Help identifying color

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  1. mrchapel

    mrchapel Senior member

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    Hello! I realise this is going to be a rather difficult question, but I was wondering if anyone could tell me what color this blazer is:

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    Also, what color is the very faint pinstripe? I really like this jacket's look. I realise this may also be a difficult question; but could anyone guess as to what kind of fabric this is? Any help or opinions are greatly appreciated and encouraged! Thanks!
     


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    probably medium slate grey with a light grey or white stripe.

    as for fabric, no way to tell, but i would hope it is wool.

    the lapels look funny, btw.
     


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    mensimageconsultant Senior member

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    probably medium slate grey with a light grey or white stripe.

    as for fabric, no way to tell, but i would hope it is wool.


    Agreed on the color, and there is "no way to tell" what the fabric is.

    Who is the man pictured?
     


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    The way the lapel peaks curve up from the chest is just awful. Looks like poor execution of a good idea (single breasted peak lapels). Low quality SB/PL suits seem to be the rage these days - I wouldn't be surprised seeing one at K-Mart... [​IMG]
     


  5. mrchapel

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    Agreed on the color, and there is "no way to tell" what the fabric is.

    Who is the man pictured?


    I found out that the fabric is a ribbed fabric, much like corduroy. The tailor I was speaking to couldn't tell exactly from the photos, but he was sure it was a ribbed fabric.

    The man is Rupert Penry-Jones. He is a British actor. Those pictures are a screen grab from an episode of the British TV show, "Spooks".
     


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    The way the lapel peaks curve up from the chest is just awful. Looks like poor execution of a good idea (single breasted peak lapels). Low quality SB/PL suits seem to be the rage these days - I wouldn't be surprised seeing one at K-Mart... [​IMG]

    A friend of mine seemed to think it came from Zara; he remembers seeing a similar blazer in the store the last time he was in Europe. Who's to say?

    While I do like the look, the peaked lapels are rather odd now that you mention it.
     


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