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Absolutely never. Denim shirts are very casual, ties are formal. That kind of mismatch is difficult to pull off even if you know what you're doing.Also, ties should always be darker than the shirt. There are some exceptions, but they're incredibly rare, and that ain't one of them. A shirt that color, even if not denim, should not be worn with a tie that color.On another note, vests that aren't part of a three piece suit make you look like a high schooler with no clue. If...
Damn, shoulda checked this earlier, I wore one today. Ah well, got two more days wearing a tie this week.
Was thinking about vermouth and realized that I hadn't had a Chrysanthemum in a while, so I'm now drinking one of those. Nice change of pace.
Trash 'em, they're done.
Charles Tyrwhitt Extra slim, perhaps?
The construction is the exact same, but the detailing and fabrics are usually fairly different. You want to be cautious trying to wear a suit jacket as a sportcoat. If the fabric is too formal- too fine and smooth, pinstriped, ect, it'll look off. If you have a suit from a rougher, patterned, or generally more casual fabric, then it'll likely be fine. You can wear the jacket to a tweed suit with no trouble, for instance, where a worsted charcoal pinstripe will scream suit...
Just buy yourself a bottle of lemon juice and a box of sugar.
That blend should be fine, the nylon is there to add durability. Not at all uncommon for heavy jacket fabrics. Shouldn't affect the feel much.
Tuck your shirt in.
Yup, that's what would probably be considered fine leather. You need to get yourself some brown shoe polish. Your basic choice is between cream (little jar) and wax (flat tin)- cream will nourish the leather more, but offer less protection and shine. Wax gives you protection and more shine, but it's not as good as keeping the leather nourished. If you use wax, using a conditioner like lexol every few polishes is a good idea, though not strictly necessary. Lots of people...
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