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Dinner jacket (tuxedo)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by alchimiste, May 7, 2005.

  1. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

    Mar 8, 2002
    Moscow, Idaho
    No, it's actually a classic New England model (i.e. with flap pockets and center vent - J. Press has been making such a model for over 50 years - my guess is that this is the "American Trad" version of the traditional ventless/besom welt pocket model) but cut extremely slim (as opposed to the Ivy League boxy,) with slim lapels, and made of wool voile instead of a worsted.) Sort of an Italian take on classic Americana, which actually I find refreshing.
  2. dorian

    dorian Senior member

    Jun 15, 2004
    I was wearing a shawl collar DJ by Ede & Ravenscroft this past weekend for a ball in St. Andrews. I must admit for a supposed 'rental' it was certainly the nicest ever... rivaling the quality of those I own. A beautiful cut and styling...

    I have never been fond of shawl collars, but now I will definitely purchase one for a change from peak lapel sb.
  3. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

    May 24, 2002
    I own a double-breasted satin peak lapel in black from Ralph Lauren.

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