Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. AJL

    AJL Senior member

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    3 hrs?! Get thee to a speed jack, Doodles. I can do mine in under an hr, including torque setting, and that's w/o an air wrench. Half that time is spent lugging (doh) the wheels up and down from the basement ( switching to snows). Those suckahs are heavy.
     
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  2. Mr. Six

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    I'll stand by the suggestion ...

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  3. ridethecliche

    ridethecliche Senior member

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    I bought a beater jacket as a bar jacket a while ago and while it has a few moth holes, it's pretty nice.

    Wore it as part of my halloween costume last night and it got douzed in beer at a house party. The area by one of the vents is rock hard. Would a dry cleaning salvage it? Should I try wetting the affected spot?
     
  4. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    This.


    You are crazy. The PoW is a million times better than the sharkskin.
     
  5. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Mine is off the market. Just get a damn suit, Noodles!
     
  6. archibaldleach

    archibaldleach Senior member

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    I still believe in buying staples before indulging in cool but more eccentric stuff. Noodles lacks both a staple grey solid and a navy solid.
     
  7. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Congrats!

    And yes, Noodles, get the birdseye and the PoW, like me!!!
     
  8. archibaldleach

    archibaldleach Senior member

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    I support buying both.
     
  9. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Just to mess with Noodles and more importantly because it's awesome....grey flannel patch pocket on the BnT master tailor...

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  10. archibaldleach

    archibaldleach Senior member

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    Every man should own a grey flannel suit...even if it doesn't turn him into Gregory Peck.
     
  11. The Noodles

    The Noodles Skid Fu

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    Suit Supply
     
  12. archibaldleach

    archibaldleach Senior member

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    Stitchy covered this. Your best suits should not be non-staples. He's right.
     
  13. Coxsackie

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    I hope you were joking. Skin peels (and other exfoliative treatments) do not make dark skin lighter. In fact, the darker the skin, the more a peel is likely to trigger a post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation reaction.

    Just learn to love your dark complexion. Believe me when I tell you that being a "pink" is not a lot of fun. Skin cancer, rosacea, age spots, seborrhoeic keratoses...

    I clicked through to that link. Couldn't believe how many horrible suits there were on that site. All the jackets way, way too short. Thom Browne has much to answer for.

    Agreed. My pet peeve is the common and tiresome conflation of schizophrenia with multiple personality disorder. (The latter "disorder" arguably doesn't even exist.)

    Agreed, tie looks fantastic with that suit. But its pattern would clash egregiously with the narrow pinstripes of the suit you were recommending pairing it with.
     
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  14. Mr. Six

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    My suit is a pinstripe. It's a litltle fainter in that photo than the one that was the subject of the original request. I bumped the contrast as much as I could without making everything else crazy. It's clearer in the large photo. Admittedly hard to know for sure. (It is a great tie though!)
     
  15. Coxsackie

    Coxsackie Senior member

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    I never said it wasn't a great tie.

    It's a great tie.
     

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