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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member

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    its certainly not wrong, but with a navy suit and navy PoW you are essentially going with a monochrome look, no contrast. now, im a huge fran of monochrome looks for fun and enjoyment, but for a wedding, and for ultimate class, i think you would be better served with a blk/wht/gry PoW.
     
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  2. Christopher Essex

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    +1
     
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  3. TweedyProf

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  4. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    Looks great.
    But if I am wearing a blue suit, wouldn't the black & white tie conflict?
     
  5. ellsbebc

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    Navy suit paired with a crisp white shirt, black/grey/white tie, and freshly polished black captoes is a smashing look. That is what I plan to wear to my own wedding.

    Outside of morning or evening dress, that is as classic as there is for a groom's attire
     
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  6. TweedyProf

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    Stitch's point about monochrome is reasonable (i.e. a navy PoW). Still, I don't think it would be too bad in navy since from a distance it won't look like a navy tie.

    My preference would be as I noted earlier, a B&W PoW with a blue overcheck (or some other color overcheck to give it a subtle visual interest).

    But if you're sold on the none blue PoW, then your choice is the classic B&W which is perfectly fine and traditional.
     
  7. TweedyProf

    TweedyProf Senior member

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    e.g. the midnight blue shepherd's check Hober has via that link I gave you would be too monochromatic with your suit (though I like the depth of the midnight). I worry less about the PoW. From the distance, the former will look navy and matchy-matchy and monochromatic, the latter less so (the one from Vanda).
     
  8. Mr. Six

    Mr. Six Senior member

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    It's too bad that David's English Plaid #9 is out of stock.

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  9. Rudals

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  10. in stitches

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    dude. blue suit white shirt black tie is as classic as it gets.
     
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  11. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Can I get an amen?
     
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  12. mktitsworth

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    I agree that blue suit, white shirt, black grenandine, plain black oxford captoes, white Linen PS would be boss.
     
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  13. jrd617

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    Or glen plaid
     
  14. in stitches

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    either or would be full of win.
     
  15. mktitsworth

    mktitsworth Senior member

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    Back when Foo was handing out Foo's, there was someone who posted a wedding photo with a blue suit, white shirt, forget the tie, and a yellowish odd vest. Did anybody save that? I can't find mine atm.
     
  16. JubeiSpiegel

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    Here is an alternative geometric wedding tie for consideration. Would do nicely as well:
    [​IMG]
     
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  17. Rudals

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    holy macroni and cheese! I have all that!!!
    oh wait, I have derbies but I wonder who the heck is gonna say, "Oh no! He's wearing a pair of derbies and not oxfords."
    I pray that no SF members sneak in to critique my fit.
    I want to do french cuffs, blue suit, black oxfords (if I can buy them), and a grey PoW.
     
  18. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Senior member

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    Nice Photoshop skills, Rudals! [​IMG]
     
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  19. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    Oh cr@p, I just booked a ticket for my soon-to-be wife and the email receipt said call the # below for verification.
    I called.
    I thought I dialed Korean Air but I dialed the personal # listed and ended up talking to the mother-in-law.
    Yes, I asked her, "Is this Korean Air?"
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    @Betelgeuse
    If anybody needs photoshop service, call me. LOL
    That photoshop is really a botch.
     
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  20. JubeiSpiegel

    JubeiSpiegel Senior member

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    I'm impressed with anyone that has Photoshop, period...
     

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