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

  1. submarine

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    first time posting, can someone give me some advice on fit, shoes, changes etc.
     


  2. Brooks

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    Can you guys point me toward some companies who make tops that have wide shoulders with narrower waists? I keep finding tops that I like, especially long sleeved shirts, but either fit well on the shoulders and are too loose at the torso/waist or fit nicely on the waist but can't be buttoned up because it's too tight by the chest. Also, is it easy to have larger shirts taken in by a tailor? I figure I can go this route if necessary but would like to avoid it if possible. Please excuse my ignorance as I've only recently wanted to dress better :eek:
     
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  3. NOBD

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    Sure.
     


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    Brooks Senior member

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    I do not have to ask.... Is this not for questions? I am just looking for some helpful advice..... : ) Im not too fond of the waxed black jeans from 03 that I have with this blazer, and my raw 07s dont quite mix right for me....
     


  6. cptjeff

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    The point was that if you have to ask what to wear it with, you should not be wearing said item, as it would look forced.

    Personally, if I was going to try and wear something like that, I would wear a white band collar shirt (or, for an interesting touch, a detachable collar dress shirt with no collar. Un-ironed, of course.) , beat up blue jeans, gray sneakers, and an ivy cap. You need to aggressively dress something like that down in order for it to come close to working.
     


  7. cptjeff

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    There's an 'ultimate guide to slim fit dress shirts' thread around here somewhere. Look for that, sounds like what you need. And yes, it's fairly easy to get the sides of shirts taken in by a tailor. If you get ones that fit in the collar and shoulders, the sides are easily adjustable. Darts in the back are another common option.
     


  8. 1337dub

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    I was just looking for opinions on some slacks to wear with this... not shoes shirts ect even ivy caps.... Perhaps that was not very evident in my post.. : O
     


  9. L.R.

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    2 questions:

    1. What to do about narrow shoulders? I can't do MTM right now, but still need a suit or two. A jacket in 37-38 fits me in the shoulders, but won't in the chest. (And, obviously; a jacket that has adequate chest room is huge on my shoulders.) It's not fat or anything, I have a 32 waist, so it's just weird proportions.



    2: Very quick question, Navy blazer, jeans, black shoes. What colour belt? I would normally pair black w/ black, but as it's a navy jacket.....
     


  10. cptjeff

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    1. You can get the chest altered on a jacket, pricey though. Shoulders you can get altered, if not by much. Either will be on the pricier side. MTM may be your best option. Thick as Thieves is around $500, and indochino is a bit over $400, though they often take a fair bit of time and a couple incarnations to get it right.

    2. Black. But even better would be to not wear black shoes, and wear brown or burgundy with matching belt. Jacket is irrelevant when deciding belt color. Leathers should match, or at least be in the same family.
     


  11. Larson McCord

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    What is this style of jacket called? STP has a good price on this one in black but I'd prefer gray/navy

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  12. P. Bateman

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    I find frequently that my junk gets bunched in the crotch of my pants becoming quite visible when sitting or standing with my legs close together. No bueno. The pants fit otherwise. I have a theory that it's because my butt is big so the lap area gets pulled back. What alterations can be done to fix this.


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  13. noobie

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    Hi guys

    Iam looking for another pair of welted quality shoes. I have this summer bought C&J brown lowndes (double monk) and 2 pair of loafers (1 black and 1 brown). I need one last pair for casual clothing, mostly used with jeans and shirt.

    The brand will be Crocket and jones and im thinking of a pair of black or brown oxford with broghues. What do you think ?
    (sorry for my english)
     


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    Do you think that Armani umbrella brand has too many lines?

    AI think there are way too many.
     


  15. tobiasj

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    I have no idea, but don't worry about your English; I wouldn't have known this wasn't written by a native speaker.
     


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