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CBD WAYWRN: An Experiment

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. JasonG83

    JasonG83 Member

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    I am a newcomer to the forum, and just in time it seems. Now that I am in law school, I am realizing how dismally inadequate my "professional" wardrobe has been (I worked in finance, but off-Wall Street, so it was a really laid-back dress code). To begin my CBD overhaul, I have been picking things up on sale at BB. Please let me know if this combination is appropriate for a legal office setting, or for interview purposes. [​IMG] French blue BB slim-fit, BB 346 tie, BB 1818 Madison navy w/ burgundy pinstripes suit
     


  2. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    I would say no. Shirt is too dark and stripes are not recommended for interviews. Colored stripes, no way.

    The tie is CBD enough but kind of lame. Be warned that I have a prejudice against red ties so my advice may not be that great.
     


  3. JasonG83

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    Are the colored stripes CBD at all, or is this suit a bust?
     


  4. luftvier

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    Best shot I could get yesterday. Olive BB sack suit. Polo tie. Local maker shirt (lt blue herringbone). [​IMG]
     


  5. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Are the colored stripes CBD at all, or is this suit a bust?

    Not CBD at all, if you ask me.
     


  6. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Stylish Dinosaur

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    Skinny, fantastic fits of late!

    Thanks you! I've got some charcoal on the way later today.

    Best shot I could get yesterday. Olive BB sack suit. Polo tie. Local maker shirt (lt blue herringbone).
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    Good stuff Lufty!! Thats a dot tie i can stand behind for CBD since it's a print and the silk has a casual feel to it.
     


  7. MBreinin

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    As close as I got to CBD this week, just so I could post in Manton's thread:

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    One of the best fits posted here in a while, Gnat.

    Mike
     


  8. JayJay

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    Not CBD at all, if you ask me.
    I agree with this. A burgundy striped suit is best reserved for social occasions.
     


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    SkinnyGoomba Stylish Dinosaur

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    Looking good, Skinny. I really like the last combo with the yellow tie and loafers, too.
     


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    I haven't generally liked the pinned collars but I think this looks great.
     


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    I wear this exact combination from time to time and my feeling is that a white linen works much better.

    EDIT: Sans tie on this particular day but you get the idea:

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    Love the look, especially for going out to a show and/or dinner with your favorite gal. I've been looking for the same color light grey pants but to no avail. I really need to find a glen plaid jacket.
     


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    Indubitably.

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    Beautiful suit...love the combo!!
     


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    One of the best fits posted here in a while, Gnat.

    Mike


    Thanks Mike, appreciate that.
     


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