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post #26356 of 32176

Due to the crappy weather in NYC, I want to go more casual tomorrow. However, my company dress code requires a tie. The best I would be able to do here is a tie with a sweater. Does anyone do this? Is it even "correct"? What kind of tie would one typically wear this way?

 

For reference, I will be wearing corduroys, button-down and a wool pull-over sweater.

post #26357 of 32176
I do it all the time, just make sure your tie isn't too dressy.

Rep stripes, and neats tend to work well with sweaters.

J
post #26358 of 32176
Do tailors generally charge again if the initial result is not to your satisfaction?
post #26359 of 32176
that would depend on the tailor. generally the ones that charge a premium will redo the work until you're 100% satisfied. If it were the tailor's mistake, he or she should really rectify the garment at his or her expense.
post #26360 of 32176
Any opinion on wearing a black belt (matte croc) with Alden color 8 shell shoes? Is Brown better?
post #26361 of 32176
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Originally Posted by MMoon24 View Post

Do tailors generally charge again if the initial result is not to your satisfaction?

As someone else said - additional work should be free if they made a mistake.

But if someone asks for an alteration but doesn't know what they're talking about, that's a different story. Like if someone asked for break with their pants without really knowing what that looks like, and then wanted no break.
post #26362 of 32176
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Originally Posted by gringodaddy View Post

Any opinion on wearing a black belt (matte croc) with Alden color 8 shell shoes? Is Brown better?

 

Yes.

 

I find pretty much any mix of browns and tans, ever burgundy, rubs along OK as it's in the same colour range.  And actually, I dislike matching belts and shoes - it's like a matching tie and PS, kind of mail-order-catalogue-trying-too-hard.  The exception being black.  Which I think must always be worn with black.

post #26363 of 32176
Hmmm, I always felt burgundy shoes only matched burgundy belts.

I'll have to look at some other combinations and see.

J
post #26364 of 32176
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Originally Posted by mimo View Post

Yes.

I find pretty much any mix of browns and tans, ever burgundy, rubs along OK as it's in the same colour range.  And actually, I dislike matching belts and shoes - it's like a matching tie and PS, kind of mail-order-catalogue-trying-too-hard.  The exception being black.  Which I think must always be worn with black.

Yeah... belt/shoe should play nice with each other. They don't need to be identical twins. That looks too "mail order iGent" or some crap like that.
post #26365 of 32176
Thanks. No mixing black and brown leathers is a personal rule as well, but color 8 has (to my eye) strong black undertones. None of my current brown belts work at all. I suppose I'll look for a different brown belt.
post #26366 of 32176

Maybe the problem is "nearly" matching, as it would be with black.  Try going further away with the colour instead of trying to get closer.

post #26367 of 32176
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Originally Posted by Fabriziox1 View Post

Fit check please, I am new to the style thing and have started building a wardrobe and I understand that fit is king but im a short guy sadly. Anyways I just bought my first 2  shirts from j crew one is slim S and other XS.

They both fit really well. Good job. smile.gif
post #26368 of 32176
I'm interested in having some items (suits, SCs, and shirts) made CMT. To do so requires obtaining the cloth/wool, obviously. So, several questions:

1) Where do SFers purchase their cloth/wool from?
2) Are there reputable online sellers or do you shop locally?
3) If you live near DC and purchase cloth locally, could you share the location(s)?

I've seen a few sellers listing stuff on B&S but was hoping to find places that have more to offer. Apologize if this has been addressed already...my searches weren't turning anything up.

Thanks in advance for your responses.
post #26369 of 32176
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Originally Posted by bsarosi View Post

I'm interested in having some items (suits, SCs, and shirts) made CMT. To do so requires obtaining the cloth/wool, obviously. So, several questions:

1) Where do SFers purchase their cloth/wool from?
2) Are there reputable online sellers or do you shop locally?
3) If you live near DC and purchase cloth locally, could you share the location(s)?

I've seen a few sellers listing stuff on B&S but was hoping to find places that have more to offer. Apologize if this has been addressed already...my searches weren't turning anything up.

Thanks in advance for your responses.

Have a read through the cloth thread -

http://www.styleforum.net/t/56404/unfunded-liabilities-a-k-a-the-cloth-thread
post #26370 of 32176
Yes, but most of it seems to cover what people are creating with their materials. But, will try to do an advanced search anyways.
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