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white or off white blazer

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by masterpp, Jun 2, 2006.

  1. masterpp

    masterpp Well-Known Member

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    hey guys i just bought a satin effect blazer from zara. its nice and fitted, but when i tried it on with my white jeans, i noticed that the blazer was really quite off white, ivory or egg shell. i mean in looks very different.

    what do you guys think is cooler for this season, bright maritime white, or this kinda satiny off white!

    cheers
     
  2. Jovan

    Jovan Senior member

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    Do you have a picture or link to a product page for it? Off-white is pretty tasteful if you ask me, I wouldn't worry about it.
     
  3. whoopee

    whoopee Senior member

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    The off white will be a bit softer and more subdued, while the white will be louder. I don't think you should wear either with white jeans.
     
  4. mdfiodor

    mdfiodor New Member

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    Blazer and white are not synonimous.

    Blazer is, esentially, a navy blue double breasted jacket with special buttons.

    The white one you have is a jacket.
     
  5. Flame

    Flame Senior member

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    Or a sportscoat, technically.

    Off-white is more versatile IMO. I would prefer it over the bright white.
     
  6. Thracozaag

    Thracozaag Senior member

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    I'm wearing a light cream coloured one with very, very subtle pinstipes of white today (double-breasted).

    koji
     
  7. grimslade

    grimslade Senior member

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    Koji, what pants are you wearing with it?
     
  8. Jovan

    Jovan Senior member

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    Blazer and white are not synonimous. Blazer is, esentially, a navy blue double breasted jacket with special buttons. The white one you have is a jacket.
    I guess all our two button navy jackets with special buttons never have counted despite that everyone calls them blazers...
     
  9. Thracozaag

    Thracozaag Senior member

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    Koji, what pants are you wearing with it?

    Black.

    koji
     

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