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Why don't you just rent for this time round? Just go and look for it early to ensure that you've got one that fits. I think a dinner jacket/tuxedo is a long-term investment thing, and you should not purchase one in a rush. I think it is worth saving up and spend a bit more money and get one that truly fits you and that you are happy with. Better still, save more money and have an MTM or bespoke one made.
Quote: Originally Posted by Infinite42 What other acceptable footwear choices are there for linen pants? I'm one that thinks men's feet in public is unsightly, so I won't be wearing any type of sandal, and I don't really do loafers, though I'm more flexible on the latter. Does that only leave me with Topsiders to work with? Quote: Originally Posted by jgan85 boat shoes.. +1. I wore off-white linen trousers,...
Can't you just take it to a jewellery/watch store and have it adjusted to the desired length?
Quote: Originally Posted by acidicboy But in some parts of HKG, its okay for a guy to take his shirt off in public! While walking out to lunch yesterday, I saw one of my bosses jogging on the street sweating and shirtless. It was grotesque. I think I may have been scarred for life.
Quote: Originally Posted by youngscientist I don't really get any of those T-shirts with fake sports team stuff on them The fake sports team stuff allows men who've never broken sweat on the field to feel masculine and athletic. That's my theory anyway.
Quote: Originally Posted by JayJay Linen comes to my rescue. I'm wearing it every day this week. +10000. Linen is the best.
Quote: Originally Posted by maxgohan ...i dont want to have to wash my shirts after every use.... This is not the first time I heard it, on and off the forum. Seriously, and out of curiosity, am I the only OCD-afflicted person here who has his shirts washed after every use? The collar and cuffs get stained even after a shirt is worn for 8 hours, not to mention sweat etc. I can't imagine wearing the same shirt again after all that without washing.
How come there's no option that says "I wear them all the time"?
Quote: Originally Posted by oaw01 Hey, this black and brown combo works. I thought it was a big NO !!! I'd always thought of the black-brown taboo as some kind of an insidious propaganda....
You might still be able to catch a show at La Scala before they go on their summer recess. In which case, you'll need a suit.
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