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whnay.'s good taste thread

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

  1. in stitches

    in stitches Well-Known Member

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    you can buy me one?
     
  2. Manton

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    The blue is lighter, a little more purplish. The chalk is fainter and less distinct. The cloth overall is a bit more matte, with less sheen, a more rustic finish.

    It's totally superior IMO, and I like the Harrison one a lot, but there's no comparision, I would get the LL version over the Harrison any day.
     
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    Can't say from pics, but the cloth I saw I definitely would not describe as "midnight"
     
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    Link to cloth...

    http://www.themerchantfox.co.uk/pro...g-lengths/london-lounge-midnight-chalk-stripe
     
  6. in stitches

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    oh wow that is excellent.
     
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    Too bad that you guys didn't show up at the trunk show this weekend. Doug - who runs Fox - was actually there for a while. Could have had some interesting conversations.
     
  8. YRR92

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    That's what I was thinking. The midnight one seems a little underwhelming compared to your description. Nice, and tasteful. I probably don't have the most refined appreciation for striped suiting, since it's a little outside my wheelhouse.

    They have an astonishingly beautiful diamond weave in charcoal blue which provides great incentive to stay in school and get good grades.
     
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    Really? Too bad. I met Paul from Isles but not Doug.
     
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    I usually post wherever I feel I can contribute to an existing conversation.

    I agree. This was an early model and subsequent ones have higher band and longer collars.

    Thanks. The tie is wool, but I'm not so sure I know what I'm doing. Would love to hear some thoughts from someone who clearly knows more than I, like Manton.

    Thanks. I thought of white linen, or no square at all. Might have been better.

    Yes sir.
     
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    a good fit, is by definition, a contribution to the ongoing existing conversation that is WAYWRN. :)
     
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    Quote:That's an odd jacket I assume? I think the top half looks great. Do you have any full-length pics? I am curious what color trousers you wore with this.
     
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    indeed it is. its a wool/angora/cotton mix. and thanks!

    here is the full pic with mid gray flannel trousers.


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  15. aportnoy

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    Additional details today...

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    Normally not a fan of whole-cuts, but I like those. Rest is great too.
     
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    Agreed!
     
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    Makoto^ What is your avatar from?
     
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    Boring as usual...

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    Hopsack, broadcloth, cashmere, linen.
     
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    bourbon, each indivudial piece is nice but the scale of the shirt and tie are too close. Wider stripes in the shirt, or a larger and more spaced out figures on the tie, would solve that problem. As would, in a "safer" way, a solid shirt or solid tie.

    That said, it's not bad, just "sub optimal"
     
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