Is this Sport Coat too "old man"?

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  1. shanker

    shanker Well-Known Member

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    For someone turning 30, is this style workable?

    Cheers in advance!

    Sorry for the lousy camera phone pics.

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  2. acecow

    acecow Senior member

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    I'd rock it if it was slim enough and on the shorter side.
     


  3. Gong Tao

    Gong Tao Senior member

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    And I would wear it if it was not too short or too slim.

    The pattern is fine, but to really tell if it would look right for you we would need to be able to see the whole lapel, silhouette, button stance, and so on, and we can't see any of that from your pictures.
     


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    Navi Senior member

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    I'd rock it if it was slim enough and on the shorter side.

    seconding this. If it's cut right I'd wear it.
     


  5. lithdoc

    lithdoc Well-Known Member

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    I could swear I was eyeing one from BB with same pattern on eBay, makes me think it could be the same one! Is it 46L? [​IMG]
     


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    howbah Senior member

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    Oh please! Grampa, you left your jacket at my house again!!!! Very nice pattern -- if you're a million years old! Goes great with Depends (TM)!!!
     


  7. Geoffrey Firmin

    Geoffrey Firmin Senior member

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    As an old man, some one over 35, I think its hot. Mix it with the right blue shirt, twill, gabardine pants or chinos. Give some serious thought to the shoes and you have a winner.

    And if you still feel its too old man for you drop it off at my retirement village.
     


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    csoukoulis Senior member

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    I have a cashmere Belvest sc that looks very similar....im 26 fwiw.
     


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    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Reevolving and TC (Houston) are closely monitoring this thread.
     


  10. Ianiceman

    Ianiceman Senior member

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    This is the kind of coat that is hailed, celebrated, feted, adored in the hallowed halls of SF but out there in the real world is rarely seen outside of an assisted living facility. Extra points if it comes with those leather buttons that look like a 1950s football.
     


  11. Lord Asquith

    Lord Asquith Well-Known Member

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    For someone turning 30, is this style workable?

    Cheers in advance!

    Sorry for the lousy camera phone pics.

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    It's fine.[​IMG]
     


  12. LukeM

    LukeM Senior member

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    I am 18 and am alway looking for these kind of patterns! They look great when fitted properly
     


  13. pvrhye

    pvrhye Senior member

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    If you start deciding patterns are too old-mannish, the list of things you can wear gets pretty thin pretty fast.
     


  14. shanker

    shanker Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for all the feedback people...both good and bad! [​IMG] I bought it on a whim, w/o even trying it on...mistake #1, but I can return it. It is a 40R, which is what I generally wear. Once home and getting around to trying it on, it is not slim...more of a "classic" fit which brings me to my 2nd issue - I find it a little boxy, but am no expert in SC fit. I will get a proper fit pic up soon. Looking forward to any and all feedback.
     


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    Just wait till Bieber start wearing this. Then it'll become the trendiest shit around!
     


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