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Voxsartoria's Weekly WAYWRN Subjective and Totally Unfair Digest

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by voxsartoria, Feb 13, 2009.

  1. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    A bit like this?

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    It is a bit darker in person, but some of its oomph got lost in digitization.


    Not even close. I am talking much lighter and neutral.

    The suit that stands out and I see often during summertime in NY is a camel shade of linen. I see it on the street in NY every summer in DB and SB. I don't find the shade in any sample lines is the problem.
     
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    I think my favorite linen is a mustardy tan.
     
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    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Don't you people have jobs?

    Only a part time job. How's by you?
     
  4. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I think my favorite linen is a mustardy tan.

    That may be the one. French's or Grey Poupon?
     
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    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Maille.
     
  6. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I used to wear tan Dupioni silk for summer. Does anybody wear dupioni anymore?
     
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    I used to wear tan Dupioni silk for summer. Does anybody wear dupioni anymore?

    That stuff stinks when it gets hot!
     
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    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    I love the way dupioni looks, but it wears unbearably hot.
     
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    What goes with a cream jacket?

    Jeans, if you're into that kind of thing.

    --Andre
     
  10. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I hear it is considered a winter cloth in tropical or some Asian climates. The US seems to think silk is for summer.
     
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    Jeans, if you're into that kind of thing.

    --Andre


    Stacked?
     
  12. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I love the way dupioni looks, but it wears unbearably hot.

    My first image is Pacino after the Corleones move to Nevada. The grey dupioni suit.
     
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    My first image is Pacino after the Corleones move to Nevada. The grey dupioni suit.

    Was that dupioni or shantung?
     
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    I used to wear tan Dupioni silk for summer. Does anybody wear dupioni anymore?

    Sorry for yet another tangent, but I'm wondering if there is a royal blue dupioni or some kind of blue lighter than navy? I'm not having much luck finding those kinds of colors.

    --Andre
     
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    Stacked?

    If you like that kind of thing, sure. I can't remember which side of the stacking norm you're on.

    --Andre
     

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