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Poll: DB Color

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Slickman, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. Slickman

    Slickman Senior member

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  2. gdl203

    gdl203 Senior member Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Light to mid grey
     
  3. KObalto

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    Light to mid grey

    + 1.
     
  4. upr_crust

    upr_crust Senior member

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    I voted for navy worsted - it would be more versatile, season-wise, than flannel, and allow you more options for accessorization than chalkstripe.

    Beyond that, I just prefer navy to charcoal [​IMG] .

    Whichever you choose, I am sure that it will be handsome.
     
  5. Matt S

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    I voted for navy worsted - it would be more versatile, season-wise, than flannel, and allow you more options for accessorization than chalkstripe.

    Beyond that, I just prefer navy to charcoal [​IMG] .

    Whichever you choose, I am sure that it will be handsome.


    +1.

    But what will this suit be used for? If it's for business the navy chalkstripe would be a good choice too.

    And go with a 2-piece. 3-piece DB suits aren't necessary unless you have no heating.
     
  6. Harold falcon

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    +1.

    But what will this suit be used for? If it's for business the navy chalkstripe would be a good choice too.

    And go with a 2-piece. 3-piece DB suits aren't necessary unless you have no heating.


    x2. A 3 piece DB seems a little crazy.
     
  7. Spats

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    (re)Start a trend: Flannel 3 piece. Color of your choice. Turn down the heat at home, make her nipples salute you. -S. [​IMG]
     
  8. Harold falcon

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    (re)Start a trend: Flannel 3 piece. Color of your choice. Turn down the heat at home, make her nipples salute you. -S. [​IMG]

    I'd like to change my vote.
     
  9. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    +1 on light to mid grey
     
  10. Slickman

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    Thanks for all the help, I decided to go with the Navy Worsted 2pc DB from Tom Mahon, first fitting is in March, hope it comes out killer.
     
  11. A Y

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    Navy

    This is actually a navy chalkstripe. I have a couple of 3-piece DBs, including 1 in a tweed flannel.

    --Andre
     
  12. Newcomer

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    Navy worsted in my opinion. As it is your first DB, I think that it would be the most versatile. I believe Manton said a while ago that he often wears his Navy DB for those occasions that call for less than black tie. I like that idea.
     
  13. upr_crust

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    Best of luck with the outcome, and I hope it comes out a killer as well - pictures after the fact, PLEASE!

    Thanks for all the help, I decided to go with the Navy Worsted 2pc DB from Tom Mahon, first fitting is in March, hope it comes out killer.
     
  14. Thomas

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    Light to mid grey

    Agree. Actually I have a glen plaid db that gets more wear than anything else.
     

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