Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Claghorn, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. EFV

    EFV Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    RTC, congrats! Well deserved, since you seem to have been working really hard for it.

    Also, congrats on the kop Noodles, that suit is a beauty.
     


  2. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Congrats, rtc. Best of luck.
     


  3. The Noodles

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    Thx, EFV!
    Visit here more often and start posting more on waywrn.

    I would like to know what I should look at now. I have all the Formosa suits that I want now. What's next?
     


  4. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Navy odd jacket from B&Tailor. Something from Suit Supply. Codpiece from Panta.
     


  5. Murlsquirl

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    Solid grey suit....I know a guy
     


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  7. The Noodles

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    I think I can wear odd jackets once a week or something. I will look get a light grey trousers and search for a staple odd jacket.
     


  8. in stitches

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    The next Noodles project should be Formosa bespoke. Greg will make sure you dont do anything boneheaded.
     
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  9. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Formosa is coming back to the US?
     


  10. The Noodles

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    Tell me why I should go bespoke when RTW fits me well...
     


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    FYP
     


  12. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Eventually.


    Tell my why I should eat steak when I could live off blended nutrient shakes.
     


  13. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Every 6-8 weeks at NMWA.

    Hahaha....exactly why Stitch said.

    Congrats, RTC!
     
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  14. The Noodles

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    Clag should get at least one formosa
     


  15. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    @gdl203 , he just compared your RTW Formosas to blended nutrient shakes.


    I gotta agree with Noodles here. Though I also encourage him to try B&Tailor, not for fit reasons, but for stylistic ones. Stylistically, RTW Formosa and bespoke Formosa are going to be similar. If RTW fits Noodles well, there isn't really much need to go bespoke (though that small need is balanced against cost, so if bespoke isn't much more than rtw...).

    A better analogy might be dry aged porterhouse versus a regular porterhouse for a patron who will largely won't notice much of a difference between the two. If RTW didn't fit Noodles very well, then it might be something like a dry aged porterhouse to a stringy select cut. Or if he was Foo, he'd obsess over the shortcomings of a superb regular porterhouse, then order the dry aged porterhouse, and then proceed to use a red crayon to draw outlines of the regular porterhouse on his napkin.
     
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