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post #21796 of 32190
Dont wear a tie without a jacket, it makes you look like a waiter or a child whose mommy made him get dressed up for school pictures.
post #21797 of 32190

QUESTION OF THE DAY:

"What is the general SF consensus on pants without belt loops? Most notably, RLBL suits come with such pants." 

post #21798 of 32190
I don't have belt loops on any of my suits--I wear them with braces. My odd trouser do have belt loops.
post #21799 of 32190
Ok I know this is very un SF but would appreciate it if anyone knows how I can find more of this tie series. Afaik it's d&g about 15-20 years old. Need to replace one
post #21800 of 32190

Hey guys, I need advice on what shoe size would fit me well

 

Shoe in question is Herring Hampstead (using last 026 only in width F)

 

I fit into Clarks DB size 9 and most of my shoes are US 10.5 (only with exception of my Converse shoes idk why it's in size UK11 ?)

 

I have a flat foot though.. my feet measures 4.4 inches wide and 10.77 inches long

post #21801 of 32190

I can't tell from your other shoes, but I do own one pair on the 26, and they are a generous fit.  I'd guess a UK 10F would be very comfortable, and possibly even a 9.5.  Herring are very helpful if you email them to ask.

post #21802 of 32190

Does anyone know what the folding on the thighs of pants is from? Example below. I wear a size 33. If I get a size 34 and get the seat and rear rise taken in, the sides are pretty clean, comparable to "02 STRAIGHT" fit below. If I get 33's (which don't really need the seat or rise taken in too much), it's got the same fold on the side as this "04 RELAXED" fit below.

 

How can I fix that? If you see it from the front, it makes my thighs look gigantic. I look like one of those hunters with the huge thigh pants.

 

post #21803 of 32190
Anyone know were can I get some suede loafers? Kind off like these:



http://www.ssense.com/men/product/tiger_of_sweden/navy_blue_suede_vincent_loafers/74109
post #21804 of 32190

Blue plain suede loafers? Not sure. I got some blue suede string loafers from Carmina/Skoab..

 

http://skoaktiebolaget.se/news/carmina-suede-string-loafers

 

 

 

 

 

I like them but I haven't really worn them yet. I'd suggest against it unless you've already got a vast wardrobe and know how to wear them well.

post #21805 of 32190
Thank you, but Im looking for some that dont have any kind of details/stitching in the top (not sure how its called). Just plain like the ones I posted but maybe better quality.
post #21806 of 32190
Quote:
Originally Posted by aravenel View Post

Dont wear a tie without a jacket, it makes you look like a waiter or a child whose mommy made him get dressed up for school pictures.
Did you even read what I wrote? Company HR policy dictates that I wear a tie during work (Jacket is optional). Wearing a jacket as well everyday is just plain uncomfortable, especially since I commute via the metro.

...Maybe you have never tried wearing a jacket all day in hot, sticky equatorial weather.
post #21807 of 32190
Quote:
Originally Posted by Flame View Post

Did you even read what I wrote? Company HR policy dictates that I wear a tie during work (Jacket is optional). Wearing a jacket as well everyday is just plain uncomfortable, especially since I commute via the metro.

...Maybe you have never tried wearing a jacket all day in hot, sticky equatorial weather.

Oh contraire, I'm very familiar with hot, sticky weather.

You asked for advice and were given advice. You didn't like the advice.

If your dress code is so strict, and you won't wear a jacket, then just accept that you're going to look bad and move on. Worrying about whether or not to wear a tie bar is like worrying about turning out the lights when your house is on fire.

FWIW, an unstructured, unlined linen jacket is pretty cool wearing.
post #21808 of 32190
I have white pants. The pockets show through. I'm thinking of removing them. jst wanted a second opinion.

I'm wondering if its inviting trouble ( visible/vulgar crotch and buttocks). Kinda hard to test.

removing pockets in general: good idea or always missing feel like something is missing.

thx
post #21809 of 32190

I am looking for shoes that looks like the ones below (low shine, dark brown wingtips that could be worn more casually) but that have vibram / rubber soles due to back issues and needing to be on feet a lot. Any suggestions? Thanks

 

 

http://www.zappos.com/allen-edmonds-mctavish-dark-brown-cognac-leather?zfcTest=fcl%3A0

post #21810 of 32190
Quote:
Originally Posted by wing8tes_qw View Post

I have white pants. The pockets show through. I'm thinking of removing them. jst wanted a second opinion.

I'm wondering if its inviting trouble ( visible/vulgar crotch and buttocks).
Have you considered some less drastic solutions first? Like, I don't know, maybe wearing white boxers under your pants?

If the pants are so transparent that this would simply leave your underwear clearly visible, well, then maybe you ought to just write off the pants in question as being fundamentally unacceptable for wearing in polite society. (In impolite society, perhaps it's less important whether your pockets, crotch, and buttocks are on display.)
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