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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Master-Classter, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. Sanguis Mortuum

    Sanguis Mortuum Senior member

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    Yes, an uncuffed hem should always be at least slightly slanted.
     


  2. Joe K

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    Hi guys - I know nothing about the Zegna suit hierarchy.

    Which line does this label belong to?

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  3. Joe K

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    Hi guys - I know nothing about the Zegna suit hierarchy. What line is this label from?

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    T&A have better quality, so if you can afford T&A go for it.
     


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    Thanks for the advice. My main "concern" is when I can wear the walnut pair. They are walnut Strands by Allen Edmonds if that makes and difference. Just not sure what colour suits they are acceptable to wear with.
     


  7. Rich0116

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    I have a pair that color (not the AE but an older Gravati pair) and I wear them with medium colors (med grey, blue) or when I rarely wear darker tan trousers. Following the general "rule" that your shoes should be darker than your trousers, I'd avoid wearing them with darker colors (dark navy, charcoal grey, etc...).

    FWIW :confused:

    I will say this...they rock with denim.
     


  8. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Cuff monograms in a business setting isn't subtle at all. It screams, "prick".
     


  9. TheDarkKnight

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    In England my alterations tailor calls it a military cut
     


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    I'm looking for a pair of chestnut/brown oxfords, hopefully under $300, but the cheaper the better. Where should I start?
     


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    I'm looking at a suit on ebay. It's a 42r but the pants waist is 40in. Can these pants be taken in to 36in or would that mess them up? Thanks.
     


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    I always heard no more than 2" either way when altering waist. It is possible 40" is not the natural waist; however, I would not take the risk

    edit: Check out this thread. Lists the general allowances for tailoring any aspect of a suit
     
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  13. Rich0116

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    If the suit's a 42 then the pants were probably a 36 to start. I'd ask if the pants have been tailored or how much room is left to let the pants out. But more likely I'd pass. 4" is too much to tailor.
     


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    ^Possibly separates (or custom).
     
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  15. macintosh85

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    Thanks for the replies. They're definitely not separates due to the pattern. I tried to contact the seller but he didn't respond. He's a power seller too with 100% feed back. I was assuming originally the pants were 36 but it seems like too much hassle with this guy. I think I'll let it go. Thanks for the help.
     


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