whnay.'s good taste thread

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

  1. RDiaz

    RDiaz Senior member

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    I don't agree with this. I might be woefully mistaken, but a sportcoat should be casual by definition, and I would only call a solid color worsted a "dress SC". That said, there are some chinos that might be too much in the casual side to be worn with a SC, but I don't see Burton's as one of those. And textures should go well together as well. I think the flash in the picture is making it look discordant because of the shine it creates on the jacket.
     


  2. sugarbutch

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    I would go mid-gray or darker with the bottom half.
     


  3. in stitches

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    feel free to disagree. :)

    i dont think a sportcoat is casual by definition. it is more casual than a suit, but less casual then most chinos/khakis. and in this case, while i dont think burton looks bad, i think the 2 pieces are discordant. no biggie.
     


  4. in stitches

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    i know the feeling, and have done the same. best stick with your gut. :)

    also, if indeed it has less lustre, that does make a difference. those things are hard to capture in pics.
     


  5. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    grey flannels are never out of place!
     


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  8. Burton

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    I like that.
     


  9. Burton

    Burton Senior member

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    I agree. Hey this is why I love this thread. I enjoy getting the comments - definitely helps clarify my thinking.
     


  10. zalb916

    zalb916 Senior member

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    What about paired with a collegiate sweatshirt and worn during a picnic in the park?
     


  11. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    Touche. I'd say for Harvard and Yale it's still acceptable, but if the sweatshirt in question pledges allegiance to one of the lesser nouveau riche Ivies, then no.
     


  12. newinny

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    barf
     


  13. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    I hope everyone realizes this is a reference to a previous photo posted on SF, and my comment is 100% in jest.
     


  14. newinny

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    I did not read that far back. Retract "barf" and replace with "I like your blog".
     


  15. Mr. Six

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    I wore basically that same outfit last week (exact same tie, Rubinacci Mediterraneo pocket square, almost certainly not as nice a suit). :thumbs-up:

    Guess I must have learned something from this thread.
     
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