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Please help!! Need to match girlfriends dress for wedding

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by urban87, Jul 9, 2013.

  1. MyOtherLife

    MyOtherLife Well-Known Member

    Sep 30, 2009
    The Arena - Centerfield
    Maybe the mother wants him for herself. These things happen.
  2. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Well-Known Member

    Jan 3, 2008
    The American Gardens Building, West 81st
  3. cptjeff

    cptjeff Well-Known Member

    Jan 19, 2010
    So OP, you're an adult, about as old as I am, and you think letting your girlfriend's mother dictate your attire is appropriate? And the idea of her mother forcing you to matching your date didn't strike you as a little bit creepy, a grown women trying to play with dolls?

    It's a suit and tie, not a costume. Wear a nice gray suit (or as nice as you can afford) a decent shirt, and a nice tie. You don't have to be a color matched set to be a couple.

    I dunno, maybe it's that I've worked in a formal setting where I've worn suits and ties most every day and am accustomed to making my own decisions about what I wear, but I don't really get how you think this is somehow normal or appropriate.
  4. VinnyMac

    VinnyMac Well-Known Member

    Sep 15, 2012
    If she's wearing blue, then wear this same outfit, but use a darker tie...maybe a combination of blue and grey...something that looks solid from a distance but has a slight pattern or texture to it up close. You'll be able to get many more wears out of a tie like that.
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2013

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