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What to wear this SC with?

Rugger

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I've been wearing it with dark navy trousers. I thought this tie with those same trousers and a white shirt would be decent - don't think so anymore. What would you wear with this jacket? The color is kind of washed- it's more olive/greenish. What do you think?
 

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post a picture of the whole jacket.
 

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Originally Posted by TRINI
post a picture of the whole jacket.

Done. This one is a wee bit more accurate as far as color goes.
 

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Originally Posted by Rugger
Is that not black and white?

It is, but the principle would remain sort of the same. Your check is a bit smaller, which is good. You can handle a larger scale pattern on the shirt. Do it with a plain light blue shirt and a hunter green tie, brown tie, etc. Play the blue in the shirt as a neutral, and work in the warm tones elsewhere to compliment the jacket.
 

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for the love of god, not with navy trousers. maybe if it had a conspicuous navy stripe in the plaid

try various light and medium browns, brown shoes, dark navy or burgundy tie, off-white shirt
 

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Originally Posted by Dewey
for the love of god, not with navy trousers. maybe if it had a conspicuous navy stripe in the plaid

try various light and medium browns, brown shoes, dark navy or burgundy tie, off-white shirt


I thought it had navy in it, but it looks like it might be black. I thought it looked decent enough, but perhaps that's my amateur eye. I had considered wearing it with some brown houndstooth trousers but thought it would be too many patterns.
 

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Nice jacket, I think Dewey is right, It would look nice if you wear it with something light brown, but I would not take the brown shoe he recommended though, I would rather go with something light black shoes, dark navy or blue tie. Just my opinion of course.
 

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^ thanks for the support hans but i cannot recommend black, or even light black (?!) shoes, with brown trousers ... ever

dark brown shoes would be best for that sc ... or medium brown, esp. if you wore off-white/stone-colored pants

it is hard to tell the fabric from the picture but if it is not too suity it should work with chinos as well as wool trou

not the most versatile sc ... would be better with a stronger plaid and a conspicuous color stripe or two in that glen plaid ... med blue, navy, orange, burgundy, anything to give it more visual weight & contrast with like-value trousers
 

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Originally Posted by Dewey
^ thanks for the support hans but i cannot recommend black, or even light black (?!) shoes, with brown trousers ... ever

dark brown shoes would be best for that sc ... or medium brown, esp. if you wore off-white/stone-colored pants

it is hard to tell the fabric from the picture but if it is not too suity it should work with chinos as well as wool trou

not the most versatile sc ... would be better with a stronger plaid and a conspicuous color stripe or two in that glen plaid ... med blue, navy, orange, burgundy, anything to give it more visual weight & contrast with like-value trousers


So definitely a no-go on the navy trousers? Maybe my eye isn't developing as I had hoped. If the checks were Navy then would it be ok? Because I thought they were navy LOL
 

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i wouldn't ... navy and blue in tie, shirt, pocket square, socks, watch band, nosering ... all good

look at the colors chosen for the lining and the felt under the collar ... i am not saying it is a rule that such things are chosen for this reason, but in this case, those are colors i think you could use for trousers if you must wear pants that are darker than the jacket. the palette in the pattern is pretty earth tone.

i think the fact that subdued glen plaid is so dull, is why some say it is a suiting pattern.

if that is a little bit of medium blue in the pattern, a light blue shirt would help
 

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Sigh.

Light or medium grey flannels.
Light blue shirt or light blue bengal stripe shirt
Navy, brown or green wool or knit ties.
dark brown shoes.

Thank me later.
 

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