Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    10,019
    Likes Received:
    20,962
    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2012
    Location:
    Texas.
    You can get 40% quite a few shoes at Unipair at the moment on the thread. All Carmina though.
     
  2. Cleav

    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

    Messages:
    11,041
    Likes Received:
    17,972
    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2009
    Location:
    English Flower Garden
    

    Yeah, we talked about getting the stapes right Stitch, I think a little bit of impatience may creep in (doodles?) basics right then push it out...
     
  3. Cleav

    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

    Messages:
    11,041
    Likes Received:
    17,972
    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2009
    Location:
    English Flower Garden
    

    Good shout from Clags, Doodals and the Carmina thread can help with sizing, lasts etc
     
  4. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

    Messages:
    2,587
    Likes Received:
    1,559
    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2013
    Location:
    Washington, DC & Seoul, South Korea
    I just checked out the Edgware but I don't like them wholes in the front.
    [​IMG]
     
  5. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    10,019
    Likes Received:
    20,962
    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2012
    Location:
    Texas.
    [​IMG]
    These are all 30% plus an additional 10, I think, for VAT. The second, seventh, and eighth all would work well for you. I actually like the sixth as well.
     
  6. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

    Messages:
    2,587
    Likes Received:
    1,559
    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2013
    Location:
    Washington, DC & Seoul, South Korea
    The only one that I like is the 3rd one from the right but it's a freaking Derby, which I am ditching.
     
  7. JubeiSpiegel

    JubeiSpiegel Senior member

    Messages:
    5,382
    Likes Received:
    964
    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2011
    Location:
    Sartorial Wasteland
    Why the derby hate?

    For my more business casual / casual life, it's my preferred shoe. Every shoe type has it's place.

    Stop double guessing yourself and get those dark brown Hallams...
     
  8. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

    Messages:
    2,587
    Likes Received:
    1,559
    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2013
    Location:
    Washington, DC & Seoul, South Korea
    I wouldn't call it hate towards derbys. I just need the right shoes for my CBD suits and they're oxfords so I despise the derbys that I have. Total boneheaded move that I did before joining SF.
     
  9. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

    Messages:
    68,895
    Likes Received:
    31,016
    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2010
    Location:
    Charm City
    
    :nodding:
    lol young child its a gorgeous shoe.
     
  10. luv2breformed

    luv2breformed Senior member

    Messages:
    902
    Likes Received:
    1,641
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2013
    Clags you know what last/size I should take of those models? I wear 8.5UK Meermin Hiro pretty well, could stand to be a touch narrower or lower instep even. Any particular models you think would hit my style well?
     
  11. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

    Messages:
    2,587
    Likes Received:
    1,559
    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2013
    Location:
    Washington, DC & Seoul, South Korea
    Sorry I am all over the place. But just want to point out what a great tailor can do to RTW pants.

    [​IMG]


    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2014
  12. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

    Messages:
    68,895
    Likes Received:
    31,016
    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2010
    Location:
    Charm City
    will?
     
  13. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

    Messages:
    2,587
    Likes Received:
    1,559
    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2013
    Location:
    Washington, DC & Seoul, South Korea
    Will @ FIELD [​IMG]

    no more cascading in the back part of my pants.
     
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2014
  14. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

    Messages:
    68,895
    Likes Received:
    31,016
    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2010
    Location:
    Charm City
    will is the best.
     
  15. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

    Messages:
    2,587
    Likes Received:
    1,559
    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2013
    Location:
    Washington, DC & Seoul, South Korea
    Not only is Will the best but he will actually talk to you and I always get educated on something.
    I can't wait to work on a bespoke suit with him.
     

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by