Opinion on this sportcoat...

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  1. deaddog

    deaddog Senior member

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    and what to wear with it -- maybe with jeans. what else - don't own a pair of blue slacks.

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  2. deaddog

    deaddog Senior member

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    price couldn't be beat on STP. Now, I just have to figure out what to wear with it - -advice welcomed. Of course, if it doesnt work the beauty of STP is back it goes!

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  3. Tomasso

    Tomasso Senior member

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    Various shades of brown, blue, grey, green and maybe even BLACK. I must say that it does look like a suit coat.
     


  4. deaddog

    deaddog Senior member

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    thanks for the input. What makes you say it looks like a suitcoat? STP is selling it as a sportcoat and I wouldn't think they would get it wrong (like an ebay seller might)
     


  5. Tomasso

    Tomasso Senior member

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    thanks for the input. What makes you say it looks like a suitcoat? STP is selling it as a sportcoat and I wouldn't think they would get it wrong (like an ebay seller might)

    It's just that sport jackets with vertical stripes are not very common so when I see one I tend to think that it may be an orphaned suit coat.
     


  6. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Senior member

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    I agree that striped sportscoats tend to look like orphaned suit coats but in this case, I think you're fine.

    Those definitely aren't (or at least shouldn't be) suit coat stripes.
     


  7. zjpj83

    zjpj83 Senior member

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    A suit in that fabric would be very Willy Wonka
     


  8. johnapril

    johnapril Senior member

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    That coat is too cool. Have fun. F--- trad.
     


  9. edmorel

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    It's just that sport jackets with vertical stripes are not very common so when I see one I tend to think that it may be an orphaned suit coat.

    There is a picture in this month's Gentry, a japanese clothes mag, and there is a guy wearing a suit very, very similar to that jacket.
     


  10. mensimageconsultant

    mensimageconsultant Senior member

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    The vest, pocket square, and conservative shirt-tie combination make it look like a suit jacket. Without those, it wouldn't. (Also a factor is the illusion of solid gray.)

    It probably is too formal to pair with most jeans, but you could try dark blue jeans with conservative-style brown shoes. If you have tan pants, they would work. Only black might be a problem, because of "rules" and shoes.
     


  11. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Charcoal grey trouser. You may have to try several shades to find the best one. Cool jacket, I like it.
     


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