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

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

  1. Chulillo

    Chulillo Senior member

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    Overall nice combination of colors and textures but I think your pants would have looked much better if they were a little tapered towards the ankles, or a little longer if you want them to be that wide.
     
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    Many thanks. I'll let the wife know she can stay
     
  3. EliodA

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    X-mas mood is early... Too lazy busy for full fit pics today.

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  4. GMMcL

    GMMcL Senior member

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    This is a very fair point. I actually just brought them up to 2 inch cuffs today (this morning; sewed them myself), and I think that shortens the inseam just a bit too much. I will let them back down. Here you can see the exact same pants, with a smaller cuff and thus longer inseam.
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    Hopefully I can find a middle ground, because I think pants this weighty need a larger cuff.
     
  5. Chulillo

    Chulillo Senior member

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    I think they looked much better before. Maybe you can take them to a seamstress (if not a tailor) and have her/him taken down in a more "professional" way so that you can be satisfied with the width of the cuff and still have them that touch longer.
     
  6. EFV

    EFV Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    FWIW, Bradock, I love the combo. Seeing how many of the clothes we wear actually have their origin in military style, I don't think the clash is as big as some of the other posters here. I'd rather go by how it looks and if it's visually pleasing to me, than strict rules.
     
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    Those who hate navy pants, avert your eyes. These shetland tweeds from Epaulet make me very happy. The shirt collar's letting this fit down a bit, though.

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    heldentenor Senior member

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    Awesome, Betel! Who makes the jacket? Zegna?
     
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    Pliny Senior member

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  11. Coxsackie

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    Melbourne has turned on the charm today. Beautiful sunny day, mid 20s temperature, dry air and a refreshing light breeze. Simply wonderful.

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    Bonus shot: view of St Michael's Uniting Church on Collins St, from my office window.

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  14. Pliny

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    Your trews r always the best
    noice view.
    FWIW My thoughts on your fit: Your color choices aren't working e.g. black tie and coral&grey square with blue/black/white country shirt. The shirt is outta place, and a black tie demands white or at least high contrast shirt n square unless you're going to a nite club. It doesn't 'fit' in a color mix like this. The FU DB with contrast buttons warrants more sedate pairings too.
     
  15. Connemara

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    Terrible pic, but:

    Panta shirt
    Sam Hober tie
    Gap cardigan

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