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post #46 of 67
nvm
post #47 of 67
Glad to know I'm properly attired for movie premieres. Unless you're some shade of brown or yellow, black suits don't belong in the office. Elsewhere, though, do as you wish. I don't wear mine very often, but I still wear it. That said, I'm not a fan of navy either. I have several blue suits... but none are quite dark enough to be navy.
post #48 of 67
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Originally Posted by voxsartoria View Post
This is the point in every black suit thread where I post a pic of that rarest of birds, the solid black Savile Row suit:




- B

And from the Jewish Quarter of Savile Row, at that. The suit reads from right to left (see the placement of the breast pocket), and, of course, the Hasidim are especially fond of black suits.
post #49 of 67
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Originally Posted by oldog/oldtrix View Post
And from the Jewish Quarter of Savile Row, at that. The suit reads from right to left (see the placement of the breast pocket), and, of course, the Hasidim are especially fond of black suits.




- B
post #50 of 67
I like this thread, though somehow I wish it was one of those polls with irrational choices; the last of them being Ann Hatahway.

To not be accused of leading the masses away from the sartorial promise land is the precise reasoning behind my low post count. It has taken great restraint to acheive this feat.

Oh - and I personally have nothing against black suits but do not wear them for the same reason I almost never reach for black shoes: I find something else a more appealing choice.
post #51 of 67
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- B

Not sure this makes much difference w/ the urn. Breast pocket, yes.
post #52 of 67
black suits have their place. funerals etc.
but black odd trousers are just uniform pants.
post #53 of 67
I have one I wear to work often. I try not to over think these things. It looks sharp, so twice a month it goes to work.
post #54 of 67
Vox is wearing a dark Navy suit

Historically black was not a classic suit color, thus many of us were taught that it was not appropriate for a business wardrobe.

Just check out male waiters at decent restaurants...they all have black trousers, which confirms what a Tailor noted earlier, black trousers are for uniforms

Black blazers are also horrendous
post #55 of 67
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Originally Posted by Michael Ay329 View Post
Vox is wearing a dark Navy suit

Nope, it's black...just not pitch black the way a good formal suiting might be.

- B
post #56 of 67
I have not found a prejudice against black suits among Savile Row tailors. I would not say that solid black is championed for day wear but I have had more than one tailor suggest one for me. (Black chalk and pinstripe are, of course, quite routine Savile Row products.)

Most of the suiting bunches I have seen contained at least one solid black. My only solid black suit was made in a Lesser 16 ounce cloth with a subtle diamond or lattice effect - a great cloth.
post #57 of 67
black pants. see. -waiters, waitresses, bus boys, washroom attendants, security guards, and casino dealers.
when a company wants a cheap uniform, they give their people a uniform shirt and tell them to get a black pant.
post #58 of 67
Around here many wait wait staff wear dinner jackets. At a wedding a few weeks back all the girls had ivory shawl collar jackets. The guys black peaks. So if you don't want to look like a waiter never wear a dinner jacket. Wearing a dinner jacket you should expect to be handed a tray.
post #59 of 67
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Originally Posted by Michael Ay329 View Post
Just check out male waiters at decent restaurants...

Personally, I prefer the buxom waitresses...
post #60 of 67
...and I keep looking, but nothing. Tumbleweeds.
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