٭٭٭ No Man Walks Alone - Official Affiliate Thread ٭٭٭

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by gdl203, Aug 15, 2013.

Tags:
  1. gdl203

    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

    Messages:
    36,832
    Likes Received:
    17,371
    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2005
    Location:
    New York
    That piece is amazing - in both colors.
     


  2. gdl203

    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

    Messages:
    36,832
    Likes Received:
    17,371
    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2005
    Location:
    New York
    Also, we've been incredibly busy packing sale orders for you guys... so sorry about the absence in the thread.

    But I don't see you guys posting your sale kops - or even better highlighting great sale finds on the site.

    Just one day left for the Dapper Monday sale and then we're back to normal.
     


  3. Newcomer

    Newcomer Senior member

    Messages:
    5,230
    Likes Received:
    4,695
    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2009
    

    It is very versatile. There is one left in a 7--which I think would be just right for a normal Schneider 6. I am wearing a 6 in that picture, and I normally wear a Schneider 5.

    And hey! I've been here.

    UPS has been SLOW.
     
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2014


  4. ezlau

    ezlau Senior member

    Messages:
    889
    Likes Received:
    192
    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2011
    Location:
    Saint Louis, Missouri
    Does anyone have any fit pic of Sartoria Formosa Double Breasted suits in action? Always curious about how they look, and I don't think I have ever seen one in this thread.
     


  5. AJL

    AJL Senior member

    Messages:
    2,697
    Likes Received:
    796
    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2004
    A few Q's about the LBM overcoats: How to describe fit, beyond "very slim"? High (snug) armholes? If I'm Formosa 48 (between 48-50 in other makes) will I fit a 50, and be able to wear over a SC?

    Do these measurements sound accurate for a 50?:

    Shoulder: 18.75"

    Pit to Pit: 21.75"~22"

    BOC(bottom of collar to hem) : 35.5"

    Sleeve : 25.5"

    Am concerned medium grey donegal coat might be matchy/clashy (new coinage?) w/ light grey trews. Fit pics?

    Looks like there's room to shorten sleeves in front of buttons (which I'm assuming aren't of the working kind).
     


  6. fllick

    fllick Senior member

    Messages:
    196
    Likes Received:
    50
    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2013
    Broke my buttero leather laces, does anyone know where I can get spares? other than from buttero because the shipping is 10 times (literally) the cost of the laces.
     


  7. Sotiris

    Sotiris Senior member

    Messages:
    614
    Likes Received:
    1,280
    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2011
    Location:
    Boston
    @AJL You'd want a 52 in the LBM coat IME.
     
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2014


  8. Newcomer

    Newcomer Senior member

    Messages:
    5,230
    Likes Received:
    4,695
    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2009
    If you want to fit a SC, definitely 52. I really doubt a 50 would work in this instance.
     


  9. AJL

    AJL Senior member

    Messages:
    2,697
    Likes Received:
    796
    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2004
    

    Wow, really? I'm not a very big guy: 5' 7", 150 lbs. But then, we're fairly similar size, if I remember correctly, so guessing you're right. These things must be pretty tiny.


    I see. Are you an owner of one of these pieces (you own one of everything else, why not this? :p )

    So w/o SC, might fit, with one no way, huh?
     
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2014


  10. Newcomer

    Newcomer Senior member

    Messages:
    5,230
    Likes Received:
    4,695
    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2009
    

    Hmm, I mean... you could always try the 50, and see which one you prefer?

    I took a 54, and I am a size 50 in Formosa. If I only intended to wear a lighter sweater underneath, I would take a 52.
     


  11. rydenfan

    rydenfan Senior member

    Messages:
    9,929
    Likes Received:
    3,280
    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2012
    

    Dapper Monday personal kop list:

    IM pub jacket/sweater in brown
    Esemplare wine sweater
    Portuguese Flannel in Estrela Prussian blue, yellow and cream

    Next on potential list...
    Rota in khaki twill
    Schneider Oxalis or Figaria
     


  12. AJL

    AJL Senior member

    Messages:
    2,697
    Likes Received:
    796
    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2004
    

    Gotcha. Well, I'd probably wear a heavier sweater or SC underneath, so sounds like 52 may be the way to go. Which narrows choice to brown/black hbone, which appears pretty dark, and the navy basketweave which I'd been eyeing for a while, though the fabric does remind me a bit of a fairly intense green coat my ex used to wear that I wasn't too crazy about...

    On another note, howza fit on the Monitaly twill jeans? @Edouard?
     


  13. sacafotos

    sacafotos Senior member

    Messages:
    2,485
    Likes Received:
    333
    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2013
    Location:
    San Francisco
    @AJL

    That's crazy. I'm also 5'7 @ 155, roughly 17.25" shoulders...and I consistently wear a 46/36S in most SCs (admittedly, none of the kind you're referring to). Maybe a 38 if it's cut super slim.

    I think this ridiculous SF rain is pushing me toward that Mountain Parka. Ugh.
     


  14. Mr. Six

    Mr. Six Senior member

    Messages:
    3,671
    Likes Received:
    9,045
    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2009
    I keep looking at the navy basketweave LBM overcoat myself. I can't decide whether I like the texture or think it's a little too much.
     


  15. Edouard

    Edouard Senior member

    Messages:
    134
    Likes Received:
    144
    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2013
    Location:
    New York, NY
    TTS. fairly slim but super comfy.
    I am a rota 48 for the wool trousers and happily wearing the 32.
     


Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by