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Luxire Custom Clothing - Official Affiliate Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luxire, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. bik2101

    bik2101 Senior member

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    thanks for that info. I'm waiting on a lustrous fine white shirt but depending on my experience with that, now I know another option to get
     
  2. Louis XIV

    Louis XIV Senior member

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    Only have a single swatch of the Royal Oxfords, but what Matt explains for them is true for the Classic Oxfords as well.
    They are a heavy and very robust fabric which is very wrinkle resistent.
    They come out of the machine free of wrinkles and after a whole day of wear you only face little wrinkling in the crook of the arms and maybe around the belt line where you tucked it into the pants.
     
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    One of the beautiful things about an oxford fabric.
     
  4. aravenel

    aravenel Senior member

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    Do you have, or are you planning to have, any linen shirtings for summer?
     
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    :facepalm: Missed that, thanks.

    Would be nice if there was a nice solid light blue in linen or linen cotton though--seems like most of these are patterns or trouser materials. Already looking forward to summer!
     
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  7. joewmoss

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    Which material is that? Is that the classic Blue White...linen, or the Navy White?
     
  8. joewmoss

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    Yeah, it really makes me wish I hadn't spent so much money on clothes that cost almost as much as Luxire custom shirt/pants. Particularly slacks/trousers.
     
  9. Xtra

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    I've gotten one shirt made in the classic oxford and I'm getting one in sky blue soon and I'm quite happy with the shirts but I want to get a more formal dress shirt.

    In that respect, isn't oxford cloth more casual by nature compared to other more typical dress shirt cloths?

    I would like to get one FC white shirt to use in more formal occasions, but if the lustrous fine white wrinkles a lot it might not be that good. But at the same time an oxford shirt with FC will probably also be "wrong"?

    I seldom wear a suit and would like one good FC white dress shirt and one blue (thinking pale blue end-on-end) dress shirt button cuff to wear with suits.
     
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  10. aravenel

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    Oxford cloth is indeed typically considered less formal. It's usually worn with an odd jacket rather than a suit.

    And yes, oxford with FC is wrong. Oxford cloth should really exclusively be made into buttondowns.
     
  11. althanis

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    This is also my understanding of how oxford is used.
     
  12. MattSF

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    I agree with the above, but (to OP) don't confuse oxford cloth with royal oxford cloth. While they both have similar construction, royal oxford cloth is generally accepted as being dressier than oxford cloth, and can be worn in more formal settings. Not sure if I would do FC with a royal oxford shirt, but I think it looks fine in a BC dress shirt.
     
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    This is likely traditionally agreed upon, but far from absolute. I've seen a number of unfused/unlined cutaway collars with oxford fabric and they've looked quite nice (in a casual setting). Royal is also dressier.
     
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  14. aravenel

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    Meh, if I'm not wearing a tie, I want my shirts to be buttondown, so that still doesn't work IMO, especially with a cutaway collar.

    Royal oxford is indeed a bit dressier and could likely be done as a dress shirt with a non-BD collar.
     
  15. itraxx

    itraxx Senior member

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    Received my first shirt from Luxire recently - sky blue oxford. Great quality shirt!

    Could anyone give me some feedback for future adjustments based upon the pictures below? Please note that I input the sleeve measurements incorrectly which is why they are so big - I will be having this corrected by a local tailor and never making the mistake again!


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    Apologies for the poor quality iPhone photos. If it's any help, my usual measurements are 40" chest and 31" waist.

    Thanks
     
  16. Xtra

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    It's just that I seldom wear suits, I do have an navy blazer/SC (not 100% sure of terminology) that I wear more often than my suits, but for that reason I would like to have a good quality white FC shirt for more formal events.

    I haven't yet found a shirt of decent quality that fits me well OTR in local stores in Norway. I know, selection isn't great and prices are high. A good quality dress shirt RTW (imo) in retail is about 200$. I've found nice white shirts at STF, especially from Borrelli, but it would require an extensive amount of tailoring after purchase, as the fit really is off.

    itraxx: I'm in the process myself of altering the measurements from the first shirt so I'm not adept at this adjusting. Anyhow, I would reduce yoke somewhat, reduce bicep/sleeve width. The back part of the waist looks a bit bulky and you could specifically ask for a reduction there, but not easy to tell. I would probably increase chest a bit, as it seems to be a bit tight, but that's a matter of preference as well I guess.
     
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  17. MSchapiro

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    Xtra the lust. fine white does tend to wrinkle, but that isn't a problem if you are only wearing it occasionally. Especially if you have it professionally cleaned and pressed. Higher count threads almost always wrinkle more, but make a more formal shirt. That trade off is up to you.
     
  18. Teger

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    is anyone else having really long ordering times? placed an order for a pair of pants and a shirt about a month ago
     
  19. YourArsenal

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    Same here. Not that a month is crazy or anything. I'm waiting for a couple of shirts and a custom pair of jeans, especially curious about the latter.
     
  20. joewmoss

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    Has anyone here had a shirt made in either the white panama weave or the white linen?
     

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