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Posts by minervau

Just wear penny loafers.
I really like Panta ties, made by a guy who frequents this forum. Great six-folds at an ideal modern width -- 3.25".
This is excellent advice. Maybe minus the brown suit and replace it with a charcoal pinstripe, or perhaps a tuxedo if you feel like you'll need a formal option (weddings or whatever).
Some items don't correspond much. Shirts you can always pick up for cheaper than $100 (e.g., Brooks Brothers shirts for $88, but always at $220 for 3, or at any one of their many sales for more like $55-60 a pop). And I think you could keep wearing those shirts even if you upped the rest of the wardrobe.Ties can actually run you much more for a nice one, more like in the $100 range, and $250's probably the minimum for goodyear welted shoes that will actually last a...
Keep it for suits.
I'd actually vote for penny loafers for versatility. Boat shoes are too casual to be worn with chinos and blazer, but penny loafers can go with shorts and a polo.
I'm intrigued, I've been thinking about getting a briefcase recently. $400 sounds like a very reasonable price point.
That is a fair price for the suit. It's not a steal, but for a starter suit an 1818 is a very solid choice, and it'll be nicer than 90% of the suits people at college are wearing.
Amazing thread, which there was something here fitting a slim 38 or 37.
I wonder about this as well. I sometimes do: wallet in left breast pocket, cell phone in right breast, keys in front left (I don't like having much stuff in my pants because it bulks them up). But other times I'll go wallet in left back pants pocket, cell phone in right breast, keys in front left.
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