Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. Rudals

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    when you are ready for bespoke, fields is your best bet. local, experienced, nice and makes amazing stuff.
     
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    Noodles, I'm going to give you an "Incomplete" for this assignment and have you do it over again with some modifications.

    You did not follow the directions of the assignment! You found a black Zegna suit! Also, you seemed to pick a big-fitting Kiton suit without any consideration for your slim build!

    Redo the assignment for this evening:

    1). Solid Grey
    2). Solid Charcoal
    3). Solid Navy
    4). Patterned grey
    5). Patterned grey


     
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    do I have to pick from ebay?
     
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    Yes, this is the point of the exercise. (Not full retail!) However, you can also pull from the B&S subforum classifieds and Yoox. But the suits have to be from these quality makers. Again, be careful about the cut of the suit.


    Corneliani
    Canali
    Caruso
    Zegna
    Isaia
    Borrelli
    Luciano Barbera
    Oxxford
    Attolini
    Brioni
    Kiton
    Castangia
    Tom Ford
    Partenopea
    Belvest
    D'Avenza
    Pal Zileri
    Stile Latino
    Cucinelli
    Cantarelli
    Dunhill
    Samuelsohn
    RLPL
    Polo
     
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    Rudals Senior member

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    Can I venture out to NMWA too?
     
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    yes. defo. amazing stuff.
     
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    Belay that order from Professor Stitch! NMWA is great stuff, but there are no sales at the moment!

    The name of the game here is "off-retail price"
     
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    fine. only from that eBay link.
     
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    yoox and B&S are fair game too
     
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    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I don't think this is a good homework assignment. We want to work on his selection ability, not his bargain hunting ability. He needs to learn what works and what doesn't. Restricting him to discounted stuff isn't going to do that. Now if he starts batting .750...then we can encourage him to look at eBay/Yoox/etc
     
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    there is always a 10% SF discount code on NMWA, and i dont care if it costs a little or a lot more. the probability of him getting something awesome from NMWA is 100% and free and easy returns, while the bay and yoox are total crap shoots. NMWA FTW.
     
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    this x a million.
     

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