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Blazer help!

jijboi25

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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


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


Thanks for the help!
 

jml90

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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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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.
 

jijboi25

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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
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.
 

jml90

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Okay Pink Oxford Button down blue tie
 

jml90

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Yeah.
Actually brown suede shoes if available
 

jijboi25

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



Thanks
 

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I like your shirt/tie combo. Well done!
 

jijboi25

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Originally Posted by Tomasso
I like your shirt/tie combo. Well done!
Thanks, its all Tommy Hilfiger
I went to a Goodwill (I know) and found that brand new Hilfiger shirt with tags and everything still on it for like $5
. 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
 

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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
 

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
 

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Originally Posted by jijboi25
I changed it up a little, but I just wanted to say that your advice was a HUGE hit



Thanks


Very nice look! Congrats on all the compliments.
 

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

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