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Conservative Business Dress

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Mar 29, 2007.

  1. Manton

    Manton Well-Known Member

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    How about shoes? They are conspicuously missing from the big picture. No EG 888, JL 8000, C&J 337 or Vass dandy chisel toe gay craps.

    Black stitch cap oxfords. Satisfied? Or are you just another troll?
     
  2. Will

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    That combination looks like a parody of a metrosexual's idea of conservative dress for wear at the offices of a left-wing publishing empire.

    Hmmm. Is there a political agenda here?
     
  3. Con Biz Dresser

    Con Biz Dresser Well-Known Member

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    Manton that ensemble does look appropriate for a conservative business environment from my perspective, but I do feel that a forward point collar with a smaller knot would be more appropriate in a contemporary business setting. I also think that a tie with a little more color would make the overall presentation seem a little less shabby without losing the overall seriousness which I believe can help a person's motivation during the work day; maybe Matt would say that it would bring it up a taste level, which I would also agree with.
     
  4. Manton

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    Hmmm. Is there a political agenda here?

    Can any of you morons read?

    Goddamnit, what do I need to do to get through to you people? This thread is not about POLITICAL CONSERVATISM. This is about Conservative Business Dress, which is bipartisan and apolitical.
     
  5. Will

    Will Well-Known Member

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    Can any of you morons read?

    I'd love to discuss this further but I'm currently occupied trying to reach Carlo Franco so I can recommend that Chuck hires Connemara as his new customer service manager.
     
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    I'd love to discuss this further but I'm currently occupied trying to reach Carlo Franco so I can recommend that Chuck hires Connemara as his new customer service manager.

    Seems like I heard some mention, in passing, that he'd already hired one.

    .
     
  7. Manton

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    Manton that ensemble does look appropriate for a conservative business environment from my perspective

    I'm with you so far ...

    See above. Christ. This is like giving art history lectures to the blind.

    Who am I, Corbin Bernsen? Is this 1985? Am I on LA Law?

    More color? I did this for you, man, and now I wish I hadn't. You have no clue what conservatism is. You're a phony, a metrosexual phony.

    You mean that homo from San Fransciso? Yeah, dude, go ahead and dress like him. Real conservative. [​IMG]
     
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    What is the appropriate car to drive when wearing Conservative Business Dress?
     
  9. Manton

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    What is the appropriate car to drive when wearing Conservative Business Dress?

    You don't drive, you are driven, in a (black) Merdcedes 450 SEL. But it has to be a model from the 70s or earlier.
     
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    You don't drive, you are driven, in a (black) Merdcedes 450 SEL. But it has to be a model from the 70s or earlier.

    Well, this is it in a nutshell, isn't it? You rich boys getting driven all around town in your big black cars. Well, I can tell you, it ain't that way out here in the real world. One word for you, my friend: VOLVO. Vintage 1985!
     
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    He already offered the job to Darren Beaman. [​IMG]
     
  12. Artisan Fan

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    LOL. [​IMG]
     
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    I'm with you so far ...


    See above. Christ. This is like giving art history lectures to the blind.


    Who am I, Corbin Bernsen? Is this 1985? Am I on LA Law?


    More color? I did this for you, man, and now I wish I hadn't. You have no clue what conservatism is. You're a phony, a metrosexual phony.


    You mean that homo from San Fransciso? Yeah, dude, go ahead and dress like him. Real conservative. [​IMG]


    Maybe this is just a joke that I am not in on but I think that the abrasiveness of your language defeats the actual purpose of conservative business dress in whichever environment you chose to wear it in. It's a state of mind to a certain extent or at least should be.
     
  14. Manton

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    I'd love to discuss this further but I'm currently occupied trying to reach Carlo Franco so I can recommend that Chuck hires Connemara as his new customer service manager.

    Hey, boutonniere dandy boy: before you throw another stone, learn to conjugate verbs. That's a conditional tense. You want to recommend that Chuck hire, not hires.
     
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    You don't drive, you are driven, in a (black) Merdcedes 450 SEL. But it has to be a model from the 70s or earlier.

    That's not gonna happen for me. Is there any point in doing just part of the look or will people know I am an imposter?
     
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    You don't drive, you are driven, in a (black) Merdcedes 450 SEL. But it has to be a model from the 70s or earlier.

    Can't afford the 500S, huh?
     
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    Can't afford the 500SL, huh?

    It has no backseat, dumb@$$. How can a conservative businessman be driven around in that?
     
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    Haven't been here in forever, and I come around to witness the unthinkable: Manton slappin' folks, and actin' a GOT-dayum fool! You go, guy! [​IMG]
     
  19. itsstillmatt

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    Manton that ensemble does look appropriate for a conservative business environment from my perspective, but I do feel that a forward point collar with a smaller knot would be more appropriate in a contemporary business setting. I also think that a tie with a little more color would make the overall presentation seem a little less shabby without losing the overall seriousness which I believe can help a person's motivation during the work day; maybe Matt would say that it would bring it up a taste level, which I would also agree with.
    Thank you my friend. I agree that Manton's collar is a bit swish, but what do you expect from a media type.
     
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    I think this is a publicity stunt to sell more books - kind of like Eddie Griffin crashing that Enzo (cross posted fuckers)
     

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