CBD WAYWRN: An Experiment

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  1. NORE

    NORE Senior member

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    This mindset exists. One time I had 15 clients in the same company and there was a clear division of who wore what styles and even a distinction of where to shop.

    What is UCBD? Can't figure out the U


    Ultra.

    As in "I don't want my clothing choices to possibly offend anybody"


    Exactly.
     
  2. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Exactly.

    My experience was a bit different. The main clientele at this Co. were the owner and execs. When someone would close a big deal they would buy him a suit. After making a few suits for an individual I asked why he continued to shop with someone else. He said that he was more comfortable staying where he was as everyone he came up in the Co. with shopped there and he was identifying with that work group. He was acknowledging the different tiers of men in the company.
     
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    Kiton three-piece suit
    NM pocket-square
    Armani tie
    Borrelli shirt
    NM belt
    Varvatos socks
    Brioni balmorals
    Hermes cologne
    Cartier watch
     
  4. Holdfast

    Holdfast Senior member

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    This mindset exists. One time I had 15 clients in the same company and there was a clear division of who wore what styles and even a distinction of where to shop.

    [​IMG] That's hilarious. I really would hate to work in that sort of place. Actually, I wouldn't like to work in any completely CBD workplace, as you can tell by what I wear, but I can see most being fine if you naturally enjoy the fun-within-rules mindset that apropos concisely outlined upthread. But if you added in a de facto shopping-location hierarchy to it on top; man, that sounds so oppressive.
     
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    solid look- are those trousers tapered, if so what's the width of the bottom hem and knee?

    that's pretty much exactly how I want my trousers to be altered to, I think mine currently taper too sharply
     
  6. NORE

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    My experience was a bit different. The main clientele at this Co. were the owner and execs. When someone would close a big deal they would buy him a suit. After making a few suits for an individual I asked why he continued to shop with someone else. He said that he was more comfortable staying where he was as everyone he came up in the Co. with shopped there and he was identifying with that work group. He was acknowledging the different tiers of men in the company.

    Let me guess...Brooks Brothers?
     
  7. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Kiton three-piece suit
    NM pocket-square
    Armani tie
    Borrelli shirt
    NM belt
    Varvatos socks
    Brioni balmorals
    Hermes cologne
    Cartier watch


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  8. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Let me guess...Brooks Brothers?

    No, they were using a Tom James sort of operation, someone who went to their office, took measurements, MTM.
     
  9. NORE

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    Even worse (depending on the time period).
     
  10. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Another "weekend" CBD entry:
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  12. geoffmartin17

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    Manton, the repeated pictures of those vass bluchers have made me put them on the next order.
     
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    Manton, I'm curious..you prefer your Buttondowns without collar roll?
     
  14. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Manton, I'm curious..you prefer your Buttondowns without collar roll?

    No, I just order the shirts, if they fit, I wear them. That looks fine to me.
     
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    Skinny, you've been knocking em' out of the park these last few fits. Hell, I hate tasseled loafers but when I see your fits, they actually work.

    That's a great looking square in your last fit Manton, and those shoes.. [​IMG]
     

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