Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. jcmeyer

    jcmeyer Senior member

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    You're in Tokyo right? I visited there last April and Ring is certainly worth a shot, although I'm pretty sure it will be more expensive than that and the cut doesn't seem to work for a lot of people. I don't know Tomorrowland. You could try the Isetan Men's department store in Shinjuku - they seemed to have some decent stuff. Or if you want to spend a lot more, Ethan, formerly of The Armoury, has a shop called Brycelands in Shibuya. And I know I dropped into a place in Ginza that had a good selection too, right near Ginza station, but I can't remember what it was called so that's little help. On the whole, there were a lot of suit shops all over tokyo but most of them were cheap.

    If you ever get down to Osaka, however, there is a small shop called Kubo Classic Style that does RTW (a fairly small supply) and MTM for a bit more. MTM will be $1100-$1400 probably, depending on fabric. Definitely worth checking out if it's easy enough for you to drop by, and Mr. Kubo who owns the shop is a great guy. I have two from him. Do you speak Japanese?
     
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    One suit wardrobe? Would be enviable.
     
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    sprout2 Senior member

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    Here is some context.

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    DeSense Senior member

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    And then she smells the inside of his shoes. Lol.
    The innocence of it all.

    Same in K-Town, after an unprotected (i.e. jackets, coats, etc, not stored in huge garbage sacks) KBBQ one feels like inventing the one-use-suiting.
     
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    sprout2 Senior member

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    Are you a MAN or a MOUSE?
    Get some Febreze MEN [​IMG]

    *Febreze MOUSE coming to a retailer near you in 2018
     
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    DeSense Senior member

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    What for, if not on those occasions, would I make use of my collection of priceless, vintage scents?! Amateurs...
     
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    I have this shirt (not worn yet, just arrived) and love it. Having said that, main purpose will be with SC, sans tie, or with chinos and even jeans. And agree with you, won't feel right with a navy cbd suit + tie rig.

    PS: The coral stripe is still available.
     
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    Mr. Six Senior member

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    I got that shirt too, though MTM with a spread collar rather than BD. I think I might wear it with a suit, recognizing that other elements would have to be a bit casual to make it work.
     

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