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

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

  1. Coxsackie

    Coxsackie Senior member

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    Thanks gents for all the kind words. This is the first Havana-fit garment I've purchased from SuSu. Previously didn't fancy the high buttoning point. For a 3pc, this doesn't matter (and in any case I've heard that it's been lowered for this season - not sure whether my own suit has the higher or lower buttoning point).

    Anyway I hover between a 50 and a 52 (EU) in most OTR brands. This suit is a 52 which appears to be ample. The jacket has had zero alteration of any kind, although at some point I might get the sleeves shortened by 1cm or so.

    Oddly enough, the waistcoat was a 50 - someone had apparently done a sneaky little waistcoat swap-out at some previous point. SuitSupply graciously agreed to let out the waistcoat free of charge - they found another 2cm for me and it's perfect now. In fact I suspect it may fit me better than a 52 would have. I tried on a 54 waistcoat and was swimming in it.
     
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  2. jfrater

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    Bit different for me:

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    Jacket: Dunhill
    Shirt local shop
    Tie: Hober
    Pocket square: Stefano Ricci
    Shoes: Gaziano and Girling.
     
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  3. Newcomer

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    So today I had a situation where I had to dress in a much more conservative fit. I generally don't post pictures if I do my old school stuff, but it is looking like I am going to have to dress a bit more old man-ish for a while.

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  4. GMMcL

    GMMcL Senior member

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    Question: can donegal be paired with donegal? Or does the texture in that case act more as the pattern, making the clash?
     


  5. Tried and True

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    My American tailors term themselves "custom" while my English talors use "bespoke." That's all I got......
     


  6. clarinetplayer

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    A day on the road, listening to music scholarship auditions.
     


  7. in stitches

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    Off the cuff;

    Donegal tie and donegal pants: Sure

    Donegal tie and SC/suit - Possible maybe

    Donegal pants and SC - Less possible but still maybe
     


  8. Newcomer

    Newcomer Senior member

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    I am going to say yes, maybe-no, no.

    I don't know, with donegal you cannot vary the patterns like you can with herringbone. I have tried donegal on donegal, in the mirror, and decided it just looked silly.
     


  9. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    I want to love, but ultimately the pants are too dark. There's no interplay with the jacket which serves to make it stand out even more than it already does. Mid-brown pants with some texture would work better, I think. I like the tie with the jacket.
     


  10. sugarbutch

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    But what if you go AAS and just keep adding donegal items? Will you go so far out that you come back in?

    AAS, if you have a sufficiently deep bench of donegal items, please do us the service of creating an AllDon[​IMG] fit. :)
     


  11. An Acute Style

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    I only have donegal pants. I think DC could pull it off.
     


  12. GMMcL

    GMMcL Senior member

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    This is basically what I thought.

    And it was donegal tie + donegal SC I was thinking, but I think I'ma go in a different direction.
     


  13. sugarbutch

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    I trust you'll be rectifying this deficiency post haste?
     


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    Tie with jacket, yes. Pants, no.
     


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