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post #9331 of 29405
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Originally Posted by dan138zig View Post

So I got this knit tie that's too long except if I knot it with some bulkier knots. But I don't want my knot to be bulky. So is it okay to tuck the tie into my pants or slip it between the lower buttons of my shirt? I think it won't be noticeable since I'll be wearing a jacket. Thanks.

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Or, just leave the smaller blade longer than the front.

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Everybody loves a bit of Sprezzatura.
post #9332 of 29405
Hi Guys
Need some inspiration here. Just bought a pair of Bordeaux-red Chinos, but what can I combined them with? Any ideas? I was thinking Navy-blue driving mocs/loafers and a crisp white shirt?!

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post #9333 of 29405
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Originally Posted by Flame View Post

Penny or Tassel Loafers?

Short answer: no.

Slightly more helpful answer: I think venetians are a lot more stylish and classic.
post #9334 of 29405
My friend's first reaction to my Venetian Loafer is - OLD MAN!!!

Personally I would pick Penny Loafers.
post #9335 of 29405
I may be attending an opening of an exhibit at the art museum. I am a little confused as what would be appropriate to wear for an event like this. My friend who attends many of these events and other social events suggested "summer dressy, but not necessarily a tie." What's the consensus here?
post #9336 of 29405
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Originally Posted by feastmaster View Post

I may be attending an opening of an exhibit at the art museum. I am a little confused as what would be appropriate to wear for an event like this. My friend who attends many of these events and other social events suggested "summer dressy, but not necessarily a tie." What's the consensus here?

I wore a suit and tie to an art reception last Friday. Nobody else did, and in fact one lady wore a dress made of ceramic tiles, but I was comfortable with it. Wear what you're comfortable in.
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Originally Posted by Flame View Post

Penny or Tassel Loafers ? I want a pair in Burgundy.

I have tassels in burgundy and pennies in cigar. Love them both. Not a fan of the venetian, a little too plain.
post #9337 of 29405
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Originally Posted by JamesX View Post

My friend's first reaction to my Venetian Loafer is - OLD MAN!!!

Personally I would pick Penny Loafers.

My 82-year-old grandfather wears tassel loafers.

Your mileage may vary.
post #9338 of 29405
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Originally Posted by feastmaster View Post

I may be attending an opening of an exhibit at the art museum. I am a little confused as what would be appropriate to wear for an event like this. My friend who attends many of these events and other social events suggested "summer dressy, but not necessarily a tie." What's the consensus here?

I go to a ton of exhibition openings as part of my work, and my M.O. is based on the venue:

Museums: suit, dress shirt, no tie.
Proper galleries: nice trousers, dress shirt, maybe a sweater and/or scarf if it's cool out.
First Fridays / galleries with alleyway entrances / similar nonsense: nothing that involves ironing or dry cleaning.
post #9339 of 29405
Is this a Grenadine Tie? John Vavartos - Nordstrom Just saw it online and am wondering if it's worth the $57.

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post #9340 of 29405
Thanks for the suggestions. Wow, a dress made of ceramic tiles? That must have been heavy.
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Purchased these (used) Generic Man chukkas (not for me). got them for $27. They appear to be a bit worn but not too bad. Was this a good deal? Thoughts on the shoes?
post #9342 of 29405
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Purchased these (used) Generic Man chukkas (not for me). got them for $27. They appear to be a bit worn but not too bad. Was this a good deal? Thoughts on the shoes?

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post #9343 of 29405
Pardon if this has been asked a million times before or if a ridiculous question -- can one wear brown shoes with a black suit?
post #9344 of 29405
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Originally Posted by bubba04 View Post

Pardon if this has been asked a million times before or if a ridiculous question -- can one wear brown shoes with a black suit?

If one wishes to look like a fool - sure!

We've long sinced crossed over to brown or burgundy with other colors of suits (although this has been long forbidden and only relatively recently accepted here in the US) but with black wear black.
post #9345 of 29405
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Hahaha. I'm guessing that's a "no"?
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