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Pinstripe suit...navy or charcoal

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Geran Brown, May 10, 2012.

  1. Lovelace

    Lovelace Well-Known Member

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    A stripe on a grey ground would be less 'aggressive' than one on a navy ground and definitely less aggressive than on one a black ground.

    For a first venture into the 'stripe' world I would suggest a charcoal grey chalk in a full-milled cloth. A slightly fuzzed out look, oft mistaken for flannel. Very English.

    I have several.
     
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  2. wintourh007

    wintourh007 Active Member

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    I would pick a pinstripe suit in charcoal.
     
  3. cptjeff

    cptjeff Well-Known Member

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    How about a charcoal pinstripe flannel?

    Personally, I far prefer charcoal pinstripe to navy pinstripe. I have two charcoal pinstripes, and zero navy pinstripes- and I like it that way. Going with charcoal makes much more sense in terms of your collection too, so that seems like the clear winner to me.
     
  4. tim_horton

    tim_horton Well-Known Member

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    I prefer DARK navy (midnight blue) with white pinstripes to make the pinstripes stand out. Also double breasted.
     
  5. aravenel

    aravenel Well-Known Member

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    The correct answer is to get both :)

    I do love a mid-grey flannel chalkstripe though. Preferably in a three-piece. One of these days...
     

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