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The tailors I went to in VN and China have invariably told me I needed 3.5 for a 2-piece. We're not the same build (I'm skinnier but also taller than you); don't know how that impacts the length you need.
To each their own - I have nothing against bd collars as such, but would certainly not wear a tie with a bd collar myself (unless the buttons are hidden). There is something about the combination that makes me think of a man who wears a belt and suspenders at the same time.
I wonder what you mean by "well-equipped" when you say you don't want to study natural sciences and anything involving math. Somehow I would associate the term well-equipped with courses like chemical engineering, physics, medicine etc. involving lab research. Also, why do you want to look for work outside the EU? Is this a personal wish or because you think there won't be any jobs for your qualifications in the EU? If it's the latter, let me tell you the chances of...
I think that's kinda shocking.
While I tend to agree with this breakdown the most, it places W.W. Chan customers firmly in the realms of six-digit salaries. I wonder if that's really true of all the Chan followers on SF.
Are chinos less formal than jeans in the US?Where I live (Germany), jeans is about the lowest you can go short of wearing shorts. Chinos, while obviously not formal either, are still a notch above jeans.
Quote: Originally Posted by lee_44106 It's called sprezzatura. People die to have it. Right.
I have observed the same problem (points curling inward) in most of my custom shirts from the Far East. It's annoying as hell and if I don't find a shirtmaker in Asia whose collars are not prone to this issue, I may decide to change to more expensive European makers. Haven't tried starching or anything. Ideally this should not happen even w/o starch - it certainly never happened on even the cheapest RTW shirts I used to wear.
of all time: The Chameleons (UK) of currently active: Doves ^those two lists with The Cure, Siouxsie and The Banshees and EatB on them are not bad.
Quote: Originally Posted by blahman +1 You want a V, not hourglass shape. Even in men, the waist should always be a little narrower than the hips (unless you're overweight). If a shirt follows the contours of a proportionate, non-obese wearer, hourglass *is* what you want.
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