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my visit to Napoli & Mina @ Napoli Su Misura

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by medtech_expat, Oct 31, 2010.

  1. Eustace Tilley

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  2. alliswell

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    Next three trips: Late September - Early October Late November Late February
     


  3. GusW

    GusW Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    The "V" is approx 2" wide. I t reminded me of 1940's French and English country scale patterns. I asked Mina to make it with 3 patch pockets and a more relaxed cut.
     


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    What does this mean?
     


  5. GusW

    GusW Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Not quite so fitted and a centimeter or two longer. More like a country jacket than an urban dandy. But, we shall see what I get :)
     


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    Didn't you request a longer jacket with more room for the first commission? How did that turn out? Too short and trim?
     


  7. medtech_expat

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    Trio of Minnis fresco, with pocket configuration the only variable. Thanks to all those who recommended Minnis fresco, the stuff is sublime even during the mid-day Napoli heat.

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  8. forex

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    ^^ I see you went with much narrower lapels for these.
     


  9. GusW

    GusW Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Very nice. I like the combination of patch pockets, ticket pocket and regular flaps. Nice way to add a little variety.


     


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    eddie - did you loose weight? the arms seem slightly long on your 3 coats.
     


  11. ThinkDerm

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    anyone have any examples of Mina's work for Formal Wear?
     


  12. Redwoood

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    These look a bit softer than your previous commissions.
     


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    I really like the ticket pocket on the middle one - it fits well with the overall sporty aesthetic of this set of commissions (with shorter jacket, etc). All look great though.
     


  14. Parker

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    Mina will be back in New York October 1-3. And Boston October 4 and 5.

    Here's a few photos from her last visit to San Francisco. A few of my jackets and suits: Minnis houndstooth flannel suit, a cashmere/wool blazer and a simple worsted suit. Last two are Italian cloth from Mina's books.

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    Wool and cashmere swatches for NSM ties:

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    Silk print swatches for Cappelli ties:

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    Oh, wow.
     


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