Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Sadly yes.
     


  2. The Noodles

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    Here are my observations in SF (waywrn):
    Jackets - Lots of variety
    Shirts - Mainly blue based
    Ties - Lots of variety
    Pants - Grey or navy based
    Shoes - Brown or black based

    There are good reasons why it is this way. I mean, who wants to wear a red shirt or a pair of red shoes?


    Just saw them. That is terrible!
     
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  3. peppercorn78

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    red shoes are a problem? even burgundy shell?
     


  4. The Noodles

    The Noodles Skid Fu

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    When I say red, I mean red.
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  5. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    These aren't red?
     


  6. in stitches

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    Oxblood is close to red, but not red. Maybe in the red family.
     


  7. Mr. Six

    Mr. Six Senior member

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    The bordeaux/burgundy/oxblood family is easy to use and great. Noodles should get some oxblood to go with his navy and grey suits. #8 for me today.

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  8. in stitches

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    Beautiful shoes, but closer to brown than red.
     


  9. MDeKelver

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    I have a shirt in Carlo Riva cotton, absolutely exquisite, and it is white with the sharpest navy blue pinstripe. It is worn like a white shirt.
     


  10. peppercorn78

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    My Allen Edmonds Shells look more reddish in direct sunlight. But I understand now what you meant.

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  11. jfrater

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    Today - a bit more colorful than usual for me. I will try to add a full shot later - I can't photograph myself at a distance with a 50mm lens!

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    Jacket: Dunhill
    Tie: Hober
    Pocket Square: Stefano Ricci
    Trousers: Brooks brothers (wool!!!)
    Shoes: Gaziano and Girling
    Shirt: local shop
     


  12. ridethecliche

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    I was just commenting on the base colors (as they appear on my monitor which may be different than yours) not the quality of shirt or material.
     


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    Guys look what I found!

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    He wins with larger lapels :(


    I have started to like patterned blue shirts now! Don't like solid blue as much though. I think the blue + white in the patten gives it more contrast while still being blue which I think suits my preferences and perhaps complexion/hair more.
     


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    I really love your tie in this - where is it from?
     


  15. MDeKelver

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    Agree. Especially with pink: When you want it to work it must be so very pale. Same with Lavender, and a good selection of blues.
     


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