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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. gringodaddy

    gringodaddy Senior Member

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    Flip it over. Polo 2 or 3 will say so. Not sure about polo 1 (or when the numbering system for models started).


     


  2. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    I think it *could* have looked quite good on Noodles with minor work. But the key thing is that it's a cut that Noodles didn't like for himself. Even if it looked the same on him as it does on me, he wouldn't have been happy with it.
     


  3. sugarbutch

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    Nope. Looked before I posted.
     


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  5. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Single forward pleat on my suit, flat on the Noodles suit.
     


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    Hi Noodlers;

    Require some outerwear for spring/autumn. Considering this linen overcoat from SS:

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    http://eu.suitsupply.com/en_AU/coat.../J271.html?start=35&cgid=Coats&start=31&sz=31

    Would kop, but slight reservations:

    - colour - not sure how versatile this colour is; might be too monotone as many of my summer trousers are beige.

    - cut - lapels too small? Not sure about the buttoning style either (6 buttons, top two rows working.), and there are no pictures of the buttoned-up version that's not the "disembodied ghost coat" picture.

    I like linen, but I'm not sure how a linen overcoat would work. Seems to be a good transitional coat in theory.

    Thoughts? Should kop? Any alternatives in the price range?
     


  7. gringodaddy

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    Jesus, I didn't even know polo made a single forward pleat. All of mine (or what I've seen) are double or flat.


     


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    Linen overcoat? seems like a strange idea. I'd rather just wear my trench coat but I guess many don't like those.

    I do agree that the cut probably just doesn't suit noodle's style and what not. Just didn't seem right on him in my eyes.
     


  9. sugarbutch

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    Yeah, the variation on the basic theme is seemingly endless.
     


  10. The Noodles

    The Noodles Skid Fu

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    Ok. I am selling the Formosa too then. I quilt SF!
    Anywyas, I have begun talks with B&Tailor about getting a bespoke in 3 weeks. I will keep y'all posted.
     


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    How much are B&T usually?
     


  12. Murlsquirl

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    You mean MTM or are you flying back 3 times for fittings?
     


  13. The Noodles

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    Naw. I have to visit korea each year. O will be there next May. I assked if they can do bespoke in 3 weeks.

    I hate u Murl. They say u look better in the Formosa suit!
    :cry:
     


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    What can I say....I'm dead sexxxxxy!
     


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