whnay.'s good taste thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. ColdEyedPugilist

    ColdEyedPugilist Senior member

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    Thanks. :)

    And yes, it's a Vanda tie and PS (just realised it actually).

    The jacket is an old Herringbone Sydney. Great for RTW, but... too long. And if I go a size down... too tight. C'est La Vie.

    What shade of pants would you have gone for. This one's is a rougher, more textured navy worsted. Would a dark (almost charcoal) gray be more suitable?
     
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  2. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    Well that's kind of the problem with gray odd jackets. No obvious trouser choice. What about an olive-ish color?
     


  3. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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  4. ColdEyedPugilist

    ColdEyedPugilist Senior member

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    You know, Khaki just might do the trick.

    What kind of fabric? Fine cord? Wool twill?

    Gray odd jackets can a real pain.
     


  5. Henry Carter

    Henry Carter Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    As you know I've got this same jacket too. I wear Charcoal trousers with it a lot. With what you have on I reckon charcoal or darker grey trousers and a darker brown shoe would have been win.

    My favourite OTR odd jacket also.
     


  6. whnay.

    whnay. Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    It's quasi small time but I don't find it offensive.
     


  7. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    so i have learned. :laugh:
     


  8. luftvier

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    Another day in court. Flannel weather.
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  9. acridsheep

    acridsheep Senior member

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    Wondering if this is "good taste" business casual. I am becoming increasingly intrigued by pocket squares that share a lot of the colors of odd jackets.

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  10. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    i think the colors are fine, but i dont see the unbuttoned top button getting much love here.
     


  11. gdl203

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    3WP comments ITP

    excellent work here

    tie needs kerosene

    nice boring CBD

    don't love shirt

    a great coat

    just too much

    trolly ugly tie

    nice business casual

    tie is iffy

    square is iffy

    navy trousers work

    not your best

    that is fine
     
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  12. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    icky tie, luft
     


  13. brokencycle

    brokencycle Senior member

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    I'll go against everyone and say, I like it. Is that the BB #5 stripe? I have the same one in the #4 stripe, and I get compliments on it regularly.
     


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    How low of a temperature do you guys wear your medium weight fresco? I have a suit in the ~10 oz, not the lightest and it feels kind of warm.
     


  15. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    I personally cannot wear the 10 oz fresco in real heat but the 8 oz from minnis or the 7 oz from wodehouse are fine
     


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