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The Anderson & Sheppard Expatriates Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by voxsartoria, Jun 6, 2008.

  1. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    Excellent suit, B.

    Thank you.

    Dressed to kill? [​IMG]

    Yes.

    The targets?

    [​IMG]


    - B
     


  2. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    Also the slant pockets. And the ticket. And the super closed quarters. Shape of the lapel seems off too.

    Off? Watcha smokin'?

    You're free to dislike the other things because this is still a free country.


    - B
     


  3. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    Does the tie have any color or is it a black/white check?

    Charcoal/silver, so essentially yes.

    I really like the shape of the sleeves and the way they fall/fit.

    Manton needs to take classes with you, and then blog about it.


    - B
     


  4. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Agree, the sleeves are good.
     


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    A Y Distinguished Member

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    Is this a new suit, or has it been around the block a few times? There's some puckering and other things on the right lapel and chest that's bugging me. Maybe it's just wrinkles from the end of a day.

    --Andre
     


  6. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    Is this a new suit, or has it been around the block a few times? There's some puckering and other things on the right lapel and chest that's bugging me. Maybe it's just wrinkles from the end of a day.

    --Andre


    Nine years old. You're just seeing magnified shadows on what is a very smoothly finished, slightly reflective worsted.


    - B
     


  7. lasbar

    lasbar Stylish Dinosaur

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    Steed (Edwin DeBoise) bespoke suit in Lesser 11oz worsted (for those of you who care, this is a model without the front cut)


    - B


    Like the colour ...Is it a bluehish grey?
     


  8. S. Able

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    I am very jealous of how nicely those sleeves hang. Good stuff for sure.
     


  9. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    Like the colour ...Is it a bluehish grey?

    Noir.

    But, it is very smoothly finished worsted, so it has a bit of reflectivity and sheen that picks up other shades in various lighting. It's very different from the black barathea from the Thomas Fisher book that I have for my Steed dinner suit, which is black hole in almost every light, with none of the greenish cast that I see commonly in black dinner suits.

    Anyway, I think of this a...well...party black.

    I am very jealous of how nicely those sleeves hang. Good stuff for sure.

    Muchas gracias.


    - B
     


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    [​IMG]
    - B


    The color goes well with whatever hairs you have not waxed for "aerodynamic purposes." [​IMG]

    Been pondering my next commission, which will be a black suit. Your photo helped me [thanks] in the sense that I am realizing that black is really a "formal" color in the sartorial [not fashiony] consciousness. Thus, short of a dinner jacket/trousers combo, I think it will be some sort of Blazer Suit - SB, patches, casualish - just for contrast and fun.

    Still waxing and waning between a 12 oz. Drapers loose weave hopsack [my maker think it'll be too hot for the temperate weather where I live] or 9 oz loose or tight weave [which he tells me might bunch at the seat and knees if I am OK with that].

    - M
     


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    [​IMG]

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    Steed (Edwin DeBoise) bespoke suit in Lesser 11oz worsted (for those of you who care, this is a model without the front cut)


    - B


    Drapes beautifully, but is it black?
     


  12. apropos

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    Drapes beautifully, but is it black?
    Noir.

    But, it is very smoothly finished worsted, so it has a bit of reflectivity and sheen that picks up other shades in various lighting. It's very different from the black barathea from the Thomas Fisher book that I have for my Steed dinner suit, which is black hole in almost every light, with none of the greenish cast that I see commonly in black dinner suits.

    Anyway, I think of this a...well...party black.



    Muchas gracias.


    - B

    ..
     


  13. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    Steed (Edwin DeBoise) SB 3 roll 2.5 bespoke suit in Lesser 9.5/10oz nailhead (for those of you who care, this is a model with the front cut)


    - B
     


  14. mafoofan

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    Can you stop doing ticket pockets? They're bugging the heck out of me.
     


  15. Sterling Gillette

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    Can you stop doing ticket pockets? They're bugging the heck out of me.

    I like 'em. But then, I have ticket pockets on most of my suit jackets, too.
     


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