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Recent content by CordSuitFan

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    Wide wale corduroy

    Does anyone know where I can get quality, cotton corduroy fabric with a wale of 3 or less, please? I want to get some trousers made in the thickest wale available and I'm not having much luck through web searches. So far, all I can find is furnishing fabric in wale lower than 4. Thanks very much
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    Corduroys

    I always enjoy cords, especially the chunky ones in colder weather, but they have to be the heavier cloth for me - I'm not a fan of skinny cords.
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    Corduroy Suit? What do you think?

     :-) I'm not against chocolate brown and am considering it now, thanks!
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    Corduroy Suit? What do you think?

     Well said, ClotheshorseHB! I agree that wearing a corduroy suit makes a statement, one of individuality, in my opinion, and I'm happy about that. I stand by my comments about tie, shirt, accessories needing to be plain, so as not to make the suit look crazy or detract from the suit itself...
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    Corduroy Suit? What do you think?

     LOL Not sure why canary yellow would be considered impolite, GBR, but can appreciate that jumbo corduroy is not for everyone :-)
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    Corduroy Suit? What do you think?

    Time to get another jumbo corduroy suit made and I was thinking canary yellow or tan... Any thoughts?
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    Corduroy and wales

    The widest wale I have found available to a tailor is 5 wales per inch. I think anything lower than 5 wale is considered a "furnishing fabric" although you might find 4 wale if you are lucky. I much prefer the wider wale corduroy and would wear 1 wale corduroy trousers but that isn't going to...
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    Corduroy Suit? What do you think?

    Now the cooler weather is here I can wear my jumbo cord suit almost every day! :-)
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    Overdressing for Work?

    You have to dress as you wish to and you cannot let others dictate that. You yourself haev to enjoy and feel comfortable in what you are wearing weither that is a tie or blazer in addition to your normal getup. Perhaps you may be better dressed them most of your coworkers but that should only...
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    Corduroy Suit? What do you think?

    I'm also looking to scoop up a suit in the next week or so..... Any luck?
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    Cordoroy suit still in style?

    Great post, epa. My suit was bespoke and cost over 500 pounds so it's good quality and (still) a good fit. I save it for theatre, opera and special occasions so it's still in good condition and the trousers show little sign of departing from the jacket. I agree that a well-fitted suit makes a...
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    Cordoroy suit still in style?

    I just got one today from Zegna, not sure if I should keep it or sell it. keep it and share a photo here, definitely :-)
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    Cordoroy suit still in style?

    If you own a big estate with a game reserve , no problem.... Gentleman farmer is springing to my mind.. LOL :-)
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    Cordoroy suit still in style?

    Why not a whole suit? I think my 3 piece corduroy suit looks great but that's just my opinion... Let me know what you think. ;-)

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