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  1. dah328

    dah328 Senior member

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    There's definitely too little contrast right now as it looks like a mismatched suit. IMO, it's hard to pair an odd jacket in beige linen with trousers.
     


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    A more interesting (think, patterned, brighter colored) shirt would really elevate the fit. It's kind of boring at the moment.
     


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    Disagree. The difference in weight and color is enough. My eye picks up on the distinction easily, which is what's important. Too close is when you have to take a little bit of time in order to determine if it's the same fabric or not.

    As for the tie, keep it. Looks nice. A nice bit of texture for an already textured outfit. You're right that a striped shirt might make it a little more interesting, but the various subtleties and textures if you leave the tie are enough.

    Also, a big :slayer: on the green knit tie. I have one of those and love it.
     
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  7. KitAkira

    KitAkira Wait! Wait! I gots an opinion!

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    If you have to ask....
     


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    Can blucher mocs be stretched lengthwise? Is so, how much?
     


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    Thanks to all of you.
    I'll give it a try though I realize that a little darker jacket would be better. I'll be wearing it to a morning-afternoon event so I expect the sun help differentiate the parts.
    About the shirt, would a blue gingham work well with the green tie ? I've got me a blue pin check, I think it looks good.
    I'll post results next week.

    Thanks again.


     
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  10. Achillus

    Achillus Senior member

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    What kind of tie knot is this?
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    Four in hand
     


  12. Van Veen

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    Besides the obvious, what's the difference in the result between taking in the sides of a shirt at the seams and getting darts put in?
     


  13. JamesX

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    Looks like a 4 in hand.
     


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    Is there an MC market for Howard Yount ties? I have two striped knits and one silk repp, and their width is greater than I'm used to dealing with. Lokking to get rid of 'em for pretty cheap
     


  15. Scotty

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    From my limited experience and knowing, I think that darts have a more subtle effect because you can't put a lot of fabric in them, they're good to finish taking the back once your sides are ok.

    I have had shirts taken from the sides and that solved the blousiness in the belly. Now, if I want the back to be perfect, depending on the shirt, I'll put darts also (i.e. for dress shirts).
     


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