HOF: What Are You Wearing Right Now - Part IV (starting May 2014)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Claghorn, May 21, 2014.

  1. Pliny

    Pliny Senior member

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    Cheers. [​IMG] It's Carlo Barbera for Lesser.

    How do u like the Premier Cru ? What weight? Great fit too!
     
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  2. upr_crust

    upr_crust Senior member

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    Something a little different for a Thursday - sunny but cooler in NYC, perfect time for one more wearing of this flannel suit.

    Suit - Paul Stuart/Phineas Cole
    Shirt - Hilditch & Key
    Tie - Hermes
    Cufflinks - The London Badge & Button Co.
    PS - Robert Talbott
    Braces - Paul Stuart
    Shoes - Canali

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  3. Stefan88

    Stefan88 Senior member

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    Very nice. Just spoke to my tailor that ordered the book. Still said he preferred the British stuff, but I'll have a look in June. Ordered a navy linen suit from W. Bill instead, and hope to use the jacket as a sport coat too.

    Thank you. I believe it was around 10/11 oz. Very pleased with it. Definitely softer than the H. Lesser and the wool/mohair mixes I have, and therefore (I think) bulges a bit more over the arms and what not. Not sure if slimming them down a pinch would help. What do you think?
    Can definitely see myself purchasing something in Premier Cru again, if the tailor has it ready at hand. Price is the same, so if it had to be ordered I'd probably test a 10/11 oz Lesser. (Have 13 oz ones now, and they´re great for Norway)
     
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  4. AJL

    AJL Senior member

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    @Pliny Really great look. One of the nicest SC's I've seen around here in a while.
     


  5. Caustic Man

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    Thanks, or screw you. You are right, this jacket needs a solid tie. I wish I had one in the color of the tie I used. Would have been perfect. D'oh!

    There are too may people there I want to avoid for me to risk it.

    I know you were referring to Murl, but when I lived in Dubai the locals would constantly mistake me for Australian. I don't think I sound anything like an Australian but apparently it's close enough to get mistaken for one.
     


  6. The Noodles

    The Noodles Skid Fu

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    The Wedding suit.
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    Shirt: Zegna
    Tie: Sam Hober
    PS: Kent Wang
    Suit: Samsung Galaxy (no joke)
     
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  7. md2010

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    Thanks Sander! The lighting is a bit difficult inside at the end of the day, and I was more curious what folks would think of the tie, but this is the same suit in outdoor shots for a better view of it: http://www.styleforum.net/t/394373/...-part-iv-starting-may-2014/17205#post_7773388



    Indeed it is! About 10 years ago they took the recipe and started brewing it in the east bay. It's my definitely been my go-to pilsner and there's tons of it here in SF.
     


  9. Pliny

    Pliny Senior member

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    Ed's Repp. thanks CP

    teriffic use of orange, and great all round Crusty
     
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  10. FlyingMonkey

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    I like the colours and materials here, but I have to say that the skinny lapels, skinny tie and cutaway collar combine to emphasize the skinniness of your neck and make your head, in fact everything about you from shoulders upwards, look very small.
     


  11. Monkeyface

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    Looks good, but that tie needs a white shirt.
     
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  12. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Yuppie johnny-come-lately objections will not sway me. Just don't call it San Fran.


    Such as...?
     


  13. Caustic Man

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    Most of the people on Goodlett Place.

    Haight-Ashbury upsets me as well because there are two kinds of people I cannot abide in this world. Neo Nazis and Neo Hippies.
     


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    I am so glad I researched the tie and polo combo before leaving the house. The polo and tie (though I think I look good) historically were invented for entirely different purposes.
     


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    I really like the tie @upr_crust
     


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