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What color would you call this

Rugger

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Durrr, blue. How would I explain this color to a suit maker? Mid blue? I'm not sure I've ever seen anything as light as the first picture in person. Would love to have one.


 

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That first pick at the tailor, the color doesn't look very flattering, reminds of washed cheap jeans. The other picture looks like it could be a bluer petrol blue, maybe even a navy that is more blue. I dunno. Best to check out cloth in person of course or at the least browse for a cloth and have name provided by a merchant like on here http://www.hfwltd.com/ Edit. Yea Spoo's suggestion is closest to getting a fabric of that color just by name as opposed to honing in on a pattern no. AF blue and petrol blue will get you the closest to that color.
 

rs232

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I've seen a length of cloth like on Roger described as french blue.
 

Matt S

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That's marine blue. It's similar to royal blue but marine has a green cast while royal has a purple cast. Air Force blue is a much more muted colour and french blue is lighter.
 

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Damn close to Petrol Blue in the 2nd pic. First is something different.
 

Mudhiker

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Originally Posted by Rugger
Durrr, blue.

This is how it will remain forever in my mind. I want a necktie in that hue.
 

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Originally Posted by SpooPoker
Second pic looks like Air Force.

Air force in the flesh doesn't look like anything on the Minnis website...

It is as said earlier on more dull and muted..
 

Sanguis Mortuum

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Originally Posted by lasbar
Air force in the flesh doesn't look like anything on the Minnis website...

It is as said earlier on more dull and muted..


Yeah, air force blue is more like this:



(Air force blue Pantas)
 

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