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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. Rudals

    Rudals Distinguished Member

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    I don't have the word "discount" in my dictionary.
     


  2. mimo

    mimo Pernicious Enabler

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    Learn it, fool. Then you get two suits instead of one suit. And buy the suit, not the label. Nobody can see the label when you're wearing the suit, so unless you tell everyone what it's called (and how much you paid for it),* all they will know is whether it fits you and how the cloth looks. Which are the only things that matter, so go and try something on.


    *Which would make you a douchebag
     


  3. Cleav

    Cleav Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored Moderator

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  4. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    I'd like to discuss a tie brand that is woefully underrated.

    That tie brand is Holliday & Brown. I own an H&B and find the quality to be on par with Drakes ties. Made in England from amazing silks. Soft lining.

    Here are a couple H&B's I found online today

    @jungleroller, if you haven't gotten any burgundy neats yet, these might be good pickups


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    http://www.ebay.com/itm/HOLLIDAY-BR...988616238?pt=US_Mens_Ties&hash=item51b88d422e



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    http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-180-Hol...816452454?pt=US_Mens_Ties&hash=item58aa6deb66


    Super pissed about missing out on these. $31 bucks for a lot of 10 ties! what the hell?


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    http://www.ebay.com/itm/LOT-OF-10-H...D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557


    Another lot for $12! Jesus christ I'm gonna puke

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    http://www.ebay.com/itm/LOT-OF-10-H...D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557



    Tons more sold ties: http://www.ebay.com/sch/Mens-Access...ld=1&_nkw=holliday+brown&_pgn=2&_skc=25&rt=nc


    Moral of the story: keep checking the bay for H&B ties!!!
     


  5. jungleroller

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    Thanks for the heads up. I nabbed this one. I have a similar one to the other red one.

    ....This is turning out to be an expensive February and I have yet to finalize Valentines day stuff for the wifey. At least I'll look a little better even if we're just eating Ramen. [​IMG]
     


  6. mimo

    mimo Pernicious Enabler

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    ^^ That is a really lovely tie. I think I enquired about one of @Pingson's peachy ties a while back and if I recall correctly he said it was from this maker.

    That lot for $31 would have been Noodles' perfect starter kit! Nice stuff.
     


  7. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Yeah seriously kicking myself for not thinking of setting a saved search earlier. :brick:

    However, some of those ties look like they have some... uh... jizzm stains. So maybe it wasn't such a bad miss.
     


  8. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Here's my lone H&B tie. Shows that a brighter red tie can work if you have the right type of silk.

    Love pairing this with a navy SC :slayer:


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  9. mimo

    mimo Pernicious Enabler

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    It is not necessary to share every thought in your head. Just saying.
     


  10. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    :fu:
     


  11. mimo

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    (Think of your influence on young minds!)
     


  12. in stitches

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    i dont have any, but as i understand it, H&B make superb ties.
     


  13. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Get sum!
     


  14. jungleroller

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    Thoughts on this tie?

    It's another Holiday and Brown

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    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    ^ Don't like that one.

    Too shiny.
    Don't like paisley in general
    If you're going for a paisley, should be a more earth tone (greenish) than blue
     


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