Blazer help!

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  1. jijboi25

    jijboi25 Member

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    Hey you guys, ive been looking for a forum like this for a while and im glad I found this one [​IMG]

    Anyway to my question. I just brought a dark blue blazer with the gold buttons, and I was wondering what would look good for a high school bacclaurate and dinner. Can you give me advice on what shirt/tie combinations wouls look good (maybe pictures?), and should I wear black or brown shoes? And I dont really mind being trendy [​IMG]

    Thanks for the help!
     


  2. jml90

    jml90 Senior member

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    Brown shoes gray pants
    What's your style like? And then I could work on a shirt. You really don't have to wear a tie
     


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    dressed2kill Senior member

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    I personaly would wear black shoes with grey slacks, but I do have great respect for men that can color cordinate grey and brown together. Maybe if you wear a tie, you could wear a light blue shirt with a white collar and French cuffs. That style of shirt is having a big comeback, so catch it if you can.
     


  4. jijboi25

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    I mean, i think ill wear a tie for the church service but ill probably take it off for the dinner. Im not really trendy, but I always try to look concervative and neat. I guess my style would be kinda 'Urban Preppy' if that helps.
     


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    jml90 Senior member

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    Okay Pink Oxford Button down blue tie
     


  6. jijboi25

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    Okay Pink Oxford Button down blue tie
    what color shoes and pants tho? The same as before?
     


  7. jml90

    jml90 Senior member

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    Yeah.
    Actually brown suede shoes if available
     


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    I changed it up a little, but I just wanted to say that your advice was a HUGE hit

    [​IMG]

    Thanks [​IMG]
     


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    Tomasso Senior member

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    I like your shirt/tie combo. Well done!
     


  10. jijboi25

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    I like your shirt/tie combo. Well done!
    Thanks, its all Tommy Hilfiger [​IMG] I went to a Goodwill (I know) and found that brand new Hilfiger shirt with tags and everything still on it for like $5 [​IMG] . Its funny because the city I live in has a lot of rich people who routinely donate stuff there which ended up being good for me. They had some wool Brooks Brothers slacks there but they didnt fit [​IMG]
     


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    tiger02 Militarist

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    Jijboi, looking great. Consider yourself lucky that you have access to good thrift stores. Here is a thread you will enjoy. Plently of like minded folk around.

    Tom
     


  12. jijboi25

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    Ralph Lauren Suit (later tailored) = $20
    Shirt= $5
    Tie=$25
    The look on my friends face (who thinks hes the king of fashion) when I got more complements than him when he spent $300 more on his outfit= priceless [​IMG]
     


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    I changed it up a little, but I just wanted to say that your advice was a HUGE hit

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    Thanks [​IMG]


    Very nice look! Congrats on all the compliments.
     


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    JLibourel Senior member

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    Sure wish my stepson had your combination of good taste and frugal resourcefulness!
     


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