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08 December 2010 @ 12:17 am
 
My sweetie needs a new vest. Button-downs totally work with his body type, and now that I'm having most of his work shirts properly laundered, he's grown quite adept at putting together stylish and appealing combinations. Here's hoping the days of "But they're all shades of green! What do you MEAN they don't go together?" are in the past.

Thing is, there's a serious dearth of button-down vests out there. A few years past, in a similar waistcoat drought, I purchased a pretty cool vest from this site. Considering how much Don loves it, how much he still wears it and how well it fits, I'm thinking the time has come to give them my custom once more. Thing is, there are a whole lot of options. I've narrowed it down, but I'd really like your input.


Now, keep in mind most of Don's vests are dark (black, grey, dark brown tweed) and, if there is a pattern, it's fairly understated. Going a bit snazzier, while not necessary, is all to the good. Given that, what choices do YOU like?

1. Shawl collar, pale blue with swirls
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2. Also blue, this time with stripes
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3. Red with fun pattern, nice details
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4. Red again. Classic cut, excellent fabric
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5. Stripey red. I'm quite fond of this one
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6. More stripey; VERY different from anything he already owns
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Ilena Ayalanetsearcher on December 8th, 2010 11:37 am (UTC)
Also, I know you've mentioned Don doesn't read this lj with any regularity, but you may want to tuck some of the text behind the cut and/or warn him off (in case it shows up on a friends of friends page or whatever).