Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. Monkeyface

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    6'2", 190lbs.
     


  2. The Noodles

    The Noodles Skid Fu

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    I have no @ss...
     


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    Don't be so hard on yourself Noodles.


    Sorry I couldn't resist
     


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    I've had my first pleated trousers made recently and they were AMAZING. I'll post pics soon but they look good, just different, but feels really nice while still fairly slim.
     


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    I think we both said the same exact thing in different words which left me confused.
     


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    Thanks, it looks really good.

    I was asking because a suit I had altered has the same width, and I'm unsure whether I want to go lower. It's a BBGF suit, so not really cut slim. I think it looks pretty darn good though! I'll probably take it back to get slightly more tapered.

    And murl, winter sucks here. So so bad.
     


  7. Monkeyface

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    You're lifting weights, right? Better not to make things too slim, because your body will look very different a year from now if you keep lifting. For suits I have 8.75"-9" leg openings, and for odd trousers 8.5".
     


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    I'm 5 10 and 170 with 8/8.5 shoes, having pants with 8ish is probably the sweet spot for me.
     


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    I'm not sure how many years you've been here, but wait until you go through a winter where it really snows. Last year was abnormally freezing all over this region but we got pretty lucky in terms of snowfall.
     


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    I've been in New England for 8 years.

    Four years at wesleyan in ct for undergrad and 4 years now in beantown.

    I prefer the snow. It's sloppy but it's typically a warmer winter. Last winter was brutally cold through and through. It sucked.
     


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    Noodles, we getting coffee in the evening today? I'm wearing a suit. You can make fun of me!
     


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    I am not gonna make fun of u. I will just SF slap u across your face.
     


  13. The Noodles

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    ...and where the heck is Wells Fartgo bank in Boston!
     


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    There aren't any!
     


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    seeing as this is a thread for general advice, I hereby solicit your esteemed views/opinions. Berg and Berg are offering free shipping until sunday.I am torn between two ties. one six fold silk, one wool:
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    what say you ? ( disclaimer: I already own about twenty Brown ties in all kinds of fabric. I am leaning towards the 6-fold silk though as it is probably more versatile)
     


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