upr_crust

Connoisseur
Finally, the threat (or actuality) of rain has relented in the NYC metro area, and suits can now be worn without fear of incurring undue debt at one's dry cleaner.

Suit - Paul Stuart/Phineas Cole
Waistcoat - Ede & Ravenscroft
Shirt - Tyrwhitt
Tie - Corneliani
Cufflinks - Benson & Clegg, London
Braces - Paul Stuart
Pocket square - Ashear
Shoes - Bergdorf Goodman house brand
Hat - Fortnum & Mason

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upr_crust

Connoisseur
The end of the week, and one day shy of my birthday (an impossibly high number). As it happens, I have less of a "birthday", and more of a "birth season", since it always seems that I am doing any number of celebratory things around this time of year.

This evening, my husband is taking me to dinner - an occasion on which to dress up well. I leave it to your judgment if mission has been accomplished.

Suit - Paul Stuart
Shirt - Tyrwhitt
Tie - London York
Braces - Lewin
Cufflinks - DVVS, NYC - a custom job, mounted pieces of British Columbian jade, a souvenir of Vancouver.
Pocket square - Harvie & Hudson, London
Shoes - Bergdorf Goodman house brand
Hat - Selentino, via JJ Hat Center, NYC

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Fading Fast

Connoisseur
Upr, happy one day before your birthday.

As to your mission for tonight - you have dressed up very well.

Love the suit; love the outfit; you have a classic, but contemporary look working - impressive.

Have fun tonight and throughout the birthday season.
 

upr_crust

Connoisseur
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Upr_crust, 11 October2019;
Absolute sartorial perfection...nuff said! ;)
Upr, happy one day before your birthday.

As to your mission for tonight - you have dressed up very well.

Love the suit; love the outfit; you have a classic, but contemporary look working - impressive.

Have fun tonight and throughout the birthday season.
Crusty, love the look and enjoy your birthday dinner.
Thank you, gentlemen, for the good wishes on the anniversary of my aging :). FF, I will be dining in your general neck of the woods this evening - the Simone, at 82st between Lex and Third. A small place, owner operated (the wife runs the front of the house, the husband is the chef), very civilized.
 
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upr_crust

Connoisseur
In the wake of a busy three-day weekend, and with drawing class this evening, a suit was not in the cards for today, so I opted for a last hurrah for a summer-weight sports jacket, a bow tie (guaranteed not to flop onto my drawing pad at an inopportune moment) and cotton khakis. Enough clothing to get me through the day, at least . . .

Sports jacket - Paul Stuart/Phineas Cole
Shirt & trousers - Brooks Brothers
Tie - Seigo, NYC
Pocket square - Ashear
Shoes - Alden
Cap - Stetson

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Jeff84

Active Member with Corp. Privileges
I wish I could wear linen today. Finally cooling down some in Michigan. I left work early to get my linen suit and dress shirts squared away.
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upr_crust

Connoisseur
After yesterday's monsoon in NYC, the temperatures have dropped, and it is predicted to be quite windy this afternoon, prompting the first appearance this season of a top coat, in addition to headgear. Underneath, a last hurrah for my latest summer weight suit, just back from the tailor's in an attempt to un-taper the legs as much as possible (my enormous calves notwithstanding).

Suit - Paul Stuart/Phineas Cole
Shirt - Tyrwhitt
Tie - Hackett
Braces - New & Lingwood
Pocket square - no name brand, gift from fellow poster Bernoulli
Cufflinks - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Shoes - Magnanni for Bergdorf Goodman
Topcoat - Charles Tyrwhitt
Scarf - Ede & Ravenscroft

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upr_crust

Connoisseur
The end of the week, and proper fall temperatures and some level of sunshine return to the metro NYC area, allowing for all the accouterments of the fall/winter season - overcoat, hat, and scarf. For today, I decided to double down on the use of paisley - both tie and pocket square are so patterned.

Suit - Paul Stuart/Phineas Cole
Shirt - Tyrwhitt
Tie - Brooks Brothers
Cufflinks - Benson & Clegg, London
Braces - Paul Stuart
Pocket square - Ede & Ravenscroft
Boots - Paul Smith
Overcoat - Joseph Abboud
Scarf - Paul Stuart
Hat - Saks Fifth Avenue

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eagle2250

Connoisseur/Curmudgeon Emeritus - Moderator
Upr_crust, your rig, as always, sets our sartorial bar for the day and those Chelsea Boots are more than just impressive, but the garment that really catches my eye, and seems to have laid hostage to my befuddled mind at the moment is the overcoat, the scarf and the gloves. With today's high temp for these parts predicted to be 84+ degrees, I can only dream of wearing such luxuries! Have a great day, my friend.
 

upr_crust

Connoisseur
Upr_crust, your rig, as always, sets our sartorial bar for the day and those Chelsea Boots are more than just impressive, but the garment that really catches my eye, and seems to have laid hostage to my befuddled mind at the moment is the overcoat, the scarf and the gloves. With today's high temp for these parts predicted to be 84+ degrees, I can only dream of wearing such luxuries! Have a great day, my friend.
Luxuries though they appear to be, all three of today's items were bought on sale. The coat I've had for well over a decade, and I snatched it for $75 on clearance from a now-defunct NYC discounter. The scarf was a sale item from the winter sale last winter at Paul Stuart's, and the gloves came from that famous (notorious?) discounter of lower Manhattan, Century 21, for a very fair price.

