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Thoughts on suit supply overcoat and colour choice

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I have been scared off the idea now to be honest, think I will just spend the money of shoes instead :bounce2:. But at least I have a better understanding what kind of jacket to look out for when I get the urge next time
 

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Sometimes I don't understand this forum. I have two Suitsupply coats, one in blue (with linen, more for a coat in the evening in the summer) and one in camel. I wear them with jeans and a T-shirt. I get a lot of compliments on them, even then. Yes you can wear yours with whatever you want. No you don't look stupid wearing them with jeans and a T-shirt.

They are not really winter winter coats, but if it's not raining but a bit cold they are perfect. Between the two I would go for the grey one, it stands out more but the blue one is also great.
 

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Sometimes I don't understand this forum. I have two Suitsupply coats, one in blue (with linen, more for a coat in the evening in the summer) and one in camel. I wear them with jeans and a T-shirt. I get a lot of compliments on them, even then.
Sure, but has anyone mentioned whether your sleeves are set-in or raglan?

Has anyone commented on how your outfit carries the historical baggage of privilege bestowed only by inherited wealth?
 

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Sometimes I don't understand this forum. I have two Suitsupply coats, one in blue (with linen, more for a coat in the evening in the summer) and one in camel. I wear them with jeans and a T-shirt. I get a lot of compliments on them, even then. Yes you can wear yours with whatever you want. No you don't look stupid wearing them with jeans and a T-shirt.
This is because you don't understand clothing and/or you enjoy flirting with hypothermia.

If it's cold enough for an overcoat, it's too cold to wear nothing else underneath it save a tshirt.
 

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This is because you don't understand clothing and/or you enjoy flirting with hypothermia.

If it's cold enough for an overcoat, it's too cold to wear nothing else underneath it save a tshirt.
When do you get hypothermia in the summer?

Sometimes I don't understand this forum. I have two Suitsupply coats, one in blue (with linen, more for a coat in the evening in the summer) and one in camel. I wear them with jeans and a T-shirt. I get a lot of compliments on them, even then. Yes you can wear yours with whatever you want. No you don't look stupid wearing them with jeans and a T-shirt.
 

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You don't see the inherent contradiction in having a linen overcoat?
I don't know man. I think a lot of your posts read like Menswear 101.

Anyway, it's hard to know how the outfit looks unless the person posts a photo. I wear a coat whenever it's cold, and sometimes that's in the spring/summer months. Could be evenings.

I tend to wear topcoats with a knit because I think it helps fill out the space underneath the coat. But I'm fairly thin, so if someone has a different build, maybe something else works for them. I've worn wool topcoats (which are just 18oz, the same material as some of my LL tweeds) with cotton sweatshirts underneath. There's a huge range of temperatures between 70 degrees and whatever temp where you'd get hypothermia.

Scye made a linen topcoat once for a spring/summer collection. I wish I bought it. I do have some lightweight topcoats that are designed for spring and summer evenings. They are made from lightweight wool.
 

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You don't see the inherent contradiction in having a linen overcoat?
I've just bought one, as it happens. I bought it because I like to wear something flowy over the top of other stuff, because that looks and feels good, but not get too hot. But anyway, that's SW&D rather than CM approved, and even a little gothninja™, so not drawing on the same working assumptions as this side of the forum.

But I have several overcoats that are of varying thicknesses and materials. It's not that hard to understand.
 

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If I recall correctly, hypothermia is actually pretty common in the summer, normally from people getting drenched by rain they aren't prepared for while out on a hike or something.
I wear topcoats in the summer to protect myself from the cold blast that comes out of the freezer when I take too long to choose ice cream at the grocery store.
 

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In the future, I'm debating having a lightweight topcoat made in the 13-15 oz range.

Honestly I don't really need a warm overcoat I realized. Most of the time I'm going straight from my house to my car. It gets stupid cold here too, but it doesn't matter.
 

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