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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Here's a shot of the 9 I wear most. Others are in boxes.

    From R to L:

    Dark brown/burgundyish oxford cap toe, cognac austerity brogue, black oxord brogue captoe

    Scotch grain Norwegers, Russian calf oxblood oxford wingtip, dark brown oxford brogue captoe

    Chocolate brown suede oxford brogue captoe, snuff suede oxford captoe, dark brown 2 eyelet blucher

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  2. TweedyProf

    TweedyProf Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    I use hemrajani for my shirts and am very happy with them. MTM is a long process tho. I've visites Joe and co several times and have made minor tweaks. I'm very satisfied with my shirts but they are not perfect. We are at the stage where the adjustments are 0.125 inch increase in collar height. I was going to write up my experiences soon.

    Sugar butch used to use them but has switched to luxure.
     


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  4. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    That's cool. Hope you guys went and grabbed a beer.

    If anyone wants this, shoot me a PM...Bigi for Barneys.

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  5. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Just an FYI, the M Andrews shoes I was given for review are free to a good home. I dunno that any regulars might want them, but perhaps there's an occasional poster that'll want them.
     


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    I took a brief hiatus from this forum...has Noodles become a bespoke customer yet?
     


  7. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    That's a negative. I think he heads to Korea in April.
     


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    clean and sober 3 years now. I agree that u need maybe 6-10 well chosen shoes. Less is more... but I know that doesn't help when your in a shoe frenzy J-Frat [​IMG]
     
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    Congrats on the sobriety - it isn't easy! I have managed to quell my shoe desire today - only one pair of Lobbs purchased. I did add six more shirts to my Luxire order though :( May I ask what you wear your vass spectators with? Do you have any pics?
     
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    Haha I presumed you mean shoe sobriety :) Those pics are great - amazing tie. Where is that from may I ask?
     


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    thanks . Shantung from Vanda in Singapore. Summer tie specialists.
     
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    Ah thanks for that - I have already ordered a bunch of ties from Vanda - they should be arriving this week! I am pretty sure I got something similar.
     


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    Cue jfrater rushing to buy 15 Vanda ties...

    Edit: obviously my post was too late.
    Seriously man, your shopping habits beats anything my wife is capable of.
     
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