Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    Yoga teachers and especially Pilates teachers seem to talk about spine flexibility and lengthening a lot, and creating space between your ribs and hips. I'm relatively new to both, so certainly not an expert, but it seems to be at least part of the goals of the exercises.
     
  2. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    You guys all wear your silk scarves when you do yoga, right?


    I really want to practice Tai Chi. It's helped my dad a lot with his neck problems.
     
  3. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Yep, that's it....sumo style.
     
  4. Coxsackie

    Coxsackie Senior member

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    I don't wish to know that.

    Never done Tai Chi, but see people doing it all the time in China. Looks like it would be very beneficial for balance and proprioception. I used to do a lot of climbing (mainly at gyms, only a couple of times on actual cliffs - too friggin' scary) and this had similar benefits for me. Being aware of your body is one of the tenets of mindfulness.
     
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    Pingson Senior member

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    Sorry to barge in on this thread but this might interest some people here. I have a Vanda navy raw silk tie that I just never wear, partly because it's on the short side for me and partly because I've come to realise that I just don't like raw silk. This is the tie in question:

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    It's a really nice tie however (it is a Vanda after all), and I would like for it to have a home where it receives the love it deserves. I'm not looking for any monetary compensation but I'm open for trade suggestions or any other kind of fun deal (which certainly doesn't have to be a dollar for dollar match with the tie). Any takers? If so, PM me. Most interesting/fun/just out there suggestion gets the tie ;)
     
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  6. mimo

    mimo Pernicious Enabler

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    I have a near identical tie from Conrad Wu and love it for its odd texture: I recommend strongly that someone takes up Professor Pingson's offer and combines it with a patterned odd jacket in earth tones, for maximum effect!

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  7. Cleav

    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Excellent idea Ping :slayer:
     
  8. Coxsackie

    Coxsackie Senior member

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    In exchange for the tie, I offer to post a fit on WAYWRN of me wearing my father's Safari suit. It's a genuine piece from the 70s in the very finest beige polyester.
     
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    Coxsackie Senior member

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    Alas, no platform spectators to match.
     
  10. The Noodles

    The Noodles Skid Fu

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    I have ties I want to give away for free too. I have a bunch of RLPL ties that I got as a gift and this Turnbull & Asser. PM me if you want this and others.
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    So I don't whip out my phone and browse SF while I am with my wife anymore. That's why I do a whole lot of browsing at work and in my bathroom (really). As for the phone passwords, neither of us have one and dont have anything to hide. This may sound weird but I read her conversation with her sister, and sometimes play jokes on both of them. Anyways, she now wants control over our finances. I told her, "That aint happening for sure. Why the heck do you think I got my CPA licence?!"
     
  11. Cleav

    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I approve of this idea. But y'all should check out the tie box thread.
     
  13. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    pingson, i has a sad that you dont like raw silk.
     
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    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Pingson knows what's up...
     
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    He does, but raw silk is awesome. I understand that it does not appeal to everyone, and that's a personal choice, which is certainly fine. It just makes me sad that the big P is not on team raw silk.
     

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