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Ask A Question, Get An Answer... - Post All Quick Questions Here (Classic menswear)

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

  1. mymil

    mymil Well-Known Member

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    Not enough eyelets! I want a taller boot.
     
  2. facet

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    If it's a question of the PAs vs FAs, I would be fine wearing fifth aves, irrespective of colour. If it's a question of colour, some will say that black is most appropriate.
     
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  3. bubba04

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    They are non-functional, but they have fake button-hole stitching around each as well. I suppose that stitching can be undone? I should have snapped pictures of the cuff as well....
     
  4. porcelain monkey

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    The fit is good, if a bit short. For a casual jacket I think that is fine, but it's a matter of taste. The sleeves are no problem if there are not working button holes (tailor just moves the buttons). If they are working button holes, they must be shortened from the shoulder, which is much more expensive to have done.
     
  5. NOBD

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    Ah, okay. I know what you mean. Can't help you, I'm afraid.
     
  6. mymil

    mymil Well-Known Member

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    No worries, thanks anyway for the suggestion. :)
     
  7. sobecane

    sobecane Well-Known Member

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    Can someone please help me with my Brooks Brother Calfskin collection question:

    What model are the Allen Edmonds penny loafers they are offering on Brooks Brother calfskin collection?

    Also, what are the differences between the Brooks Brothers' version and the AE version of the same shoe.
     
  8. Espresso

    Espresso Well-Known Member

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    What happened to the sponsors section?

    More so, I was trying to find the belt thread section. My pant waist is 34 and most slacks I wear 34, so what size should I go by? Do I ususally buy 2 sizes up?
     
  9. Texastyle

    Texastyle Well-Known Member

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    I tried the two sizes up idea and my allen edmonds belt ended up being a bit snug. You might want to try to get a measurement to be safe
     
  10. Espresso

    Espresso Well-Known Member

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    also, where can I look for some comfortable and quality socks? been looking all around but some sites are from the UK and im having some issues.

    thansk
     
  11. Maerhyl

    Maerhyl Well-Known Member

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    I could get a red plaid peacoat. Too much of a good thing? :embar:
     
  12. Nicola

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    Depends. Are you a Scottish sailor? Or a school girl?

    Depends on you but I think a matching kilt would be required :embar:
     
  13. renn

    renn Active Member

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    Just got a medium grey dark pink pin-stripe suit today(suit only no pants), cloth from Zegna, 3-button, side vented. It fits really good, so I took it.
    any suggestion on what pants could go with this suit?
     
  14. Ich_Dien

    Ich_Dien Well-Known Member

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    You shouldn't wear a suit jacket with different trousers.
     
  15. Sanguis Mortuum

    Sanguis Mortuum Well-Known Member

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    If there's no pants then it's not a suit.

    And as Ich Dien says, a suit jacket should only be worn with the matching trousers. Sometimes you can break this rule without most people caring, such as a navy jacket doubling as a makeshift blazer, but certainly not with anything with pin-stripes.
     
  16. Aaron

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    Anyone ordered from Jantzen online lately? I placed an order via email earlier on this week and haven't heard anything.

    I've visited the shop several times over the years and had multiple orders with them. Usually I've heard from them by now. Thanks for any help.
     
  17. rioni

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    Estimate the wear on these soles 0-100%

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  18. rioni

    rioni Well-Known Member

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    I would not wear a pinstripe jacket with anything but the matching pants.
     
  19. RicPac

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    for anybody who saw the last episode of entourage, at the very end ari has sort of like a cream colored tweed looking jacket. anybody know where i can find one like that? i absolutely must have it
     
  20. easy_golfing

    easy_golfing Well-Known Member

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    do shoes stretch out after a few wears/ using shoe trees? The toe box on my clifton's are a bit snug
     

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