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OneTrouser

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by mafoofan, Dec 13, 2010.

  1. Baron

    Baron Well-Known Member

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    I wear light grey flannel trousers much more than charcoal - like 5x more probably. I think that cloth looks pretty good, maybe a touch lighter than ideal but close enough.
     
  2. RSS

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    Are LB's jacket's shoulders SF approved ? Just wondering ..
    SF might have a problem with his coat's shoulders ... but fortunately LB is established as somewhere beyond an approval requirement. Personally I don't have an issue with his shoulders.
     
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    I think it's great,I have 2-3 pairs in similar color and wear them more than the darker ones. Now,what will be the summer cloth?
     
  5. polar-lemon

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    I wear light grey flannel trousers much more than charcoal - like 5x more probably. I think that cloth looks pretty good, maybe a touch lighter than ideal but close enough.
    +1 I have much more light grey than any other shade, and I wear them more as well, even to the point of almost making them my OnePant. I think they are distinctive in a subtle way--charcoal and even darker med. grey is too "office pant"-like for a OnePant.
     
  6. sellahi22

    sellahi22 Well-Known Member

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    Awesome fabric but I wouldn't wear those pants on consecutive days - too distinctive and memorable. For a One Pant I think medium grey like barbera's pants are more optimal.

    Also I would have done a worsted sharkskin or worsted flannel instead of a woolen flannel for pants that I wear all the time, for durability as well as for the ability to wear them into the spring/summer occasionally.
     
  7. whnay.

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    I think its pretty much perfect.
     
  8. Eustace Tilley

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    Foo: I like it, though agree with others that a gray a shade darker would be perfect.
     
  9. Moss

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    I like a lighter tone grey cloth as well. Very versatile.

    If you were to add LB's cloth to yours, you would be set for cooler and temperate weather. Wait - does that count as two?
     
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    I think its pretty much perfect.

    I agree, my darker greys does not get much wear at all...
     
  11. whnay.

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    I agree, my darker greys does not get much wear at all...

    Problem is, when you get darker it ends up looking like a suit trouser.
     
  12. aportnoy

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    Problem is, when you get darker it ends up looking like a suit trouser.
    Disagree with this. Yes a dark charcoal trouser may have that effect, but a mid-grey mottled flannel, in my opinion, is the perfect odd trouser.
     
  13. Eustace Tilley

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    Disagree with this. Yes a dark charcoal trouser may have that effect, but a mid-grey mottled flannel, in my opinion, is the perfect odd trouser.

    +1 - agreed.
     
  14. nioh

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    Problem is, when you get darker it ends up looking like a suit trouser.

    Indeed, which is why I opt for light coloured odd trousers.

    Disagree with this. Yes a dark charcoal trouser may have that effect, but a mid-grey mottled flannel, in my opinion, is the perfect odd trouser.

    Mid-grey is great as well, just not as much.
     
  15. Sterling Gillette

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    Good choice. I just recieved two trousers in this cloth (should be Minnis 0300, at least similar enough) and it is indeed incredibly versatile. It even goes with green-ish tweeds which are normally relatively hard to wear with grey trousers.
     
  16. Parker

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    Problem is, when you get darker it ends up looking like a suit trouser.

    Disagree with this. Yes a dark charcoal trouser may have that effect, but a mid-grey mottled flannel, in my opinion, is the perfect odd trouser.

    I love medium gray trousers, but find that they don't always work with a lot of my sport coats which tend to be medium shades of brown or blue. So, I most of the time I go with dark gray or tan. But, medium gray is perfect for darker jackets.
     
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    I like it. Will provide a nice contrast with your jackets and will look great with blue shirts.

    Does this also mean that I won with my 12 points?
     
  18. Parker

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    I just scrolled back and saw your "One Choice" cloth. I like it very much. The lighter shade is perfect for what I was talking about with sport coats made in medium shades. Nice!
     
  19. mafoofan

    mafoofan Well-Known Member

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    Now that you've seen the cloth, any better guesses as to what it is exactly?
     
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