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Overcoat for Tux

ccc123

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Just wondering what everyone favors for a formal overcoat when wearing a tux?

Cashmere?
 

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I have a black cashmere overcoat for formal occasions.
 

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Originally Posted by JayJay
I have a black cashmere overcoat for formal occasions.

+1, although I do have a circa 1992 Ralph Lauren chesterfield coat as well.
 

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I wear a black Brooks Chesterfield.
 

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black cashmere
i also found in my father closet, a black wool-mohair Aquascutum top coat that was made in the early-mid sixites.
 

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Thanks to all - Seems like the Chesterfield has it!
 

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^I've a dark charcoal wool herringbone weave HSM overcoat, that I've pressed into service for such functions...not proper perhaps but, close enough to get me in, out of the cold and directly to the coatroom!
 

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Adagio, that is an incredible coat; as great a step away from a Chesterfield as a tuxedo is from a lounge suit.

~ H
 

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I have one that looks very similar to this one and in a similar color. Technically, it's probably a shade or two too light to be worn for evening wear, but I don't care. I like it. It's sort of an almost-Chesterfield, but with peak lapels on the SB and without the fly front. I had it made up in a wool/cashmere blend herringbone fabric.

Purists might object, but oh well.

 

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