Khaki colored suit for year yound?

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  1. designprofessor

    designprofessor Senior member

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    Gentlemen, I'm looking for a lighter color suit to add. I wear suits primarily from Sept to May with the academic calendar. Where should I be looking? Solid cotton poplin or wool? I'm leaning toward a solid khaki /tan, 2B, single vent, nothing flashy, just a good, durable work suit.
    Is this a viable color for most of the year? Suggestions appreciated.
    Thanks, dprof
     
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    dusty Senior member

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    I don't think khaki works in winter. Taupe maybe. And it would have to be wool, of course.
     
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    Quirk Senior member

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    What's the weather like in OK in the winter months?
     
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    kitonbrioni Senior member

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    Even in the South a khaki suit is ok in sprint, summer and fall but not winter.
     
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    OKC typically has a few cold spells. Halloween, Thanksgiving, late Feb. If it snows, it on the ground for a day, thats about it.
     
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    Bradford Current Events Moderator

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    I would not wear a khaki suit in the winter, even here in Arizona where it probably stays warmer than OKC.

    It just doesn't work.

    A light colored wool suit should be ok for warm days though.
     

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