Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. luv2breformed

    luv2breformed Senior member

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    This is great news.

    Also, I would like opinions on the following ties for my wardrobe:

    Wool:
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    Also, is a 3" wide tie too narrow for my 38R frame? Thank you.
     


  2. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Those all look very nice. In my opinion 3 inches is generally on the narrow side for any frame.

    Ymmv

    Obviously with knits it is a different story.
     
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  3. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    The only note I would make is that all those ties look to have a pretty muted color, so you'll need to make sure that the jacket that you wear them with will provide enough contrast and it doesn't all and up looking muddled.
     


  4. luv2breformed

    luv2breformed Senior member

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    Thanks! I will measure the tie I wore with my navy suit recently when I get home before kopping. I think that is about as narrow as I'd want to ever go.
     


  5. luv2breformed

    luv2breformed Senior member

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    Not something I've considered much. It just so happens my odd tweed jackets are mostly medium in the color spectrum, so they'd look good with them. However, that would only have happened by chance rather than me making an informed decision. Thanks for the tip.
     


  6. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Senior member

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    I only found one oxford.

    http://www.shopthefinest.com/p-46176-santoni-black-shoes-size-10-us-9-uk.aspx

    This two are nice, I would wear them.

    http://www.shopthefinest.com/p-64450-paolo-scafora-brown-shoes-size-10-us-9-uk.aspx

    http://www.shopthefinest.com/p-49320-sutor-mantellassi-dark-brown-shoes-size-10-us-9-uk.aspx

    For versatility, I would use brown.

    Pics or didn't happened. [​IMG]
     


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    Rudals Senior member

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    I am 38R and even I find 3" too narrow. The first one is the only one that I'd buy.
     


  8. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    l2b - always glad to share the tip.

    :lookaround:
     


  9. luv2breformed

    luv2breformed Senior member

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    Yea, but I'm not as afraid of narrow lapels as you, neither am I as particular about my tie width. Perhaps that will change with more time.
     


  10. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Senior member

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    The last one is the least fav for me. The other ones look very very nice.
     


  11. jungleroller

    jungleroller Senior member

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    O'rly?

    time to catch up on stuff in here. Wearning some tweed today, not sure if it's working 100%.

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    Rudals Senior member

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    RTC?! Is that YOU???
     


  13. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    As soon as I am done with meeting the MAN (or Stitchie), I shall walk into RL and grab me a nice pair of F.U. dark brown OXFORDS!
    Then I'll come back here and be like...

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    Not a chance. 3.5, yes, probably.
     


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