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

  1. Vaitek

    Vaitek Senior member

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    Thanks, figured the shirt would be best by itself, but thought I'd try something with it for the heck of it.
     


  2. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    So what's going on here and what needs to be done to fix it?

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    You're tie is too thick for the lapels of the suit, the tie knot is too big, you should be using a four-in-hand knot. Also, the suit in general is too big, it is hanging over your shoulders and there is ridiculous gaping at the neck between the lapels and your shirt collar.
     


  3. EZETHATSME

    EZETHATSME Senior member

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    Thanks, figured the shirt would be best by itself, but thought I'd try something with it for the heck of it.

    Oops sorry - I need to learn to read! Somehow missed the "casual shirt" above the picture. I think it's fine material for a casual shirt.

    As for the shirt and tie combo, too much going on. Plus, that shirt really is not meant to be worn with a tie (in my opinion.)

    EZ
     


  4. Vaitek

    Vaitek Senior member

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    Oops sorry - I need to learn to read! Somehow missed the "casual shirt" above the picture. I think it's fine material for a casual shirt.

    As for the shirt and tie combo, too much going on. Plus, that shirt really is not meant to be worn with a tie (in my opinion.)

    EZ


    Actually, I think we have 3 people cross commenting on two different posts. [​IMG]
     


  5. tsmurfenator

    tsmurfenator Active Member

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    Is white shirt (OCBD) with khakis - with brown shoes/belt (no jacket/tie), a good combination for a pale blonde guy?

    White OCBD seems awesome in theory, but always seem utterly boring and lacking color, and I can't find anything to match it with.
    What to pair it with to make it more interesting?
    Is it possible white is just not my color? I absolutely adore blue OCBD's for what it's worth.
     


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    Actually, I was just asking about the gap between the lapel and the shirt collar and what the cause would be. The shoulders are fine, the suit is not too big, and the tie was just thrown on quickly for the picture.
     


  7. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    There are three causes, the suit is a chest size, or two too big, the sleeve pitch is not correct for your body type, and/or the armhole is too large. Two of these could be corrected by getting a size smaller probably.
     


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    modalsaliency Senior member

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    Out of curiosity, when is contrast stitching appropriate? I assume it's more of a blazer/sportcoat thing, but even so it seems very rare nowadays.
     


  9. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I would say for odd jackets, or for a more casual setting. Contrast stitching is a bit fashiony.
     


  10. Harold falcon

    Harold falcon Senior member

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    Why .......us? I just checked and shoes.us is available. You're seriously hurting your image by proclaiming yourself second best off the bat.
     


  11. nicelynice

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    What's the word on an "orphaned" suit jacket? I recently bought a Jil Sander suit from the recent Gilt sale, they sent me a blazer with... no pants. They've offered to let me keep the blazer at a very, very good price, but there's no point in me doing so if I can't use it in a semi-conservative office environment (Japanese prefectural government office). This is my first job where I need to dress appropriately for work, so I'm a bit clueless. The jacket has very faint pinstripes, which leads me to believe this may be somewhat difficult, but could I pair this with black/dark charcoal gray pants? Here I am with a pair of dark gray pants, ignore the fact that the jacket hasn't been tailored and the shirt/pants are a little messy, more interested in the combination. [​IMG] Thanks for any help!
     


  12. MrChubbyMcLard

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    Ask A Question:Two cars started from the same point, at 5 am, traveling in opposite directions at 40 and 50 mph respectively. At what time will they be 450 miles apart?

    Answer:? lol
     


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    How long does it typically take Geneva to make shirts for a new customer? I would call but I am in Zurich.
     


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    This fabric for a casual shirt...

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    yay or nay?


    Nay. Looks like PJs.
     


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    Do you guys have any idea how big the approximate length-difference between a dress shoe ( N.D.C., to be exact... ) in let's just say 43.5 and 44 is ? Probably difficult to generalize, huh ?
     


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