Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. selvedge8tweed

    selvedge8tweed Active Member

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    Would that cause the bunching? It does look worse on the right from the back.

    He should check on the left side though as well as it might be bunching up on that side, so a combination. Anyway, if on the left too, probably a pitch issue I would think as well as anything else.
     


  2. New Shoes1

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    I'm now as confused as Noodles because I looked through some prior pictures and my left shoulder is lower than my right one in most of those pictures as compared with today's where my right shoulder is lower than my left one. [​IMG]
     


  3. New Shoes1

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    To my eye, the front is slightly shorter than my back, but my tailor agrees with you. She also saw no balance issue.
     


  4. selvedge8tweed

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    You know, the suit looks pretty good, and most of what you are considering seems to be refinements rather than big changes.

    I do agree about making sure the trousers have a nice sharp line in the back. Have you tried just pulling up on the back waist band a touch to see if the crease straightens out? Then I think it's probably a rise issue.

    Also, are you getting sleeve wrinkling on the left side (see Kulata's post above)?
     


  5. Rudals

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    I just threw in my towel. We can nitpick all we want but no one in real life is going to look at your suit and break it down nor will they even care to.

    BUT, they will see that your suit looks awesome and just move on.
     


  6. New Shoes1

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    The issue resolves if I pull up the waist of the pants on the front side.

    Agreed.
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  7. selvedge8tweed

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    Well then, the simplest solution is to wear suspenders rather than belt, to hold your pants exactly in place where the issue resolves.

    I agree with Rudals: it looks good and nearly everyone will fail to notice any of these niggling issues.
     


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    In light of this thread's love affair with brown neats, thought I'd post a close-up of today's tie from Hober:

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    Best thing is to get professional opinion from the "The Tailors' Thread: Fit Feedback and Alteration Suggestions" thread. And i agree, the suit looks good.
     
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  10. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    Link please?
    I do not wish to do business with that other fellow who was very rude to me.
    That looks very nice.
     


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  14. New Shoes1

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    I've worn it with a navy blazer, gray pants and a striped shirt of similar scale as the shirt in the picture, but darker blue stripes. I thought it looked nice. As for wearing it with odd jackets, I tend to not wear any of my silk neats with odd jackets.
     


  15. DonRaphael

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    My opinion is that it's not dull enough to be worn with a sport coat. It's to bright I believe, could be your camera/flash though. This is one of the reasons I'm only fond of Sam Hober's grenadines. His other ties tend to be to shiny for my taste. But that is purely conclusion based on the pictures from the website. I had this discussion with Rudals yesterday. For example, here's Cappelli's (Rudal's reference above) interpretation of Macclesfield #134: http://www.patriziocappelli.it/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=2_17&products_id=1737
    It is more dull and by that automatically (at least for me since I like to wear dull colors, flannels, worsted etc) more versatile.
     


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