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Conservative Business Dress

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

  1. juniper

    juniper Well-Known Member

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    Jesus, I looked this up, and it's actually a real concept. What kind of dried up pedant loser actually know that?

    Oh dear God I laughed so hard at that.
     
  2. Matt

    Matt Well-Known Member

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    Manton you do realize you could have bought 2 small Asian children instead of those 2 Alex "The Great" custom shirts.
    Sure. Worked for Brad and Angelina. The second one came free with an African kid.
     
  3. well-kept

    well-kept Well-Known Member

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    Manton you do realize you could have bought 2 small Asian children instead of those 2 Alex "The Great" custom shirts.

    Then put the Asian kids to work sweating out more shirts.
     
  4. Soph

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    Then put the Asian kids to work sweating out more shirts.

    Exactly and create his own sweatshop in the basement of his house.
     
  5. Teacher

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    Jesus, I looked this up, and it's actually a real concept. What kind of dried up pedant loser actually know that?

    That's grammar daddy to you, femme.

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  6. T4phage

    T4phage Well-Known Member

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    I don't take sartorial advice from decadent, childless Europeans who take eighteen weeks of vacation every month. Get your birthrates up, your economic output above Zimbabwe's, grow a sack, then we'll talk.
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    Oh yeah.. this from a guy who's stockmarket is looking rather listless lately.. That 'pseudo' conservative suit better be warm cause your housing market is melting down!

    I said, clear as day, if the tie clip was too much for you scared little kittens, ditch it and go the ultraconservative route.
    Reading problems Mike? Remember... you were the one who wore that rather, ehem, flashy accessory in your first outfit.. claiming it 'conservative'.... maybe in an art gallery owner sort of way..

    Once again, a reading comprehension failure. Pay attention, Little Dutch Boy:
    Again, I think you need to sit down with our dear Dr. Bresch... You are telling us how to dress conservatively, and you came from CAL? Who was your mentor? The 'naked' guy? Ahhh, that explains your tie choice!
     
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    This thread is really great... and so funny. That makes me want a piece of advice from Manton on a daily basis
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  8. aportnoy

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    Does this qulaify as conservative?

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  9. Teacher

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    Rick Ocasek and Pee Wee Herman had a love child? Which one was the girl?
     
  10. marc237

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    Does this qulaify as conservative?

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    Well, it is black, so it would be appropriate for work.
     
  11. Lucky Strike

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    This is what European reallyreallyreally conservative business attire looks like. Good for torching villages and riding roughshod. Pity all the peasants emigrated to the US. Oh well. [​IMG]
     
  12. Teacher

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    Too many pleats.
     
  13. marc237

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    Too much waist suppression.

    According to some clothing book I read, so much waist suppression is not appropriate in a business setting. If the author posted here, he might be able to confirm.
     
  14. odoreater

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    I agree with his choice not to wear a pocket square. Pocket squares have no place in conservative business environments or environments where pillaging, plundering or riding roughshod may be necessary.
     
  15. summej2

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    But he has forgotten the most important rule: a jacket should cover one's rear. His is far too short and effeminate.
     
  16. well-kept

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    The shades however are right on time.
     
  17. Con Biz Dresser

    Con Biz Dresser Well-Known Member

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    Maybe it's just me or my less advanced sense of humor but it seems like the only purpose of this thread is to ridicule a certain style of dress even if Manton's original post was done in a serious manner as I assume he owns that suit. While I actually like the ensemble on the whole I cannot help but to comment that the jacket might be more presentable if it were stored stuffed with paper as I have previously discussed and have been doing so since, as this jacket's shoulders look a bit rumpled to my eye which sort of defeats the purpose of dressing conservatively in a professional business environment.
     
  18. Manton

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    Anyone who comes near my closet with even one shred of newsprint is going to get his @$$ kicked.
     
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    ...as this jacket’s shoulders look a bit rumpled to my eye which sort of defeats the purpose of dressing conservatively in a professional business environment.


    I think you're wrong here bub. See, in a conservative business environment you're supposed to look like you're so busy that you don't give a shit what you're wearing and the rumpled shoulders help advance that look. If your suit is not rumpled anywhere it makes you look like some dandy pantywaste who spends more time crumpling newspaper and putting it in his jacket sleeves than he does wheeling and dealing. Got it?
     
  20. lawyerdad

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    I think you're wrong here bub. See, in a conservative business environment you're supposed to look like you're so busy that you don't give a shit what you're wearing and the rumpled shoulders help advance that look.

    If you're the bootlicking junior associate, sure. You probably drive yourself to work, too.
     

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