Wait - what do you do with your tie?
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Or a single episode of Scrubs.
It's also important to remember - for those public rest rooms you visit regularly - to have a hidden compartment in the door with a complete spare change of clothes (a la Barney from HIMYM) just in case anything happens.
Obviously he means a custom cedar hanger with a tie hook on it.
There's like no real great tailor/alteration shop in the East Bay. Both pair of trousers seem to come out fine, jacket I will be tossing.
I am just glad I am still experimenting with tailor clothes using relatively inexpensive items. I will not be jumping into anything nicer at the moment i.e. affiliate stores as much as I do want to.
What's the deal with the men's turtleneck? I have always liked a proper cashmere (non cable knit) turtleneck, but it is incredibly hard to find them. Generally these days they are only for women, or they are ugly mock necks made out of cotton. I kind of like the idea of the black turtleneck for the fall for a very Velvet Underground look. Any thoughts?
William Lockie does nice cashmere turtlenecks, available via their Heather Wallace retail website. I bought one in the Linen colourway last year and have been very happy with it. Very reasonably priced for a nice cashmere jumper too. IIRC, I got a 40, which fits kind of like a slim 37 or traditional 36 (their sizes refer to the actual chest circumference of the jumper, not that of the wearer, I believe). The website currently suggests they only run from 42" upwards, but I think it said that last year too and when I contacted them, they had a 40 available, so...
They feel soft but durable, having some heft to them.
20 years ago I sometimes wore that type of finely knitted roll neck (charcoal w/ a navy SC - Pringle made a good one then), but nowadays I prefer a chunkier knit (I have a navy Submariner from Northsea clothing). It's probably more casual than what you have in mind, though.
Per selection, I owned a Loro Piana navy cashmere roll neck that was very nice. Unfortunately I usually "run hot," so a two-ply cashmere sweater that comes up to the neck was a recipe for disaster for me. I sold it to someone here. However, I think they are really nice and would endorse LP. I see that Brooks has an offering (not sure of fit, but I assume that the cashmere is Todd & Duncan, so likely decent). Shop The Finest also has some.