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. upr_crust

    upr_crust Senior member

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    I believe that it's VauxleVicomte - certainly, Pingson and VauxleVicomte are both quite tall, slender, bearded and bespectacled (handsome, too, IMHO).
     


  2. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    That's it, Señor Crust. Thanks!
     


  3. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    but what italian joooesh business tycoon do i look like?
     


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    upr_crust Senior member

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    Moishe Pizzicato, king of the Italian matzoh makers.
     


  5. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    They look like they're overlapping/scissoring almost completely. (It could be the angle in the 2nd picture he posted, and the way he was positioning his hands in the first picture.) But even the most British suits look like they have more cutaway [​IMG]
     


  6. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Not jooesh, but I think you're a deadringer for Gianni Agnelli :slayer:
     
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  7. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    That can be a mark of short front balance on the jacket. It is hard to tell in that pic, and I am not a tailor, but you can identify it easily with striped, or checked cloths. Rather than pinstripes for example running like this: |||| they will look like this \\//
     
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  8. jrd617

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    That's what I was getting at. The scissoring might be due to a fit/tailoring issue. Looks off to me.
     


  9. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Cutaways

    Henry Poole
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    Anderson and Sheppard
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    Zegna
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    Liverano
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    Formosa
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  10. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    :laugh:


    oh you!
     


  11. EliodA

    EliodA Senior member

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    I see what you mean. Maybe it's because there's a bit too much room around the hips and my arms hanging down push the quarters inwards?
    For comparison with your sample pics, this is a front view of the suit in question, from the catalogue:

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  12. coldsalmon

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    As I am a beginner, I am sticking to the uniform.

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    Cleav, thanks for making a challenge that's compatible with my limited wardrobe.
     


  13. patrickBOOTH

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  14. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    ask in the tailor thread. something looked effed up, but i don't know how to describe it in tailoring terms
     


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    Antigone. She has a healthy disrespect for authority.
     


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