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Gotcha. Different jobs call for different dress codes, of course.

I read your previous post as saying that you had zero use for the type of clothing discussed in MC - which I found surprising. I understand what you meant now.

I personally enjoy tremendously tailored clothing and wearing suits and ties on week days. I like meeting with my tailor and getting something made, I like the idea of finding ways to be a little different and add a little edge, even when the dress code limits are fairly clear. I also love breaking away from that on weekends and wearing non-"casual MC" outfits. Go figure wink.gif
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Gotcha. Different jobs call for different dress codes, of course.
I read your previous post as saying that you had zero use for the type of clothing discussed in MC - which I found surprising. I understand what you meant now.
I personally enjoy tremendously tailored clothing and wearing suits and ties on week days. I like meeting with my tailor and getting something made, I like the idea of finding ways to be a little different and add a little edge, even when the dress code limits are fairly clear. I also love breaking away from that on weekends and wearing non-"casual MC" outfits. Go figure ;)

 

 

I worded my original post badly (see edit).  I'd actually really like to be able to wear more formal clothing easily (although probably less MC and more SW+D), but a combination of age + location + social circle means that a blazer would be way more of a fashion statement than I'd like to make.  I don't think I've ever seen one of my friends wear anything more formal than a dress shirt outside of a funeral, so I just have to appreciate but not wear stuff like that unless I decide to just grab my balls and go for it.

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I like wearing tailored "mc" stuff, too, but my job and social circle don't really call for it. Still I've found it good to have a range of clothes on the formality spectrum. not only do I just really enjoy tailored stuff, but occasions will def. pop up through the year when I need to wear a good suit or sport coat. If they're cut right, you can also weave them into your more casual stuff.

toasty, thx for the props. I think you pretty much dress like that now though, yeah? Just basics with a little tailoring and nice shoes thrown in.
I forget who asked about the Carminas, but they're on the Inca last. They're chelseas, but I call them beatle boots since they're pointy. They just don't have the cuban heel.
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I like wearing tailored "mc" stuff, too, but my job and social circle don't really call for it. Still I've found it good to have a range of clothes on the formality spectrum. not only do I just really enjoy tailored stuff, but occasions will def. pop up through the year when I need to wear a good suit or sport coat. If they're cut right, you can also weave them into your more casual stuff.

Same here.
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Good pair of boots + fitted jeans/tees + splurged outerwear and maybe a quality knit is really all you need. Eventually, when you reach the proper level, you migrated over to Men's Clothing. That's where the $$$ is.

 

 


Honestly, a lot of guys over here in SW&D spend as much on clothing per year as the average MC dude does, and there are a handful of guys in MC who are just starting out and are poor/in debt from college.  Just because your job requires a suit doesn't mean that you have more money than the guy who wears TOJ all day.

 


My job/school/socializing doesn't require that I wear a suit every day, and most of my friends view dark denim and collared shirts as "dressed up."   But I still spend more on my "MC wardrobe" than anything else, because a perfectly-fitting suit and kick-ass shoes show people that I'm serious about style.  It also projects a certain level of maturity.

 

 


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The sweater jacket works in this context, unlike the last time you wore it.  (In my very humble opinion. colgate.gif)
 

 

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Honestly, a lot of guys over here in SW&D spend as much on clothing per year as the average MC dude does, and there are a handful of guys in MC who are just starting out and are poor/in debt from college.  Just because your job requires a suit doesn't mean that you have more money than the guy who wears TOJ all day.

 


My job/school/socializing doesn't require that I wear a suit every day, and most of my friends view dark denim and collared shirts as "dressed up."   But I still spend more on my "MC wardrobe" than anything else, because a perfectly-fitting suit and kick-ass shoes show people that I'm serious about style.  It also projects a certain level of maturity.


Very true. Just imo (and this is only my opinion), if you have $$$ to dump, suit(s) and footwear are probably your best options and is where you should NOT cheap out on.

 

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on a budget, baller underwear is a must

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a perfectly-fitting suit and kick-ass shoes show people that I'm serious about style.  It also projects a certain level of maturity.


Very true. Just imo (and this is only my opinion), if you have $$$ to dump, suit(s) and footwear are probably your best options and is where you should NOT cheap out on.

 


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^ awesome fits. Look really lived in. Great cabas bag - makr ?
Deets on the shade?
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People do not graduate from SWD to MC. They are very different. Generally speaking, SWD is open to the trend cycle affecting men's clothing. MC is not.

MC often looks stuffy and old, except for a few real pros. You can bring an SWD approach to virtually any clothes found in MC--such as suits and sportcoats--at any age (as long as you are reasonably fit). You will get better results than MC and keep your 1%er job. MC would disagree because as noted above MC is very different.

MC has some good posters and is worth checking out from time to time though.
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CDHagg you are fucking stupid.
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a perfectly-fitting suit and kick-ass shoes show people that I'm serious about style.

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