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post #76 of 7015
It's a good looking suit and it stands out dramatically - there are just not that many DB suits out there, particularly well-cut DB suit on younger guys.
post #77 of 7015
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Originally Posted by gdl203 View Post
It's a good looking suit and it stands out dramatically - there are just not that many DB suits out there, particularly well-cut DB suit on younger guys.

Pretty much. A shame that is the case as DB's are loads of fun to wear in my opinion, but c'est la vie.
post #78 of 7015
I think this is gonna be another one of those threads...it grew by two pages just while I was reading it.
post #79 of 7015
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I think this is gonna be another one of those threads...it grew by two pages just while I was reading it.

It's off to a great start. Let's hope it stays that way.
post #80 of 7015
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Originally Posted by mafoofan View Post
Silk is rebellious? I almost exclusively wear silk squares.

Reread Manton's comments in this thread defining CBD
post #81 of 7015
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Originally Posted by Eustace Tilley View Post
You've probably discussed this elsewhere, but why no linen? I probably wear linen squares 8 out of 10 days.

I really despise colored and patterned linen squares, leaving only solid white, which I don't want to wear all the time.
post #82 of 7015
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I really despise colored and patterned linen squares, leaving only solid white, which I don't want to wear all the time.
But you'll wear solid light blue shirts all the time. You're an idiosyncratic one, aren't you!
post #83 of 7015
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Reread Manton's comments in this thread defining CBD

I don't read Manton's comments.
post #84 of 7015
Welcome back Manton. Why is your tie C or even B? (At least in the context of the non-creative Bs).

--Andre
post #85 of 7015
By the way, it just now occurred to me that Manton's book in part makes the case for dressing as "dandily" as one reasonably can get away with in a given environment. If so, what gives with tonight's argument for CBD (however defined)? Manton, have you had a change of heart since you published your book, a change of style, or did I misunderstand you low those years ago when I first picked up The Suit?
post #86 of 7015
This is the fit I caught flack for in terms of the cashmere tie not being CBD.


post #87 of 7015
CBD when it got really




Please do notice how the tie's background picks up the the color of the

post #88 of 7015
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Originally Posted by J. Cogburn View Post
By the way, it just now occurred to me that Manton's book in part makes the case for dressing as "dandily" as one reasonably can get away with in a given environment. If so, what gives with tonight's argument for CBD (however defined)? Manton, have you had a change of heart since you published your book, a change of style, or did I misunderstand you low those years ago when I first picked up The Suit?

To me, it just sounds like they're just two different philosophies. I imagine that Manton, like anyone, can do both in a given week, but he wouldn't when he goes to the office which is essentially what this thread is about.
post #89 of 7015
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Originally Posted by J. Cogburn View Post
By the way, it just now occurred to me that Manton's book in part makes the case for dressing as "dandily" as one reasonably can get away with in a given environment. If so, what gives with tonight's argument for CBD (however defined)? Manton, have you had a change of heart since you published your book, a change of style, or did I misunderstand you low those years ago when I first picked up The Suit?
I got the impression that CBD depends on context - type of business, principal vs peon, young vs. old.
post #90 of 7015
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CBD when it got really




Please do notice how the tie's background picks up the the color of the


Dude, that does not qualify as CBD under any scenario.
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