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OneTrouser

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by mafoofan, Dec 13, 2010.

  1. NOBD

    NOBD Senior member

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    I forgot about the styling: 5-pocket, of course. And I want to switch to Loro Piana for extra points.
     


  2. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    i'm thinking gray worsted. Maybe a subtle windowpane

    Windowpane trousers? I'm hurt.

    Worsted flannel, mid-grey.

    You are partially right.

    Getting warmer.

    Mmmm, maybe.

    So close. [​IMG]


    Do you know something about the OneTrouser I don't?

    Holland and Sherry has a nice mid to light grey 11/12oz whipcord that would serve this purpose well. I dont know the book but the number is HS954000.

    Noted--or maybe noted already. Who knows?

    Worsted, mid-grey, glen plaid, obviously.

    I provoked Nay not to get what I deemed office trousers, to Salvatore Ambrosi's mild chagrin. I could not do this to him after that, although I do owe Salvatore an order.

    I forgot about the styling: 5-pocket, of course. And I want to switch to Loro Piana for extra points.

    Scratch your +5 and give yourself a +12.
     


  3. NOBD

    NOBD Senior member

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    Scratch your +5 and give yourself a +12.

    Wow. I was counting on / hoping for maybe 2 extra. You're generous.
     


  4. Journeyman

    Journeyman Senior member

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    Madame Paulette shrunk two pairs of my Ambrosi/Woodhouse pants so I need new odd trousers. Woodhouse and its whipcord are no more. So, I have a new OneTrouser planned. Five pairs. Same cloth, same color. That is all.

    You should sue the cleaner for $54 million. [​IMG]
     


  5. sellahi22

    sellahi22 Senior member

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    I don't understand the "one" shoe or "one" shirt, but the "one" trouser makes a lot of sense to me. Trousers are very much a background piece of an outfit, which no one notices, and which shouldn't really make a statement except for fitting perfectly. Furthermore, grey is by far the preferable color. Why not stick with a single shade that works with most if not all colors of shirt and jacket, which you can always reach for in the morning without thinking?

    I'm planning on getting 4-5 pairs of mid grey pants made from P&B Universal for winter, and 4-5 pairs from some open weave cloth for summer. However, I'm a small timer so they will be from Dario Rodriguez, not Ambrosi.
     


  6. F. Corbera

    F. Corbera Senior member

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    Trousers are very much a background piece of an outfit, which no one notices, and which shouldn't really make a statement except for fitting perfectly.

    [​IMG]
     


  7. hendrix

    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    Trousers are very much a background piece of an outfit, which no one notices, and which shouldn't really make a statement except for fitting perfectly.

    i have more trousers in more colours than i do shirts.
     


  8. Sanguis Mortuum

    Sanguis Mortuum Senior member

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    Trousers are very much a background piece of an outfit, which no one notices.

    When you wear purple trousers, people notice.
     


  9. Baron

    Baron Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Grey flannel, woolen (seems like the obvious choice). You'll have to get some tropical wool or 9 oz fresco in a slightly lighter shade for summer.
     


  10. GBR

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    Madame Paulette shrunk two pairs of my Ambrosi/Woodhouse pants so I need new odd trousers. Woodhouse and its whipcord are no more. So, I have a new OneTrouser planned. Five pairs. Same cloth, same color. That is all.

    How on earth did she manage that?
     


  11. Michael Ay329

    Michael Ay329 Senior member

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    Perhaps Rubinacci has some of this cloth hoarded away....just for such a special occassion.

    What weight was this whipcord cloth?
     


  12. bringusingoodale

    bringusingoodale Senior member

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    I wasn't around for the OneShoe thingy, so I am thrilled to be around for this event. But I have to agree that having OneTrouser doesn't seem that ridiculous. Unless you like wearing loud trousers, trousers offer the best opportunity to maintain a consistent look without attracting either negative or positive sartorial feedback.
     


  13. sellahi22

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    i have more trousers in more colours than i do shirts.

    When you wear purple trousers, people notice.

    Sorry guys, I was talking about trousers suitable for work and other conservative situations. I concede that for other lifestyles one may need to expand his trouser wardrobe to include purple pants, jean shorts, assless chaps, etc.
     


  14. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Trousers are very much a background piece of an outfit, which no one notices, and which shouldn't really make a statement except for fitting perfectly.

    Can't the same, or should, be said of shirts and shoes?

    Grey flannel, woolen (seems like the obvious choice). You'll have to get some tropical wool or 9 oz fresco in a slightly lighter shade for summer.

    The OneTrouser cannot be absolute. I'll need a summer and winter version.

    What weight was this whipcord cloth?

    Less than 24oz., so no doubt of no interest to you. [​IMG]

    I wasn't around for the OneShoe thingy, so I am thrilled to be around for this event.

    I'm thrilled, too.
     


  15. Redwoood

    Redwoood Senior member

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    Can't the same, or should, be said of shirts and shoes?
    [...]


    Certainly not if you're English.
     


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