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

  1. Jr Mouse

    Jr Mouse Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Recently came across a really good deal on a khaki seersucker suit jacket. Would like some recommendations on what pants to pair it with. I think it's the overall light khaki color that has made it feel challenging for me.

    Didn't want to start a new thread on this if I didn't have to. :)
     


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    kontra Well-Known Member

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    Piombo sportcoats - do they come with surgeon cuffs/working buttonholes?
     


  3. DocHolliday

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    If it weren't a deal, would you want a khaki seersucker? Did you want one before you saw how cheap it was?

    I would treat it the same as a solid khaki sportcoat. Might work with denim.
     


  4. Jr Mouse

    Jr Mouse Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I had been wanting a seersucker sportcoat. Was looking for one in blue, but saw the khaki. Figured I would give it a shot in that color. I understand where you are going with that line of questioning, but sometimes we all make adjustments to our original purchasing plans when we find a deal.

    Thanks for the advice on denim. I had already figured that would work and maybe some white pants.
     


  5. Van Veen

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    "Black" jeans are usually dark grey, anyway. This is something you can get away with in a SW&D-type look, but not as much a MC look.

    The only way brown with black really works is if that's the concept of the outfit. This usually means the only colors are black and neutrals. It was trendy with women a few years ago to wear black leggings and brown boots.

    What do you think??
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  6. tesseract

    tesseract Senior member

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    how much would u sell a vintage burberry sweater

    Ai have a mint condition burbery sweater....its beautiful, vintage and authentic....how much should i sell it for?
     


  7. ter1413

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    pictures or it didn't happen!
     


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    hi guys, do you think it's worth all the trouble to shorten the shoulders of my suit? or is it not too bad?

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    She looks nice. The guy needs to be wearing black shoes or a brown tie, the outfit has to be tied together for that kind of thing to work.

    Also, I still wear black shoes with black jeans. And I would clarify the dark gray bit: Black jeans start off black, then fade into gray. I have a pair I particularly love that has loverly contrast from light gray to charcoal, but they started off pitch black.





    Yup.
     
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    I bought a cheap leather belt and it has a tendecy to smell a bit wierd when its hot outside and when its been used for two days straight. Is it the bad quality or does leather do this?
     


  11. CruzAzul

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    It is pretty bad, but unfortunately, there's very little you can do about it besides buy a different suit. Sorry, man.
     


  12. noobie

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    Hi guys

    I have written on the form of C&J website but iam not getting any replyes from them. Wich store in London is the best? and i also wonder how much the shoes cost iam looking to buy a pair of

    Bedford or Hallam (oxfords)
    and a pair of chelsea
     


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    What brands can you recommend for well-made slim fit, plaint-front trousers? BB Milano has already been suggested, but they don't appear to be selling dress pants in that cut anymore. Any other ideas?
     


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    really? I've seen people who altered their jackets' shoulders pretty successfully..
     


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    An ancient thread but an idea which should be pinned.
     


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