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Kent Wang - Affiliate thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Kent Wang, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. novaeagle

    novaeagle Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone commissioned Kent for a hopsack "blazersuit"?? I was considering getting a navy blazersuit in a few months and would love to see pictures of any existing ones. Probably unstructured, half-lined, 3-roll 2, no padding on the shoulder, patch pockets, that sort of thing. Very inspired by @brillopad 's Loro Piana hopsack that he had made (plus pants).
     
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  2. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Well-Known Member

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    Remmeber, if you dont feel the trial jacket fits, you can order one in a different size to be sure.
     
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  3. Claghorn

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    [​IMG]

    All KW. Except the owl.
     
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    hahahahaha
     
  5. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Well-Known Member

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    That's the new KW jacket? How do you like the standard lapels?
     
  6. Claghorn

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    I'd love a middle ground between standard and wide.
     
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  7. venividivicibj

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    I know what you mean. I think I'd do wide notch, or standard peak (peak tends to look wider for some reason).
     
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    What is the fabric of this jacket?
     
  9. New Shoes1

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    I completely agree. I go with the wide lapels, but would love it if they were slightly more narrow.
     
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    The wide lapels are 4 inches, yes?
     
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    @Claghorn
    That owl is epic! Lol
     
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    Bwahaha. Love that owl :slayer:
     
  13. clarksdb

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    Pink linen pocket square:

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  14. Why Am I

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    Just put in an order for a blazersuit in a navy fresco. Should turn out great.
     
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  15. novaeagle

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    Awesome!! I'd love to see pictures when you get it in in around 6-8 weeks. I won't place my order for probably 12 weeks or so so that's perfect timing for me!

    What details did you land on, and which fabric?
     
  16. Why Am I

    Why Am I Active Member

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    https://shop.hfwltd.com/collection/23 number 0533

    Three patch pockets, 3-roll-2, notch lapels, swelled edges.
     
  17. ptr1988

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    How much was the total cost of the fabric that you needed to have the suit done?
     
  18. venividivicibj

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  19. Claghorn

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    So Kent and I are working on a project: an interactive tutorial to pocket square and necktie pairing. I figured it might be nice to pick everyone's brains here (and perhaps the pocket square discussion thread) on how to go about formatting such a thing.

    The basic idea is going to involve some sort of written guide on coordination, which of course already exists out there, probably from a number of good sources, and then an interactive component. The interaction is going to involve some sort of drag and drop of squares and ties causing an image of that combination (against a blue jacket and a white or blue shirt) to pop up. It'll be from a set of 12 different ties and 12 different squares, so 144 images in total. Obviously, not everything is going to be a "good combination." Originally, we were going to do full shots of the good combinations (well, chest shots) and merely a picture of the tie overlayed on top of the square for a "bad combination," but that turned out to be too difficult. It was easier to just take 144 chest shots and figure out a way to distinguish a good combination from a bad one (my initial thought was a red border around the image if it isn't a good pairing).

    Anyway, that's about all I have in my head on the project. The rest is very much up in the air. I guess I'm hoping for some advice and feedback from y'all, particularly along the lines of:

    - Should the written component include images (and if so, should the images be different from those included in the interactive portion)?
    - How much, if any, explanation should be included with each pairing?
    - What is the best way to dilineate good pairings from bad ones?
    - And mostly: what else could be done to make this more meaningful/helpful/fun for folks?
     
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  20. Academic2

    Academic2 Well-Known Member

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    Is there really a strong consensus on this (apart from the usual ‘thou shalt nots’)?. [​IMG]

    I’ve always enjoyed the sort of multiple choice news quizzes on a particular topic that the New York Times runs on its website (yeah, I know, you’re not surprised …).

    I could imagine something like that being fun (given a tie, choose the best square, or conversely). If you get it wrong you get a brief explanation of why the choice is bad.

    Have a series of them and users get a score. People like scores.

    Cheers,

    Ac
     
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