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Mr Knightley

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The weather in NYC has cooled off a bit, allowing one to indulge in fabrics heavier than linen and tropical weight wool. This has given me the chance to give my newest suit a proper maiden voyage. As the suit is from New & Lingwood, and because I can, I have tried to put together as many items from N & L in this outfit as I could - just to see if it could be done.

My husband and I are also celebrating our fifth wedding anniversary today, with dinner out this evening, and when one dines out in NYC these days, one is literally "out" - today's flannel might come in handy with the temperature drop at sunset.

Suit, tie, braces and face mask - New & Lingwood
Shirt - Chester Barrie via Austin Reed (both entities now defunct, alas)
Cufflinks - custom made - British Columbian jade on 14k gold
Pocket square - Brooks Brothers
Shoes - Florsheim Royal Imperial (Magnanni manufacture)

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Congratulations on your anniversary 🥂

Austin Reed still exists but only online - sad...my friend worked in many of their London stores in the good old days.
 

An Acute Style

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The weather in NYC has cooled off a bit, allowing one to indulge in fabrics heavier than linen and tropical weight wool. This has given me the chance to give my newest suit a proper maiden voyage. As the suit is from New & Lingwood, and because I can, I have tried to put together as many items from N & L in this outfit as I could - just to see if it could be done.

My husband and I are also celebrating our fifth wedding anniversary today, with dinner out this evening, and when one dines out in NYC these days, one is literally "out" - today's flannel might come in handy with the temperature drop at sunset.

Suit, tie, braces and face mask - New & Lingwood
Shirt - Chester Barrie via Austin Reed (both entities now defunct, alas)
Cufflinks - custom made - British Columbian jade on 14k gold
Pocket square - Brooks Brothers
Shoes - Florsheim Royal Imperial (Magnanni manufacture)

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Happy Anniversary. That suit looks great on you. Does that tie match the Dinner jacket you modeled a few weeks ago? :slayer:
 
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That is a lovely jacket! Not feeling the shoes together with that autumnal/wintery outfit. I would have chosen something sturdier.
 

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Congratulations on your anniversary 🥂

Austin Reed still exists but only online - sad...my friend worked in many of their London stores in the good old days.
Thank you, Knightley. Here are two shots from the afternoon and evening - one in the Greco-Roman galleries at the Metropolitan Museum, and the other at dinner, outside at the Leopard at des Artistes.

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Happy Anniversary. That suit looks great on you. Does that tie match the Dinner jacket you modeled a few weeks ago? :slayer:
Thank you, Acute, for the compliment and the good wishes. The tie is the same general colorway as the dinner jacket, though I believe the necktie fabric has a bit of yellow in it, whereas the dinner jacket does not.
 

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