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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    And I was just mentioning to Stitchy how I couldn't imagine a need to ever edit someone's post.....
     


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  4. TweedyProf

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    Thanks MSix

    This one is nice too and I'd slightly prefer it. How does yours knot?

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  6. Mr. Six

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    ^^I looked at that olive one and decided to get the rust because I have a couple of green wool ties but nothing in the rust range. I only had a chance to quickly try it out yesterday. It seemed like a typical Drake's knot for that weight fabric. Not skimpy at all. I prefer their 3.5" ties and the resulting knots, but rust seems hard to find, so I settled for 3.25".
     
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    Hot damn. Been looking for a shirt like that. Exactly like that. That looks like a linen brown stripe.. I'll look in to it!! Fully agree that that would look nice. Gracias, partner.

    @Monkeyface - Thanks! As mentioned, the tie is like a weird olive.

    Definitely will work on the knot. I just slacked.

    And that was originally the Foo Fold. But then I kind of twisted it so it's like you tuck in the ends, then fold it back towards your body instead of to the side. I'll play with it.
     


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    Quick question: would a textured linen/cotton white shirt work with off-white linen trousers? I know light blue goes well and navy for a more advanced tie-less look, but I can't make up my mind about white.
     


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    I think the entire ensemble needs to be mentioned.

    Like, I've got off-white trousers and don't wear them with white, but I think it looks OK broken up with a darker belt, shoes, and light blue SC, or maybe even colors of green. But that's what I'd wear if I were to wear it at all.
     


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    I ordered a white cotton/linen popover, so it would either be worn without a jacket at all or perhaps with a casual blue/navy/light grey SC, and probably loafers on my feet. I don't wear belts if I can help it, so the trousers have side adjusters and suspender buttons.
     


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