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My Double Breasted Suit

Discussion in 'Suits' started by Hemingway Jones, Feb 22, 2007.

  1. Hemingway Jones

    Hemingway Jones I'll Lock Up Bartender

    Piggy-backing off of my friend, Feraud's thread, I also bought a double breasted suit recently. This one is brown pinstripe. I am becoming quite the brown suit-guy lately, by the way. ;) That is fine, since all of my hats are brown or gray.

    I bought this one for the bold lapels and the weight of the material. I sent it to the tailors with my tails and just got it back, and today was the first time I wore it. I am very pleased with it. The tailor took the jacket in perfectly. It fits exactly as I wanted.

    So, everyone, what do you think?




  2. Well don't you look handsome!!:)

    What a great suit, you wear it well.

    By the way, the photography is great too. You must have a great photographer with a very steady hand.lol

    Well done!!
  3. Barbigirl

    Barbigirl Practically Family

    My compliments to the model, the suit and the photographer!
  4. vonwotan

    vonwotan Practically Family

    HJ Beautiful suit! Looks great on you too. Or, is that just your wonderful photographer? ;)
  5. Very nice! I really like the brown w/pinstripe.
    Spill on the details. Who makes the suit and that nice hat!
  6. Hemingway Jones

    Hemingway Jones I'll Lock Up Bartender

    Oddly enough, the suit has no tags except for the wool tag. [huh]
    The hat is my vintage Borsalino that I always wear; the one in my avatar and the one I wore to NY. ;)

    Thanks for all of the nice comments. :)

    And thanks to Daisy for taking the photos. :)
  7. Very nice!!!! Looks incredible! The hat really sets it off. :)
  8. Terrific suit, HJ...

    The photos are a little too dark from the flash. When I loaded them in to my photoshop program and increased the brightness I could see the pinstripes and details very well. (Unfortunately, bud, it made YOU look a little pasty! :eusa_doh: ) You need to go some place SUNNY for a while!
  9. What kind of shoes are those?
  10. That is a sharp suit. Great find!

    I don't know Zemke, the Arizona sun hasn't done much for my Casper-white skin, and I've lived in the desert for 20 years! lol
  11. Hemingway Jones

    Hemingway Jones I'll Lock Up Bartender

    Thank you, Darling. ;)
    And yes, I guess the Arizona sun didn't do much for me either. [huh] :)

    Zemke, you can post one of those photos; just cut off my head. ;)

    6StringShooter, I found these shoes in Venice in November. I wear them all of the time.

  12. Hem, is it a new suit or did u go vintage again?
    Made to measure or designer?

    I'm a big fan of the brown suit look. Many people eschew brown as its not a power color like a blue suit. But surely its perfect for the classic minded.

    The doublebreasted suits you.

    tho it might be able to handle a littl nip in the waist as in your avatar's suit.
  13. Hemingway Jones

    Hemingway Jones I'll Lock Up Bartender

    It is a vintage, but I believe vintage circa 1985 or so! I had the jacket remade and the photo doesn't quite do it justice. The lens distorts a bit, but it has that slight pull that I like and it really couldn't be taken in anymore. The fit is perfect; anymore and it would be open at the bottom button.

    I like brown also, as stated above. ;)

    Thanks for the nice comments, My Friend. :)
  14. Ok, what are the particulars. I could use a pair of those dress boots. :D


  15. Hemingway Jones

    Hemingway Jones I'll Lock Up Bartender

    Hello, Mr. Powers, ;)
    I'm afraid they really are no particulars. I bought them from a small shop in Venice for 120 Euros. [huh]
    They're comfortable though and I like the color.
  16. Well, I'm terribly upset, HJ. It's still way too stinkin' hot here to even go near a suit, so here I am, nearly bursting at the seams to sport a sharp DB number again and what do I see? You lookin' a gazillion bucks and like you just stepped off the set of a 30's movie. Now I've really got the bug!

    The suit's a winning colour, and great lapels!
  17. Very good looking suit there Hem, the color goes good with those shoes. Let's cut the guy a little slack, he is in Boston in the dead of winter, so of course he's going to bleach out.:D The drape on the jacket is excellent.
  18. MaximOfSurrey

    MaximOfSurrey Familiar Face

    Very nice I must say, it suits you quite well.

    ... god that was a terrible pun.
  19. Hemingway Jones

    Hemingway Jones I'll Lock Up Bartender

    Thanks Benny, I appreciate that! It won't be long when our situations are reversed! ;) lol

    Thank you, My Friend. I am very pleased with this one.

    Thanks Maxim. :)
  20. Sly Style

    Sly Style Familiar Face

    Very nice, I like it quite a bit. You are a master of the curled hand pose, like you used to be military at one point, thats one habit you never get out of.

    120 Euros for shoes, my goodness, I long for the days when I graduate from school and can afford to spend money like that.

    I can't even afford to have my blue pinstripe DB tailored, let alone my WWII Navy Uniform. Blah.

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