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In Praise of Gray ... (Spin-Off)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by niidawg3, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. Ebonyman

    Ebonyman Senior Member

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    Sean,

    I really don't have a problem with any of those combinations except maybe #1. The chinos seem a bit too casual for those shoes. However, it's not a really bad combo and would do in a pinch.

    Butler, thanks for posting that superbly tailored fit.

    Here's a Gray combo X post from the "Friday Challenge" thread.

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  2. GusW

    GusW Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Butler's grey on grey combo is rather elegant. Nice one :slayer:
     


  3. eviltimeban

    eviltimeban Senior Member

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    I was never a huge fan of grey but I do have this one suit with a nice check running through it, I wore this for the monochromatic challenge:

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  4. lasbar

    lasbar Stylish Dinosaur

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    Very smart as usual..

    perfect fit ..
     


  5. aph999

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    My favorite gray suit (and my avatar) a Borrelli I bought from ShopTheFinest last year. The ultimate pick-and-pick grey pattern.

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  6. Cuttingboard

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    Great looking suit...I'm on a mission to find a dove grey suit for spring/summer.
     


  7. aph999

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    Like this NWT Kiton Super 150s 40R I have?
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  9. Pliny

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    I dig this combo. Not sure which tie to wear though...


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  11. mensimageconsultant

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    Too broad a question - the setting might eliminate many options. That said, the tie should be bold enough that people look toward the face instead of the feet.
     


  12. comrade

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    Built-up shoulders and skinny lapels.
    Perfect for a Lenny Bruce impersonator.
     


  13. Cuttingboard

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    If you think that lapel is skinny, you must not have been paying much attention to lapel sizes the past several years. That would be a medium lapel to be worn with 8-9cm ties. As tie width narrow, so do lapels.
     
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  14. Cleav

    Cleav Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    No wonder I missed this thread, gray indeed!

    Grey bump...

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  15. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Stylish Dinosaur

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    Favorite grey is probably from the MaomaoxGaz thread

    Grey Fresco

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