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Brown pinstripe, yes or not ?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by dfoverdx, Jul 26, 2012.

Brown suit ?

  1. Yes

    6 vote(s)
    75.0%
  2. No

    2 vote(s)
    25.0%
  1. dfoverdx

    dfoverdx Senior member

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  2. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    for a brown pinstripe suit to work its very dependent on the shade of the brown and on your skin tone. My only definitive suggestion is to not wear it with the shirt and tie pictured in the auction.
     


  3. dfoverdx

    dfoverdx Senior member

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    This is for sure !
     


  4. Jamesgatz

    Jamesgatz Senior member

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    I like it, and in fact bought a Canali brown pinstripe suit last summer inspired by RLPL's campaign Brown and White Elegance a few seasons ago.
     
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  5. GHo

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    +1. nice looking suit, though.
     


  6. msulinski

    msulinski Senior member

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    What do you recommend for shirt and tie? Should it be "country" colors, like green and yellow?
     


  7. FlaneurNYC

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    Blue looks great with brown -- as do pink, white, or cream.
     
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  8. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    Oh no, no green/yellow. A shirt would be solid blue, pretty much any shade but not dark. Tie would be navy or grey. If your skin is not milk white, you can wear a white shirt with it. Even though in theory this suit is no different than its navy and grey counterparts, it is a very "busy" suit.
     


  9. cptjeff

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    Ouch. Nice enough if you like in your face, assertive pinstripes. I really don't personally, but I'd say the same thing about a navy suit with a bright, white stripe like that. If it's the brown you're worried about, stop worrying. If it's the stripe? Yeah, that's a tad loud.
     


  10. oldog/oldtrix

    oldog/oldtrix Senior member

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    I agree with Ed. The suit is very busy, so go with accessories that tone it down:

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  11. oldog/oldtrix

    oldog/oldtrix Senior member

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    How about something navy, but more subdued:

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  12. cptjeff

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    ^Lovely. I like subdued stripes- pin, chalk, whatever, I just don't like really loud ones.

    However, this type of stripe tends to be more my taste, at least when I see it on myself. Fine and close:

    [​IMG]
     
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