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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. Holdfast

    Holdfast Senior member

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    You'll grow to hate shirts 2 & 4. Shirt 3 will be the easiest for you to integrate into your wardrobe. I like Shirt 1 the best, but it is quite a bit bolder and so you will have to be more careful with your tie choice.
     


  2. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    Great feedback, HF. With all the solid ties that I have then I guess I won't have problem with shirt #1.
     


  3. mimo

    mimo Pernicious Enabler

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    You will. You will put it on with a navy suit and a solid blue tie and realise something is missing. Whereas when you put #3 on with your navy suit and your new green pindot or burgundy neat, Styleforum will elevate you.
     


  4. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    Shirt #1 [​IMG]Shirt #3
     


  5. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Rudals, since you are a suit guy, you should really go for striped shirts that have more white than whatever other color is in the shirt, since suits are more formal, and shirts with higher white ratio are more formal. Since you are beginning, you should only be looking at blue and white striped shirts.

    That being said, shirt 3 is where you need to start, that will be the easiest one to use without failing, and then shirt 1 would be next. End of debate. ;)

    Interestingly enough, I just bought two almost identical shirts to 3 and 1, myself. :)
     
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  6. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    IIRC one of the shirts you picked up from Washington is similar to 3?

    Also, if you ever pick up a charcoal suit, #1 will dominate
     


  7. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    How about a nice Bolo?

    [​IMG]
     


  8. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    Clags,
    Both #1 & #3 were picked up from Washington. At least they're very similar if not identical. Maybe this was a futile exercise.
     


  9. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    [​IMG]
     


  10. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    #YOLO
    #BOLO
     


  11. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Senior member

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    Nice!

    I think estitchy should introduce to you to Borrelli. I guess when you try one you would not stop buying Borrelli's. [​IMG]
     


  12. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    My thing with shirts is that I have to be careful when buying because I could end up with shirts that will bunch up around the waste. So far, the only shirt that fits me perfectly is Zegna Trim Fit. Sadly.
     


  13. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    rudals, please confirm you saw my post and will follow my sage advice. :p
     


  14. Rudals

    Rudals Senior member

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    which one, stitches?! There're so many.
    - Don't be so quick to delete my FAIL posts?
    - The one about the shirts above?
    - Or the one about saving up $ for the ring?
     
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  15. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    LOLOLOLOLOL

    there are so many, but i meant the one here about the shirts. :D
     


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