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The Man In The White Suit (1951)

Montauk

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Watched this yesterday. Outstanding clothes--not least the eponymous DB.

Of particular note was this very interesting shoulder treatment on Alec Guiness' tweed sportcoat (see attached pic).

I've never seen pleats there before, but clearly they're designed to give drapey ease over the shoulder blades (instead of ironing in extra fullness there, as Tom Mahon demonstrates somewhere on englishcut.com.)
 

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