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Navy on navy: Prime Minister Cameron

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by CrimsonSox, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. CrimsonSox

    CrimsonSox Senior member

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    Emperor Akihito. I like how his navy tie and suit have a richer, bluer tone than Sarkozy's suits, which are sometimes in a rather flat shade that's black or nearly black.

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    Cleav Senior member Moderator

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    CSox I have looked high and low, and wasted much mula on blue suits, in search of that hue. The nearest I saw was a Canalli but it was slightly more washed out and didn't work.
     
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    Really? It's "Air Force Blue," the default iGent color. I have it (Minnis Fresco 0520) on a MTM Mashburn suit. That's the fresco option, but that shade is available in a ton of different weights and material combinations.
     
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    Cleav Senior member Moderator

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    On that site? I've looked like a man though.

    I wouldn't call it UK Air Force blue though, really? US Yes.
     
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    Cleav Senior member Moderator

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    Got it @Bourbonbasted, stand down....

    Looks a little darker than what I want.
     
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    I find it wears lighter in natural light. However, there are shades lighter than that available from Minnis. Check both books I and II.

    And yes, US Air Force. Sorry for the confusion :D
     
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    Hi BB, got myself a Canalli in just the right shade. post soon.

    Thanks dood
     
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    Sorry, just realised didn't post it. Worn twice since.

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    Great picture..
     
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