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 I usually wear a dinner suit once, sometimes twice a year. I've got a shawl-collar dinner suit from Herringbone, back when they made decent clothes.  Obviously, I don't wear my dinner suit much, but I never saw the need for a special pair of shoes to wear with my dinner suit, so I've always just worn it with a pair of well-polished, black C&J Audley cap-toe balmorals.  I do also have a pair of black wholecuts with a medallion on the toe, and I did consider wearing it with...
 Thanks for the review, CD.  I've been re-reading (and, in some cases, reading for the first time) the Discworld series this year and I just read Raising Steam for the first time a couple of weeks back.  It's been a very interesting experience reading through all of the books in as much order as I can manage, given that I don't want to buy them all and given that the library doesn't always have the one that I want in stock.  The way that Discworld evolved, and the way that...
^Doesn't that car in the poster look more like some other US muscle car like a Firebird or Trans-Am, rather than a Corvette? 
 Absolutely. I really enjoyed this book. Ronson is an amusing writer and his earlier book, "Men Who Stare at Goats" is also well worth reading.    For those of you who enjoy Scandinavian crime writing, have you tried some Japanese crime/mystery writing?  I noticed a few months back that one of my wife's favourite authors, Keigo Higashino, has had a few of his books translated into English, including "Malice", "The Devotion of Suspect X" and "Salvation of a...
 I'm pretty sure that we can all agree on both of those points. 
Did anyone else happen to see Aus Member @thebrownman asking some hard questions about domestic violence on ABC's Q&A?   http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/tv-and-radio/qa-recap-steve-prices-hysterical-insult-prompts-a-mic-drop-from-van-badham-20160711-gq3jco.html
An interesting, although slightly odd, article from the New Yorker that combines a biography-cum-interview with David Taub of Gieves and Hawkes, with an attempt to find a good made-to-order suit in India or Vietnam.    http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/the-suit-that-couldnt-be-copied
 It's usually fine to use a deodorant, but not an anti-perspirant.  As others have said, it's the aluminium or the other sweat-blocking compounds in the anti-perspirant that really cause the yellowing in the armpits of shirts. 
A couple of articles from ABC Radio National about clothing and suits:   http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforliving/the-powerful-and-sometimes-subversive-history-of-the-suit/7570840   http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforliving/my-first-suit/6415096
^That looks fantastic, SG. 
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