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post #16 of 41
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Can anyone recommend a cheap, easily available, source of grey v-neck undershirts?

Wal Mart baby.. 3 for $5 last I checked.
post #17 of 41
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Can anyone recommend a fairly cheap (not poor quality), easily available, source of grey v-neck undershirts?

IMO you can't go wrong with Uniqlo for basics.
post #18 of 41
WalMart(!) carries Starter brand Dri-Start short sleeve tees in white with a barely noticeable logo on the chest that usually doesn't show through most shirts. Buy it in the smallest size that you can so that it will wick moisture away and you will feel dry and comfortable in most situations. They are sold hanging so you can try them on before you buy, unlike packaged tees. Crew neck only, though.
post #19 of 41
Hanes white v-necks for me as I don't wear a tie on a daily basis. Though I may have to try this grey thing...
post #20 of 41
I did a search and found this article recommending heather grey v-neck undershirts, specifically the one from Gap. http://www.gap.com/browse/product.do...scid=662988012 Looks like they're out of stock right now. Apparently they run really big too. I also found heather grey v-necks at Banana Republic but $20 per shirt seems a little much. Pima cotton though. http://bananarepublic.gap.com/browse...scid=637911012
post #21 of 41
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Is there a particular reason to wear v-neck as opposed to crew neck? I'm wearing a tie, shouldn't it not matter?
post #22 of 41
Only reason to wear a v-neck is if you plan on unbuttoning your collar. Then the crew-neck would look tacky. If not, then either will be the same I imagine.
post #23 of 41
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Originally Posted by NotchLapel View Post
I had a dress shirt made for me a few days ago. Because the shirt is made of broad cloth, my hairy nipples were see through. Should I wear a tank top under the shirt or should I wear a fitted Hanes t-shirt?

Go vestless. It's actually cooler and you'll sweat less in summer. And it sounds to me that the shirt is too tight.
post #24 of 41
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Originally Posted by NotchLapel View Post
Is there a particular reason to wear v-neck as opposed to crew neck? I'm wearing a tie, shouldn't it not matter?

Unless you never wear a dress shirt without a tie, why not go with a v-neck for more versatility?
post #25 of 41
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Originally Posted by Lord Asquith View Post
Go vestless. It's actually cooler and you'll sweat less in summer. And it sounds to me that the shirt is too tight.

Your nipples can shown behind a dress shirt even if it isn't too tight.
post #26 of 41
I've got some cream/natural V-necks from American Apparel that are pretty good. If you can get that color, it works as well if not better than heather grey at disappearing under a white shirt. White undershirt + white shirt = super-white (very visible).
post #27 of 41
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I've got some cream/natural V-necks from American Apparel that are pretty good. If you can get that color, it works as well if not better than heather grey at disappearing under a white shirt. White undershirt + white shirt = super-white (very visible).

When I got white linen trousers, it was suggested that I get "nude" color underwear since the color shows through a bit (even white). I'm sure such T-shirts must exist, but I've never seen em.
post #28 of 41
Hot weather = no undershirt. If a shirt is too revealing, wear a different shirt.

I don't understand the problem with A-shirts and/or white underwear. No one's going to think anything one way or another about seeing the outline or whiter shading -- any more than anyone's going to criticize a woman for her bra being discernable beneath the fabric of her blouse.
post #29 of 41
Since I became an adult I stopped using an undershirt in the summer (against mom's advice).
Lately I've read this:

"The Role of an Undershirt

For both the short sleeve and long sleeve button up shirts, always wear a 100% cotton undershirt (V neck preferred). Although wearing two layers of clothing sounds warmer than wearing a single layer, a cotton undershirt protects the outer layer from sweat and fabric staining antiperspirants. If you sweat heavily, consider bringing an extra shirt to change into. "

from The Art of Manliness: http://artofmanliness.com/2009/07/23...-dress-part-1/

So, I'll give it a try this summer... and I'm thinking that mom could be right first time... like in many other things
post #30 of 41
This is very interesting because I live in South East Asia. We don't get cool weather as much and I am not really concerned on my nipple showing as much as ring around the collar.

Thankfully, my nipple is not hairy!
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