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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. ridethecliche

    ridethecliche Distinguished Member

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    Side note: What's a good starting point for luxire stuff? Collar shapes etc?
     


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    tinyurl.com/luxirecollars
     


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    MGoCrimson Distinguished Member

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    I'm a fan of the Barba collars and Spandexter's spread, personally
     


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    I don't want to count my ties or squares. The ratio is not 1:1. I plan for more of both, probably 3:2 ties to squares. I have a number of squares that I got because I like the cloth. They're lovely and usable, just not heavy-rotation material.

    The clothes I no longer want I give to a local organization that helps people trying to find employment. But there will be some discards in the near future that might go to Spoo.
     


  6. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    I will most likely donate them. You don't write off the full MSRP, but there are calculators you can use. They aren't anything nice enough for Luxeswap (mostly BB) and no, I don't necessarily need the money.
     
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    EFV Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    200+ ties (of which I don't use much more than 20 or so) + ~20 squares (of which I don't use more than 5 -6 regularly).

    Also, JRD, is it a bespoke project?
     


  8. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    You could say that :nodding:
     


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    EFV Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    Don't know if it's good in your opinion, but here's one of me ~2 years ago.

    [​IMG]
     
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  10. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    I often wear Chelsea's with my windowpane suit as well. Unfortunately, they don't show up too well with the picture I have.

    [​IMG]
     
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  11. The Noodles

    The Noodles Skid Fu

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    I only have about 15 ties xD
     


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    Seeing as the Noodles thread discusses anything and everything, have you ever considered a different hairstyle, Claghorn? I'm sure there are many that would suit you better than a bieber cut.
     


  13. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    I just needed a haircut at that point. That's as long as it gets. Then I get it cut short. It grows to that length, then I cut it short again.
     


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    Ah, that makes sense. I thought that length was your normal hairstyle.

    Fwiw, I usually get my hair cut every 3-4 weeks. The shorter your hairstyle, the more often you need to get it cut. When I had longer, surfer style hair I usually got a haircut every 2 months or so.
     
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    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    I get mine every 4-6 weeks. I find haircuts incredibly annoying
     


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