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Sartorial temptations never taken

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Film Noir Buff, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. tlmusic

    tlmusic Well-Known Member

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    I would move quickly. That fabric has been run for many years and the feeling at Acorn is that the classic range should be for the newer fabrics while the Acorn range is more for "Classics" (ironically).

    From their website:
    "Acorn offer both classic and contemporary designs, whilst in the Classic Shirtings range, the traditional patterns are offered but in general, designs are a little bolder."

    As I side note--it's unbelievable how quickly they deliver fabrics to the US. The lastest order arrived at my shirtmaker's in three days! This is not typical of deliveries from England.
     
  2. Film Noir Buff

    Film Noir Buff Well-Known Member

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    I wore this suit the other day and I got a lot of positive reactions. No one noticed the sleeve cuffs which is exactly what I like about them; they are a subtle detail which are not easy to detect even after my tailor purposefully misaligned the stripes.

    By contrast, The "Flusser cuffs" (amongst other concerns) are too noticeable, too klunky and too theatrical.
     
  3. dopey

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    I wore this suit the other day and I got a lot of positive reactions. No one noticed the sleeve cuffs which is exactly what I like about them; they are a subtle detail which are not easy to detect even after my tailor purposefully misaligned the stripes.
    -1

    By contrast, The "Flusser cuffs" (amongst other concerns) are too noticeable, too klunky and too theatrical.
    +1
    Distinguishing between turn-up cuff is like distinguishing between hemorrhoids.
     
  4. Film Noir Buff

    Film Noir Buff Well-Known Member

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    -1 +1 Distinguishing between turn-up cuff is like distinguishing between hemorrhoids.
    Dont 1 - 1 = 0? Thanks for your input [​IMG]
     
  5. Film Noir Buff

    Film Noir Buff Well-Known Member

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    I was reading Jeremy Hackett's book Mr. Classic and he mentioned that he liked turn back cuffs on suit jackets. He also mentioned it was an elegant style popular with nattier clients and tailors on The Row during the 50s and 60s. This corroborates what Mr. Corvato related to me about turn back cuffs; that they were worn by elegant Americans during the 1950s and 60s. The book is very good in its own right.[​IMG] http://www.amazon.com/Mr-Classic-Jer...1606572&sr=1-1
     
  6. Film Noir Buff

    Film Noir Buff Well-Known Member

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    From their website: "Acorn offer both classic and contemporary designs, whilst in the Classic Shirtings range, the traditional patterns are offered but in general, designs are a little bolder." As I side note--it's unbelievable how quickly they deliver fabrics to the US. The lastest order arrived at my shirtmaker's in three days! This is not typical of deliveries from England.
    They run a tight ship.
     
  7. grimslade

    grimslade Well-Known Member

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    I was reading Jeremy Hackett's book Mr. Classic and he mentioned that he liked turn back cuffs on suit jackets. He also mentioned it was an elegant style popular with nattier clients and tailors on The Row during the 50s and 60s. This corroborates what Mr. Corvato related to me about turn back cuffs; that they were worn by elegant Americans during the 1950s and 60s.

    The book is very good in its own right.[​IMG]

    http://www.amazon.com/Mr-Classic-Jer...1606572&sr=1-1


    I'm sure that's all true. It's just a shame that yours are executed so badly.
     
  8. joshman

    joshman Well-Known Member

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    from steven hitchcock:

    [​IMG]
     
  9. oscarthewild

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    October 19."Will's Lifestyle India Fashion Week closed to a befitting finale and Manish Arora did what he does best - enthrall the audience with his collections called Circus. Vibrant colours, frills and shapes inspired by the legendry Indian circus, the show left the audience only wanting for more. Colours ranged from bright pinks to shinny blues to silver and gold. The show was amazingly choreographed with models walking to the tunes of Bollywood Brass band from London." Yahoo News.



    I was channel surfing and saw the most awesome colours in this video:

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTRdcl6xsLY


    Indian circus and all.
    =
     
  10. Film Noir Buff

    Film Noir Buff Well-Known Member

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    from steven hitchcock: [​IMG]
    Do you know which fabric he used?
     
  11. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt Well-Known Member

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    Do you know which fabric he used?
    [​IMG]
     
  12. edmorel

    edmorel Well-Known Member

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    I have a pair of boots in that skin color!
     
  13. Film Noir Buff

    Film Noir Buff Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]
    He used WHNAY for the material!? The suit looks like a mint color on my monitor.
     
  14. Film Noir Buff

    Film Noir Buff Well-Known Member

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    I have a pair of boots in that skin color!
    You are to boots what a Panda is to porn.
     
  15. edmorel

    edmorel Well-Known Member

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    You are to boots what a Panda is to porn.

    you saw that video too?
     
  16. Film Noir Buff

    Film Noir Buff Well-Known Member

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    you saw that video too?
    Who hasn't? [​IMG]
     
  17. joshman

    joshman Well-Known Member

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    a more close up shot

    [​IMG]
     
  18. Film Noir Buff

    Film Noir Buff Well-Known Member

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    a more close up shot [​IMG]
    Most interesting. Do you know if this is the Anderson and Sheppard style or one of Steven Hitchcock's own design?
     
  19. SkinnyGoomba

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    I like the ones Manton posted as the 2nd post, very cool.
     

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