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whnay.'s good taste thread

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

  1. scoredtx

    scoredtx Active Member

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    I think poorsod's pictures may offer LTI the most help yet. This odd jacket is for Fall, and the shirt/tie/trousers need to embrace that. I think we also suffer from the angle and limited perspective of the photos LTI has provided -- we're looking at a horizontal slice across the torso and cannot step back enough. Certain features seem exaggerated.
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  2. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    ROT - I like both of those, very nice. Only very small quibble might be the textures of the suit and tie in the second pic seem to be a little close. But maybe the suit isn't as nubby as I'm imagining it.

    RD - definitely good taste for an evening wedding.
     


  3. R.O. Thornhill

    R.O. Thornhill Senior Member

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    Thank you very much

    The jacket in the second picture is a pretty smooth herringbone (linen-silk-wool blend I believe, can't really remember). The tie definitely has more texture than the jacket - but I agree it may be a little too close
     


  4. R.O. Thornhill

    R.O. Thornhill Senior Member

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    Thank you - it is a great casual tie. Drakes unlined, untipped raw silk

    In the first set of pictures, I realise that it is difficult to make out what I am actually wearing. It is a RAF blue fresco suit, a very fine sky-blue stripe shirt, and a knitted navy tie with sky-blue dots

    R-O-T
     


  5. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    nice tie Diaz
     


  6. RDiaz

    RDiaz Distinguished Member

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    Thanks. Do you think this kind of tie would still look good with a pale pink or sky shirt? The white one in the picture (which is the only white shirt I own) has become one size too big and I'm not sure I want to wear it again. I've tried the combos on a hanger and I'm not convinced they are good taste at all, but it would be good to have some more opinions [​IMG]
     


  7. in stitches

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    tie looks too long, but besides that it look ok to me.
     


  8. Kaplan

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    Custom order?
     


  9. RDiaz

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    It had to be tied a bit long, otherwise the thin blade would show... pants were hiked up quite high too. It's not as long as it appears though, I was kinda slouching in that pic [​IMG]
     


  10. in stitches

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    very well then, but you can always tuck the thin blade in your shirt between the buttons to hide it, and get a proper tie length. :)
     


  11. RDiaz

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    I hate tie tucking! [​IMG]
     


  12. mktitsworth

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    +1
     


  13. gdl203

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    Tucking the thin blade is a lesser evil than a tie that goes down to your crotch though...
     


  14. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    I don't mind if the thin blade shows a little. Much prefer that to an overlong tie.
     


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