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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. sugarbutch

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    Which sounds infinitely more glamorous than it is...
     


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    Nice! 1/4mile or Road Course?
     


  4. in stitches

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    wow. did not know you were so cool. rock on, butch.
     


  5. Mr. Six

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    No worries. Was just surprised that I hadn't heard about it before.
    In the wild, in case it helps. [​IMG]
     


  6. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Road courses. I can't imagine spending all that money for 10 seconds or less of racing.
     


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    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    JR,

    this is a better representation of the green Carter. It's a good spring summer tie. Probably wouldn't wear it deep into fall.

    [​IMG]
     


  8. TweedyProf

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    Mr Six I like that SC! Deets?

    A thought wrt Jungleroller (but also in general):

    I'm not completely sold on the combination although the individual pieces are nice. I do think that these city/casual things can look nice, especially in a context where one wears various fits throughout the week. In the overall context of the fits one wears in a week, mixing it up can be playful etc.

    But since JR has a lot of strongly patterned SCs and is rebuilding his tie collection, I wonder if he should focus so much on neats as opposed to grenadines, other solids, and some nice wool patterned ties. A rust donegal with this jacket would be pretty awesome; or even a rust/burgundy grenadine (grossa). Just a thought.
     


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    Thanks y'all for all the tie recommendations! That's 4 ties that you all have picked out for me. One more coming and I don't know where the Cappelli is.
    I think I might have been brainwashed with images from GQ and others but I think I've turned the corner. Here's to you all who helped out.

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  10. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    excellent.

    btw, aside from that navu suit, what others suits do you wear?
     


  11. Rudals

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    not much.
    dark navy blue
    navy blue
    spanish blue
    window pane navy blue
    black suit

    time for some damn gray suits, huh?
     


  12. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Re-tie the fucking knot, take a picture, and report back.

    (solid combo though *nods approvingly*)
     
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  13. in stitches

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    knot needs some work, but that is an easy fix.

    rudals please post a pic of all your suits post haste.

    thanks,

    -the management.
     
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  14. Rudals

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    it's kinda hard to tie the knot when the tie is thin and flimsy!
    take a second look.
     


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    SUITS
    #1 - Zegna Milano Fit Dark Navy Blue Suit
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    #2 - Zegna Torino Fit Spanish Blue Suit
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    #3 Isaia Aquaspider Navy Blue Suit
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    #4 RLBL Navy Blue Suit
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    #5 - RLBL Black Suit (Looks same as above)

    That's really it for me.
     
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