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Suit with no tie

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by cmrocks, Mar 18, 2007.

  1. JetBlast

    JetBlast Well-Known Member

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    I pull off the suit with no tie look all the time, with no problem at all. I usually go to school dances wearing that, I think it's kind of weird to wear a tie to a club/dance.

    JB
     
  2. Bona Drag

    Bona Drag Well-Known Member

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    just make sure you unbutton the shirt at the collar

    Actually, I heard the air tie was coming back. [​IMG]

    Don't know if it's been said yet, but trousers should def be flat front. +1 on slimmer suits only, altho I say avoid ties and pocket squares.
     
  3. Chauncey Gardner

    Chauncey Gardner Well-Known Member

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    I'll offer what I consider a rather surprising illustration of suits being worn successfully when most unexpected: I saw suits worn most sublimely many times at CBGB's, of all places, and as extreme as that seems the guys in suits got just as much respect as the most punk looking punks. In fact they would usually end up talking together, while ignoring the majority of people there who dressed like they were running out to buy milk. Likewise, a friend of mine has always worn suits to every Rolling Stone concert and makes waves. So it comes down to your ability to carry it off and not feel self-conscious. Get together the look and the confidence before attempting it!
     
  4. cmrocks

    cmrocks Well-Known Member

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    Well, you guys definately have me convinced to wear my suit next time I go out. I'll probably go shopping this week and see if I can pick up a new shirt or two.

    Just curious, whats CBGB that Chauncey mentioned in his post?
     
  5. j

    j Well-Known Member

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    It ain't no Mudd Club.
     
  6. Isaac Mickle

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    Gray suit + white shirt + no tie = President of Iran.
     
  7. Saucemaster

    Saucemaster Well-Known Member

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    Gray suit + white shirt + no tie = President of Iran.

    I disagree. Gray suit + white shirt - tie =

    [​IMG]
     
  8. tiger02

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    I'd probably feel more uncomfortable wearing a tie out. Sometimes I put on a blazer with jeans and it just doesn't feel right. I would feel pretty good going out like this:
    [​IMG]



    Just curious, whats CBGB that Chauncey mentioned in his post?


    Old NYC punk club
    [​IMG]
     
  10. Hawkeye

    Hawkeye Well-Known Member

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    Damnit, now I wanna watch Collateral... have to steal the DVD back from my brother!
     
  11. Toiletduck

    Toiletduck Well-Known Member

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    I think Christian Bale is allowed to break some rules....[​IMG]
     
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    I think Christian Bale is allowed to break some rules....[​IMG]
    Well, if he dresses like this to a club, he is only going to get ridiculed: [​IMG] Jon.
     
  13. Flame

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    No way. When Christian Bale gets ridiculed, he breaks the offender's neck with a karate chop.
     
  14. tiger02

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    I think Christian Bale is allowed to break some rules....[​IMG]
    He looks rockin in that pic, love the mix of patterns. Just wish he had added a belt!
     
  15. Quirk

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    I'd probably feel more uncomfortable wearing a tie out. Sometimes I put on a blazer with jeans and it just doesn't feel right. I would feel pretty good going out like this: [​IMG]
    An unbuttoned BD collar -- I see this from time to time. What say ye gentlemen about this specifically?
     
  16. Saucemaster

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    An unbuttoned BD collar -- I see this from time to time. What say ye gentlemen about this specifically?

    Generally, I'm not particularly a fan (though I guess it doesn't really burn me up or anything), but in this case it sorta works--no tie, suit jacket unbuttoned, it's in keeping with the general air of, I don't know, minor insouciance?
     
  17. cmrocks

    cmrocks Well-Known Member

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    Is it just me or does the rise on those pants look pretty high? Maybe I'm just used to my denim.
     
  18. dtmt

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    Is it just me or does the rise on those pants look pretty high? Maybe I'm just used to my denim.
    That's pretty standard for suit pants. There are some trendy/fashiony suits nowadays with low rise pants, but personally if I'm going to spend money on a suit it's going to be a classic style that I can wear until it falls apart or I get too fat to alter it any further...
     
  19. Gaius Pompeius Trimalchio

    Gaius Pompeius Trimalchio Well-Known Member

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    What suit and shirt combo is Christian Bale wearing in that photo? Maybe a RLBL suit?
     
  20. Lysol

    Lysol Well-Known Member

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    What suit and shirt combo is Christian Bale wearing in that photo? Maybe a RLBL suit?

    the suit is definately paul smith. i don't know about the shirt.
     

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