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Charvet Ruffled Formal Shirt.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by LabelKing, Oct 25, 2007.

  1. SoCal2NYC

    SoCal2NYC Well-Known Member

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    Well I look forward to what you think of my WAYWT post the night of November 8th.
     
  2. texas_jack

    texas_jack Well-Known Member

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    Well I look forward to what you think of my WAYWT post the night of November 8th.

    That sounds ominous.
     
  3. SoCal2NYC

    SoCal2NYC Well-Known Member

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    That sounds ominous.

    Young Friends Benefit at The Met. Attire: Black Tie & Camera Ready. On this special night, photographer Larry Fink will make new work and you will be his subject. So come, be art.
     
  4. LabelKing

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    Young Friends Benefit at The Met. Attire: Black Tie & Camera Ready. On this special night, photographer Larry Fink will make new work and you will be his subject. So come, be art.

    If I were going to that sort of event I would wear:

    Midnight blue tuxedo with chocolate brown grosgrain lapels
    Light lemon yellow ruffled formal shirt
    Brown bow-tie
    Black patent leather opera pumps, preferably vintage Cleverley bespoke with large square buckles. Sort of looks like Roger Vivier.
    A white gardenia
     
  5. SoCal2NYC

    SoCal2NYC Well-Known Member

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    I'm thinking (99.9999% sure)

    Lanvin purple tux jacket with black lapels
    Lanvin floppy velvet purple bowtie
    Jil Sander black shirt
    Martin Margiela gold stripe "marching band/legionaire" pants
    YSL grey w/ red stripe wool socks
    Lanvin red patent leather tassle loafers
     
  6. edmorel

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    I'm thinking (99.9999% sure)

    Lanvin purple tux jacket with black lapels
    Lanvin floppy velvet purple bowtie
    Jil Sander black shirt
    Martin Margiela gold stripe "marching band/legionaire" pants
    YSL grey w/ red stripe wool socks
    Lanvin red patent leather tassle loafers


    whatever you do, do not wear those red loafers and floppy bow tie. Think of poor Thom.
     
  7. SoCal2NYC

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    I've been tempted to buy a Thom Browne tuxedo; but, I feel for this occasion I need something with more oomph.
     
  8. dopey

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    I've been tempted to buy a Thom Browne tuxedo; but, I feel for this occasion I need something with more oomph.

    I don't think Thom will really care what you wear as long as you send him some support.
     
  9. EL72

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    Those Charvet shirts should have studs, not buttons.
     
  10. SoCal2NYC

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    The pants kind of short and you'll see my socks in the loafers...so there will be some TB aspects to it.
     
  11. Tomasso

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    Those Charvet shirts should have studs, not buttons.
    The shirts are cut for studs but are sold with buttons (which are sewn onto a strip of cotton). They can be worn either way.
     
  12. LabelKing

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    I've been tempted to buy a Thom Browne tuxedo; but, I feel for this occasion I need something with more oomph.

    A Tom Ford.
     
  13. LA Guy

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    You express your disdain in creative black tie; but, condone a chocolate brown tuxedo?

    Why not? RLPL had a really terrific chocolate brown dinner jacket maybe 5 years ago?
     
  14. LA Guy

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    A Tom Ford.

    I assume that you are making a joke, but I would second this suggestion. Tom Ford's extravagance and overtly sexual style is a lot more conducive to an evening event than Thom Browne.

    Lanvin is becoming nauseatingly ubiquitous. Not a bad label, but the moment has passed.
     
  15. LabelKing

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    I assume that you are making a joke, but I would second this suggestion. Tom Ford's extravagance and overtly sexual style is a lot more conducive to an evening event than Thom Browne.

    Lanvin is becoming nauseatingly ubiquitous. Not a bad label, but the moment has passed.


    Yes, Thom Browne is more suited to one of those art gallery openings though I'd be tempted to wear really extravagant Tom Ford just to upset their hipster sensibilities.

    I think Lanvin is becoming one of those obvious "in-brands", bought by people who think they are really on it but don't know any better.
     
  16. SoCal2NYC

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    I think Lanvin is becoming one of those obvious "in-brands", bought by people who think they are really on it but don't know any better.


    Their sneakers...yes.
     
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    Their sneakers...yes.

    Tee-shirts and sneakers are always the case--fairly inexpensive things probably with a few logos on there. Then there are the sunglasses.
     
  18. SoCal2NYC

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    Lanvin doesn't have too many logo pieces. Last season for the summer there were two polos.
    But, yes, most of the people who recognize Lanvin as being "ultra lux" save for a month to buy the sneakers instead of a $2600 wool/cashmere double breasted blazer with grey wool covered buttons.
     
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    SoCal2NYC, you should get something like this for those "fun" nights:

    [​IMG]
     
  20. LabelKing

    LabelKing Well-Known Member

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    James Bond in a ruffled formal shirt:

    [​IMG]
     

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