Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Feb 10, 2008.

  1. whnay.

    whnay. Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Get it in a suit S.
     


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    Get it in a suit S.

    That would be bold. Would you wear that to a meeting?
     


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    for my taste, that one falls into that realm of not bold enough for a coat but too loud for a suit.
     


  4. whnay.

    whnay. Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    That would be bold. Would you wear that to a meeting?

    Sure, I'd also wear it to work on Friday's during the fall/winter. I don't think it would make up that bold - that pattern, especially in flannel, has a way of blending into the background at even a few meters of distance.
     


  5. whnay.

    whnay. Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I'd like to see the scale of the pattern bigger if I was going to contemplate wearing it exclusively as a sportcoat. Otherwise it would look like something from Nordstroms.
     


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    For reference, that swatch is about 5.75 inches wide, and 3.75 inches tall.
     


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    Axelman 17 Senior member

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    for my taste, that one falls into that realm of not bold enough for a coat but too loud for a suit.

    +1
     


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    Sure, I'd also wear it to work on Friday's during the fall/winter. I don't think it would make up that bold - that pattern, especially in flannel, has a way of blending into the background at even a few meters of distance.

    +1
     


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    Just received these swatches in the mail. I like the 7538 for a summer coat.

    Hardy Riviera
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    Minnis Fresco
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    ^^ I like 7538 the most out of the three you have but I went with 7501 for a sport coat,will post pictures when I get the fabric.
     


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    ^^ I like 7538 the most out of the three you have but I went with 7501 for a sport coat,will post pictures when I get the fabric.
    7501 is great, safer than 7538.
     


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    I like the 7538 a lot.
     


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    Minnis Fresco
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    Would Minnis 0510 be good for an odd jacket?
     


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    ^^ I like 7538 the most out of the three you have but I went with 7501 for a sport coat,will post pictures when I get the fabric.

    Thank you. That would be helpful.

    7501 is great, safer than 7538.

    What do you mean by safer? The overcheck in the 7501 seems bold.

    Would Minnis 0510 be good for an odd jacket?

    The pattern is very small. I was thinking a DB suit.
     


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    Would Minnis 0510 be good for an odd jacket?
    No.
     


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