Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. Rudals

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    Yes, I have now two Partenopea Suits. Quality is outstanding.
    The pants are fuller & cut better than suitsupply. They drape nicely. @Monkeyface
     


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    Thanks for the replies guys! I might just get a SP suit on ebay sometime soon!
     


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    Noodles, I think your brand snobbery might just be brand ignorance. Can you quantify the difference between Made In Italy Polo and RLBL?
     


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    Also, given the retail prices of PRL and RLBL, I think your $800 asking price is optimistic. Consider that used MIL PRL suits go in the $200-300 range. (Ask me how I know...)
     


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    Our noodles is in denial about his sizing. He "wants" to be a 38R in his head, but he's clearly a 40R.

    40R is nothing to be ashamed of. Especially if you're a 6 footer
     
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    Ha!
     


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    Exactly. Who wants to be built like a mic stand?
     


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  12. Claghorn

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    That is an absolutely gorgeous tie.
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    If you plan on buying a few more over the next few months, or if you already have a navy neat or two in your wardrobe, pick it up immediately. But I wouldn't rely on a tie with that much visual/textual interest to be my navy staple.
     


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    nothing objectionable about that tie, but it's not my cup of tea.

    as claghorn says, definitely not a staple either. get a pindot tie instead
     


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    Or a....

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    I actually don't think a grenadine makes for a good staple in a limited tie rotation. Too much wear and tear for that weave. I don't think any of my grenadines get worn more than once a month.

    B Rad, how big is your current rotation and what are your plans for expansion (i.e. are you just looking at that one tie or planning a long term overhaul)?
     
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