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. deandbn

    deandbn Senior member

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    The fit of your jacket on your shoulders is good, but the jacket is too short. It seems to be very modern, reminds me of the suits the Beatles wore in the 1960's.
    Narrow lapels and short collar blades so tie is too wide and knot is too big, probably need a narrow black / grey tie to keep it all monochrome and in scale.
    Do the pockets have flaps?
    The pocket square is very full of itself, tuck it in a whole lot more, and keep it under strict control.
    The trousers are too long, and i also think and agree with another commentator that the jacket looks too small / tight and not 'balanced' compared to the trousers.
     


  2. clarinetplayer

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    Red tie for the Red Wings.

    Today, I ordered a blazer from the tailor who made this suit. Hoping for another good fit.

    Not that long ago, a Brooks Bros slim fit shirt was tight. Now, these shirts billow out. I need new shirts. :(
     
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  3. ethanm

    ethanm Senior member

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    Does not compute!
     


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    I have to say that some of the fits posted here are subject to photography skill, lighting, angles, etc. But this does not look good to me. By that I mean it doesn't make me want to go out and buy a DB suit, if you know what I mean.
     


  6. Frankie22

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    Do you think for an older gentlemen? I feel like younger chaps would go with a much more fitted coat; a sleeker look overall. I don't think this is the benchmark for casual (no disrespect meant)!



    I like the second look and I do like the color combinations. The DB coat looks ill fitting and oversized to me.
     
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  7. Kappelan

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    But she was trying to sing :) (watch the end of this video)


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  8. Sir F

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    Well the age doesnt matter if you dress properly either way its formal or casual wear. And I think olddogs outfits are awsome even if he is old or young who cares, he dress nice that's the main and important thing (for me)

    Of course all have opinions on what would be nicer on a old guy or a young guy as colors, fit and so on. But if you get it right, the age dont matter at the end :)
     
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  9. Henry Carter

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    Down to zero again last night in the nations capital. A couple of debuts today -

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    Coat: Paul Smith Grey Donegal
    Suit: Herringbone Sydney flannel POW
    Shirt: Cottonwork
    Tie: Henry Carter Neckwear dark blue wool herringbone
    Scarf: Henry Carter Scottish Cashmere
    Shoes: Loake 1880
     


  10. WaterlooMike

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    Thanks for the feedback. I have had some similar thoughts, particularily with the length of the jacket. I think my stance in the photo is having some effect on the look of the pants. The break is not as extreme as it appears in that shot. That said, I think this bad boy is officially out of rotation.
    Time to go shopping.
     


  11. Kid Nickels

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    +1... me too IST... looks great! :nodding:
     


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    Navy Twill, Orange Hober and Leaf Green Vanda

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    Thanks for the welcome.

    On the pointy front, I know...
    The shoes are an unfortunate side effect of 3 things.
    1) Living in Perth, Australia - The square / pointy toe capital of the world. Followed closely by the rest of Australia.
    2) All local retailers deciding that the aforementioned shoes should be worn by everyone, so they stock little else.
    3) Having a typical aussie foot, a wide size 47 foot.
    These shoes were the least pointy I could find sub $300.

    I did see some really nice "handcrafted" shoes, but they said they only went to size 9, and were 4 times the price :-/

    I would love to buy online, but not knowing what last I should get (as there are no local retailers) has put me off.
     


  14. Kid Nickels

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    and you've got a good Aussie sense of humor :) ... I've been to Perth (lived in Brisbane for a year)... so you're the biggest, farthest away city in the world... understandable that pickens are slim in those parts mate! (btw... I really love your country..great times and memories Down Under) welcome as well.... and maybe you should just make a serious trip to Hong Kong... it's not THAT far. haha!
     
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    fantastic... as usual...
     


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