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Windowpane jacket and shirt combo?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Beckwith, May 9, 2006.

  1. Beckwith

    Beckwith Senior member

    Mar 10, 2006
    What type for shirt is appropriate to wear with a blue on blue large windowpane jacket? Can checks and stripes be worn? I was thinking of pairing it with a blue gingham from Janzten. What is the proper rule for this?
  2. johnnynorman

    johnnynorman Well-Known Member

    Mar 24, 2006
    I think that sounds great. I'd avoid pairing a pure windowpane shirt with the coat, or stripes that are too variegated or bold. But you should be able to wear most everything else. A gingham check - particularly a smaller scale one - should work beautifully, especially if the color pairs up nicely with the windowpane's shade.
  3. chorse123

    chorse123 Senior member

    Nov 5, 2004
    Just make sure you change the size and intensity of the shirt pattern. I think a more subtle stripe or check would work better for that jacket.

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