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On pattern coordination between jacket/shirt/tie.......................

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by edmorel, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The last look I posted was patterned linen. I paired it with unseasonal chunky brogues, so I was wrong top to bottom. Magnifique.
     


  2. E TF

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    I await with interest the patterned linens proposed over at the london lounge.
     


  3. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Alden is doing patterned linen? I disagree with him on matters of taste about 0.01% of the time but this is a big one.
     


  4. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    you are very idiosyncratic and dogmatic.
     


  5. F. Corbera

    F. Corbera Senior member

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    Are you sure that you need the word "casual" in that sentence?

    :confused:
     


  6. F. Corbera

    F. Corbera Senior member

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    I think that the fix for this would be for Foo and Manton to hang out together more.

    What do you think?
     


  7. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    leaving aside the people who don't know any better, do any of you actually support patterned linen?
     


  8. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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  9. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    I like the tie too.
     


  10. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    well I can't answer this then.
     


  11. F. Corbera

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    Perhaps for a summer cape?

    :confused:
     


  12. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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  13. NakedYoga

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    Maybe I don't know any better, however I do own a few short-sleeve sportshirts in linen for casual weekend and beach/pool wear. At least 1 of them has very faint stripes. Somewhat similar in style to these, but without the ribbed sleeves in the second:

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    Although, I do understand that you're talking primarily about suiting.
     
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    A brown glen check and a grey houndstooth I think. I'm tempted, but perhaps I know no better.

    Do you extend this rule to linen shirtings?
     


  15. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    i have patterned linen shirts
     


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