Double Breasted Style.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by whnay., May 29, 2008.

  1. MBreinin

    MBreinin Senior member

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    ^^^^

    You done fucked up on that one.

    But then again, you do live in NO. I'm sure you'll find an opportunity to wear it.



    We will see. It is obnoxious, but we will see HOW obnoxious. There is always Halloween. [​IMG]

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  2. kuwisdelu

    kuwisdelu Senior member

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    Those are some pretty wild pinstripes. I'd wear it anyway. I'm pretty obnoxious, myself.
     


  3. MBreinin

    MBreinin Senior member

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    Those are some pretty wild pinstripes. I'd wear it anyway. I'm pretty obnoxious, myself.

    I am not known for my subtlety, to be honest. LOL.
     


  4. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff grrrrrrrr!!

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    ^ are these all new rlpls you are finding on the bay or all preowned vintage? lot of these look new?
     


  5. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    RL Purple Label linen jacket:

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    - B


    There is something with this jacket I can't get over. The button spacing/ position and pocket placement just doesn't jive with my aesthetic sense of a DB. Maybe white pearl buttons would help.

    Convert to SB.
     


  6. MBreinin

    MBreinin Senior member

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    ^ are these all new rlpls you are finding on the bay or all preowned vintage? lot of these look new?

    Yeah, they are pre-owned C.B. era suits. This crazy one lands tonight, I am curious to see it in person. I may put it on and take a pic. The last one was in perfect condition and this one appears to be the same. They had some absurd price on this one, $1900 or something. I submitted a low offer and they took it. Probably should have submitted one even lower. But, hey, I was drinking and honestly just trying to be a dick....I never thought they would take it. Now, I own it. LOL.

    I should put a breathalizer on my phone and my computer.

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  7. Concordia

    Concordia Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Convert to SB.

    Paging Mr. Glennie!
     


  8. Dragon

    Dragon Senior member

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    RL Purple Label linen jacket:

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    - B


    I dont` think it was really the number of buttons that was the problem. Maybe you should of just tried different buttons (and placement). Does it look any good buttoned at the top?
     


  9. yachtie

    yachtie Senior member

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    I dont` think it was really the number of buttons that was the problem. Maybe you should of just tried different buttons (and placement). Does it look any good buttoned at the top?
    With the "keystone" button config. you don't have that choice.
     


  10. RUSSBHEEZ

    RUSSBHEEZ Well-Known Member

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    the right shirt /tie combo you should be able to pull it off in the right setting.
     


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    How much do we need to raise to get you to douse this outfit with lighter fluid, incinerate it and film it for youtube?
     


  12. MBreinin

    MBreinin Senior member

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    How much do we need to raise to get you to douse this outfit with lighter fluid, incinerate it and film it for youtube?

    Which RLPL, Vox's or mine?? OR, both?? [​IMG]
     


  13. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    On a second look it is the shape or lack of shape of the waist that spoils this jacket. The waist is undefined and what shape there is is too low. A little shape at the waist while raising the waistline and trimming down the bit of flair in the skirt and I'll give it 2 stars. Too bad the buttonholes aren't in line with pocket or the pocket was lower and inline with the buttonhole.
     


  14. dopey

    dopey Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    On a second look it is the shape or lack of shape of the waist that spoils this jacket. The waist is undefined and what shape there is is too low. A little shape at the waist while raising the waistline and trimming down the bit of flare in the skirt and I'll give it 2 stars. Too bad the buttonholes aren't in line with pocket or the pocket was lower and inline with the buttonhole.
    FTFY, but boo to it anyway. yay, more or less, to the rest.
     


  15. Mark from Plano

    Mark from Plano Lifestyle change - no homo

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    On a second look it is the shape or lack of shape of the waist that spoils this jacket. The waist is undefined and what shape there is is too low. A little shape at the waist while raising the waistline and trimming down the bit of flair in the skirt and I'll give it 2 stars. Too bad the buttonholes aren't in line with pocket or the pocket was lower and inline with the buttonhole.

    FTFY, but boo to it anyway. yay, more or less, to the rest.

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