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Dress the Foo: Firm Holiday Party

TheFoo

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Okay, so the firm is throwing a holiday party tonight at a fancy hotel. My wife will be with me, and she's wearing a black dress. I've settled on a white shirt, dark tie, and black does. But what suit do I wear: charcoal single-breasted or grey flannel double breasted?





The charcoal is probably more 'right' for the event since it's in the evening, a few people will be in dinner jackets, and flannel is more casual. But I think the grey flannel will probably look better with my wife's dress; I'm afraid we'll look a little funereal otherwise.

Thoughts?
 

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I would go with the grey flannel. The flannel will provide a nice texture and the peak lapels are a nice touch for the evening.
 

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My thought is, you need a navy DB.

Otherwise, I would go with the charcoal. I take it you do not have a white shirt. Just make your tie a bit bright and that will take the funereal edge off.
 

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The former.
 

TheFoo

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Originally Posted by Manton
My thought is, you need a navy DB.

Otherwise, I would go with the charcoal. I take it you do not have a white shirt. Just make your tie a bit bright and that will take the funereal edge off.


No. no, I have a white shirt--the one you convinced me to wear for my wedding. I wrote in my post that I'll be wearing a white shirt and a dark tie.
 

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Originally Posted by mafoofan
No. no, I have a white shirt--the one you convinced me to wear for my wedding. I wrote in my post that I'll be wearing a white shirt and a dark tie.

Manton's a little reading challenged. Be patient with him.
 

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Originally Posted by grimslade
Manton's a little reading challenged. Be patient with him.

Badly distracted. Huge, painful project. I have been lurking, but hardly posting. I feel guilty even lurking.
 

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Originally Posted by Manton
Badly distracted. Huge, painful project. I have been lurking, but hardly posting. I feel guilty even lurking.

Tell me about it.
 

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Originally Posted by grimslade
Manton's a little reading challenged. Be patient with him.
Not learning to read is the first step toward learning to interpret.
 

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Well, considering your complexion and the tinge of your hair... let me check my Pantone wheel... yup, the charcoal.
 

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I like this ... its like playing Lego.
 

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Based on the pics alone, I would go with the charcoal. The darker color seems to suit your complexion and dark hair.
 

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Originally Posted by teddieriley
Why is this a thread?

The foo demands attention.
 

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