1. Welcome to the new Styleforum!

    We hope you’re as excited as we are to hang out in the new place. There are more new features that we’ll announce in the near future, but for now we hope you’ll enjoy the new site.

    We are currently fine-tuning the forum for your browsing pleasure, so bear with any lingering dust as we work to make Styleforum even more awesome than it was.

    Oh, and don’t forget to head over to the Styleforum Journal, because we’re giving away two pairs of Carmina shoes to celebrate our move!

    Please address any questions about using the new forum to support@styleforum.net

    Cheers,

    The Styleforum Team

    Dismiss Notice

WHITE, SHAWL COLLAR, DOUBLE BREASTED DINNER JACKET a la BOGIE in CASABLANCA

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by enofile, Sep 2, 2012.

Tags:
  1. enofile

    enofile Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    57
    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2010
    Location:
    Salt Lake City, Milwaukee
    A friend of mine is emphatic that a white double breasted dinner jacket with a shawl collar is literally impossible to find. He wants to find one in order to become the reincarnate image of Humphrey Bogart as portrayed in "Casablanca," the iconic movie.

    I told him the folks on the Style Forum can find any piece of clothing that ever existed. So, don't let me down. Do you guys know where he can find something like this elegant and legendary jacket.

    Thanks so much.
     
  2. clapeyron

    clapeyron Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,693
    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2012
    take picture of bogart to local tailor. point at picture. wait 3 weeks. done.
     
  3. add911_11

    add911_11 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,994
    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2010
    There was a black version made by Purple label, never see a white DB dinner suit in RTW.

    Please get a good tailor to made this, it is very hard to make a good looking, well constructed white DJ because no mistakes can be made.
     
  4. TTO

    TTO Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,005
    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2010
    Location:
    London
  5. enofile

    enofile Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    57
    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2010
    Location:
    Salt Lake City, Milwaukee
    Great find! Thank you. Email went out to my friend at 5:30 AM!
     
  6. Vintage Gent

    Vintage Gent Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,748
    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2003
    Location:
    The People's Republic of Galveston
    I found a 40s version at a thrift store. It's being tailored as we speak.
     

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by