!post #9636 of 283278/17/11 at 7:50amBecause I think of a Paul Stuart suit as being more trad (stereotypical I know) I can only imagine the suit with a 2" cuff. When I think of 1" cuff I think of skinnier pants and a less traditional cut of a suit. I think I could see a 1" job on Phineas a lot sooner than mainline Stuart. Call me old fashion.post #9637 of 283278/17/11 at 8:39ampost #9638 of 283278/17/11 at 9:52ampost #9639 of 283278/17/11 at 11:10amQuote:Originally Posted by jbrie645
does anyone know what kind of suit this is? would you say this is an off the rack brand name or a made to measure? I assume since it's the Prime Minister it's tailored but you never know... either way I think it looks very nice
Sleeves are too long it seems but that's a bespoke suit from Richard James I believe.post #9640 of 283278/17/11 at 1:44pmpost #9641 of 283278/17/11 at 1:46pmpost #9642 of 283278/17/11 at 7:54pmpost #9643 of 283278/17/11 at 10:56pmpost #9644 of 283278/17/11 at 11:01pm
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