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Suits with colored pinstripes

JonasAberg

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I would like to add another suit to my wardrobe. What I'd really like is a something in navy with a pinstripe. I am not too fond of solid navy unless the fabric has some structure or something to keep it more interesting.

I didn't find a navy but I did come accross a mid grey suit with blue pinstripes. I liked the suit but I am kind of hesitant about the blue pinstripes. Seems to me that such a suit would be harder to match with shirts and ties, thus limiting its use.
Is this something one needs to think about or am I just being silly?
 

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My first, and really still my favorite, suit is a DB charcoal (almost, but not quite, black) with very thin royal blue pinstripes. It has proven to be more flexible with shirt and tie colors than you might think. Sure there are some obvious clashes but I've managed a dozen or so shirt/tie combos. The color and cut (assume you're looking at SB) of yours would be even more flexible still.
 

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Originally Posted by Lonneker
Navy with orange pinstripe:





I got a similar one by Pal Zileri.

Also my next suit would have red pinstripes.
 

SpallaCamiccia

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Originally Posted by PaoloM
Bespoke? What book did that come from?

Pal Zileri got tons of fabrics as that, or malve pinstripe on light greay etc by Guabello fabrics.
 

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This one doesn't work for a living.

Get a solid navy suit with surface interest and learn to live with it.
 

SpallaCamiccia

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Originally Posted by alliswell
This one doesn't work for a living.

Get a solid navy suit with surface interest and learn to live with it.


I work and use a similar suit as that.
 

GiltEdge

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A great example would be the CEO of Paul Stuart with a navy and purple stripe.

 

NORE

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I once owned a mid gray flannel suit with rust pinstripes. I loved that suit. So did my wife.
 

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Two of my Zegna pin stripped suits have blue / aqua pin stripes. They are still considered conservative where I work at.
 

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Originally Posted by SpallaCamiccia

Also my next suit would have red pinstripes.

I have an Isaia with red pinstripes. It's one of the best fitting suits I have, and it always looks good. I don't wear it often, but I get compliments when I do. And it's not too difficult to match with shirts and ties.
 

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Originally Posted by PaoloM
Bespoke? What book did that come from?

I think it's hopsack made by Rubinacci.

Originally Posted by SpallaCamiccia
I work and use a similar suit as that.

I have one in the works and intend to work in it as well.
 

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