Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Claghorn, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. jfrater

    jfrater Senior member

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    That is very nice! Love the shape
     


  2. Coxsackie

    Coxsackie Senior member

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    To me it looks like they are doing more spalla camicia shoulders these days, veering away from the slightly more structured, Florentine style of last year. I like both.
     
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  3. Coxsackie

    Coxsackie Senior member

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    Here's an obscure question. What's the best cloth type to use as an overlay for pressing wool-based garments?

    I'm assuming some type of cotton...I usually use a pillowcase, but this is a double layer. I'd like to walk into a fabric shop and just grab a small length of something that's ideal.
     


  4. jfrater

    jfrater Senior member

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    I use a linen tea-towel that I slightly dampen first. Seems to work fine.
     


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    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Smart man, I was going to strongly endorse archis post.
     


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    Will be wearing it today. :)
     


  7. Coxsackie

    Coxsackie Senior member

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    ^ Should just about cover your penis, by the looks of things.




    p.s. thanks for the info!
     


  8. jfrater

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    Can I get an opinion on this ensemble please? My concern is that the shirt might be too CBD - thoughts? If so, what's a better alternative?

    Trousers are white wool! And sorry for the fish-eye photo - a better lens should be arriving soon.

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    Tie: Kent Wang
    Pocket Square: Drakes
    Shirt: Liverano micro-gingham
    Jacket: Tom Ford
    Trousers: Ralph Lauren
    Shoes: Crocket and Jones
     


  9. Henry Carter

    Henry Carter Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    I just use a white linen pocket square, works well.
     


  10. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I've had my eye on that KW tie for a while. I think you just sold it to me.

    I use oversized spread collars exclusively, so I see no issue. Not a fan of the pants with the rest of the outfit. Imagine them as mocha brown. Would go brilliantly with the tie and square.
     


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    Long time lurker, but this is actually my jacket, part of a suit, that I commissioned over the holidays from BnT in Seoul. Just came in last week - really happy with it. It will need a few tweaks for the next commission, but it was a great experience overall. Highly recommended.
     


  12. Coxsackie

    Coxsackie Senior member

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    You're a lucky man. Was this done through incontro in Sydney by any chance?
     


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    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Nice work, lurk no more :lurk:
     


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    No, I was in Seoul so worked directly with the team and master tailor there.

    Thanks guys.
     


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    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The dad is unbelievably friendly. Were you able to speak in Korean with them?
     


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