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bold suit linings...a cbd nonstarter? adetriment? or of no import?

does a purple (or similarly bold) lining eliminate a suit from cbd contention?

  • yes

    Votes: 3 17.6%
  • no

    Votes: 14 82.4%

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celeste_pista

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picked up what is, for me, a grail suit...mid navy with midnight blue windowpane...ostensibly cbd, but has a purple lining.

i am trying to adhere to one-in/one-out closet management...as such would like to jettison one or two older cbd suits...not sure if this is advisable. for me i could give two shits about a purple linign...i own a purple sportcoat...but i'm not sure how I feel about taking off my suit jacket in a boardroom to reveal bright purple...not excited about keeping my jacket on when everyone else has taken theirs off either.

bottom line...i now have four cbd suits (counting the new one)...i need at least two...id like to sell two but can only do that if the new one is cbd approved...

does a purple lining eliminate a suit from cbd contention?
 

Quadcammer

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I wouldn't stress over it. I think you'll be just fine, purple lining or not.
 

Skanstull

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You don't need to remove your coat because others do it - especially not if they are your seniors.

If you do, nobody would give a rats a** about the lining of your coat, though.:satisfied:
 

Wolfador

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you could always have the lining replaced if you wanted.
 

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You don't need to remove your coat because others do it - especially not if they are your seniors.
If you do, nobody would give a rats a** about the lining of your coat, though.:satisfied:

Pretty much all of this.
 

CYstyle

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I actually prefer bold linings.
 

KObalto

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Strict CBD? No. A nice touch? Often.
 

UrbanComposition

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I would say yes, if it's faint and the shirt and tie are somber. Flannel suits with a muted windowpane are fairly innocuous.

That said, I am curious to see what a mid blue suit with a midnight windowpane looks like...
 

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Yes. It's one of the only areas that one can get away with a touch of colour and individuality in CBD without frightening the horses, so go for it.
 

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