1. In 2018. by way of thanks for being a part of this community, we'll be choosing 16 active members of our community at random to receive a special gift and a gift certificate for one of our affiliate vendors, to represent each of our 16 years.

    Fok and the Styleforum Team

    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice

STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

AGJiffy's Wall Street Indiviudally Modified Conservative Business Dress Week Threak

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Griffyndor, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. P-K-L

    P-K-L Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    1,095
    Likes Received:
    519
    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2008
    Location:
    77
    

    [​IMG]

    All handmade. Will you please paypal me the €20?
     


  2. Dirt

    Dirt Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    1,623
    Likes Received:
    5,914
    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2016
    This thread is above my pay grade but has been the best read in recent memory. Carry on.
     


  3. Griffyndor

    Griffyndor Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    1,162
    Likes Received:
    540
    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2011
    

    #Sprout2: Having children is my motivation for hiding my monogram. You should focus on the unique aspects of your life and decide what those say about a monogram in relation to your personal style, just like P-K-L did below.

    What I do should have no bearing. Don't you see? This thread isn't about doing what I do. This thread is about finding the unique aspects that make you who you are as an individual and expressing yourself through personal style in a way that I determine to be appropriate. You can't just do what I do. Look - Vox dressing like Vox is Vox's personal style. 25 other guys dressing like Vox is also Vox's personal style.


    #P-K-L: This is despicable. You need to find a way to tamp down your urges and to resist pompous displays like that unbearable mid-chest monogram. Do you know what else, like that monogram, is all hand-sewn? Stitches for bitches who show up with that shit in my neighborhood, which is wall street.

    Mods can you please move P-K-L's posts and profile to FilmNoirBuff.
     


  4. Griffyndor

    Griffyndor Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    1,162
    Likes Received:
    540
    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2011
    ensemble
     
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2016


  5. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    8,902
    Likes Received:
    8,060
    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2012
    It's because the fit of your fit isn't fitting, causing you to not fit in. I wouldn't look twice if you wore this fit to see some ensemble play Bach or Bruckner, though.
     


  6. bdavro23

    bdavro23 Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    1,061
    Likes Received:
    563
    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2014
    Whilst I commend you on the fit of that jacket, it looks to have been orphaned from a suit. Peak lapel, one button with a ticket pocket as an odd jacket is bordering on dandy for me. Also, the incongruence between the trousers and the jacket colors is a bit jarring.
     


  7. dieworkwear

    dieworkwear Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    9,209
    Likes Received:
    16,633
    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2011
    Bad trouser and jacket combo; peak lapel, one-button SB jacket (although, that seems just as dandy as your pagoda shouldered, triple patch pocket choice yesterday); and most of all, a really ugly tie.
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2016


  8. sprout2

    sprout2 Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    3,333
    Likes Received:
    1,816
    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2012
    Location:
    Mom's basement
    French style is maligned to never be understood by a wider audience.
     


  9. Griffyndor

    Griffyndor Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    1,162
    Likes Received:
    540
    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2011
    

    Finally a decent contribution to the thread from DWW.
     


  10. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    8,902
    Likes Received:
    8,060
    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2012
    If by decent you mean obvious. Not that it didn't warrant saying.
     


  11. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    10,192
    Likes Received:
    22,207
    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2012
    Location:
    Texas.
    Maybe the tie was a gift from a boss? Wearing it could increase bonus potential. Like not sleeping with the boss's son
     


  12. Griffyndor

    Griffyndor Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    1,162
    Likes Received:
    540
    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2011
    

    The two aren't mutually exclusive, Caustic Man. What I mean is that the other things DWW mentions don't really seem to be drawing attention outside of the internet, although this tie is definitely getting some snickers. The tie is so loud that I probably forced the conclusion that I wanted a little bit (maybe if the tie had been equally ugly but less bright?). That being said, a pretty decent portion of my jackets are one-buttoned. Very few are peak lapel. And while this is a jacket that I love and plan to wear all the time, it is something I didn't purchase with work in mind.
     


  13. dieworkwear

    dieworkwear Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    9,209
    Likes Received:
    16,633
    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2011
    I've never worked on Wall Street, but are SC + trouser combos actually acceptable? I would have thought a typical work uniform would be a navy or charcoal suit.

    Probably should cc' @gdl203 since he actually worked there.
     


  14. fassbinder

    fassbinder Senior Member

    Messages:
    138
    Likes Received:
    142
    Joined:
    May 18, 2006
    

    top fit for wall street mail room or back office IT support.
     


  15. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    8,902
    Likes Received:
    8,060
    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2012
    Maybe if it had been a large-paisley tie in a muted color it would have warranted a more introspective answer.

    I would be interested to hear the answer to this. I know a grand total of one person IRL who actually works on Wall Street and he has given me the impression that SC/trousers are a no-go. He's just one person though.
     


Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by