whnay.'s good taste thread

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

  1. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Even unlined 9oz. fresco is too hot for NYC today:
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  2. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    Foo, do you take photos for your personal archive since you don't post these in WAYWRN? Or have you posted these elsewhere?
     
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    How are Anna's collars constructed for you? They look deliciously soft.
     
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    I gave up on WAYWRN. I'm just posting these here. Some are quite old and I just kept them around on my computer, in case I might want them for my blog (long dead) or something else. But you'd never know--as you might have observed, I don't stray from my own habits very much.
     
  5. unbelragazzo

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    Always glad to see that suit, :foo: - it's gorgeous.

    I feel like you haven't quite really nailed it with a tie though - both of the ones you have chosen were navy. It's safe and certainly in good taste, but somewhat uneventful. Perhaps something in a green or brown? Or maybe the tie is #5 o #7 of your spoilered pics?
     
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  6. mafoofan

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    No fusing and very, very light interlining.
     
  7. mafoofan

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    Thanks for the suggestions. Yes, I think any of those could work really well. I never aim for 'perfect' with an outfit. I figure, whether something is really perfect in a next level sort of way, versus just very good and tasteful, is more a matter of chance than anything else. Reaching for perfect above what you are certain is very good leads to as much folly as success--at least based on my own experience and what I've seen in others. I just hope some very good combinations excel beyond the others.

    Call it the Peking Duck Method.
     
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    That cloth looks great - have you posted a full picture of that suit? What's the button configuration?
     
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    4x1

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    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    They're outstanding. Is unfused her standard or did you pay extra for that? Anyone know if Geneva will do unfused?
     
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    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    Also why did you decide for double buttonholes on the suit? I don't know if I've seen anywhere an exposition of when this is "correct" and/or what difference it makes.
     
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    It's her standard and yes, Geneva will do unfused. The dinner shirt they made for me is unfused. Very very nice. They may become my regular shirtmaker.
     
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    It's a DB. DBs should always have buttonholes on both lapels.
     
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    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    Suits as well as odd jackets? The sole DB I have is an odd jacket with only one buttonhole. I will not lose any sleep over it, but it interests me all the same.
     
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    So... this is from when I first joined the forum. Maybe the first 6 months or so. Be warned... :uhoh:


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