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WAYWRN - Peacock Edition

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by NORE, Aug 1, 2012.

  1. JensenH

    JensenH Senior Member

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    Here's how I wear my burgundy/brick sport coat

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    Kiton sport coat. Dunhill shirt. Zegna tie. Leonard p.s.

    Not seen, charcoal Zanella flat front pants.


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    Robert Talbott shirt. Charvet tie. Robert Talbott p.s. Luciano Barbera grayish brown pants


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    Zegna ecru shirt. Zegna tie. Dunhill p.s. Brooks Brothers sage cords.

    BTW, the first photo shows the most accurate color of the sport coat.
     
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  2. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    ^each one would be better with lighter pants IMHO
     


  3. barims

    barims Distinguished Member

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    Burgundy, eh?

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    (Mid blue in the second photograph)

    Light coloured trousers are fairly natural choices for a shade of burgundy/wine that dark, but less so with my lighter maroon suit jacket (thus far). I did have a shot with my chocolate brown trousers, but it's not with me
     
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  4. DerekS

    DerekS Guyliner

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    and a different tie. not a fran of any of those. but i really like the coat.



    this motherfucker right here.
     


  5. FlyingMonkey

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    This particular combination is one of the best 'peacock' fits ever posted on the forum because the combinations are so wrong in all kinds of ways, yet work so perfectly. Of couse the studied nonchalence of the pose adds to this impression because it challenges potential critics to ask themselves whether they could ever be as cool as this or carry this off. And very few could meet that challenge.
     
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  6. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    certainly my philosophy. :)


    i dont see how that is possible. there will always be hits and misses, and not everyone agrees what is the best, and who would aggregate them? its a nice idea, but i dont see it as practical, or realistic. also, each thread getting a reasonable amount of posts, makes them easier to follow imo. hard to keep up when a thread has 42 new posts each time you check it.

    just my 2 cents.
     


  7. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    There used to be this guy, Vox. Some may have known him as Corbera.
     


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    Burgundy sport coat is peacock-y enough for me, hence the darker pants for subduing effect. Besides, I do not much care for light color pants except for Khakis and cream or white linen ones.
     


  9. in stitches

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    i heard he has since departed these forvms.
     


  10. NORE

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    Teh swag here has "bingo!" written all over it. Well done, good friend.
     


  12. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    Burgundy is dark enough that with dark pants it just looks muddy to me. Light-to-medium color pants are the foundation of any trouser collection IMHO.
     


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    What would you guys think of wearing a wing collar outside of a formal situation, say with a tie and vest? I think these were more daily wear in earlier times.
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    I say; Do it post a pic and lets see what you come up with.
     


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    Only with a cape.
     


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