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Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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

  1. Maccimus

    Maccimus Senior member

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    Thanks. There have been some small refinements here and there but it's all tough on the tailor as I've been consistently dropping weight throughout the process.

    Here's a shitty bathroom pic. The pants fit cleaner than the pic; I have to pull my pants up a bit.

    [​IMG]

    PS: Pardon the shoes, Manton. My CBD Vass aren't in as yet.

    Are the sleeves too full?
     


  2. TRINI

    TRINI Senior member

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    Are the sleeves too full?

    they are south of my elbow. I've already discussed with my tailor and will be slimming them down.
     


  3. Kaplan

    Kaplan Senior member

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  4. NewYorkIslander

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    T thats a nice looking rig. Your first Fresco? How do you like it? You think I could get away with it April-June and Sept/Oct? Maybe in a charcoal grey.
     


  5. forex

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    T thats a nice looking rig. Your first Fresco? How do you like it? You think I could get away with it April-June and Sept/Oct? Maybe in a charcoal grey.

    Hell yeah,get 0512. I think that will fit the bill.
     


  6. TRINI

    TRINI Senior member

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    T thats a nice looking rig. Your first Fresco? How do you like it? You think I could get away with it April-June and Sept/Oct? Maybe in a charcoal grey.

    Yep, it's my first so far and i'm really liking it so far. I don't see why it wouldn't work for those months.

    My tailor LOVES it. I'm probably going to get a mid-grey made up next spring.
     


  7. Eustace Tilley

    Eustace Tilley Senior member

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    Possibly the nicest plain pink shirting I have seen - cotton with a dash of wool:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     


  8. andreyb2

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    ET, is it Alumo?

    Andrey
     


  9. lasbar

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    Hell yeah,get 0512. I think that will fit the bill.

    I need one too for spring and summer....

    Summers are wetter than hotter down here...
     


  10. Grammaton Cleric

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    ET, is it Alumo? Andrey
    Nope - Bonfanti. I sold it to him.
     


  11. Eustace Tilley

    Eustace Tilley Senior member

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    Thanks again GC. And here is a similar one in purple from Tip-Top (with a higher wool content): [​IMG]
     


  12. Cordwinder

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    Would the wool content make it a shirt for the cooler months?
     


  13. Pliny

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    Thanks. There have been some small refinements here and there but it's all tough on the tailor as I've been consistently dropping weight throughout the process.

    Here's a shitty bathroom pic. The pants fit cleaner than the pic; I have to pull my pants up a bit.

    [​IMG]

    PS: Pardon the shoes, Manton. My CBD Vass aren't in as yet.


    Trini my apologies, may have misunderstood - is this the Minnis 520 or is it something else? I like the look of this cloth very much.
     


  14. Kaplan

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    ^ Minnis 0516.
     


  15. Pliny

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    ^ Minnis 0516.

    nice, cheers
     


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