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Epaulet shop - Official Affiliate thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by LA Guy, Apr 1, 2009.

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  1. lifeinabox

    lifeinabox Distinguished Member

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    No worries! Mike gave me the heads it was coming after I missed out on Static Indigo Check so I had plenty of time to pull the trigger. Enjoy!
     


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    I was debating between the navy/olive windowpane or the grey/salmon windowpane but it looks like @RuleOfRescue and @M635Guy made my mind up for me - I've already got another navy linen/wool/silk suit so this is probably the way to go for me anyway.

    @RuleOfRescue - I went all open patch pockets on mine. I don't really like mixing patch with welt, but I think that's just a personal preference. If I had gotten the navy, I think I would have gone with the flap inset pockets along with the ticket pocket.

    That Aegean blue herringbone is still calling my name too...
     


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    Patch vs. welt is totally personal preference. Usually it hinges on continuity and casualness (triple patch) or something more subdued and subtle (welt breast). I always go welt breast because I just hate the way that patch pockets look up top, but lots of stylish guys go triple patch. I feel that triple patch is more unique/less seen, if that matters to you.
     


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    And now we wait. I'm pretty excited for these...
    I wound up with:
    Navy olive windowpane suit/tan horn/welt/inset flap/blue stripe lining/non-functional buttons w/ Walt pants
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    Toffee bar houndstooth sportcoat/tan horn/welt/inset flap/gray stripe lining/non-functional buttons
     


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    suuteebird Senior Member

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    I invested in the Navy/Olive Windowpane suit + Dark Olive & Russet Hunting Check sportcoat + Magee Ice Speckle Donegal Linen sportcoat + Baby Camel Hair sportcoat. Oh, and also the Navy Cashmere Fenway overcoat. Very happy.
     


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    WOW
     


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    like a boss, bro! congrats.
     


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    That's quite the haul!

    I've got the Magee Ice Speckle Donegal coming too and I'm really! looking forward to that one.
     


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    Damn, that's a whole wardrobe. Post a pic of the Magee Ice Speckle when you get. Really curious to see that made up. Congrats!
     


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    So many good options from this round. I went with the Di Pray "Mossy Rainbow" after an hour of back and forth between the E. Thomas check and that dark olive + russet. Hesitated to get too invested because I haven't tried the Dartmouth before, but the fit pics here have all been spot on. I'm optimistic.
     


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    I'm a vote against patch pocket on the chest - for a sportcoat, maybe, but to my eye it looks too casual for a suit
     


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