Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

    Messages:
    2,587
    Likes Received:
    1,559
    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2013
    Location:
    Washington, DC & Seoul, South Korea
  2. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    15,901
    Likes Received:
    19,218
    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2010
    Location:
    People's Republic of San Francisco

    That's not what I said. I said that if there are two closets, you should each take one. Who gets which is up to you.
     
  3. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    10,019
    Likes Received:
    20,961
    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2012
    Location:
    Texas.
    There area few squares that would be really versatile there. I've been on the fence about getting some, but I'm pretty happy with my square collection and they charge an arm and a leg to ship internationally. Still, if I was stateside, I'd be getting these:

    [​IMG]
    $39
    [​IMG]
    $29

    [​IMG]

    $29 and it's wool-silk. I cannot emphasize enough the awesomeness of that blend for pocket squares. It's less "wet" than pure silk. Slick silk is pretty much stuck with worsted; I think wool-silk works in more contexts.
     
  4. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

    Messages:
    68,895
    Likes Received:
    31,016
    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2010
    Location:
    Charm City
    

    u kop yet?


    best PS ingredients imo.
     
  5. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

    Messages:
    2,587
    Likes Received:
    1,559
    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2013
    Location:
    Washington, DC & Seoul, South Korea
    I is broke. Terrible timing.
     
  6. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

    Messages:
    68,895
    Likes Received:
    31,016
    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2010
    Location:
    Charm City
    :(
     
  7. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    15,901
    Likes Received:
    19,218
    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2010
    Location:
    People's Republic of San Francisco
    Clags has highlighted some winners there. I am sort of in non-kop mode at the moment, though...
     
  8. TweedyProf

    TweedyProf Senior member Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    4,118
    Likes Received:
    2,552
    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2012
    I'm still feeling like the Drakes would be too busy, sort of a melange once you poof it. The others are too small. I feel like 16x16 is a minimum.
     
  9. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    15,901
    Likes Received:
    19,218
    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2010
    Location:
    People's Republic of San Francisco
    I assumed that all were 16 x 16. I agree that is the minimum size.
     
  10. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

    Messages:
    2,587
    Likes Received:
    1,559
    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2013
    Location:
    Washington, DC & Seoul, South Korea
    Where's Uncle Nemo?
     
  11. Gianni Cerutti

    Gianni Cerutti Senior member

    Messages:
    3,282
    Likes Received:
    1,349
    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2012
    
    Nice colors
     
  12. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    8,356
    Likes Received:
    4,533
    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2011
    Location:
    Washington, DC
    

    Not true IMHO
     
  13. Pingson

    Pingson Senior member

    Messages:
    1,191
    Likes Received:
    5,088
    Joined:
    May 12, 2011
    Location:
    under the northern lights

    +1, pure silk with tweed is :inlove:
     
  14. TweedyProf

    TweedyProf Senior member Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    4,118
    Likes Received:
    2,552
    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2012
    I'm all for mixing and matching fabrics though I was thinking silk with a linen jacket in the spring/summer. I'm a bit surprised with silk and tweed, although I suspect it depends on the tweed. At some point, it becomes too city versus country, no?
     
  15. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    8,356
    Likes Received:
    4,533
    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2011
    Location:
    Washington, DC
    Silk hanks are not really city. Turning the city dial to 10 requires a white linen square. Or no square.
     

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by