Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Claghorn, Jan 6, 2014.
x infinity. so happy i have a brown suit. i need a better brown SC tho.
I should add that the above brown is nice. Good pairings though I Might go with an olive neat. A bit too much blue.
I'm also eyeing the Sienna Farmers Check but wish (and have asked in the Epaulet thread) that Mike would post a natural light photo of the swatch. I'd like the houndstooth with a darker overcheck or another color. The donegal is also obviously nice, but I'm hesitant to get something that heavy. If I were to go with one of the tweeds, I might consider the Midnight Check.
Maybe I've overlooked the latter. Think it would come off as a navy, textured with some accents in orange/gold?
Thanks everyone! I'll definitely give a second look.
I got something like that...
Brown is for farmer
Definitely. I think it will read much closer to navy when made up. A little funk to make it tweed-appropriate but overall a usable navy-like sport coat.
Thank goodness then! There's a farmer in most of us.
It's a fleabay Barneys of NY - 3 button. I love the fabric (Cashmere) but not so much the 3 button. I have it up FS atm. I go back and forth on it.
Pingson has pulled me back to the donegal as an option. Still like the steel blue; perhaps the shepherd's check if it comes off more brown and Mr Six's post makes me think that the midnight might be possible as an option though I worry that it will be too busy.
As an exercise, let's talk pairings from previous swatches to ties. Here are my five wool ties (left to right). I have my ideas. Noodles, want a first stab?
charcoal grey small houndstooth
light brown pow
black/blue shepherds check
jungalo, yeah i dont like the cut of that coat
Yeah, hard 3's are tough. Would have been perfect if it was a 3 roll 2 even if it has older lapels.
I am not good with these type of patterned jackets. The only one I can pair is the navy stitchie windowpane. The rust would work for donegal and farmers check...I think. I more of a simple patterned or solid jacket guy.
But the navy windowpane would be a [email protected]
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