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

  1. cbbuff

    cbbuff Senior member

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    Mahogany.
     
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    A dark navy with those light shoes can do done but will draw a lot of attention - not for a beginner or anyone lacking confidence in the look. I would choose a dark brown shoe or burgundy/oxblood. With these shoes a lighter blue will look sharp, just avoid a dark navy with them.
     
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    LL Bean OCBD are fair quality wise, pretty good value wise. I prefer Brook Brothers, which also come in regular, slim and extra slim to help get the right fit.
     
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    Thanks, I am in the market for some BB shirts, but thought I would use the bean credit for a shirt or two, I can't think of anything else from bean that I could use at the moment.
     
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    Their "Bean Boots" are pretty darn useful. They have the non-laced ones in dark brown which are better than galoshes for if you work somewhere you need to wear a suit and its raining.
     
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    this isn't really a pea coat as much as it's a nylon jacket in the shape of a pea coat. search for "nylon pea coat"... I think H&M, Zara or Vince etc has coats such as this. (Just please do not take any cues from the guitarist in that pic! Please!)
     
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    Both will be fine. Generally, I don't like the really deep french blues for wear with coat and tie, but it's fine with the appropriate tie, and the discounted blue certainly isn't too dark.

    Go for whichever you like best. They're both light blues and will be incredibly versatile.
     
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    double, mod delete.
     
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    I think this would look better with a narrower tie. Or at the very least one which tapers more towards the knot.
     
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    Hmm you got a point there maybe would look alot better. Will try that next time, thanks.

    Edit: Oh god I posted in the wrong thread haha, I wanted to get help with the shoes here and that came along!
     
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  12. cliche

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    Someone who has experience of Brioni wool pants?
     
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    Thanks, I'll take a look at those. I am having trouble finding an OCBD shirt that is not treated with the wrinkle resistant chemical, does bean make just a regular OCBD?
     
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    yes... but they tend to be extremely casual and highly patterned. not a "dressy" ocbd, at least not that i've seen.
     
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    Does anyone know about the quality of Murano Suits? I bought a $600 murano suit (97% wool, 3% polyester) for $250. Worth it quality wise? I need it probably once a month.
     
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    Can these be worn with a suit? Thanks

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    Suede and a blutcher, I would say no.
     
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    Eh... could be - I would say in theory yes. But it really depends on the color/tone of suit and the situation/lighting. So basically its a niche setting, and probably a rare one.
     
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    I could see that with a summer suit -- linen, flax, cotton, etc.
     
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    Or a tweed or flannel in winter. I would say no with a worsted suit, but yes with a rougher fabric such as linen (as Unrefinery mentioned) or flannel or tweed...
     

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