HOF: What Are You Wearing Right Now - Part III

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mr.K, Mar 25, 2011.

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  1. Aldehyde

    Aldehyde Senior member

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    Bottom of the lapels are no good, but as PB said maybe can be tweaked. The rest is very nice though, especially the shoulder.
     
  2. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    The lapels are a deal breaker for me, but it fits well otherwise.
     
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    upr_crust Senior member

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    Keep it or dump it guys? (If I keep it, I'd obviously have it tweaked [sleeves, potentially waist])
     
  4. clarinetplayer

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    Not in love with the lapels. But, equally bothersome is where the sleeve meets the shoulder seems "pointy". I cannot envision this coat worn unbuttoned. Dump.
     
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  5. KingJulien

    KingJulien Senior member

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    What's wrong with pointy shoulder seams? Admittedly it doesn't work at all within the context of whatever those lapels are, but I usually like that kind of seam.

    Edit: sorry, 'roping,' my MC vocabulary sucks.
     
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  6. clarinetplayer

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    I agree. The back of the coat is always telling. Is the "seat" covered? That is more reliable than using the thumb theory IMO.
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Pointy shoulders? They are roped, ya n00bz. Not everybody likes natural shoulders.
     
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    In my opinion these are some rather remarkably fitting roped shoulders?
     
  9. acridsheep

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    Thanks for the feedback. A more structured shoulder (roped, in this case) seems more fitting for black tie. The lapels were what worried me, not the shoulders.
     
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  10. clarinetplayer

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    Yes, roped. But, still not taken with it.

    Though roped, this ain't too bad

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    These are classic shawl lapels. Looks fine. Put on a cummerbund and a bow tie and you'll be good to go.
     
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  12. DocHolliday

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    Those lapels look like a horse yoke. Dump.
     
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  14. F. Corbera

    F. Corbera Senior member

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    There is no "wrong" shape per se for roll lapels and nearly every variant can be found, but the one you have mimics the lines of a formal vest. That's why it looks off, like a black formal vest with sleeves.
     
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    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Saw the same thing yesterday on a guy in the elevator. A 3 button black suit!
     
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