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The Amazing Blazer Suit

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. Manton

    Manton Senior member

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    Behold! The most versatile garment ever conceived. The amazing, electrified, patented BlazerSuit (TM).

    10 ounce fresco: about the most versatile cloth there is. Too hot for the real roaster days, but great for anything else. Hard wearing and a good traveller.

    3 roll 2, 3 open patch pockets, swelled edges, brown horn buttons. Avoids the ubiquity of brass buttons. Horn makes the coat wearable as part of a suit. Brown makes it wearable as an odd jacket. Patch pockets and swelled edges dress it down a little further, but not so much that it does not work as a suit. Not a dinner party suit, maybe not even a Big Meeting suit, but wearable in almost any other circumstance.

    This one suit is great for travel. You can wear the jacket on the plane with chinos. Wear the suit for business and for evenings out. Bring decent odd trousers for social events. Cut your packing time in half!

    CBD, with a worker bee red tie and black belt (& shoes):

    [​IMG]

    Slightly more elegant: wine tie and brown belt (& shoes):

    [​IMG]

    Swap out matching trousers for light gray (and tan belt & shoes) and you get CSD (Conservative Social Dress):

    [​IMG]

    Yellow tie, tan belt & shoes: spring summer business attire when strict attention to CBD is not required:

    [​IMG]

    Swap in cream gab trousers and you are ready for the yacht club:

    [​IMG]

    The classic California Tux configuration: blazer, khakis, BD shirt, sock tie:

    [​IMG]

    All are welcome to copy The Amazing BlazerSuit (TM), but royalities on the intellectual property are payable to me via PM.
     
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  4. Manton

    Manton Senior member

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    Are horn buttons CBD?

    Yes, but more importantly they are a sign of Quality. Ask maclovin.
     
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    matadorpoeta Senior member

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    i love the lapels. yuck to everything else.

    manton, i think i've mentioned this before, but it looks sloppy the way your shirt cuffs fall so low when you raise your arms. the way it looks in the last picture is the way they should all look. either you are getting your sleeves too short or your cuffs too large.
     
  6. oscarthewild

    oscarthewild Senior member

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    If you know someone at BB, this could be a great marketing idea. Heck they could even use the model in the above pics. The sassy snarkiness gets acceptably diminished in still pics.


    Best of luck.
     
  7. kngrimm

    kngrimm Senior member

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    work on the shitty buttons on your shirt =p
     
  8. Manton

    Manton Senior member

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    i love the lapels. yuck to everything else.

    manton, i think i've mentioned this before, but it looks sloppy the way your shirt cuffs fall so low when you raise your arms. the way it looks in the last picture is the way they should all look. either you are getting your sleeves too short or your cuffs too large.


    WTF are you talking about?
     
  9. Manton

    Manton Senior member

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    work on the shitty buttons on your shirt =p

    MOP. Not the best MOP, but good enough for me.
     
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    Bird's One View Senior member

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    It brings to mind Sator's charcoal three piece suit with spare striped trousers. A fellow could have quite an efficient wardrobe.

    (I also like the lapels.)

    Is the licensing fee reduced if one has flaps on the hip pockets?
     
  11. matadorpoeta

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    WTF are you talking about?

    you know what i'm talkin' 'bout. look at where your shirt cuff sits on the last picture and compare that with the rest.
     
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    How does it look with one of the fabulous Mercer OCBDs?

    Good for plane?
     
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    tlmusic Senior member

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    Thank you for the pictures! Normally I fear the navy blazer, but it looks good in these contexts.
     
  14. Manton

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    you know what i'm talkin' 'bout. look at where your shirt cuff sits on the last picture and compare that with the rest.

    Those shirts are made by the same maker, to the exact same measurements.

    Jesus Christ, can we try to remember that we are dealing with CLOTH? When you raise your arms, cloth slips down. I am not going to staple my shirt cuffs to my skin just to avoid dumbass comments from SF know-it-alls.
     
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    A lott of asians have done that for ages, they even like gold blazer buttons on their blue suit. Just so they can use it as a propper blazer. But the fabric & drape on this is nice [​IMG]
     
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    Those shirts are made by the same maker, to the exact same measurements.

    Jesus Christ, can we try to remember that we are dealing with CLOTH? When you raise your arms, cloth slips down. I am not going to staple my shirt cuffs to my skin just to avoid dumbass comments from SF know-it-alls.


    don't take my comments as an attack. i'm just curious why someone with as much knowledge as you overlooks such an important detail. it is not elegant. it looks sloppy and you know it.

    part of the whole point of having a shirt custom made is to have the length of the sleeve and the circumference of your shirt cuffs relate to your wrists in such a way as to avoid the cuff slipping down when the arm is raised.
     
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    don't take my comments as an attack. i'm just curious why someone with as much knowledge as you overlooks such an important detail.

    ...because its not an important detail.

    Dude. pretty easy to take that one as an attack.
     
  19. Manton

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    matador:

    Have you heard of this thing called gravity? It pulls things with mass down, toward the earth. Hence when I raise my arm, the sleeve slips down. I guess it does not effect you, something which I surmise is probably a mixed blessing.

    All my shirts have the same sleeve length and the same cuff diameter. The one you praised is identical to the one you bashed.

    But this is the Internet, and every photo must show a person's clothes to 100% perfection, or else obviously something is terribly wrong. [​IMG]
     
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    Given that matadorpoeta used to have the sig "Michael Jackson is innocent" during Jacko's latest trial, can we agree that he likes to be a bit of an agent provocateur... or a picador, rather than a matador?
     

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