Oxxford catastrophe

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  1. gefinzi

    gefinzi Senior member

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    I admire the construction of Oxxford garments very much, and own several MTM items which are great, but they still (2006) often make stylistic choices which are just catastrophes.
    There is nothing about the fabric or cut of this jacket I like in the least:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/3-900-NWT-Oxxfor...QQcmdZViewItem
     


  2. Stu

    Stu Senior member

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    Ouch, it's hard to even discern the cut because the pattern is so busy. That is seriously fugly.
     


  3. yachtie

    yachtie Senior member

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    WOW! It matches my bathrobe![​IMG]
     


  4. rnoldh

    rnoldh Senior member

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    At first I thought the coat was very old. Perhaps new oldstock. But the Crest label shows that it's not very old. Just a dog!

    It seems that all makers(even the best) make a dog now and then.

    Don't judge Oxxford by a single garment. I don't know why they made this coat, but it's not representative of their general style(Thank God)!
     


  5. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I'm not that crazy about the fabric, but I wonder if it doesn't look much better in person. The first picture seems very overlit, and the cloth looks far nicer in the closeup of the tag.
     


  6. Tomasso

    Tomasso Senior member

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    I don't hate the fabric. It reminds me of some Pendelton jackets that I used to have. It wouldn't look bad worn casually with grey or Black flannels. It's probably too distinctive to be worn more than 3-4 times a season so it's not for a minimalist wardrobe.
     


  7. oscarthewild

    oscarthewild Senior member

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    If it was a suit, i'd wear it. Would look smashing!
     


  8. Kai

    Kai Senior member

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    Big plaid is for used care salesman.
     


  9. GQgeek

    GQgeek Senior member

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    Big plaid is for used care salesman.

    And he'd have to be a damned good one to afford oxxford :p
     


  10. EL72

    EL72 Senior member

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    Herb Tarlek called and he wants his coat back.
     


  11. mrchapel

    mrchapel Senior member

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    Did I fall into a time warp?
     


  12. Augusto86

    Augusto86 Sean Penn's Mexican love child

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    Ick...ditto the car salesman thing.
     


  13. Carey

    Carey Senior member

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    Punchline: "I told my wife to go to Cox's and pick up my seersucker suit; however, she got confused and went to Sears and picked up this..."

    As my father-in-law would say, that jacket is double-barrel ugly!
     


  14. Artisan Fan

    Artisan Fan Suitsupply-sider

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    Holy Smokes! That is ugly. Oxxford has a number of these hideous fabrics. Not surprisingly many are on ebay right now. [​IMG]
     


  15. Thomas

    Thomas Senior member

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    So you're saying I shouldn't bid on this fine jacket?

    I think what's wrong is that there aren't enough colors in the pattern.
     


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