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The OCBD collar roll thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by srivats, Feb 7, 2010.

  1. mystillwater

    mystillwater Senior member

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    I am wondering why nothing RL has shown up in this thread. It seems to me that the PL Cameron is a decidedly better shirt than most everything being mentioned in this thread and can be purchased several times a year on sale for just north of $200.

    i'm pretty sure that's the model i was commenting on in my post earlier in this thread.
     
  2. I. Gentantithesis

    I. Gentantithesis Senior member

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    I don't know for sure about the shirts. They're guys who have picked up Black Fleece OCBD seconds from that factory outlet in the Carolina factory, which AFAIK operates like a true factory outlet of old. That's not definitive, so I welcome better information about their origin.

    I haven't seen any of the stuff that Oxxford is supposedly making for BB. Do you think this relationship is a move by del Vecchio to sniff out relieving Hayes of IAG?


    - B


    Am pleading ignorance, my natural state.

    Garland Shirt Co. > http://www.fayobserver.com/Articles/2009/10/13/942392
     
  3. coolshoes

    coolshoes Senior member

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    i'm pretty sure that's the model i was commenting on in my post earlier in this thread.

    Oops! Sorry, I somehow missed that.
     
  4. gnatty8

    gnatty8 Senior member

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    I find the BBBF to be a little shorter (especially the sleeves) and squarer than the BB Slim Fit. The shoulders are narrower and the armholes are higher. For my body type, I prefer the BB Slim Fit. The materials and construction seem equal and I prefer the slightly longer collar roll.

    Also, not a fan of the weird round flap in the front shirt tail and the locker tag on the neck. I wouldn't mind a third back collar button, though. Anyone still make those?


    This has been my experience as well. I actually took a measuring tape one day and found that the BF had almost 2" more across the chest than the slim fit. My best fitting RTW shirt these days is Brooks' Extra Slim Fit, fits like a dream, absolutely no alterations needed..
     
  5. gregaz

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  6. TRINI

    TRINI Senior member

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    That sure is purty.
     
  7. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Details

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    Is this a Black Fleece OCBD? It looks really good open and tieless, but I think it looks a bit flat with a tie on. If it's Black Fleece, I wonder if that's because of shorter collar points.
     
  8. teddieriley

    teddieriley Senior member

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    Wait, you smell that?
    Is this a Black Fleece OCBD? It looks really good open and tieless, but I think it looks a bit flat with a tie on. If it's Black Fleece, I wonder if that's because of shorter collar points.

    No. It's his new MTM project, which he discussed in this thread:

    http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=146724
     
  9. oldog/oldtrix

    oldog/oldtrix Senior member

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    Same make; recent vintage; no mystery:

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  10. Don Carlos

    Don Carlos Senior member

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    No. It's his new MTM project, which he discussed in this thread:

    http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=146724


    Greg's project must be at least somewhat successful if it was mistaken for Black Fleece. [​IMG]
     
  11. rebel222

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    It looks really good open and tieless, but I think it looks a bit flat with a tie on.

    I agree. Looks great w/ no tie, but when the collar is buttoned & there is a tie, the collar looses it's character.
     
  12. srivats

    srivats Senior member

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    I agree. Looks great w/ no tie, but when the collar is buttoned & there is a tie, the collar looses it's character.

    The collar does seem flat, but let's see how it looks after a few more washes. Also, this is Greg's first shirt from MT and it can only get better from here.
     
  13. srivats

    srivats Senior member

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    Same make; recent vintage; no mystery:


    Thanks for posting these ...
     
  14. gregaz

    gregaz Senior member

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    That sure is purty.

    [​IMG]

    Is this a Black Fleece OCBD?

    Greg's project must be at least somewhat successful if it was mistaken for Black Fleece. [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    No. It's his new MTM project, which he discussed in this thread:

    http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=146724


    Thanks.

    It looks really good open and tieless, but I think it looks a bit flat with a tie on. If it's Black Fleece, I wonder if that's because of shorter collar points.

    I agree. Looks great w/ no tie, but when the collar is buttoned & there is a tie, the collar looses it's character.

    The collar does seem flat, but let's see how it looks after a few more washes. Also, this is Greg's first shirt from MT and it can only get better from here.

    I agree ... it feels flat when buttoned. While I am hoping it will improve with time, I am open to suggestions on how to improve it.
     
  15. vaclava krishna

    vaclava krishna Senior member

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  16. forex

    forex Senior member

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    Same make; recent vintage; no mystery:

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    These are awesome,like them a lot. Are they both Brooks? Black Fleece?
     
  17. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    With plenty of narrower (not skinny) ties and lapels I really like the J Press OCBD collars. I find that most of the better Italian brands are HUGE on the collar, and out of scale with my accessories. Plus at $85 a shirt I take them in to my tailor to take in the sides for a trimmer fit in the torso.
     
  18. Wes Bourne

    Wes Bourne Senior member

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    From AAAC: it appears Trad favourite O'Connell's has quite a selection of NOS BB OCBD from the 80s for sale. This might be the Holy Grail you collar roll nerds are looking for. Act fast before vox buys em all!
     
  19. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Senior member

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    From AAAC: it appears Trad favourite O'Connell's has quite a selection of NOS BB OCBD from the 80s for sale. This might be the Holy Grail you collar roll nerds are looking for. Act fast before vox buys em all!

    I do have an inquiry in.


    - B
     
  20. Wes Bourne

    Wes Bourne Senior member

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    I do have an inquiry in.


    - B


    Post some pics when you get them!
     

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