I personally wouldn't worry about creases in your shoes as long as the rest is shined properly. It's true that the creases on your square-toed shoes there are a little oddly placed, but you shouldn't worry too much about them. Deep creases are signs of an active wearer, and are akin to battle scars on an antique bayonet. Wear your heavily creased shoes with pride.
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Styleforum Top Pickspost #19202 of 3107312/19/12 at 9:39ampost #19203 of 3107312/19/12 at 10:59amQuote:The Tie Bar carries many conservative grey ties. I think they're color categorized as "silver." And may be listed as "traditional," rather than "conservative," in the "By Style" drop-down menu.TheTieBar did not appear to have any conservative Gray ties (another recommendation I read).Quote:It doesn't do anything for me (I just don't much care for the powder blue stripes), but I wouldn't call it fundamentally horrible. If you like it, go ahead and buy it. Nothing inherently wrong with a twill in those shades.Is this one good?
I'd probably rather go for the very similar Classic Twill - Navy/Light Champagne (sku #12302), than for the tie you listed (Classic Twill - Navy/Powder, sku #12310), simply because the powder blue doesn't really appeal to me all that much, and I'd prefer bringing in a subdued second color (light champagne) to pairing a blue and blue tie with a blue suit. But that's just me.Quote:So many ties, in so many colors, can go perfectly well with a solid navy suit, that I'd rather not start recommending specific examples. But if you want a grey (silver) tie, from The Tie Bar (which, I agree, is a good source for affordable neckwear), go search for something traditional, in silk, with either stripes or dots, and choose from the many dozens of ties with which you'll be presented. If you need it narrowed down even further, you can specify from the drop-down menu's "By Matching Suit" option that it goes with a navy suit.I cannot afford anything too expensive, and I was looking for conservative alternatives to the Burgundy (already have one) for a solid navy blue interview suit.
Michaelpost #19204 of 3107312/19/12 at 1:39pmpost #19205 of 3107312/19/12 at 1:57pmpost #19206 of 3107312/19/12 at 3:47pmpost #19207 of 3107312/19/12 at 9:04pmQuote:
The dimple master (Spoo) ties his exactly as this videopost #19208 of 3107312/19/12 at 9:21pmpost #19209 of 3107312/19/12 at 9:48pmpost #19210 of 3107312/19/12 at 9:55pmpost #19211 of 3107312/19/12 at 9:58pmpost #19212 of 3107312/19/12 at 10:10pmQuote:
So just a button attached via a loop on its back, rather than a set of holes through which the stitching is pushed?post #19213 of 3107312/19/12 at 10:15pmpost #19214 of 3107312/19/12 at 10:52pm
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