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Can I wear this suit to work? Plaid Suit

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by nepats81, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. nepats81

    nepats81 Senior member

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    Hey guys,

    I'm relatively new here. I recently purchased this Alexander Mcqueen suit for a deep discount on Mr. Porter.

    http://www.mrporter.com/product/303061

    Typically I wear solid Navy and Grey suits to work. I work in Finance. Most of the other guys I work with wear conservative boxy JOS BANK suits. I guess what I am wondering is this too daring to wear to work? It seems great quality and fits very nice.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Klobber

    Klobber Senior member

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    I would have no issues wearing it. Test the water and wear it this Friday.
     
  3. MyOtherLife

    MyOtherLife Senior member

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    I'd wear it!
    Welcome to Styleforum.
     
  4. NAMOR

    NAMOR Senior member

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    How many more questions are you going to ask about this suit? Just grow it away and decrease the surplus suit population.
     
  5. atlrus

    atlrus Well-Known Member

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    I would never wear this suit, on any occasion!

    The jacket alone - maybe...if everything else was at the cleaner :)
     
  6. facet

    facet Senior member

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    Yup, I'd wear it.
     
  7. cbbuff

    cbbuff Senior member

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    I couldn't wear this at my office, but we are pretty conservative.
     
  8. Gdot

    Gdot Senior member

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    I would wear something like this, sure. But I work in a creative environment. And even at that I'd not wear it to a client related meeting unless I new the client and the situation very well and thought they would understand it.

    Didn't you answer your own question when you stated nobody else in your office would wear it? Unless you are 'the superstar' of the office you are going to look like the 'fool' of the office if you step way out from the norm.

    Choose wisely.
     
  9. lostron

    lostron Senior member

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    not my style and a little too casual
     
  10. add911_11

    add911_11 Senior member

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    Wear it, this will give a fresh taste in the office
     
  11. Sanguis Mortuum

    Sanguis Mortuum Senior member

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    I'd wear it, but if you have to ask.....
     
  12. dragon8

    dragon8 Senior member

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    Probabaly better to wear the jacket only at the office. Looks more like a sc.
     
  13. jamesny

    jamesny Senior member

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    for a conservative environment, no.
     
  14. Patek

    Patek Senior member

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    It really depends on your work environment. For some reason, I would only wear this suit on a sunny day.
     
  15. Testudo_Aubreii

    Testudo_Aubreii Senior member

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    I take it the other men at your level usually wear dark blue and dark gray suits. If so, save the suit for sunny Fridays in the spring and summer. Cream shirt, navy tie to minimize the boldness. Sky blue shirt, dark brown tie when you're feeling bold (save that for summer Fridays when nothing important is happening). It will look good.

    Great for weekends and social. Be not afraid of the casual suit.
     
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2012
  16. Roger Everett

    Roger Everett Senior member

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    Doesn't match up anywhere in my color wheel. But I'd probably wear it as a SC, with the right color pants and tie. However one large mean SOB would have to hit me and threaten more, to make me wear those pants.
     
  17. KObalto

    KObalto Senior member

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    Love it. I like the occasional loud suit though and don't work in finance (although I don't consider that suit all that loud even). The navy tie and cream shirt rec sounds good to me.
     
  18. OlSarge

    OlSarge Senior member

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    I like it a lot. But I live in California and we aren't as stuffy about clothing as the East Coast still seems to be. Shame on them! I agree that you should start with wearing it on a Friday. If you get the beetling eyebrow treatment, save it for going out to eat or impressing the ladies.
     
  19. Octoberfile

    Octoberfile Senior member

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    Its acceptable. I'd wear it any day of the week.
     
  20. stylishablejean

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    yaph, why not... nice fashion sense..
     

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