Bespoke Overcoat

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  1. AndrewRogers

    AndrewRogers Senior member

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    Manton,

    Should the sleeves be lengthened a hair? I can see shirt cuff.

    Lovely looking overcoat
     
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    Xiaogou Senior member

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    Beautiful coat, Manton.
     
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    Grammaton Cleric Senior member

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    Nice overcoat, but dude your camera must have a self-timer - learn to use it!!
     
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    Pic is worse than usual. Arguably useless. Sorry, camera not cooperating today.

    [​IMG]



    Lincoln had a similar coat himself:

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    mmkn Senior member

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    [​IMG]

    Inspiring and elegant, I'm getting ideas, liking how drapey it is over your suit rather than being a structure in itself.

    Is the back belted? If you remember snapshots of side and back would be appreciated.

    - M
     
  7. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    No belt.

    It's pretty full cut. Plenty of room for the suit. Not very structured but the cloth is 700g so it hangs well.
     
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    Lincoln had a similar coat himself: [​IMG]
    That's a frock coat, not an overcoat. Rather different.
     
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    Mark from Plano Lifestyle change - no homo

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    Very nice.
     
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    AlanC Minister of Trad

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    Are you saying you want me to get shot?

    Just avoid the theater.

    Sic Semper Sartorius?
     
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    That's a frock coat, not an overcoat. Rather different.


    Well aware of that.Just pointing out the similiarities double breasted, knee length, & peak lapel,
     
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    Well aware of that.Just pointing out the similiarities double breasted, knee length, & peak lapel,
    Trouble is that that it's like posting about somebody's peacoat and saying "x had a coat just like that" and posting a guy in a DB tuxedo. Yes, there are some surface similarities, but the garments are nothing alike. Lincoln's favorite overcoat was given to him as a gift by Brooks Brothers, made out of an ultrafine wool, was single breasted. It's also the same one he wore to Ford's theater that there have been debates over the display of. But as he favored black suits, SF is free to ignore examples he might have set.
     
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    Manton - great looking coat from what I can tell. Looks long and warm and comfy. Hope to see more photos soon.
     
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    Jesus you're tall


    Don't call him Jesus.
    It might make his palms bleed.
     
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    An outstanding coat!. Elegant but not close fitting like so much that is shown RTW.
    As a practical matter, a looser fitting coat is usually warmer
     

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