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whnay.'s good taste thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. ColdEyedPugilist

    ColdEyedPugilist Well-Known Member

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    Sky blue gingham check on white; oxford 120 from Sic Tess.
     
  2. in stitches

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    aha, colors are not showing up great on my laptop. :(
     
  3. sugarbutch

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    Not just you, Stitchy. Is that a navy suit, CEP?
     
  4. unbelragazzo

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    I can't remember if it was this thread or another, but I said that I had a sportcoat in the works that was patterned and at least some linen. It turns out it's not the 100% pattern linen that Manton hates so much, but a cashmere/linen/silk blend. And I think it came out very well. My new favorite SC, although I may have scant few days left to wear it before being put away for winter:

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  5. LEVOOSH

    LEVOOSH Well-Known Member

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    The fall winter version of Unbel's jacket:

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  6. RDiaz

    RDiaz Well-Known Member

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    Unbelragazzo, I love everything about that sportcoat - the pattern, the colours, button stance, lapels... Very nice. Congrats!

    May I give it a try today? (please spoiler or delete if it's in horrible taste).
    Coat = wool/cashmere blend, shirt = cotton, tie = wool, PS = silk

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  7. poorsod

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    Did you just pick it up from NSM? I think I saw it on the hanger this weekend.
     
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  8. unbelragazzo

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    Thanks RD!

    You've got a little but of a high wire act with all the patterns. I think a change of shirt to a smaller pattern would improve things. But I like the other items together, especially texture-wise. That your new Rubi PS?
     
  9. unbelragazzo

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    I did indeed - on Sunday.
     
  10. RDiaz

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    Thanks. Yeah, maybe it's too busy. I was about to choose a solid blue shirt this morning, but it's been a long time since I last wore a checkered shirt, and decided to give this new one a go...
    The PS is my new Rubinacci indeed! I still feel guilty for spending so much on a square, but it's a really nice piece of silk [​IMG]
     
  11. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Well-Known Member

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    Is it a suit you're wearing, RD? The fabric def looks like suiting to me. I would save that shirt for sport coats.
     
  12. RDiaz

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    ^ It's a sport coat, the fabric looks somewhat more fuzzy IRL, still a bit suit-like though. Light grey heavy cotton chinos below:


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  13. in stitches

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    i assumed so, it does have a purple-ish hue in the pic tho, right?


    i like that jacket very much.
     
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  14. Manton

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    Diaz, waaaaay too much going on. Plus, I strongly dislike shirts with lots of white ground and big spaced out checks like that.
     
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    That's gotta be a troll post.
     
  17. Pingson

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    First time I'm posting in this thread, x-post from WAYWRN.....

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  18. oldog/oldtrix

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    Got me thinking:

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  19. unbelragazzo

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    RD - given that it's a SC, I think a solid navy or brown knit would just hit the spot. It's not that your wool tie looks bad with the SC, it's just a tad more dressy. Wearing a knit instead makes the shirt a little less out of place.
     
  20. RDiaz

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    Thanks for the feedback UBR and Manton. Since I'm forced to repeat outfits quite often, I will make sure to wear a solid blue shirt (or tie) with this next time :)
     
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