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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. The Noodles

    The Noodles Well-Known Member

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    @kulata is one funny dude. He cracks me up.[​IMG]
     
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  2. MGoCrimson

    MGoCrimson Well-Known Member

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    I wonder if people ever get excited about a sudden surge of posts in this thread, thinking "ooo they might be having a meaningful discussion!"

    Nope. We're talking about flexing, cricket, and fast food.



    And plumbing.
     
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  3. The Noodles

    The Noodles Well-Known Member

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  4. Betelgeuse

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    Woooooooohooooo! One for me, Noodles, pleeeeeeeeeeease! [​IMG]


    I think your honesty will be rewarded, Noodles, Formosa's are coming to you soon!
     
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  5. EFV

    EFV Well-Known Member

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    Meaningful discussion? In the GNAT? :puzzled:
     
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  6. The Noodles

    The Noodles Well-Known Member

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    To be serious for a second, I think this thread is dying, if not dead already. The initial spike in activity was to set me straight. Now that I am somewhat headed in the right direction, I think we are just going around in circles. Unless we have another "Noodles" who would benefit from advice from senior members, this thread has no purpose for its existence. We're now in "goof around" mode here.
     
  7. TweedyProf

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    Nah...given the regulars, this can be a fun place to park it for a while in the Forum. All good natured shooting the sh*t. Occasional advice sought.

    It is largely dead as an advice thread for you, though. But that's a good thing, no?
     
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  8. The Noodles

    The Noodles Well-Known Member

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    Hmmm...yes, it is dead to me as far as advice go. I am not saying I have learned everything. But I think I have learned enough (thank you all) that I just need to confirm my purchases or fine tune my knowledge at this point. But nowadays, I think we're just goofing off 90% of the time. But it's cool that we can have interesting conversation here without anyone being mean, it's all good folks here.
     
  9. kulata

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    How can this thread be dead to you when you've not even tried to wear an odd jacket?
     
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  10. The Noodles

    The Noodles Well-Known Member

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    Oh cr@p. Once I stock up on my staple suits. That's the route I was gonna go down. That's going to be one heck of a project for me trying to piece together different stuff. I think some time within 6 months, I am going to start having picnic attacks due to my failures and confusions with odd jacket look.
     
  11. archibaldleach

    archibaldleach Well-Known Member

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    I for one cannot wait for the saga of Noodles trying to wear odd jackets. In the meantime, that $65k could probably get Noodles a lot of Formosa bespoke and leave some money left over for Noodles to waste on bad idea odd jackets and trousers.

    All kidding aside, Noodles, you've made some solid progress and look way better in your new suits and ties than your old ones. Keep it up.
     
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  12. The Noodles

    The Noodles Well-Known Member

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    Appreciate the compliment. If I had this much struggle with suits, just try to imagine how much trouble I will have with odd jackets. Oh dear Lawd~
     
  13. archibaldleach

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    At least you won't have fit issues this time around since you've got that nailed down. Getting in on the Formosa GMTOs may not be a bad way to get a few odd jackets if they're still doing them once you have your staple suits.
     
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  14. MGD83

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    Thinking about picking up a few items from NMWA:

    Would be nice to hear some opinions as in thinking of buying 3 of these items max.

    What do you guys think of these:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  15. The Noodles

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    I actually considered all of the above but I didn't get any.

    I didn't get the 1st one and just got a Hober.

    I didn't get the 2nd one due to the pattern. Just didn't like them.
     
  16. TweedyProf

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    I have something similar to the first, also from NMWA (is that a Bigi in the pic?):

    [​IMG]

    I quite like it though I know a few were against it earlier in this thread.
     
  17. EFV

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    I think this is one of the most vital threads in the MC forum. Most of my favourite posters hang out in this thread and even though the discussions vary it always circles back to MC. I like the general chat feeling of this thread, but with the MC focus at heart. It has evolved.
     
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  18. ridethecliche

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    Yeah! It's become a nice place for people to ask questions and to get recs from a bunch of regulars they actually see and hang out with on other parts of the forum.
     
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  19. ridethecliche

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    Thoughts on something like this as a winter shoe?

    I don't know how i feel about PTB's but price is right and grain adds some visual interest. Mini lug sole.

    Wish they were chukkas though, I guess.

    [​IMG]

    Also, I really don't like blutchers. Can someone help me get over this? Like I see these shoes, which look pretty nice, and all I think is that they'd just look better if they were oxfords...I definitely like these a lot more than others I've seen though!

    [​IMG]
     
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  20. in stitches

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    Umwat.
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    Do not buy either of these ever.
     

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