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When you’re getting dressed, how do you decide between, say, your navy corduroy, your navy moleskin, and your navy flannel?
Well let me correct myself. I have had them all, but not anymore. I've passed up the two former because I was not fond of the fabrics. Kept the flannel from last season as I'm more of a flannel person. Was never fond of curdoray and moleskin haven't grown on me for some reason.

But yeah, if you have all three and they're all seasonal items it comes down to combination with the rest of the outfit and what you feel like wearing on that particular day. At some point, when you've accumulated many similar items, it comes down to what you feel like wearing on that day more than anything else.

I don't put to much emphasis on which item to wear as long as it's the right season, I feel like wearing it on that particular day and it looks good with the rest of the outfit. It doesn't have to be perfect imo, just feel personal. If I were to be picky with my clothing I would never get past choosing a tie because of all the options. Wear and enjoy.
 

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I have this one dropped off for adjustments and can post photos when it's back. Initially took some bad quality try on photos but you can't distinguish the texture and the white and green threads, which doesn't do it justice.
That'd be great if you could! Just took advantage of the MTO sale and picked up the Guabello blue brown gun check, but your photos will help for upcoming purchases
 

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Switching to the fall wardrobe gives me a chance to bring out this Holland & Sherry MTO I commissioned last year. The cloth is amazing.

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Is this cloth still available through MTO? Also, how much lower gorge do you usually ask for?
 

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Is this cloth still available through MTO? Also, how much lower gorge do you usually ask for?
I requested the cloth on my own via email and they were able to source it for me. This was an early attempt at the low gorge, the newest version available through the MTO would now be like what is on the Marling jackets. The new version is slightly higher and not as wide.

Cloth details:

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I requested the cloth on my own via email and they were able to source it for me. This was an early attempt at the low gorge, the newest version available through the MTO would now be like what is on the Marling jackets. The new version is slightly higher and not as wide.

Cloth details:

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Thanks, appreciate it.

Nsy idea how much you've lowered the gorge on your new MTOs? Trying to understand what effect x inches lower gorge does. Also, what do you mean by not as wide?
 

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Question for those who have done MTO trousers before. It recommends at least 2-3 inches extra fabric in the hip area.
I fit fine into a 28 slim fit in the hip area. But my hips measure 36 7/8 and the 28 stock slim fit measurement is 36 1/2. So this makes no sense to me. I have no discomfort at all in the hips and yet it's smaller than my actual measurement but the pants should be at least 38 1/2. So is the extra 2 inches really necessary? I decided to put in an extra inch at 37 1/2 on my MTO order just in case
 
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Thanks, appreciate it.

Nsy idea how much you've lowered the gorge on your new MTOs? Trying to understand what effect x inches lower gorge does. Also, what do you mean by not as wide?
I am not too sure on how much it is lowered vs the standard gorge. That jacket was their first time trying it and we found it a touch too low, the marling ones are slightly wider. You'd have to ask @spiermackay just how much this changed and how different it is from say the Neapolitan (which has also been lowered slightly over the years)

By not as wide, I mean the Marling jackets with the new low gorge have a slightly more narrow lapel width.

At lease this was my understanding of the change. Side by side though they are fairly similar looking other than the slight change in lapel width.
 

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Gentlemen,
Who has this in the wild and what are your thoughts?

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Great pricing!

I actually have both! I love them (though I probably need to add a summer gray/all season grey since I'm heavy on blue right now). They wear fine, the hopsack is very comfortable and wrinkle resistant. I'd say the second one has a bit less "natural stretch", but wears fine
 

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I actually have both! I love them (though I probably need to add a summer gray/all season grey since I'm heavy on blue right now). They wear fine, the hopsack is very comfortable and wrinkle resistant. I'd say the second one has a bit less "natural stretch", but wears fine
Thanks, I'm Diggin The 3 Patch Pockets...
 

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I requested the cloth on my own via email and they were able to source it for me. This was an early attempt at the low gorge, the newest version available through the MTO would now be like what is on the Marling jackets. The new version is slightly higher and not as wide.

Cloth details:

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This was highly popular as a GMTO Formosa through NMWA 3 years ago or so. I actually wanted to sell mine for the longest time if it weren't for the at least 50% drop in resale. Plus the pattern makes it hard for anyone outside SF to consider getting.
 

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I am not too sure on how much it is lowered vs the standard gorge. That jacket was their first time trying it and we found it a touch too low, the marling ones are slightly wider. You'd have to ask @spiermackay just how much this changed and how different it is from say the Neapolitan (which has also been lowered slightly over the years)

By not as wide, I mean the Marling jackets with the new low gorge have a slightly more narrow lapel width.

At lease this was my understanding of the change. Side by side though they are fairly similar looking other than the slight change in lapel width.
Need to keep in mind that lapel width and gorge position depends on every individual's build and height. So it's experimentation for everyone all over again.
 

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Can someone give me some casual and black tie creative ideas with the velvet burgundy dinner jacket
 

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