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Green suit

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by zanderman, Feb 7, 2011.

  1. zanderman

    zanderman Well-Known Member

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    I like bolder colors in suits. I would love to see something RTW that's actually green, not olive, but not necessarily leprechaun either. Anyone know of a maker? Bold reds or blues are also good, and if not a suit, I am interested in SCs too. Please take for granted that I understand more muted colors are more kosher.

    Thanks!
     


  2. Klobber

    Klobber Senior member

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    Grass Green type color sounds absolutely awful. I reckon there is always a reason for rarity / scarcity.
     


  3. Metlin

    Metlin Senior member

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    There is a poster here called Manton. He used to work at the White House or something and has a book on the subject. You should ask him what he thinks about green suits.
     


  4. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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    A costumier might - sort of thing a clown wears. You are very unlikely to find this in any reputable menswear shop.


    A dreaful thought in any event.
     


  5. niidawg3

    niidawg3 Senior member

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    forest green cord suit is great.
     


  6. Metlin

    Metlin Senior member

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    I would recommend something along the lines of olive green, if you must, or even sage.

    A nice tweed suit in olive green may not be that bad.
     


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    you're probably better off going bespoke.
     


  8. Edge89

    Edge89 Active Member

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    I'm a tailoring/sewing student, and I made myself a green suit. It's pretty dark and often gets mistaken for gray at night, which is when I'm usually wearing it. I think a couple shades lighter would have been better, but it's a fine line between too dark to be noticeably green and too bright to be taken seriously.

    There are some images on random blogs of green suits that look good, but I can't find any of them. I don't think I've ever seen a RTW suit in green.
     


  9. bleachboy

    bleachboy Senior member

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    Sometimes "being different" is not such a good thing.
     


  10. ALFAMALE

    ALFAMALE Senior member

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    Green sc are what golf pros wear, perhaps look on ebay for one.
     


  11. Master-Classter

    Master-Classter Senior member

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    green is for... erm, Leprechaun? [​IMG] in all seriousness, the only thing I can imagine is some sort of green/brown patterned dark earthy toned suit. I saw a RLBL sportscoat on the B&S a few months ago that could have worked as a suit.
     


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    Sometimes "being different" is not such a good thing.

    Kermit reckoned it was "not easy being green"!
     


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    zanderman Well-Known Member

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