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Ask A Question, Get An Answer... - Post All Quick Questions Here (Classic menswear)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Master-Classter, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. Nickolas

    Nickolas Member

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    Thanks, I appreciate the feedback. Are these options any more bearable? Avoiding the light blue shirt this time if possible as this will be the second interview and I wore a light blue shirt to the first, so I would prefer to go with a different color shirt while at the same time keeping it professional.

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  2. Claghorn

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    Provided the solid blue tie isn't as satin-y as it looks in the picture, I think it'll work.
     
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  3. patrickBOOTH

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    The tie on the left for sure. The KC one should go back to the store.
     
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  4. Harold falcon

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    Agreed, that Kenneth Cole is not good. If you can return it, do so.
     
  5. Van Veen

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    Someone should write a Styleforum101 primer on ties.
     
  6. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Well-Known Member

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    Well ties are discussed at great lengths in various threads. In regards the the white shirt there is a white shirt thread. All in all the CBD thread and Whnay's good taste thread has great examples.
     
  7. Winston S.

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    I think the Strands are too decorated for interviews in NYC.
     
  8. Winston S.

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    Which tie for a wedding this weekend?

    Trying to decide between the two of these to go with a Navy suit and light blue shirt (pictured). I know the safe bet is to go with the Navy, but seems a bit boring to me. The gold is totally on the other side and might be a bit too garish though.

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  9. Jeff M

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    I happened across these shoes on ebay

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    They are listed as Vintage Cloud Club oxfords, very cheaply priced. I just wanted to get an opinion on them here because I have never heard of the brand or anything. The price seems too good to be true for anything of decent quality.
     
  10. Harold falcon

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    Definitely not a gold tie for a wedding, unless the ceremony is to be conducted atop an elephant in Las Vegas.
     
  11. Harold falcon

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    Lol, "The Shoes with the pillow inside."

    Don't look too bad for the price, though. Go for it.
     
  12. Sanguis Mortuum

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    I wouldn't recommend this if you ever want to actually put anything in your pockets without the mouths completely stretching out of shape.
     
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  15. rob

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    Yes. At least those that look good.
     
  16. Essential

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    I have the BB Strand and wore them in light rain today. I was shocked at how slippery they were because of the semi-rubber sole. Is this common?
     
  17. Claghorn

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    I second this. While there is a lot on this forum about ties, it's filled with a great deal of fluff in between. Though it would be nice to expect anyone who wanders in from Google to bother searching the forum and then reading through various threads, it seems more likely they'll give up and just throw on that satin turquoise tie to go with their black suit and black shirt.

    And I think we can all agree that won't just be his problem. A man in such a combination is everybody's problem.
     
  18. jasonleb1

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    Any place where I can get a decent Navy blazer in XS/34 for under $500?
     
  19. mkarim

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    Very difficult to find one in that size at all.
     
  20. 12345Michael54321

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    Meaning no offense, but might a boy's blazer fit? Because I understand that finding a men's blazer (or suit) in a size smaller than 36 can be difficult.

    Otherwise, I suppose $500 would be enough for you to go the made-to-measure (MTM) route.
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