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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. jungleroller

    jungleroller Senior member

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    It's a blazer but since I bought a pair of pants (light grey) I paid for their starter suit package. He was cool with me doing that vs. a full suit. I'll get more wear this way since I hardly wear full suits. If I get home early enough I'll try and run some test fits. I tried on the Jacket, it feels good so far. Fingers crossed. :slayer:
     
  2. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    How does the fabric compare to your other jackets?
     
  3. jungleroller

    jungleroller Senior member

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    It's half lined so it feels light weight. May be a bit thin but I'm good with that. I wanted something I can wear in the summer and if it's winter I'm wearing a Jacket anyway. It's 100% wool, albeit their "starter" package wool not fine Italian wool or anything. As they call it "X Level 1 Super 120 Essentials" One thing I just noticed is it has front darts...Not sure how I feel about that. They threw the lummel on there but it's removable.

    I'll give it a more thorough review within the next couple days.

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  4. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    i wish i could get away with no undershirt but its a must for me.

    and its not ewww at all to wear a shirt twice when you do wear undershirts. though with a wife beater, if you do perspire, that would be eww.
     
  5. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    Unfortunately, I have to wear an undershirt because my nipples are really dark and pointy...I don't know how else to say it.
     
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  6. Cleav

    Cleav Senior member Moderator

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    I'm genuinely interested in why an undershirt is a must?

    I'm happy to be converted it's just that i can't see it and haven't worn an undershirt/vest/dirty maud/singlet for years
     
  7. jungleroller

    jungleroller Senior member

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    I wear one because pit stains. The combo of deodorant and myself leave some not so pretty marks and I'd rather they be on cheap undershirts.
     
  8. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    wow...I must be blessed. I don't wear deodorant and I still don't perspire there. Hee ha.
     
  9. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    1. i wear a jewish garment (tzitzis), kind of like a small cotton poncho with fringes, under my shirt and its not comfortable (also i feel its not respectful to have it direct against my body although it is allowed), without an undershirt underneath it. essentially i am always wearing 3 shirts, but thats cool, i am used to it.

    2. i sweat sometimes, depending on my levels of activity, and do not like dark wet spots on my pits during the day.


    all in all if i did not have those considerations i doubt i would wear undershirts at all.
     
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  10. Cleav

    Cleav Senior member Moderator

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    Well, respect to you El S :nodding:

    As I said this place just keeps giving, I live and learn and am better for it.
     
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  11. New Shoes1

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    JR: Looking forward to seeing the fit pictures and hearing about your experience in getting fitted. I need to order another suit and will either get another MTM from Kent Wang or try these guys out. Also curious to hear your thoughts on the quality of the basic fabric you selected.
     
  12. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Deodorant? Or anti-perspirant? It's usually the latter which leads to pit stains. I switched to deodorant several years ago, and the stains went away.
     
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  13. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    You also have dry earwax.
     
  14. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    Sheeeee...I just have cedar wood in my arm pits.

    PS
    I just got a ticket for Improper Stopping. LML
     
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  15. AJL

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    Be thankful it wasn't the PNP (Pointy Nipple Police). You could've been in some deep shit.
     
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  16. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl Senior member Moderator

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    This has the be the oddest thread in the history of SF.
     
  17. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    Rudals Senior member

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    I certainly am to blame for that.
     
  19. Evolve

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    I don't think that's anything to be proud of. For whatever reasons, the elders here took a liking to you, but dayum, son, you might have been the thickest-skulled noob SF has ever seen...
     
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  20. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl Senior member Moderator

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    Apparently you haven't heard of a fellow by the name of ridethecliche. Rudals on the other hand, while slow to start, has shown major improvement and clearly listens to the solid (mostly) advice in this thread.
     
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