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

  1. JubeiSpiegel

    JubeiSpiegel Distinguished Member

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    Can anyone comment on the quality of Faconnable sports coats? Full or half canvased, maker, cloth quality? There are some nice sport coats at the Faconnable outlet, need to know if %60 off is worth it.
     


  2. GHo

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    how hard is it to take suit pants from a 34 waist to a 32 waist?

    what all would the tailor have to do - I assume cut some fabric out of the backend?

    ballpark cost for something like that?

    thanks!
     


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    I bought a pair of Loake Aldwych in dark brown calf a month or two ago. I think it's a very good looking shoe--the toe is a nice happy medium between the two extremes of blobby on the one hand and and 'elven' (pointy) on the other. They're also great value from Pediwear.
     


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    It's easy and cheap. And you don't even need a tailor. Find some seamstress near you and let her do it. Most of these girls have been sewing and making their own clothes since they were kids and can do anything.
     


  5. Gibonius

    Gibonius Stylish Dinosaur

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    It's pretty routine. My old tailor did it for around ten bucks, but I'd been going there awhile and had her do a couple at a time. Probably 15-20 on average.
     


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    Thank you for sharing your experience with me!

    Looking at the pictures of the two shoe can you also give me a verbal assessment of the Cheaney Sloane too?

    Thanks
     


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    Hey guys,


    what is a good source for linen or a summer kid mohair mix in light beige? wish to make a jacket, dugdales prices are pretty steep
     


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    Dugdale's prices are very reasonable, you're unlikely to find high quality fabric for much less.
     


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    How do you like the following styles for men?

    I am trying new styles and was wondering and looking for opinions.

    Grey suit with black shirt.

    Dark brown polo with khaki's. http://www.styleceo.com/images/stor...ants-classic-fit-by-levis-khaki-40443-7620056

    A blue v neck sweater, white shirt and black jeans.

    Brown Polo with Black jeans.

    Blue shirt with tucked black jeans on a casual day. Any shirt with tucked in a jeans, is it casual?

    Would a dark brown shirt, black jeans and a black jacket with black leather oxfords complement each other or look good together?

    And lastly, is a leather jacket appropriate for a party or club? What are the appropriate clothing for a club?

     


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    Is it OK to wear a sportsjacket under a trench coat/wool coat/peacoat?

    I'd love to wear sportsjackets all the time if I could, but in the winter it's just not enough to keep me warm ;X
     


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    Question about a pair of chelsea on the last 82....Not sure what width i need. Probably a E but these are an F....Is there going to be a big difference in the look of the width? Do you think it should be a make or break atttribute?
     


  13. JubeiSpiegel

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    Yes

    Rain coats, over coats, are usually sized to anticipated a suit wearer. Be careful with the peacoats, the can be too short lenght wise, which will exclude them based on their inability to go over the jacket fully.
     


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    Newbie here who needs some advice on a winter coat!

    Would love recommendations on a coat that can meet several needs:

    1) Warm enough for 10-25 degree (F) temps
    2) Can be worn over business casual attire and a sportscoat if needed
    3) Stylish, versatile enough to use when dressing down a little. (I'm on the younger side)

    I've heard Duffle coats mentioned quite a bit on this forum - is this a good option?
     


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    That's my choice for exactly these reasons.
     


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