Dismiss Notice

STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

whnay.'s good taste thread

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

  1. timotune

    timotune Senior member

    Messages:
    1,057
    Likes Received:
    3,204
    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2009
    

    True - they are from my "old-stock" and I like them too much too throw them away...
     


  2. Willin

    Willin Senior member

    Messages:
    413
    Likes Received:
    99
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2010
    Timotune I appreciate your style but those things are comically tight. You should toss them.
     


  3. driftking

    driftking Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    85
    Likes Received:
    11
    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2011
    

    Funny thing is I have three very nice jackets that have the rumpled lapels as well, and it drives me crazy!
    That Martini fellow at Kiton tells me not to worry about it! Oh well....
     
    Last edited: Feb 4, 2013


  4. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

    Messages:
    17,625
    Likes Received:
    13,136
    Joined:
    Nov 25, 2008
    Location:
    Bay Area, CA
    Must be slow days in the IB world. Jesus, this thread was interesting.
     


  5. mktitsworth

    mktitsworth Senior member

    Messages:
    2,834
    Likes Received:
    1,011
    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2011
    Location:
    Dallas, TX
    

    Will.i.n
     


  6. bboysdontcryy

    bboysdontcryy Senior member

    Messages:
    1,321
    Likes Received:
    227
    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2010
    Location:
    London


  7. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Senior member

    Messages:
    8,161
    Likes Received:
    7,243
    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2012
    Thanks! Btw, you are absolutely right about the tie knot. When I looked at this picture I retied it, but didn't bother to snap another shot.
     


  8. johnvw

    johnvw Senior member

    Messages:
    1,505
    Likes Received:
    56
    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2010

    :fistbump: :)
     


  9. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Senior member

    Messages:
    4,741
    Likes Received:
    1,840
    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2006
    Location:
    London
    

    Really nice suit.

    But with French cuffs... :confused:
     


  10. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    20,889
    Likes Received:
    2,121
    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2007
    What's wrong with French cuffs here?

    I do wear them with everything though.
     


  11. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Senior member

    Messages:
    4,741
    Likes Received:
    1,840
    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2006
    Location:
    London
    Too formal for a suit with patch pockets and double stitching.

    A suit like that calls for the rest of the outfit to be fairly relaxed as well.
     


  12. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    20,889
    Likes Received:
    2,121
    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2007
    Eh. That's what casual cuff links are for.
     


  13. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Senior member

    Messages:
    4,741
    Likes Received:
    1,840
    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2006
    Location:
    London
    What are casual cufflinks? Silk knots? Please tell me you don't wear those.

    Otherwise, double cuffs are always pretty dressy.

    I think a suit like that looks good Mariano style - unbuttoned cuffs / unbuttoned button down spread. That's tough for non-Rubinaccis to pull off so I'd stick with regular button cuffs. I have no problem with the spread collar there and that collar is fantastic.
     


  14. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    20,889
    Likes Received:
    2,121
    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2007
    What's the matter with silk knots?! C., I'm beginning to question your sanity.

    Yes double cuffs are dressier than barrels, but they are not strictly forbidden from being worn with odd jackets. Anyway, this is still a suit, even if a more casual one.

    Mariano does not typically leave his cuffs undone. I've only seen him do that in warm weather.
     
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2013


  15. RDiaz

    RDiaz Senior member

    Messages:
    2,675
    Likes Received:
    2,124
    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2011
    Location:
    Madrid
    I think double cuffs are "more formal" in the same way a tie is more formal than no tie; and you can wear an odd jacket / casual suit with or without a tie.

    Them elbow patches and folded silk are gone:

    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Pants look like Spandex, I know. They were a little tight from the beginning and I have gained some weight lately which needs to go away...
     
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2013


Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by