Our temperatures here are in the low 50's F, with enough wind chill to make it feel like the upper 40's - not the mid-80's.
 

upr_crust

Connoisseur
I am, for my sins (and a sizable check) this evening attending the Frick Autumn Dinner, an annual fund raiser for the museum. With temperatures around 18C/64F, I am pushing the limit when it comes to the wearing of a velvet jacket (if I melt, I melt), but I've owned the garment for about a year now - it needs its maiden voyage. (Ditto for the trousers, socks, and shoes.)

I hope to have some candid shots from the party itself, which I shall post "apres le spectacle", but at least my attempts at sartorial splendor should be viewed first.

Jacket & trousers - Ede & Ravenscroft, London
Shirt - Brooks Brothers
Tie - Seigo, NYC
Cufflinks - Tyrwhitt
Braces & shoes - Paul Stuart
Socks - New & Lingwood

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wildcat1976

Active Member with Corp. Privileges
I am, for my sins (and a sizable check) this evening attending the Frick Autumn Dinner, an annual fund raiser for the museum. With temperatures around 18C/64F, I am pushing the limit when it comes to the wearing of a velvet jacket (if I melt, I melt), but I've owned the garment for about a year now - it needs its maiden voyage. (Ditto for the trousers, socks, and shoes.)

I hope to have some candid shots from the party itself, which I shall post "apres le spectacle", but at least my attempts at sartorial splendor should be viewed first.

Jacket & trousers - Ede & Ravenscroft, London
Shirt - Brooks Brothers
Tie - Seigo, NYC
Cufflinks - Tyrwhitt
Braces & shoes - Paul Stuart
Socks - New & Lingwood

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Outstanding!
 

eagle2250

Connoisseur/Curmudgeon Emeritus - Moderator
I am, for my sins (and a sizable check) this evening attending the Frick Autumn Dinner, an annual fund raiser for the museum. With temperatures around 18C/64F, I am pushing the limit when it comes to the wearing of a velvet jacket (if I melt, I melt), but I've owned the garment for about a year now - it needs its maiden voyage. (Ditto for the trousers, socks, and shoes.)

I hope to have some candid shots from the party itself, which I shall post "apres le spectacle", but at least my attempts at sartorial splendor should be viewed first.

Jacket & trousers - Ede & Ravenscroft, London
Shirt - Brooks Brothers
Tie - Seigo, NYC
Cufflinks - Tyrwhitt
Braces & shoes - Paul Stuart
Socks - New & Lingwood

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You are looking decidedly spiffy today...one might say almost festive, were you to replace those trousers with a forest green pair! Here's hoping that you have a great time at tonight's dinner.

Your post today takes me back...years ago, living in NW Indiana and working out of the Federal Building in downtown Chicago I used to contribute regularly to the Museum funding appeals, garnering invitations to 'appreciation galas' that provided me with added opportunities to wear my Tux . But alas, toward the end of my stay in those parts the dress standard at such events had become suits and ties, with many wearing business casual rigs! Change is constant, but not always desirable! ;)
 

Howard

Connoisseur
I am, for my sins (and a sizable check) this evening attending the Frick Autumn Dinner, an annual fund raiser for the museum. With temperatures around 18C/64F, I am pushing the limit when it comes to the wearing of a velvet jacket (if I melt, I melt), but I've owned the garment for about a year now - it needs its maiden voyage. (Ditto for the trousers, socks, and shoes.)

I hope to have some candid shots from the party itself, which I shall post "apres le spectacle", but at least my attempts at sartorial splendor should be viewed first.

Jacket & trousers - Ede & Ravenscroft, London
Shirt - Brooks Brothers
Tie - Seigo, NYC
Cufflinks - Tyrwhitt
Braces & shoes - Paul Stuart
Socks - New & Lingwood

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Wow, very stylish Crusty. :)
 

Cantaloop

Starting Member
I am, for my sins (and a sizable check) this evening attending the Frick Autumn Dinner, an annual fund raiser for the museum. With temperatures around 18C/64F, I am pushing the limit when it comes to the wearing of a velvet jacket (if I melt, I melt), but I've owned the garment for about a year now - it needs its maiden voyage. (Ditto for the trousers, socks, and shoes.)

I hope to have some candid shots from the party itself, which I shall post "apres le spectacle", but at least my attempts at sartorial splendor should be viewed first.

Jacket & trousers - Ede & Ravenscroft, London
Shirt - Brooks Brothers
Tie - Seigo, NYC
Cufflinks - Tyrwhitt
Braces & shoes - Paul Stuart
Socks - New & Lingwood

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This is crazy fresh! Love the attention to detail!
 
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