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

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

  1. FranSuitman

    FranSuitman Active Member

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    Thanks gents, it gives me the strength to keep posting. It seems strange having my own looks posted here among all the sartorial excellence, I feel quite humble actually.
     




  2. EFV

    EFV Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Very good first post! Yeah sure, I'm not crazy about silk knot in the lapel button hole, or the contrasting colour of said buttonhole. All-in-all though, it's better than 90% of all first posters.
     


  3. Mr. Six

    Mr. Six Senior member

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    Greetings, gents!

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    Thought about @unbelragazzo 's point about light pants/dark shoes working better with suede, and decided to give it a shot today. Just got this jacket, and need to get the sleeves done.
     


  5. FranSuitman

    FranSuitman Active Member

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    Thank you so much Erik! To be honest it was the first time I wore the silk knot. I think it wasn't a good idea though. Your style is one of my favorite here by the way.
     


  6. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    I think pants/shoes look pretty good together, but the fit on the pants is not working out, at least in this picture. The hem of a DB jacket should always be below the crotch of the trousers IMHO, and the line on these pants is falling apart. Cotton pants tend to do that.
     


  7. ridethecliche

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    Pants need little to no break to hold up better.
     


  8. YRR92

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    Yeah, these pants drape terribly. They're not cut so badly, but they turn into an unmade bed the moment I move. I think I need some worsted trousers in about this color.

    I hadn't heard that guideline for DB jacket length, but it makes sense.
     


  9. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    I suggest linen ones instead. Or flannel if for winter. Linen wrinkles, but it drapes pretty well.
     


  10. YRR92

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    I like linen, but I prefer it in darker colors. Maybe I'm being a bit silly, but I worry that linen this light would be tough to keep clean, while I'm not that worried about wool.

    If I had packed my darker khaki linen trousers, I'd have worn those instead today.

    For cooler weather, I'd really like a pair of tan cav twills or whipcords. I wear a lot of moleskin and cord when it gets cold, and those hold their shape reasonably well.
     


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    Only the most ancient thirsts on our shoulders.

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    Vintage Ray-Ban - Vintage bespoke suit - Lardini - Kenzo (tie) - Henry Carter - Bresciani - Santoni

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    C'mon, man. It has many years on its shoulders, only silks of the most ancient thirst. Get it right! :)
     


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