What to wear with linen pants?

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  1. acecow

    acecow Senior member

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    I wonder if I could wear slim fitting white linen pants with a light blue wool sport coat.

    Thoughts?
     
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    I wonder if I could wear slim fitting white linen pants with a light blue wool sport coat.

    Thoughts?

    Sure, very summery.
     
  3. JayJay

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    It's been too cool for linen around here lately, but warmer weather returns this weekend. I'm looking forward to pulling out my linen goods.
     
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    This past weekend, I wore some white linen pants with a pink oxford shirt with the sleeves rolled up and Allen Edmonds Weybridges. The shoes weren't ideal, but I think it still worked.
     
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    This past weekend, I wore some white linen pants with a pink oxford shirt with the sleeves rolled up and Allen Edmonds Weybridges. The shoes weren't ideal, but I think it still worked.

    Weybridges look awesome! Brown, I assume? Great shoes. I own a pair.
     
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    what are the best coloured linen pants to wear? Or traditionally what are the most popular colours?

    Ive got a stone coloured pair, and a brown pair.
     
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    what are the best coloured linen pants to wear? Or traditionally what are the most popular colours?

    Ive got a stone coloured pair, and a brown pair.

    I like stone, tan, white, and ecru.
     
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    I like stone, tan, white, and ecru.

    The word stone always confuses me. To me they are cream really. Tan is like a safari colour isnt it? Ecru?
     
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    The word stone always confuses me. To me they are cream really. Tan is like a safari colour isnt it? Ecru?
    I think of stone as having a gray hue whereas cream has tan. Ecru has a green hue.
     
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    Weybridges look awesome! Brown, I assume? Great shoes. I own a pair.

    Chili
     
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    The word stone always confuses me. To me they are cream really. Tan is like a safari colour isnt it? Ecru?

    I just got the Allen Edmonds Reveres in Stone and agree that it's more like cream.
     
  12. Johdus Fanfoozal

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    Just about any cool summer shirt, polo, sweater, or tee will do. The only thing I'd avoid is wearing a linen shirt with linen pants. Too much linen can be a bad thing. Better to mix textures.
    +1 A linen shirt goes well with some light poplin chinos. I prefer a darker linen shirt - harder to see all the wrinkles.
     
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    55%linen and 45% cotton shirt is a good compromise though isnt it if you dont want to wear a linen shirt with linen pants?
     
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    A white "guayabera", panama hat , an ascot, and an Havano.
     
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    I think of stone as having a gray hue whereas cream has tan. Ecru has a green hue.

    Thanks for trying to explain. But colour confuses me in general. Now, Khaki, that is another colour that is a bit weird. I bought a pair of combats and the colour was described as khaki. But to me they look green.
     

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