whnay.'s good taste thread

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

  1. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

    Messages:
    68,958
    Likes Received:
    31,137
    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2010
    Location:
    Charm City
    

    idk, i saw a few really nice ones in the RL store that looked quite similar and were BD. they were fantastic, except the fit in the body of the shirt was off.
     
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2012


  2. AldenPyle

    AldenPyle Senior member

    Messages:
    939
    Likes Received:
    84
    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2007
    

    Tie is what?
     


  3. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    41,574
    Likes Received:
    2,814
    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2002
    Location:
    In Hiding
    Royal is not right for BDs, the texture and sheen are too "luxe"
     


  4. luftvier

    luftvier Senior member

    Messages:
    3,919
    Likes Received:
    618
    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2008
    Location:
    Filthydelphia
    

    Dunno. Some 7 fold: "Made in Italy. Silk Printed in England."
     


  5. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

    Messages:
    68,958
    Likes Received:
    31,137
    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2010
    Location:
    Charm City
    

    interesting. thanks.
     


  6. LEVOOSH

    LEVOOSH Senior member

    Messages:
    439
    Likes Received:
    184
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2009
    Last two days:


    [​IMG]

    Details. Pants were grey flannel

    [​IMG]


    [​IMG]

    Details. Shirt is lavender stripe. Square is brown with light and navy flowers.

    [​IMG]
     


  7. Hampton

    Hampton Senior member

    Messages:
    5,398
    Likes Received:
    430
    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2012
    [​IMG]
     


  8. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

    Messages:
    68,958
    Likes Received:
    31,137
    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2010
    Location:
    Charm City
    levoosh, i like. the first is a bit college-ey for me, but still nice.
     


  9. AldenPyle

    AldenPyle Senior member

    Messages:
    939
    Likes Received:
    84
    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2007
    
    Looks cool.
     


  10. Burton

    Burton Senior member

    Messages:
    1,695
    Likes Received:
    226
    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2010
    Casual Friday good taste?
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2012


  11. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

    Messages:
    68,958
    Likes Received:
    31,137
    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2010
    Location:
    Charm City
    burton, i like the jacket a lot, as well as the individual elements. however, the slacks seem too casual for the SC, its a tad discordant to me. sorry.
     
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2012


  12. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    16,015
    Likes Received:
    19,385
    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2010
    Location:
    People's Republic of San Francisco
    

    I find this to be the case with 99% of the fits incorporating chinos/khakis.
     


  13. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

    Messages:
    68,958
    Likes Received:
    31,137
    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2010
    Location:
    Charm City
    

    agreed.

    to me, a true dress khaki, like a real fine twill, thinner fabric, that wears like wool, (ed sells some i think) can work with a dress SC.

    but the more casual, chunkier khakis/chinos, that always look a tad bumply, those are always best served with a cotton SC of a similar vibe.

    just my opinion.
     


  14. Burton

    Burton Senior member

    Messages:
    1,695
    Likes Received:
    226
    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2010
    

    ^^Gentlemen - Excellent points. Thanks. The fabric of the jack is duller in real life - photograph gives it more lustre. Generally I wear with grey flannels and suede shoes but I sometimes feel garishly out of place when I see others in jeans.
     
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2012


  15. black_umbrella

    black_umbrella Senior member

    Messages:
    1,160
    Likes Received:
    636
    Joined:
    May 23, 2010
    Location:
    midsouthcentralus
    So this overall fit is kinda bad, pants are way too light, but I always struggle with finding a tasteful way to work with this SC. Thoughts?
    [​IMG]
     


Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by