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gdl203's Highly Edited and Unexplained SF Best Looks

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by gdl203, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. comrade

    comrade Senior member

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    Great jacket, except that it fits a little close for my taste
    and it has patch pockets. I hate patch pockets.
     
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    I'm not one to judge as my dress sense is pretty pedestrian but don't you think there's too much layering going on? Perhaps?
     
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    Come on, give us an explanation, something, anything. Look at what has the tie done to the collar...
     
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    Come on, give us an explanation, something, anything. Look at what has the tie done to the collar...

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    Come on, give us an explanation, something, anything. Look at what has the tie done to the collar...

    LOL! But I think the title of this tread explains it all.
     
  6. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I'll dip my toe into the water here. I like the jacket and trouser combo. The tie style/texture looks off from the jacket. I would give Vox the same advice he gives on pocket squares and use a more relaxed/organic knot. This looks like an office knot as in office pants look. The tie texture is too slick for the jacket. I like the roll of the shirt collar but if you look at the close up shot (not shown here) the buttons need to be relocated. Collar button position of button downs often change after laundering. I think the jacket has had quite a bit of adjustments/altering, especially the right side/shoulder. Vox will have to confirm. Jacket is longer than his other jackets. Overall it is good enough to advance Vox to the next round.
     
  7. voxsartoria

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    I'll dip my toe into the water here.

    I like the jacket and trouser combo. The tie style/texture looks off from the jacket. I would give Vox the same advice he gives on pocket squares and use a more relaxed/organic knot. This looks like an office knot as in office pants look. The tie texture is too slick for the jacket. I like the roll of the shirt collar but if you look at the close up shot (not shown here) the buttons need to be relocated. Collar button position of button downs often change after laundering.
    I think the jacket has had quite a bit of adjustments/altering, especially the right side/shoulder. Vox will have to confirm. Jacket is longer than his other jackets.
    Overall it is good enough to advance Vox to the next round.


    I love this format...good work, gdl.

    1. Tie texture. It's a very matte silk and cotton mix...very casual. Limits of photography, I guess.

    2. Knot. I don't ever see changing my knots...I'm goinig chalk that up to old man contrariness.

    3. BD roll. You know, all the BD rolls from the Neopolitans are too dramatic. I think that is one of the reasons that iammatt and I have gravitated back to Brooks Brothers ever since the Black Fleece versions of the shirts came out (with the slimmed up body and sleeves, higher armhole, and nicer buttons.) I'm not doing anything to my RTW shirts...I'll let the cleaners destroy them over time. My attention is focused on picking a shirtmaker.

    4. Yep...if you bought this jacket from a store back when it was available, it would not look or fit like the jacket I have. It's been...evolved...shall we say. It's also longer than my bespoke stuff.

    5. Advancing to the next round. What's the prize?


    - B
     
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    Has it been raining a lot in NYC? [​IMG]
     
  9. Metlin

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    I'm not one to judge as my dress sense is pretty pedestrian but don't you think there's too much layering going on? Perhaps?

    Didn't someone say he was in Singapore? I hear it gets cold there this time of the year...
     
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    What shoes are those, Vox? They look great.
     
  11. gdl203

    gdl203 Senior member Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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  13. voxsartoria

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    What shoes are those, Vox? They look great.

    Thanks. They're Ralph Lauren Langstons, by Crockett & Jones.


    - B
     
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    I agree, I think a knit tie would have worked wonders there. BTW, you could escape from Alcatraz with those cuffs [​IMG]
     
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    I love this format...good work, gdl.

    1. Tie texture. It's a very matte silk and cotton mix...very casual. Limits of photography, I guess.

    2. Knot. I don't ever see changing my knots...I'm goinig chalk that up to old man contrariness.

    3. BD roll. You know, all the BD rolls from the Neopolitans are too dramatic. I think that is one of the reasons that iammatt and I have gravitated back to Brooks Brothers ever since the Black Fleece versions of the shirts came out (with the slimmed up body and sleeves, higher armhole, and nicer buttons.) I'm not doing anything to my RTW shirts...I'll let the cleaners destroy them over time. My attention is focused on picking a shirtmaker.

    4. Yep...if you bought this jacket from a store back when it was available, it would not look or fit like the jacket I have. It's been...evolved...shall we say. It's also longer than my bespoke stuff.

    5. Advancing to the next round. What's the prize?

    - B


    Tie is growing on me. Knot just lacks the sprezzatura of the jacket. Too confined to the relaxed look of the jacket.

    I agree about the N. shirt collars. This point length is 1/2 to 3/4" too long but I like BD's to roll over the straight look.

    Your tailor is great. He brings a consistent look to your jackets regardless of brand.
    Best jacket length, to my eye, is to the tip of your left thumb. A few of your jackets are that length.

    I hear the prize is a guest shot on Maffoo's blog or a free foof. I have heard both rumors spreading around.
     
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    Love the tie, PG.

    I think the Chan suit looks fine but is just not you. Perhaps it's a little staid.
     
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