FRIDAY CHALLENGE 20140314: ITALIAN CBD - CLASSICO CON SPREZZATURA

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Cleav, Mar 11, 2014.

Gentlemen, many thanks to you all for making this a great Friday Challenge. For your consideration:-

Poll closed Mar 17, 2014.
  1. DonCologne

    2 vote(s)
    1.7%
  2. sugarbutch

    12 vote(s)
    10.1%
  3. oldog/oldtrix

    8 vote(s)
    6.7%
  4. nabilmust

    11 vote(s)
    9.2%
  5. timotune

    38 vote(s)
    31.9%
  6. GMMcL

    4 vote(s)
    3.4%
  7. SeaJen

    4 vote(s)
    3.4%
  8. Cleav

    22 vote(s)
    18.5%
  9. RogerP

    3 vote(s)
    2.5%
  10. steffenbb11

    5 vote(s)
    4.2%
  11. Murlsquirl

    14 vote(s)
    11.8%
  12. Claghorn

    6 vote(s)
    5.0%
  13. Coxsackie

    24 vote(s)
    20.2%
  14. eviltimeban

    6 vote(s)
    5.0%
  15. Pingson

    30 vote(s)
    25.2%
  16. MonkeyFace

    8 vote(s)
    6.7%
  17. EliodA

    4 vote(s)
    3.4%
  18. coldsalmon

    4 vote(s)
    3.4%
  19. archibaldleach

    1 vote(s)
    0.8%
  20. CousinDonuts

    1 vote(s)
    0.8%
  21. Roycru

    1 vote(s)
    0.8%
  22. PCK1

    2 vote(s)
    1.7%
  23. tchoy

    5 vote(s)
    4.2%
  24. upr_crust

    6 vote(s)
    5.0%
  25. in stitches

    40 vote(s)
    33.6%
  26. TTO

    14 vote(s)
    11.8%
  27. Anden

    12 vote(s)
    10.1%
  28. Rudals

    10 vote(s)
    8.4%
  29. Danleyness

    1 vote(s)
    0.8%
  30. Shen

    26 vote(s)
    21.8%
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  1. EliodA

    EliodA Senior member

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    Since you guys have nailed the navy and light blue scenarios already, I've gone the charcoal route.
    Suit, shirt and tie all from Boggi Milano, which stocks all the middle-of-the-road CBD stuff.

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    Typical details: unbuttoned, angled shirt cuffs, knit tie, PS according to the just-stuff-it-in method and of course, a cellphone [​IMG]


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    Edit: sprezzy bonus boast: fit thrown together in less than 5 minutes [​IMG]
     
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  2. Cleav

    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    They used to and did it very well too :lol:

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    In other news, 4IH all day and good choice Stitchy :lurk:
     


  3. MrDaniels

    MrDaniels Senior member

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    A lot of guys looking like they should be starring in an ad for very expensive cologne. :slayer:
     


  4. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Pingson looks like a younger Herbert Stricker.
     


  5. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    nabilmust, that blue is fine.
     


  6. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Something is messed up with the quarters on the jacket. Why are they so closed?

    I think you may have the wrong size/cut


     
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  7. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    ^It is completely stylistic. Not every jacket is "Italian-style".
     


  8. kulata

    kulata Senior member

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    What's wrong with the suit/jacket?

    Quarters are not so open in some regional styles. I don't really see anything wrong with the size or cut.
     


  9. EFV

    EFV Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Agreed. The likeness is quite striking. This is one of my favourite fits from Pingson btw, and he's one of my favourite posters.
     


  10. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Senior member

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    @nabilmust I saw that fit on tumblr, looks great, I would love to see that same fit with a different square. [​IMG]

    Face of the Monkey will get a vote for rocking a suit around St. Andrews.
     


  11. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Led me down a Herbert Stricker rabbit hole until I stumbled across what clearly is @An Acute Style wearing a Stricker mask.

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  12. jungleroller

    jungleroller Senior member

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    I just did the same thing. Then spent 20 minutes searching the bay for some blue tweed [​IMG]
     


  13. eviltimeban

    eviltimeban Senior member

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    I have that tie! Its a Rooster. I just got it from Luxeswap.
     


  14. EliodA

    EliodA Senior member

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    [​IMG] I'm not aware of problem with the quarters? Maybe it's my (admittedly awkward) pose. I've posted fits with this suit before and haven't got comments about the quarters. They're not as open as some of the Neapolitan jackets, but that's just a different cut, IMO. Does this pic tell you more?

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  15. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Someone remind me what Stricker's StyFo name is, please? Totally drawing a blank.
     


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