Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. Monkeyface

    Monkeyface Senior member

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    Clags, have you looked at the dormeuil silk/linen fabrics? They're pretty interesting. I believe David reeves has a suit in tht fabric.
     


  2. Rudals

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    @claghorn
    Left over???
    Let's go shopping!!!
     


  3. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    Fiance is making me buy a suit in Korea. I am thankful but I feel like I am totally on my own since I don't know any local brands. My tailor just taught me how to look for fully canvassed. But can anyone give me some guidance on how to gauge the quality of fabrics?

    Jacket length must cover my seat.
    Lapels better be wide.
    That's what I will be looking for.

    Clags, buy a spanish blue.
     


  4. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Can you choose the store? If so, Tailorable is really your best bet.
     


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    Rudals, what's your favorite < $20 drink? I'll buy you one.
     


  6. jungleroller

    jungleroller Senior member

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    Pantyhose? Like a thin nylon sock.

    Clags - I vote blue herringbone as well. How wide are you talking when you say wide?

    This seriously gets me fuzzy inside

    [​IMG]
     


  7. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I actually already have a blue herringbone, but it's pretty small scale so it looks like self-stripe.

    [​IMG]

    Rudals drinking count:
    5 drinks so far. Mixture of beer and liquor. No shots have been purchased yet.
     


  8. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    One thing you don't seem to have is an evening blazer. Something with some shine to it. Not that you can't wear these at night, but they aren't specifically for nighttime. I'd suggest velvet if you want to get something for cooler weather (or just something awesome), and a mohair or silk blend for warmer weather.
     


  9. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    This is P Johnson made up in Ariston velvet (I have a coat in the same fabric):

    [​IMG]
     


  10. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Ooooff, @Rudals , you were just bought a shot of Goldschlagger.
     


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    TM79 Senior member

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    Gross. I definitely will be looking to offset it with something that tastes good.
     


  12. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Senior member

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    So how much is for 5 shot of tequila? But nice tequila. First of all, no white tequila, that shit doesn't work. Second, something like Herradura Reposado. I want Noodals to taste somethin that make hm say: Damn you Betlegeuse! [​IMG]
     


  13. jungleroller

    jungleroller Senior member

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    Why no white tequilla? I prefer that shit. Maybe some Don Julio?
     


  14. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Senior member

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    It is nice but it is white because it has less age years. When it is "Reposado" first it has more aging process and secondly, and I think most important, is that, it is 100% agave which is the plant from which the Tequila comes from. Sometimes white ones are not 100% from agave and they are going to give you some terrible headaches next morning. [​IMG]
     


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    @Rudals Plus one (if you get stoned, you might as well do it on the dope of your choice).
    Make it a full round for @Claghorn (pls pm your pp to me) and you, though.

    (Slight word of caution, I had borderline abomb poisoning at the end of last year's Oktoberfest. Beer, Scotch, Jaegermeister, Tequila, ... didn't become me...)
     


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