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Advice needed on sportcoat&slacks casual fridays

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by TheSilentType, Feb 27, 2016.

  1. apack

    apack Senior member

    Dec 27, 2011
    Chicago, IL

    I like lightweight Italian cotton, linen, and cotton/linen blends for summer.
  2. TheSilentType

    TheSilentType Member

    Feb 27, 2016
    Thanks, I do have some linen shirts I am planning to use for these purposes in the next summer. Another thing I've been wondering is collar types in this context. Currently all my dress shirts are semi spread and all my casual shirts, including oxfords and linens, are BD. I find that when going tieless with a sportcoat I still prefer BDs as I always have, but to incorporate casual ties (wool, knits.. things I never used for lack of opportunity) I feel spread collars would be preferable (as maybe you inferred from my english, I'm not American and while I love OCBDs they don't feel right with ties).
    So, what do you guys do? Thanks again.
  3. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Senior member

    Apr 17, 2012
    True. This is a good choice if you don't quite like how easily linen wrinkles. It does add a bit of weight to the fabric, though.

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