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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. Cleav

    Cleav Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored Moderator

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  2. Rudals

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    Why the heck not. I shall do as you command, my lords. But whats up with the price? $160????
     


  3. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    I realized that I've pulled a Rudals. A few months ago, I had no neats that I was currently wearing (though I did have two navies, one from Thomas Pink and the other from Borrelli). I then got a green neat. And then proceeded to get four brown neats in a row. Nicely done, Clags, nicely done.

    (though given what I normally wear, brown is probably the best color to get). I have an olive coming my way now, and probably should think about getting a burgundy at some point).
     
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  4. Rudals

    Rudals Distinguished Member

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    Brown is good. But I am really having trouble seeing myself in a brown neat. Weird but it seems 촌스러워. But I can wear that brown Sam Hober grenade EVERYDAY.

    Burgundy, I like.
     
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  5. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    It seems old fashioned?

    THESE seem old fashioned to you?

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  6. TweedyProf

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    Oh man clags, that was some montage! Go Brown!

    Rudals, brown is the new black, do not fear it. It will look great on you.
     


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    Buy brown, Noodles! In my case I could survive wearing brown ties all day with a green on some day. I don't know what this means: 촌스러워 but I guess it has to do with why Clags post those pics. Let me see if I can explain myself here. It seems old fashioned to you, cause the escence of brown is to give an appearence of maturity and people tend to think that maturity comes with age. Like with good wines, right? So if your line of work is very CBD or you work with older guys, IMO the best impression they can take from you is a young guy with a mature atitude. Just don't let them see you drunk or with a massive hangover the next day. [​IMG]
     


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    @clags - I...um...I mispoke.

    @betel - wise words...wise words
     


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    You know what...I am gonna wear that brown neat today...if I can recover from this fever and manage to get to work when there's ice everywhere. Tough making a living. It's tough.
     


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    Focus, Noodles, focus. Burgundy first. If not the NMWA there were others, some on sale. But that would be a good one.
     


  12. in stitches

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    brown is maybe my fave color tie.

    because why the hell not, here is some narcissism.

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    Here's a general question for the masses (and one for Rudals to consider, perhaps):

    If one wears a brown tie, does one then wear brown shoes, as a rule?

    I, for one, do. If I'm wearing black shoes (which is rare), I don't wear a brown tie. I don't think there's probably anything wrong with it, but I just can't seem to do it.

    I'm making the assumption that Rudals, working in DC, wears primarily black shoes, as the masses do there.
     


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    I wud not wear a pair of brown shoes. I am wearing black. But I am sure there are people who can pull it off.
     


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    I guess it could be done, but I don't think I've ever worn black shoes with a brown tie.
     


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