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The Name's Ford, Tom Ford

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by bourbonbasted, Nov 4, 2011.



  1. othertravel

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    Slim lapels and center vent? :uhoh:
     


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    + a billion. Slim lapels, would rather not have, but ok, passable. Single rear vent is un-fucking-forgivable. I only have two items with a single rear vent: a blue american-style Polo sports coat and an american style blue pinstripe suit (a-la brooks brothers). What Craig is wearing however yearns for a double vent.
     


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    + 1. As for slim lapels, they are getting long in the tooth now. Dont hate them, dont like them, just blah...
     


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    Maybe a center vent better accommodates a running scene, as shown in the pic (i.e. a double vent might 'flap around' when he's running). Just a theory.
     


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    Tab collar?
     


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    When Daniel Craig was raving about the new look for Bond in Skyfall that he and Tom Ford had come up with I would never have imagined slim lapels and a center vent. Not to mention the three button cuff and lack of a ticket pocket. There's nothing about this suit that says Tom Ford. All the signature touches are missing :(
     


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    Except that the skirt of his jackets for Quantum of Solace was specifically designed to have more "swishy-ness". Unless this was an order from Mendes, I can't see this being the reason.
     


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    TF does 3/2. My suit is a 3/2.
     


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    [​IMG] Looks really 'blah', I agree. While I wouldn't mind the single vent, the slim lapels look really cheap. These, in combination with the lousy collar don't do any favor to the overall look. I don't understand why TF used the slim lapels, in the documentary he mentions how much he despises this look...
     


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    Maybe this is a scene in the movie where the villain forces 007 to wear that suit. Effectively making him look sartorially silly, forcing MI6 to disavow and burn him. Ow, the drama...
     


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    I stopped buying Brooks Brothers suits for this reason. The 1818 Fitzgerald's are single vent
     


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    very Mad Men... unforgettably so
     


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