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whnay.'s good taste thread

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

  1. TRINI

    TRINI Well-Known Member

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    Wow - I thought it was a charcoal gray flannel. Good to know.
     
  2. unbelragazzo

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    I ordered through Mina. You might want to just email him with that picture and ask him if he still has some of that silk available? He has more than what's on the website.
     
  3. RDiaz

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    Over on the London Lounge, Michael Alden's DBs seem to have straighter lapels while also being of softer construction.
     
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    ET, love both of the DBs, but especially the A&S one. Very, very classy.
     
  6. in stitches

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    nope, not it.

    thanks guys, ill figure it out, im sure. :)
     
  7. unbelragazzo

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    yup, i noticed that one. :)
     
  9. RDiaz

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    Most navy neats on the site are great anyways.

    I just wish there was a bigger selection of wool challis ties there...
     
  10. in stitches

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    i think hober has plenty of wool challis.
     
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    He has a fair amount of challis, just not many pictured on his site.
     
  12. oldog/oldtrix

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    In order to add to the general confusion above, I post today's mid-gray flannel 6X2 DB with soft construction and straight lapels rolled to the bottom button:

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  13. New Shoes1

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    Contemplating a sport coat in this gold fabric with light blue, navy blue and camel colored lines running through it. Any thoughts on whether this fabric would be in good taste? If so, what would you pair it with?

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  14. in stitches

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    o/o i dont care what anyone says, i like it.
     
  15. gdl203

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    o/o , what goes through your mind when you wear grey, pink and black and then decide to go with brown suede shoes?

    It's pretty clear to me looking at this:

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    that black shoes would work infinitely better.
     
  16. TRINI

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    No offense but if you can't answer this yourself, you shouldn't be contemplating it.
     
  17. New Shoes1

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    You may very well be right on that point. I'm thinking mid-gray or charcoal slacks with a light blue shirt, but this jacket is outside my comfort zone, which is the reason for my uncertainty.
     
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  18. Cantabrigian

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    I think that bellied lapels make sense on a drapier coat. On an A&S style suit, the chest will (should) be shaped and curved. A straight line sitting on top of that seems incongruent.

    My preference is for a chest shaped in this way and I think that the curved lines are more elegant (though I hate that word) or at least more natural.

    Here's a poor man's Foofing of that A&S photo to lighten it a bit and show the lines of chest / lapel a little better.

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  19. oldog/oldtrix

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    Exactly.
     
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