Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. DeSense

    DeSense Senior member

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    ^ You being an accountant, subjected to reviews and sox audits etc, this might just be your calling.

    @Murls
    Have it delivered to a friend, a gas station, a Starbucks, any other option?
     
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  2. europrep

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    Spray on some Nano and you can wear in snow. I have a pair of suede Jodhpur boots that I will wear in the snow with some Nano protection.


    yeah, I am on the otherside of the spectrum. Generally, I hate the look of lace-up shoes with anything but suits.


    I have the string loafers pictured below. I actually may be selling them as my wife vetoed the color. I may get them in green or blue. Already have too much snuff.

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    I would go with the Meermin, or Carmina if you want to upgrade.
     
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  3. Monkeyface

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    What size are yours? The guy from Eidos always seems to be wearing Belgian shoes, and they do look very good, but I like the string loafers just as much.
     


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    europrep Senior member

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    Those are 9UK

    Antonio does usually look very good...I don't think his outfits/combos are easy for most to pull off. Not saying you can't, just that most people can't.
     


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    Thank you. Too bad, that's a bit too small for me, otherwise I would've been interested.

    Yeah, he has a great style. I don't really get the 'pulling off' though. As long as you're confident, have developed your own style and are dressed somewhat appropriately, you'll be more than fine.
     
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    There is a savoir vivre messiness about him that makes it all look congruent.
     


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  8. europrep

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    I agree with your statement in general. IMHO belgians look pretentious and it takes a style like Antonio's to counter balance them.
     


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    Finally got the C & J Hallam (Dark Brown) today. I think I am ok in the shoes department for now.

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    Noodles Closet Status Update:
    Suits - Entire Overhaul Required
    Shirts - In Good Shape (but you can never have enough)
    Ties - In Good Shape (but you can never have enough)
    Belt - Fair. Requires more.
    Shoes - In Good Shape (but need to add some variety)
     
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    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    can I use black wax?
     


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    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    My Carmina suede string loafers are by far the favorite summer shoe I've ever owned.
     


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    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    PS do whatever you like, it comes off anyway.

    In the first instance I'd do all things accurately, in terms of colour, before doing anything else.
     


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    I only have black wax. I do see that they come off and not make brown shoes black.
     


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