Tuesday? They'll almost certainly be gone. Nice stuff moves fast at thrift stores these days. Worth checking, but don't get your hopes up.
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Ask A Question, Get An Answer... - Post All Quick Questions Here (Classic menswear) - Page 1797post #26941 of 334063/16/14 at 9:38pmpost #26942 of 334063/17/14 at 6:02am
Need to decide on which satchel or briefcase to choose, and having a hard time deciding between these two:
Both are similar sized, and the one below is bridle leather.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.
I don't like the first one, it is too shiny for me. The second one, I am not too sure about either now.
Edited by RPM1 - 3/17/14 at 9:34ampost #26943 of 334063/17/14 at 6:14ampost #26944 of 334063/17/14 at 7:25ampost #26945 of 334063/17/14 at 2:54pmpost #26946 of 334063/17/14 at 2:56pmQuote:Originally Posted by Cheuk
Newcomer as I am, I mistakenly posted this in Streetwear forum earlier.
So have a new bus. casual job (in Dallas).
Need to buy a handful of shirts. Please help me figure out the right size RTW shirt to buy. Also advise on how to instruct tailor.
The shirt below is a Brooks Bros OCBD Extra-Slim fit 16" neck, 34" sleeve. For work I will iron and get other less casual fabrics, but I am especially asking about the size. What do you think about the fit? How should I improve it?
Also I'm happy to get color recs (in addition to blue) as I've been told yellow is not good for my skin tone.
Fit already was addressed. Color was not. Indeed, that yellow is unflattering. Subdued pink should look much better. Light green probably would look okay.post #26947 of 334063/17/14 at 5:39pmpost #26948 of 334063/17/14 at 6:00pmTry Levis- 514 or 511. My white jeans are Wrangler cowboy cut slim, but that's a much heavier and stiffer denim than most, and unless you specifically want that, I'd recommend going with the Levis.
Or you could just google for a few options- white jeans aren't all that rare these days- even JC penny seems to be making a pair of slim white jeans.post #26949 of 334063/17/14 at 6:08pmAre Sid Mashburn blazers/sportscoats good buys at full price?
I need a new sportcoat for wear from April through September... I want to buy in the next three weeks or so, so sales will be unlikely
I like this sportscoat
For three main purposes
1) Casual with raw denim and OCBD / dress shirt
2) Casual friday with navy or khaki chinos and OCBD / dress shirt
3) More "semi-formal" looks with navy wool or linen pants, OCBD and maybe a tie (likely a navy in knit or something)
Is that jacket worth $1,150 in construction and materials?
Any other suggestions (I want some kind of warm weather pattern) for $1,000 or less?post #26950 of 334063/17/14 at 8:46pmpost #26951 of 334063/17/14 at 8:59pmQuote:Originally Posted by cptjeff
Try Levis- 514 or 511. My white jeans are Wrangler cowboy cut slim, but that's a much heavier and stiffer denim than most, and unless you specifically want that, I'd recommend going with the Levis.
Or you could just google for a few options- white jeans aren't all that rare these days- even JC penny seems to be making a pair of slim white jeans.
Off topic, I know, but how do you like the white Wranglers? My blue and black jeans are 936s, and I'd like some white jeans with more of a rise. How white are they? I like mine just a tiny bit tan, so they don't show dirt so quickly.post #26952 of 334063/17/14 at 10:00pmpost #26953 of 334063/17/14 at 10:19pmQuote:
They're pure white, so if a bit of cream or tan is what you're looking for, they may not work. Since you have a few pairs, I guess I don't need to comment on the fit.post #26954 of 334063/17/14 at 10:24pmQuote:
I'd say the "casual" aspect of the suit would rely mainly on cut and detail, particularly the pockets, rather than just the shoulders.post #26955 of 334063/17/14 at 10:31pmQuote:
I don't want anything too tan, but I also don't want dress shirt/cocaine/optic white, either. It's a tough line to walk.
But yeah, perversely, I actually think if I could get dress trousers that fit like those Wranglers, I'd be set. The rise and the leg line are just about perfect.
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