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Quote: Originally Posted by Sterling Gillette Realistically (and average-joe-y) calculated: Capsule collection=navy suit, grey suit, any sport coat, three pairs of trousers, a jeans, a chino, four pairs of shoes, a dozen shirts, four solid ties. The rest is up to personal needs. Very solid suggestions, I'd maybe amend to three pairs of shoes (black cap-toe, brown, and a basketball or running shoe for athletic wear), 6-8 shirts. Get stuff...
Question on scarves: what colors match best with a charcoal overcoat?
Charcoal's probably more versatile than a brown, actually, though I think a really rich brown would look nicer.
Quote: Originally Posted by bearsfan172 That blue silk Hermes from the OP was very nice looking, I'd love to see how it draped. Question for you guys, what color slacks and shirts would go best with a brown plaid jacket? Light blue for shirts, and then gray slacks, maybe a different shade of brown, and anything lighter -- khaki, tan, stone, white, etc.
Quote: Originally Posted by enarchay I've followed numerous threads in which people paired wing-tips with jeans, so I assumed it was acceptable. Based on your professed desire, I'd go with a standard cap-toe dark brown oxford. It's boring, but it's versatile.
Quote: Originally Posted by archetypal_yuppie Some are nice, some are vomit. I only have 2: navy and seersucker. Well if you count my princeton beer jacket, 3. Sick. But our year had zippers, and I don't know if anything with a zipper can be classified with sport coats.
As many as you're willing to wear, right? I think I'm up to 8 or 9 now, and trying to build my collection to around a dozen.
Quote: Originally Posted by gnumonic I recently bought a pair of Bill's Khakis M2s, Plain front, and absolutely love the quality/fit - but as a 20 year old I'm pretty well stocked on the grandpa gear as it is (the majority of my wardrobe is Land's End/J Press/etc.) and was wondering if anyone had any sizing/fit advice for Bill's M3 model. The M2s I have are 34, but I had the tailor take them out about 3/4 of an inch for a good fit. I'm a 35 in Uniqlo and...
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