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Italian CBD

CrimsonSox

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This is a thread devoted to Italian conservative business dress -- the more soporific the better. The fashionable side of Italy, as in Pitti Uomo, is interesting and gets a lot of attention. But Italian businessmen are exceptionally good at CBD and deserve their own thread. The original inspiration was Matt's post on Vittorio Feltri: http://www.tweedinthecity.com/2013/02/04/not-quite-so-simple/

Feltri: "Are you wearing a bright satin tie?"



Just got an email from Feltri: "I make this sh*t look good."



Feltri doing his best Diego Della Valle impersonation. Solid navy suit + silvery wedding tie = Italian tycoon.



The charcoal suit variant:



Speaking of whom, here's Della Valle himself:

 

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Nice blog. Some thought not all of the outfits on it are non-CBD, and I'm focusing the thread on Italian CBD.

Diego and Andrea Della Valle, grenadine and knit ties:



 

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Grey on grey CBD, assuming he's not carrying the purse:



Montezemolo:

 
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Is it just me, or do Diego's shirt collars look a tad too tight (minus the one in the image with the purse)?
 
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Because of this thread and I just threw out 3 shirts and a cardigan.

Going to live and experiment with this blue-gray scale, I like it
 

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There are a few tumblrs, aside from Italian Industrialist, that post things likely pertinent to this thread. Milstil is my favorite blog at the moment and contains a treasure trove of inspiration.
 
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I like all of these except Feltri's white collared blue shirt. That is a look that seems a bit formal, stiff and showy where the others work because of an easy elegance.
 

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Is it just me, or do Diego's shirt collars look a tad too tight (minus the one in the image with the purse)?

I think he just prefers a wide spread for tie space.
 

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