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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 Moderator

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    What I meant to say was, Clags' new spreezy #menswear steez.
     
  2. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    But I only want to be a little steezy. I mostly want to be boring. Boring with a license to steez.
     
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  3. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    You can try that, but once you put your head down that rabbit hole it's all over. Pretty soon you'll be wearing high waters and crocodile double monks.

    I can't wait to see it baby!
     
  4. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Tucking the narrow end of my tie blade into my trouser fly.
     
  5. Coxsackie

    Coxsackie Senior member

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    I have the opposite problem. I believe I suffer from an excess of steeze.

    Perhaps I need to top up with some anti-steeze.
     
  6. MGoCrimson

    MGoCrimson Senior member

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    Take a trip to whnay's good taste thread and calm yo tits
     
  7. Coxsackie

    Coxsackie Senior member

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    ^ Whnay's Good Taste thread was where I posted my very first fit. Naturally I was carved up into little pieces, chewed on for a bit, and then spat out.

    OK, so I had quite a few positive comments on today's fit over at WAYWRN:

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    ...but the tie was not universally acclaimed.

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    Looks like this is a job for Noodles' Good Natured Advice Thread.

    After I got home, I decided to swap out the tie for a few others I have lying around. (I'm travelling now, so my choice was rather limited.)

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    Tie: Oroton. Square: TM Lewin

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    Tie: Anthony Squires. Square: no-names

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    Tie and square: Henry Carter. [Apologies for the crap focus.]

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    Tie: Paolo Albizzati. Square: Henry Carter Irish linen.

    Please don't tell me they're all equally bad. I kinda like number 4 despite the pattern clash.
     
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  8. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The last one is head and shoulders above the rest. Despite the pattern clash. I'll provide more feedback later.

    Seriously though. That suit looks wonderful on you.
     
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  9. EliodA

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    +1 for the last one.
     
  10. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Of the choices you've presented, I'd stick with what you actually wore. The last one is just too much fuzziness for me.
     
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    Also, pocket squares too matchy in the first two new options, and I don't like the third pocket square as worn with that medallion tie.

    Of all these ties, I personally would only keep (maybe) the bottom two. But not to wear with this (great) suit.

    Still not awake yet but a burgundy grenadine would probably work. Maybe even the burgundy medallion tie noodles picked up a while ago (not sure though). There's many other options too, but not any of those pictured above.
     
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  12. luv2breformed

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    /gymrant

    So I always am the first one to the gym. I pick whatever I want for music and get going. People usually start to roll in 20 min after me or so. I ask them if they'd like me to change the music and everyone always tells me it's fine.

    So I show up this morning (here ATM in fact) and some dude is already here. I've seen this guy here at this time once, even though I've been in here like 18 out of the last 21 days. I'm stuck listening to celebrity "news" radio and commercials. Plus the guy is doing some sort of weird circuits where he walks about a quarter mile jumps off the treadmill and does curls (ON the only adjustable bench in the gym), then leg press and incline press. Move back to the treadmill and repeat. He throws weight around like he's a monster so I have to endure loud clangs and bangs on whatever machine he's on (he's NOT a monster). Worst gym day ever.

    /endgymrant
     
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  13. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    Lolz.

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    Cox - great suit, I like tie 3 best but not with that PS, then tie 4. Ties and PSs 1 and 2 I strongly dislike. Strongly.
     
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  14. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    First fitting for the windowpane on the 19th! Gonna sit on the houndstooth for a while. Maybe use it for MTM.
     
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  15. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    Stop torturing me!!!
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  16. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    Win
     
  17. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    There's someone with 18 thumbs up...poor dude is never gonna make it into the 20+ club...[​IMG]
     
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    You need to quit it with that goddam dainty standing pose haha...
     
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    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    Rudals, lots of fits get stuck at 17-19. I often go back and bump 19s to 20 when I back read.

    But. I think that is part of why the requirement for 20 is a good number. In some ways it is rather arbitrary, but in other ways it is a decent demarcation.
     
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