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GMMcL - I love everything but the shirt. Seems a little Spring/Summer when the rest of your outfit is Fall/Winter.



Originally Posted by YRR92 View Post


Cotton Dockers: Such a clean, city rig, with a shirt that has white in the pattern, cries out in my mind for a white linen square.


You are probably right, although I do try to challenge myself to find something other than white linen/cream silk and see if I can make it work.


Originally Posted by The_Foxx View Post

now THAT is how it is done-- very sharp, man! shirt and tie in particular are an excellent combo in my opinion, shoes are not stubby in the least nor stretched open at the throat. yup!


Thanks, Foxx!


Pingson, Pliny - great jackets from both of you guys. FWIW, I don't think that SC needs any alterations whatsoever, Pingson.

post #64232 of 78721

Help me! I insisted upon wearing a tie but had little time to think things through...




Emphasis on "little time".


post #64233 of 78721
Shirt is pale blue. I don't want any of you white-shirt haters to get your knickers in a twist.

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Originally Posted by Cleav View Post

Been watching and learning, here's my return from the bench. Pointers? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

top block, jacket/tie/shirt look great, not sure on PS. cant tell enough about bottom block to comment much, but i think with that fit a darker brown shoe is called for.


SB, nice. would be better with white shirt.
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Originally Posted by Cleav View Post



Those shoes are a bit clunky, and they could use some TLC. The color isn't quite right for the suit. You set an otherwise high standard with this rig, in terms of both style and quality. The shoes don't live up to it. Also, though your tie and square are both nice, I wish they had a color in common to tie them together.


Parterre, that shirt is too formal to wear with anything less than a suit. I wouldn't really like it even then, but it wouldn't be so out of place. If you'd like to wear a tie, wear a coat, and be more afraid of stripes-on-stripes. Thin sweaters like that work better as layering pieces. Wear argyle socks, or even a colorful pair.


Right now, it looks like you're trying very hard to dress elegantly. If you directed that effort into a slightly different direction, you could do very well. Figure out what an appropriate level of formality is, and dress for that.


CottonDockers: Challenging oneself is well and good, but are you trying to dress well, or learn to be a better dresser? Athletes push themselves in training so that they don't have to push themselves as hard at the real thing, if you get what I'm putting out.

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I was told to leave this package here...  :paranoia:




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Originally Posted by gumercindo View Post

Great look. Brand of shirt and jacket?

Luxire Shirt

Suitsupply Havana Sportcoat

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Originally Posted by timotune View Post

New shirt.

You need longer collar points if you're going to have that much roll.

Looks like you just moved the buttons up.
post #64240 of 78721
Wearing my new Passaggio Cravatte grenadine!

post #64241 of 78721
love everything but the socks. tongue.gif

deets on suit?
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Alright, I took a bunch of your advice yesterday and looked through a bunch of posts and decided to try something a little more traditional.

Light blue shirt, navy blazer, wool blend tie, gray khaki's, and boots cause it was snowing in the morning!

Watch is a Hamilton Khaki Automatic. Graduation gift from my folks.






(/me crosses fingers)

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Monkeyface: Nice.

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ridethecliche, my friend, you have a lot of work ahead of you, but the task is not too great.

jack - too large in the body and the pockets look gigantic

shirt - button those buttons

PS - no relation to anything else, and i dont really like it much

pants - look like beat up khakis, not coherent with top block nor do i think they are particularly nice

boots - same as above

tie and socks are ok i guess.

not trying to be a dick, just trying to help.

keep reading and keep trying, you will get there.
post #64245 of 78721

Recovering from a cold, so going for slouchy/comfy stuff today...



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