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Should we do Side Tabs or Belt Loops on High-Rise Moleskin Trousers?

  • Side Tabs

    Votes: 132 69.8%
  • Belt Loops

    Votes: 57 30.2%

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c.bisesar

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I wish I could say the same. 95 means sweaty misery, even if I am just wearing swim trunks.

The flip side is that I can wear fresco wool and other light stuff all winter long without being cold.
95 F is like what, 35 C? I'm not spending more than 5 minutes anywhere that isn't AC in 35 C, let alone considering wearing a jacket :rotflmao:
 

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Anyone try the British khaki high waisted trousers? I’m getting mine tomorrow and courious if anyone has them and how they feel about it
I got a pair of the Quest Cotton British Khaki and the fabric and construction is fantastic.
Unfortunately for me they just don't look quite right on my frame. I have what was once considered an athletic frame - larger upper body, butt, and thighs - although not as athletic after quarantine. The pleats and high rise just look a little to billowy on me and aren't flattering. I've tried them on for three days straight trying to convince myself otherwise. I don't think the fabric and color are helping in my particular case either.
But the trousers themselves are fabulous... I guess I'll keep trying because I love the look.
 

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Does linen even cut it really? I mean if it's 95 and humid out, I don't think it matters what you're wearing.
When judging against other fabrics, linen is by far the best choice.

But to your point, when it is super hot and humid, it doesn't matter what you wear you're going to be hot. Which is why I think it's liberating. You're going to be hot regardless, I'd rather wear linen trousers and a linen shirt than look like an off-duty fisherman. (harmless rib to my PFG boys out there)
 

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I got a pair of the Quest Cotton British Khaki and the fabric and construction is fantastic.
Unfortunately for me they just don't look quite right on my frame. I have what was once considered an athletic frame - larger upper body, butt, and thighs - although not as athletic after quarantine. The pleats and high rise just look a little to billowy on me and aren't flattering. I've tried them on for three days straight trying to convince myself otherwise. I don't think the fabric and color are helping in my particular case either.
But the trousers themselves are fabulous... I guess I'll keep trying because I love the look.
Trim the seat at the hip by 1" and taper the legs more. This will probably give you the look you're after. Have it pinned first so you can see the silhouette.
 

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When judging against other fabrics, linen is by far the best choice.

But to your point, when it is super hot and humid, it doesn't matter what you wear you're going to be hot. Which is why I think it's liberating. You're going to be hot regardless, I'd rather wear linen trousers and a linen shirt than look like an off-duty fisherman. (harmless rib to my PFG boys out there)
#PFGgang :slayer:

During the summer though, if I'm not at the office, I'm on or around water as much as I can be- PFG shirts and Patagucci Baggies are pretty much a staple for me.

Also Reyn Spooner shirts. Lots and lots and lots of Reyn Spooner.
 

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I got a pair of the Quest Cotton British Khaki and the fabric and construction is fantastic.
Unfortunately for me they just don't look quite right on my frame. I have what was once considered an athletic frame - larger upper body, butt, and thighs - although not as athletic after quarantine. The pleats and high rise just look a little to billowy on me and aren't flattering. I've tried them on for three days straight trying to convince myself otherwise. I don't think the fabric and color are helping in my particular case either.
But the trousers themselves are fabulous... I guess I'll keep trying because I love the look.
I too would like to keep my pair because the fabric is awesome but even when sizing up I still feel like the pattern is note quite a match for me and in cotton, it isn't as forgiving as in wool. For me, feels tight in the seat (rise) and in the front panel (thighs). Will have to try them on another (3rd) time to convince myself I am not going crazy. Perhaps this is something I can tinker with in MTO or MTM going forward.
 

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I too would like to keep my pair because the fabric is awesome but even when sizing up I still feel like the pattern is note quite a match for me and in cotton, it isn't as forgiving as in wool. For me, feels tight in the seat (rise) and in the front panel (thighs). Will have to try them on another (3rd) time to convince myself I am not going crazy. Perhaps this is something I can tinker with in MTO or MTM going forward.
Yes all that. I'm glad you posted that because I thought about moving up to a 38 and taking in the waist (I'm a 36), but sounds like it still might not work.
Appreciate the suggestions from Rick but I think my problems might be the opposite .
I think part of it is that if your shoulders are bigger and your frame is wider all the way down it just doesn't create that nice tapper to the high waist and drape below.
Not a bad thing, but a reminder for me that having classic style requires also knowing what works for you and what doesn't - no matter how cool it looks.
 

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How does the fabric of the yellow stripe seersucker popovers in comparison to the blue stripe? Any feedback?
 

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How does the fabric of the yellow stripe seersucker popovers in comparison to the blue stripe? Any feedback?
Yellow is drier an bit crunchier, but still soft and airy.
 

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I kind of like the yellow, but I don't know if it fits me and my outfits...
I mostly think of this as a standalone piece. Wear with blues or browns on the bottom. Shorts or light trousers. Sleeves rolled up, pair of JMM's on the face and something summery on the feet and you're in business.
 

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Why is the OTR shirt selection better than the MTM? Re: Linen and seersucker.

Hoping S&M adds more linens to MTM. Proper Cloth's Baird linens I find to be scratchy, but S&M's linens are very soft and breathable.
 

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