Conservative Business Dress

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Mar 29, 2007.

  1. Con Biz Dresser

    Con Biz Dresser Well-Known Member

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    All you can point to that's "messy" are the supposedly rumpled shoulders. Look, if you want to wear NFL equipment in a business enviornment, you're welcome to it. You can even call it "conservative" if you want. But just saying it won't make it so.

    Just as saying that your suit looks better and more conservative than the Jos. Banks that I am now wearing doesn't make it so.
     


  2. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Just as saying that your suit looks better and more conservative than the Jos. Banks that I am now wearing doesn't make it so.

    But I didn't say that. I haven't even seen your suit. You're grasping now, K-man.
     


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    zarathustra Senior member

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    I agree completely. Who wants a boring dog when you can have a pet that looks half beaver, half duck? The only mammal that lays eggs. [​IMG]

    While the platypus rocks, it isn't the only mammal that lays eggs.
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    Echidnas actually lay eggs too.

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  4. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    While the platypus rocks, it isn't the only mammal that lays eggs.
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    Echidnas actually lay eggs too.

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    Did you have to call me out like that? You're making me look weak in front of the K-man.
     


  5. odoreater

    odoreater Senior member

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    If you're the bootlicking junior associate, sure. You probably drive yourself to work, too.

    Nope. They had a cot installed for me right in my office.
     


  6. Con Biz Dresser

    Con Biz Dresser Well-Known Member

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    But I didn't say that. I haven't even seen your suit. You're grasping now, K-man.

    Sorry Manton but I feel secure enough with my level of conservatism and overall style that I don’t need your validation. A non-rumpled shoulder is a pretty common occurrence in most offices; even if the wearer isn't dressed conservatively, so I am sure you don’t need to look far to find one.
     


  7. Nantucket Red

    Nantucket Red "Mr. Fashionista"

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    Just as saying that your suit looks better and more conservative than the Jos. Banks that I am now wearing doesn't make it so.

    So, you wear Jos. A. Bank, which makes you more conservative than what, business casual?
     


  8. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Sorry Manton but I feel secure enough with my level of conservatism and overall style that I don't need your validation. A non-rumpled shoulder is a pretty common occurrence in most offices so I am sure you don't need to look far to find one.

    Fair enough, man. Wear your armor in good health.
     


  9. Con Biz Dresser

    Con Biz Dresser Well-Known Member

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    So, you wear Jos. A. Bank, which makes you more conservative than what, business casual?

    Nantucket, I have a feeling that you and many members of the forum have not been in a Jos. A. Bank recently.
     


  10. Con Biz Dresser

    Con Biz Dresser Well-Known Member

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    Fair enough, man. Wear your armor in good health.

    I think any person who is professionally minded in the work place views their suit as a type of armor, so I will and hope you do the same in good health!
     


  11. odoreater

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    I just took another look at the picture, and to my eye, that shade of gray looks too light to be conservative. Gray is so '80s.
     


  12. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    I just took another look at the picture, and to my eye, that shade of gray looks too light to be conservative. Gray is so '80s.

    Gunning for a job at Barney's?
     


  13. odoreater

    odoreater Senior member

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    Gunning for a job at Barney's?

    You think they're watching?
     


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    gehrig Well-Known Member

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    Manton, it's great that you have tried to tackle CBD pictorially - the ensemble you posted looks very conservative. I do think Kapser has a point regarding the shoulders, although not about their degree of conservativeness, but rather their degree of business(ness?). There's nothing fashion forward or flashy about them, so they don't lack conservativeness at all, but in this photo they do look a little slouchy and I think a cleaner, crisper line would look more "business." Just my thoughts, I think that's what Kasper is getting at but I could be wrong.
     


  15. odoreater

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    Manton,

    Does this outfit qualify as UCBD?

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