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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Claghorn, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. in stitches

    in stitches Well-Known Member

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    i got wasted on copious amounts of le-frog last time i was in nyc.
     
  2. Claghorn

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    I agree that a staple is something good in 10 years (which is why I wouldn't sub in a shantung as a staple or anything close to it). But I also don't think those two PoW's wouldn't be wearable in 10 years. Then again, I've not yet paid close attention to style for a decade, so perhaps I lack the perspective.
     
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    I think Rudals's choice of the Wu tie is fine, though I would like a plain black-and-white or navy-and-white more. But the multi-colored ones that Clags posted would not be good choices for a wedding tie IMHO. They're another kind of thing.
     
  4. Claghorn

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    I wasn't suggesting them for a wedding. There I say traditional all the way. That the Rudals Wedding came up was just a coincidence.
     
  5. unbelragazzo

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    What would you wear them with today? To me they're not suit ties. The first one I could maybe find a way to wear with tweed. The second one I'm unsure how to use.
     
  6. unbelragazzo

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    Yea I understood you there...Stitchy brought the wedding part in. But also the PoW pattern is traditionally for wedding ties, so it's worth noting that you're taking a pattern that, when on ties is usually meant for one context, and changing it in ways that move it out of that original context.
     
  7. Claghorn

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    How rough do they appear on your screen? They're pretty smooth on my iPad.

    But I'd wear them with a navy suit in the evening. Though I suppose that's a pretty small niche, huh?
     
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  8. in stitches

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    i thought rudals did choose the all black/white option. teh best option imho.


    i have the wu, not rough at all. its actually very soft and smoove.
     
  9. Rudals

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    Did somebody say Laphroaig? I bought this for my team to commend them for putting extra effort during audit prep period. We're pooping this bottle open this Friday to celebrate.
    Then I'll go home to an Aged 15 years

    [​IMG]
     
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  10. Rudals

    Rudals Well-Known Member

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    I thought you were and I bought the effing tie for the wedding!!!![​IMG]
     
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    Just stay away from any Polish people offering Spirytus.


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    Shit made me chase a shark in the ocean at 9am the next day from drinking all night. Yeah I was naked too. [​IMG]
     
  12. Rudals

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    The only reason why the shark swam away from you is because you were naked.
     
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  13. in stitches

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    step back, did you or did you not buy the all black and white wu PoW tie?
     
  14. jungleroller

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    there def was a great white in the water.
     
  15. Rudals

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    I was kidding.
    No I have not.
     
  16. in stitches

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    you should, its awesome.
     
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    Try this dude, if not already of course... [​IMG]
     
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    As the personal details come to light, our man Clags gets more and more interesting.
     
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    Will be trying the HP 15 tonight :nodding:

    Sorry for the noodle derail...
     
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  20. TweedyProf

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    Umbel

    Honest question. Why restrict a small scale silk PoW to tweed (cf. a rough wool version)? For example, what's wrong with a navy jacket? I understand that it is an altered wedding tie, but I can see it looking quite nice the right navy odd jacket (e.g. the copper/navy one at NMWA was always calling out to me).

    This is where the clash of conventions and how things look always raise questions for me. In the silk PoW case, if there is a clash, I would opt for the latter (i.e. that it looks smart). But what do I know.
     

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