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

  1. KObalto

    KObalto Distinguished Member

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    Hey, I was writing my response while you were posting, lighten up! :happy:
     


  2. Winston S.

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    You can get the lining of the coat redone in a contrasting color.
     


  3. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    IMO, you shouldn't do that. If you want a personalized garment get a bespoke jacket made. Wacky shit like constrasting everything just looks plain tacky and cheap like you bought it at a mall or something.
     


  4. onix

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    Need help looking for canvas/leather-trim bags in Filson's quality/price, but in similar color combination to this Brooks Brothers' bag, i.e. british tan leather on beige canvas. Brooks Brothers have several bags but I would like to see more options/styles.

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  5. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    You can check out Tusting, Onix.
     


  6. onix

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    Thanks Patrick. I just browsed through their website. They have some nice looking bags, but their color combination is not what I am looking for: british tan on beige canvas.
     


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    Apparently I shouldn't have put a period after my link: http://www.express.com/suits-1457/index.ens

    I've tried on tons of "slim fit" suits around town, and I can't find anything that doesn't look terrible on me. I don't think there is a J. Press or Ralph Lauren near me. There is a BB, though, so I'll look into those. I have been intending to try a suit from ModernTailor.
     


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    ive heard good things too. Keep in mind that the tan on any bag will turn darker with age and wear. ALthough I completely understand refusing to settle for something you desperately want and can't manage to find. I bet you can email them and see if they do MTO?
     


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    Med. Gray Suit, Lavender Shirt, Navy Grenadine Tie, White PS w/ sky blue edge. Does it work?
     


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    I'm new to the site and have been looking around the classifieds for some new suits/blazers. How do you measure a jacket? I have one that fits now and is labeled 38R but have had it altered and was wondering the correct way of taking the measurements on it so I can compare to items listed in the classifieds.
     


  14. Gerry Nelson

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    Try this.
     


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    It's likely okay, but it's difficult to give you a definite answer without seeing a picture.
     


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