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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. Academic2

    Academic2 Well-Known Member

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    There are also things one can do that are passive, the idea being to make sleeping on your back uncomfortable. Some people sew a tennis ball into the back of a pajama top, for example. An easier method involves putting the ball into the leg of some pantyhose and tying it around you.

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  2. The Noodles

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    I should just sleep sitting on a chair with my head taped to a wall or something.
     
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  3. Isolation

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    What do you guys think of a charcoal w/ white windowpane suit for a non conservative enviroment (ie. mine), what about a SC with a milled cashmere cloth? I've seen a charcoal and white windowpane jacket before and I think it looks good in white or light gray trousers.
     
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    Having trouble seeing it. Maybe a jacket, but I'm not seeing it as a suit … too much contrast combined with the scale of the windowpane might look costumey … thinking guys and dolls. A jacket with light trousers would be a good trad look. Do you have a pic?
     
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  5. Isolation

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    Pane too small for odd jacket.
     
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  7. Isolation

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    I think so too, but I might order a swatch just to see. Furthermore I might just get it as a suit because I like it in general.
     
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  9. ridethecliche

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    That's awesome. The pane looks wider though, no?
     
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    Needs patch pockets and wider lapels, but it doesn't look as bad as I had imagined. Basically a white shirt/silver tie only kind of look, perhaps better in the evenings, but if you already have 10 other jackets it could make a great addition to a wardrobe.
     
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    But would charcoal instead of navy work is my question? I feel like SF would say no, but I personally feel like I can look good in black/charcoal/grays. Eh.

    I do want a blue windowpane SC also, but one with a lighter base and darker pane like this as posted here before:

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    But a dark base with white stripes I think would have a very different more city/urban vibe, like a blazer as opposed to a rustic SC.
     
  12. EliodA

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    I don't know, it's difficult to judge the scale of the swatch that @Isolation posted.

    This SC is from DocHolliday, I'm sure he has a lot more than 10 jackets in his closet... FWIW, of all the fits I've seen from him, I think this is the only one I do not like.
     
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    Going for a interview with the royal marines any advice?
     
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  15. TM79

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    No flip flops.
     
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  16. sebflynn

    sebflynn Well-Known Member

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    I got some black oxfords :D
     
  17. EliodA

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    Navy blue would seem like an obvious choice...
     
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    Agreed. Just nothing flashy overall. That, white shirt, "boring" tie and the black oxfords. Then you can focus on selling yourself.
     
  19. sebflynn

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    I need tie guidance, grey you might think is pretty boring but nobody wears grey ties (from what i can see) so it might make me stand out to much. GUIDANCE??? White pocket square, yes or no?
     
  20. sebflynn

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    Also neon pink laces with my oxfords yes or no?
     

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