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

  1. mymil

    mymil Senior member

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    That's a very versatile color! It would coordinate well with neutrals (e.g. khaki, gray), navy, orange, deep reds, loden green, other somewhat unsaturated colors (but don't overdo it; you don't want to look like an Easter egg). I think all of those shoes would do with them, honestly. Here are a couple fits that incorporate somewhat similar colors, though in jackets instead of trousers:

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    mlg321 Well-Known Member

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    Khaki chinos with beeswax Clark DBs works right, as far as color matching goes? If so, any recommendation on what color top would work with it?
     
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    I can't speak for those particular coats, but I would just say if you're budgeting 1K give or take for a leather then there are much better options. :fonz:
     
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    tucking in of shirts
    Hello everyone new member here.I'm 10 -15 pounds overweight.little bit of a belly.I like to wear my dress shirts and most button down shirts tucked in.My dad and brother both say I should wear it untucked to hide my belly.I feel untucked is very sloppy looking.Any thoughts
     
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    You're right, they're wrong. Untucked doesn't actually hide your belly, everyone can still see it's there. You'll just look like a slob as well as fat.
     
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    I received as a gift a really nice, double breasted, dinner jacket that really does not fit me. It's 2 sizes too big and the sleeves are too short. Is there any way a tailor could fix this?
     
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    You're right. Your dad and brother are wrong.
     
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    Given enough money, and a good enough tailor, nearly anything can be fixed. But if the jacket's two sizes too large, fixing it would likely take a substantial amount of money, and even then the result may not be entirely satisfactory.

    Unless this gift has enormous sentimental value to you, sell the dinner jacket for whatever it might be worth, then take the money and buy yourself something that fits.
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    Can anyone provide the name of an online source for Borrelli boxers?
     
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    Any idea where I might be able to find these cufflinks?

     
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    So not metal, but not silk? Can you describe what the meterial looks like? Is it a fabric similar to the silk ones? Maybe something rougher like a tweedy wool?
     
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    Hello.
    I have a few questions mainly related to casual wear since I am usually a formal person, I am always a little dressed for most occasions.
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    A dark navy blue v-neck sweater with a crew neck t-shirt, black jeans and black leather Oxfords. What do you think?
    How about the same but the sweater being a half zip?
    What colored crew neck t-shirts would go with it? Black or dark green?
    Will all this suit under a black jacket?
     
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    Dark navy sweater with black is a no. Wear something with a color that's distinctly different, unless it actually matches (aka black or charcoal). Medium gray, a lighter navy, mid blue, sky blue, burgundy... Basically anything but dark navy.

    I don't like the tee shirt under a v neck thing, but whatever. It's normal enough. Half zip is better, but I would still wear an oxford or some other long sleeve something. Shirt color can be just about anything, as long as it coordinates with the sweater. I wouldn't do white, because that just looks like an undershirt that you haven't figured out how to wear.

    And no black jacket with the black jeans, unless it's leather. You don't want it to look like you're trying for a suit. Gray tweed, perhaps. Or a black leather bomber.
     
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    Welcome.

    1. Tan and black are going to go with totally different clothing. For these I would choose Oakwood.

    2. Lands End or find a sale

    3. Can't help you there.
     

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