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Show us their suits

Discussion in 'Suits' started by Matt Deckard, Jul 19, 2006.

  1. HadleyH1

    HadleyH1 One Too Many

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    the right hat...and suit and coat....it's Gable.

    It's the 1930s.




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  2. Fading Fast

    Fading Fast

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    The suit he wore in this movie is incredible - 3-piece, beautiful heavy fabric, awesome patched bellowed pockets and a belted back. It's '30s work-a-day suiting at its best.
     
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  3. MisterCairo

    MisterCairo I'll Lock Up

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    One of my favourite actors, here in my second favourite film, Big Night:

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  4. Nobert

    Nobert Practically Family

    I've wondered whether Tucci has the same affinity for this period that we do. Both Big Night and The Imposters are set 30s-postwar. Even some of the smaller roles he takes, like in Julie and Julia, Captain America and a cameo in Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle relate to the general era. Whatever the case, he always manages to class up the joint in whatever film he appears.
     
  5. Michael A

    Michael A My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    Errol Flynn
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    One button jacket?

    Michael
     
  6. Jaxenro

    Jaxenro One of the Regulars

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    Patch pockets open collar and he makes it look classy
     
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  7. HadleyH1

    HadleyH1 One Too Many

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    nice! ^

    More Flynn

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    and there we go

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  8. Fading Fast

    Fading Fast

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    Formula for man looking awesome in a suit: first, start with an awesome looking man (like Errol Flynn) then put him in an awesome looking suit (like any of the above, my personal favorite is the three-piece one) - to wit:

    awesome looking man + awesome looking suit = awesomeness

    or in pure, higher-level math terms

    ALM + ALS = A

    (A = Awesome)​
     
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  9. HadleyH1

    HadleyH1 One Too Many

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    French fashion designer Jean Patou (19 August 1880 - 8 March 1936)

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    HadleyH1 One Too Many

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    Jean Patou

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  11. HadleyH1

    HadleyH1 One Too Many

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    Mr Patou ...walking around in Paris back then....very nice

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  12. Fading Fast

    Fading Fast

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    In my now nearly 30 years of wearing suits, never, ever - not once - have I had a suit fit half as well. Whatever awards they give tailors, his must have won that year.
     
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  13. Hap Hapablap

    Hap Hapablap One of the Regulars

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    I've found with my own garments, that great look/fit is accentuated by a nice narrow sleeve and high armhole. More so than one might think.
     
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  14. Fading Fast

    Fading Fast

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    Good advice. I see what you are saying - improves the overall line of both the suit and the man.

    Another thing I've learned over the years, if someone dresses well and is well-tailored, it absolutely positively is not happenstance. Great thought and effort went into it. Jean Patoup put great thought and effort into his attire.
     
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  15. HadleyH1

    HadleyH1 One Too Many

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    The caption says: "Bold windowpane sport coat with large lapels, worn with a striped tie."
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    "William Powell in a houndstooth jacket and abstract tie."
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  16. HadleyH1

    HadleyH1 One Too Many

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    jumping to the 60s


    Caption says: "The Rat Pack during the filming of Ocean’s Eleven, 1960. Note the slim lapels, ties, white shirts, and Peter Lawford wearing loafers with white socks. This is the most stereotypical look of suiting in the 1960s."
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  17. Michael A

    Michael A My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    [​IMG] Gary Cooper
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  18. Michael A

    Michael A My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    Jacques Tati -Mid 1930s
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  19. Michael A

    Michael A My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    Randolph Scott
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  20. Nobert

    Nobert Practically Family

    Man, look at that chest pocket. What's he got in there, a spare shirt?
     
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