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

  1. Poszetka

    Poszetka Senior Member

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    Donegal suit / linen shirt / wool challis tie / tweed suspenders / wool + silk PS / chukka boots

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    A9E424C5-8B6D-463F-8A4B-074BDF244CF3.jpeg I struggle with this tie (from Wesley in Portugal) and as a consequence wear it very rarely. In case the colours are not clear, it’s a chalky textured brown base with green, blue and red in the pattern. I think it’s a bit too muted and similar with this jacket (a darker brown would have been better) but I am not sure what else it would pair with. (Shirt Is actually sky blue btw). I have a dark green jacket that might be worth a try perhaps. Any thoughts?


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    Given the blue details in the pattern it would work very well with a navy jacket, or even a suit.
     

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    Thanks. Something about the dusty brown never seems to pair well with any of my blue jackets. Tried it with blue and green when I got home. I think I prefer the green (pity the jacket doesn’t fit very well).

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    Maybe a dark blue Donegal suit with brown boots ...
    I have wet dreams about such attire!

    EDIT now I see @Poszetka donegal suit - I'Il hurry to have a cold shower!
     

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    Did you say dark blue donegal? I'll wear it with navy suede drivers and no socks to cool you down so as not to need that shower. HA!

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    It’s an affected thing.
     

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    You are back! Well, I'll take the opportunity to say I love your work, style and photos. Please keep them coming!
     

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    Thank you. I appreciate your kind words.
     

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    I would go with a more saturated navy blue jacket. Flannel if you have it! Personally I think the green is still not enough contrast.
     

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    Mock Leno

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    I have been knotting my ties this way since I use a tie.
    Any opinion welcomed!
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    You should consider using collar stays.
     

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