Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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

  1. RogerC

    RogerC Senior member

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    How about making your life a bit more difficult: have you thought about Minnis 0342? [​IMG]

    (slightly darker in real life)
     
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  2. F. Corbera

    F. Corbera Senior member

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    You have some clues in the jacket that's underneath Slewfoot's special.
     


  3. RogerC

    RogerC Senior member

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    You mean, like the 520? Or more grey?
     


  4. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I don't know, post a picture of 520 and I will let you know. :)
     


  5. TRINI

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    More grey.
     


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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    More grey.
     


  7. Slewfoot

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    I'm guessing you guys mean something like what Foo had made up from Rubinacci like the color at the bottom.

    [​IMG]
     


  8. poorsod

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    Consider Smiths Finmersco 4034 or 4046. Frank has the book in Brooklyn, not sure if he has it in manhattan.
     


  9. TRINI

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    Something like. I've been searching online to find a point of reference but have had no luck as of yet.

    I saw a dude wearing a suit in the colour the other day which is where I got the inspiration.
     
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  10. TRINI

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    [​IMG]

    ?
     
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  11. NOBD

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    Sounds great though. More character than fresco...
     
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  12. Slewfoot

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    Agree that linen can have more character. But I love how Fresco's versatility make it a perfect travel fabric. This color should make for a great BlazerSuit which I had in mind from the beginning.
     
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  13. Kaplan

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    Interesting how the bottom one almost looks like the Slewfoot Special when exposed to direct sun light. Will be fun to see how light it comes across under similar lighting...
     


  14. Axelman 17

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    The bottom one would make for a great jeansuit.
     


  15. UrbanComposition

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    I missed the drop off yesterday, but should be here today when it arrives. Thanks for the comparison, B. Looks like exactly the lightness I wanted it to be for fresco.

    I was thinking of a linen, and I agree it can have more character, but am with Slewfoot in that it's exactly the wonderful rumple factor that hedges it firmly into "casual" territory. Nothing wrong with that, but when I'm casual, I'm in jeans. A linen sport coat, sure, but a suit...

    Perhaps when I have over 25 suits I can start branching out into linen suits. And having grapes fed me by naked beautiful women.
     


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