FRIDAY CHALLENGE: VALENTINE'S EDITION - 02/14/2014 - FU JACKET

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by nabilmust, Feb 12, 2014.

Who said FU best?

Poll closed Feb 18, 2014.
  1. Monkeyface

    25 vote(s)
    21.7%
  2. upr_crust

    8 vote(s)
    7.0%
  3. stylesbitchly

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Cotton Dockers

    19 vote(s)
    16.5%
  5. luv2breformed

    11 vote(s)
    9.6%
  6. Roycru

    4 vote(s)
    3.5%
  7. Mr. Six

    2 vote(s)
    1.7%
  8. Claghorn

    14 vote(s)
    12.2%
  9. DonCologne

    14 vote(s)
    12.2%
  10. ReubenR

    10 vote(s)
    8.7%
  11. RogerP

    8 vote(s)
    7.0%
  12. in stitches

    14 vote(s)
    12.2%
  13. CousinDonuts

    3 vote(s)
    2.6%
  14. kulata

    6 vote(s)
    5.2%
  15. J011yroger

    1 vote(s)
    0.9%
  16. archibaldleach

    1 vote(s)
    0.9%
  17. An Acute Style

    44 vote(s)
    38.3%
  18. Pliny

    5 vote(s)
    4.3%
  19. tchoy

    8 vote(s)
    7.0%
  20. Butler

    58 vote(s)
    50.4%
  21. Academic2

    1 vote(s)
    0.9%
  22. sansimeon

    9 vote(s)
    7.8%
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  1. nabilmust

    nabilmust Senior member

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    This Valentine's Day, wear your heart on your spalla.

    Bring out your FU jackets.

    Here are the rules for the challenge:
    • shirt and tie are a must, (don't forget to put on some form of trousers);
    • the jacket can be an odd jacket or, if feeling slightly ballsy, as a full FU suit ensemble (this is not compulsory, of course)

    Added conditions:
    • fit must be from the challenge week (no archived fits);
    • multi-voting will be allowed;
    • don't tell your friends that you put up a fitpic for a Friday Challenge, especially if they're Australian.

    Deadline for submission of pics is Sunday Feb 16, 09.00 CET (=UTC+1).

    Voting ends 48 hours after the deadline for submissions.

    Good luck and good health, gents.

    No Clue about FU? Here are some clues - heed at your own risk.

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    Need more inspiration? Just google "pitti uomo"​



    Note: pinstripes aren't FU enough - unless yours is Hosni Mubrarak-level pinstripe.

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  2. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    This will be fun, nabilmust!
     
  3. An Acute Style

    An Acute Style Senior member

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    J011yroger Senior member

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  5. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    whoever wears a pink and red heart patterned jacket for valentimes day is the winnah.
     
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  6. J011yroger

    J011yroger Senior member

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    Do you measure lapels horizontally, or along the seam of the gorge.

    I don't know if my jacket has 4.5" or 5" lapels.

    Or what pants I am going to wear with this atrocity.

    J
     
  7. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Not sure if this is true but a rep from Dormeuil told me the cloth for that Mubarak suit (Which they made) costs $10k a yd.
     
  8. nabilmust

    nabilmust Senior member

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    Not sure which of these two sources are more reliable, but that sounds about half right. Appears to be H&S, not Dormeuil.
     
  9. Prince of Paisley

    Prince of Paisley Senior member

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    John Serafino on Pitt St offers the personal pinstripe. Only robber barons and military strongmen need apply.
     
  10. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Think how dope that would look with "sugarbutch" as the stripe. I may have to start a clothing line to justify doing it. You'll help me out, Tira?
     
  11. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Senior member

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    I have seen that pinstripe with name here in Mexico but from Scabal. Price is stupidly high when you put it in pesos.

    As for the challenge, I might be in, I wore the outfit that would have qualified today and didn't took a pic. :(
     
  12. nabilmust

    nabilmust Senior member

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    Price is stupidly high in any currency, I'd reckon.
     
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    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    I think what you mean is "any price is stupidly high when you put it in pesos".
     
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    The first contestant has entered the challenge! I hope this jacket is FU enough.

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    100% cashmere Belvest jacket
    SuSu shirt
    Exquisite Trimmings dark chocolate grenadine
    Fumigali cream linen PS
    Epaulet trousers
    Meermin museum calf MTO (in need of polishing after the past few rainy days)
     
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