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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. flvinny521

    flvinny521 Senior member

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    That was my impression as well. That certainly doesn't turn me off at those prices, as having a tailor who knows what he is doing would be helpful versus trying to do a new suit with Luxire, for example.
     
  2. Darkside

    Darkside Senior member

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    Often times MTM is more difficult to nail down fit with than OTR.
     
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  3. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl Senior member Moderator

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    FTFY....if you have a good alterations tailor, this is very true.
     
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    What this ignored is that most OTR that's not more expensive than mid ranged mtm anyway has armholes the size of the Grand Canyon.

    I get my suits made for around 700, Luxire is like 900~. Most RTW at that price has this problem.

    inb4 this is just iso's problem because kid needs to lift weights.

    Case in point the recent light grey jacket I got off eBay from sartorial panthrella or whatever is lovely and alterable.... except armholes that no amount of altering can fix and stop it from offing up if I raise my arms.
     
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  5. Darkside

    Darkside Senior member

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    If you implement a simple lateral deltoid and latissimus regimen in addition to your robust incline chest regimen, in conjunction with a daily 500 calorie surplus, your jacket quarters should no longer separate when reaching out to shake someone's hand.
     
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    Apart from the poor taste, poor fit and uninspiring fabric choices exhibited in the few provided sample pics, a major red flag to me would be the name. Sites that emphasise their major selling point in their domain name, usually provide the opposite result. Like loseweightfast.com or datehotchicks.com etc.
     
  7. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Please do elaborate...this is the GNAT, after all.
     
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    sprout2 Senior member

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    On the upside, I feign a lot of things with them, too.
     
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    Everyone on the site wears brown.
     
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  11. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    competence?
     
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  12. sprout2

    sprout2 Senior member

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    Mostly interest
     
  13. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    More interested in men, eh?

    ;-)
     
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  14. sprout2

    sprout2 Senior member

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    sprout2 Senior member

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    Who makes the widest knit ties right now?
     
  16. PCK1

    PCK1 Senior member

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    Order bespoke and you can get it as wide as you want. Then you'll look as good as this guy:

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  17. sprout2

    sprout2 Senior member

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    I'm well stocked on kipper ties thanks.
    Never heard of bespoke knitted ties.
     
  18. Coxsackie

    Coxsackie Senior member

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    Tom Ford's knit ties are pretty wide. And they have pointy tips.
     
  19. PCK1

    PCK1 Senior member

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    Ehhh come to it...I don't think I have either. Just wanted to use that picture.

    Yes, the Tom Ford ones are wide. I've seen some RLPL wider ones too.

    I also picked up some E. Marinella knits in Italy a few months ago that were fairly wide. Though not quite as wide as the Tom Ford.
     
  20. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Doesn't the Knottery stock 3.5in?
     

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