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On pattern coordination between jacket/shirt/tie.......................

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by edmorel, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Well-Known Member

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    Well...look what happened to him...
     
  2. Manton

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    The neat tie thing is not a rule it's just something I do. You will see neat ties with odd jackets all over Italy and france.
     
  3. DocHolliday

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    I wasn't trying to call you out. Just wanted to make sure folks were clear.
     
  4. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Well-Known Member

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    I'm with you on this one. Much of the time it looks off to me. Not always, but often.
     
  5. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Well-Known Member

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    Too late, I'm sure it's already affected the next 2 years of WAYWT. I wear neat ties with both odd jackets and suits, I usually leave it to the formality of the material to determine which pairs with which.
     
  6. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Well-Known Member

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    I apologize, sometimes I read your posts in a more aggressive tone than what is likely to have been intended.
     
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  7. NakedYoga

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    It's because of Val Kilmer's intimidating Van Dyke, isn't it?
     
  8. unbelragazzo

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    Just to annoy Manton :stirpot:...this is not a suit....

    [​IMG]
     
  9. dopey

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    :( I was in Rome the week before. I saw lots of ties on men during the day walking around the area near my hotel (business and embassy district - near Caraceni, too). Most days, I had lunch at a club on the outskirts of Rome and many of the men there wore ties as well, despite the casual atmosphere. I agree that at dinner, ties seemed rare and I can think of only two places where I saw them.
     
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  10. dopey

    dopey Well-Known Member

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    Because you lost the pants does not make it not a suit.
     
  11. unbelragazzo

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    It's definitely not a suit. Neither the styling of the coat nor the fabric would be right for a suit. But also likely neither would be to the tastes of SF. But I can assure you, it's not a suit.
     
  12. dopey

    dopey Well-Known Member

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    deets?
     
  13. SkinnyGoomba

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    Dopey, it's possible that I just don't recall them. In fact after writing that, I got to thinking that I'm probably wrong about that because I remember seeing a bunch on people about the Spanish steps in Rome, and again in the main luxury district of Florence.

    Vacation-itis I suppose, I do remember everyone being much better dressed than what I'm used to seeing in NJ.

    I wore a black knit tie to dinner with a pattern sport coat and remember feeling overdressed.
     
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  14. unbelragazzo

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    My reputation on SF may never recover...anyway, it's a Giorgio Armani jacket from maybe ten years ago. It's a cotton and rayon (yes, rayon) blend...there's a little bit of other stuff in there too. I actually really like the look and feel of the fabric, despite the synthetic blend. It's one button, with roped shoulders, but a totally unconstructed body. Also the sleeves are slightly too long and these shirt sleeves are a little too short, but:

    [​IMG]
     
  15. F. Corbera

    F. Corbera Well-Known Member

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    I think that several successful guys have posted in this thread.

    Any interest is combining resources to hire a maid for Raga? You know, as a gift for his service to Styleforum.

    Failing that, maybe we can pull strings to had him conscripted. Many useful skills can be picked up in military service.
     
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  16. unbelragazzo

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    :) The sad part is, I have a maid. But she only comes every two weeks, which is more than enough time for me to produce an explosion of clothing in my bedroom. (intended to spur a round of snide comments, have at it)
     
  17. F. Corbera

    F. Corbera Well-Known Member

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    Have you looked into the kind of maid that sleeps in the same bed as you every night?
     
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  18. SkinnyGoomba

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    Corb, How can one afford such a luxury?
     
  19. unbelragazzo

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    With regards to me having looked, the answer is yes.
     
  20. SkinnyGoomba

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    Do they always find a way to escape?
     

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