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

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

  1. NakedYoga

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    I think he's saying that he looked into her, and he didn't like what he saw.
     
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    It's hard to find good help these days. Also, sometimes they refuse your offers no matter how attractive you make the terms.
     
  4. SkinnyGoomba

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    Too many patterns maybe...
     
  5. sleepsatfouram

    sleepsatfouram Well-Known Member

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    I have been reading a lot on this thread and have not contributed. This will be my first post.
    I am still new to the whole thing and kindly advise if there is anything that I can improve on.

    This is what I wore:


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  6. grendel

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    How about this one?


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    Note that this also has the disadvantage of being the (apparently) verboten patterned linen
     
  7. sugarbutch

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    At first I thought you were complimenting the suit, and then I remembered which thread I was in. :)
     
  8. sleepsatfouram

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    I personally think it looks great. The shirt's pattern from afar will be just a blank piece of canvas for your tie to stand out. It is only when near that all the details present itself.



     
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    From the ethandeu.tumblr archives.
    It seems that a functionally solid piece is a constant in the multi-patterned ensembles that I am fond of.
     
  10. TGOL

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    Is that a herringbone tie with a herringbone jacket? The orange in the shirt is also a little weird to me with the red in the tie.
     
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    The herringbones of the tie and jacket are nearly vibrating to my eye. It hurts my brain.
     
  12. unbelragazzo

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    Decided to try the high wire act today....

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    not crazy about black/white houndstooth pants, they are too "restauranty" for me, and is the shirt grey?
     
  14. unbelragazzo

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    They're navy/white, not black/white. Here's a better picture of the shirt, I'm not exactly sure how to describe the colors. White with kind of a light bluish/grayish stripe?

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    since you are wearing patterns in the pants/jacket/tie, I would suggest keep the shirt a solid or near solid. Given the pant colors and shoe choice, I would have gone with a darker tie. The belt looks like it served a tour of duty in Bill Clinton's White House.
     
  16. unbelragazzo

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    I realize that there are a lot of patterns. In the spirit of this thread, suppose for the purpose of looking at this that I was required to wear patterned coat, tie, shirt, ps, and pants today.

    The darker tie was definitely a consideration. I tried out a chocolate brown knit with pink dots but decided I liked the stripes better. But I do appreciate the idea of a darker tie
     
  17. unbelragazzo

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    Explain more about the belt? It looks worn? Dated? Southern? Political?
     
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    What is wrong with you people?
     
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    Speaking for myself, stupidity, turpitude, laziness, alcoholism...I'm sure I could think of some more.
     
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