FRIDAY CHALLENGE 07/06/13 - Butler's Summer-Suit Challenge

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by TTO, Jun 12, 2013.

The Summer Suit Challenge - Who did it best?

Poll closed Jun 17, 2013.
  1. Mr. Claymore

    3 vote(s)
    3.4%
  2. James Barnes

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  3. timotune

    16 vote(s)
    18.2%
  4. Orgetorix

    36 vote(s)
    40.9%
  5. sugarbutch

    5 vote(s)
    5.7%
  6. Kaplan

    30 vote(s)
    34.1%
  7. JPHardy

    11 vote(s)
    12.5%
  8. Roycru

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  9. southernstyle

    21 vote(s)
    23.9%
  10. mimo

    3 vote(s)
    3.4%
  11. TTO

    18 vote(s)
    20.5%
  12. those who where disqualified sympathy vote

    7 vote(s)
    8.0%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. mimo

    mimo Pernicious Enabler

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    Thanks, T! I didn't note the change from "compulsory mismatch" to "no mismatch"! Just trying to do what the Butler ordered. [​IMG]
     
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  2. TTO

    TTO Senior member

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    There have been some disqualifications, sorry, there is an option to chuck a sympathy vote to those who fell under my knife!
    Mimo, the suits a lovely linen/mohair blend, one of the most comfortable things I have for the heat.
    -TTO
     
  3. mimo

    mimo Pernicious Enabler

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    Yeah, the lightness really comes across in the pic actually. Maybe darker summer-weight suits are an under-used wonder. I need to look into some myself, as my lighter suits are a touch casual. I take it your suit's bespoke? It's an extraordinary fit and finish; love it.
     
  4. Butler

    Butler Senior member

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    Summer linen - NSM DB with slipped DB waistcoat - NSM shirt - Rubinacci PS - John Lobb St James's nubuck :bigstar:




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  5. TTO

    TTO Senior member

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    Conveniently posted after the poll is up so as to avoid winning!
    Very nice Butler!
    -TTO
     
  6. Butler

    Butler Senior member

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    Sorry - computer breakdown honestly - also I don't know why one pic is lobsided?
     
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    Also I was in doubt whether my top post was included in the challenge or not :hide:
     
  8. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Senior member

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    Org and SoSty get my votes. I try to limit myself to two votes and sugar BARELY got edged by SoSty this time.
     
  9. TTO

    TTO Senior member

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    Butler, I just noticed you & Kaplan are at the same venue, Friday Challenge meet-ups, maybe we should have a special challenge where we try to get as many well dressed folks together in each city...the international shoe circle challenge!?
    -TTO
     
  10. mimo

    mimo Pernicious Enabler

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    That's incredible, Butler!


    They were my top two as well, although I also blessed SB and Timo with my votes. Also because they didn't get any mimo-love before. Whereas I left out TTO just for a change...not that he isn't always deserving...

    (Can't believe I'm losing out to the disqualified sympathy vote after wearing a three-piece on my day off - and it's 100 degrees and 75% humidity. You guys are tough.)

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  11. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Senior member

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    True dat.
     
  12. poorsod

    poorsod Senior member

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    Butler, which linen book did you use to make the suit?
     
  13. TTO

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    W.Bill...
     
  14. archibaldleach

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    Orge and Southern for me. A vote would have gone to Butler as well if his made it in on time. Solid work gentlemen.
     
  15. MrDaniels

    MrDaniels Senior member

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    Org and TTO....though I saw Butler AFTER I voted.

    SouthernStyle needs socks. It isn't cute anymore. Someone needs to take that kid out back to the woodshed!
     

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