Grey suit combo (for wedding) - Help required

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  1. landshark

    landshark Senior member

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    Please wear the matching red tie, shoes and pocketsquare.
     
  2. Maximilian Gal

    Maximilian Gal Active Member

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    Why? Everyone else said no.
     
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    He's messing with you.
     
  4. Maximilian Gal

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    Can you post a picture of the shoes you are recommending, because I am not really into shoes.
    I should also point out that I don't like shoes with this type of sole, I am not going to wear these even if I have to:
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    Thanks!
     
  5. Maximilian Gal

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    Also, could you advise me on the type of belt I should wear? eg. colour, buckle type, etc.
    Thanks!
     
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    archibaldleach Senior member

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  7. ImTheGroom

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    Two important things then:
    (1) Before buying anything, show it to him, and ask for his approval, and make it abundantly clear that, if he says no, your feelings will not be hurt.
    (2) Do not have anything altered, or remove any tags, until he finalizes his ensemble, in case he wants you to change it.

    I don't know your budget, and you may share it if you wish, but the point earlier about a set with a watch, cufflinks and tie, is that, basically, none of them will be of very high quality. I would not buy such a set, personally. That said, they are usually an economic option. If that's what you can afford, there is nothing wrong with the styling of any of them, so long as the groom approves. I would, however, urge you not to wear them at all until the wedding, as lower quality garments look best the first day they are worn, and begin to look old shortly afterward. If you have more room in your budget, this is a good opportunity to invest in a very nice tie. $100 to $225 is the general price range of ties worth having, that an ordinary person would buy. But, again, make sure you understand return policies anywhere you make a purchase, and have all purchases pre-approved by the groom, and keep your new garments with their tags and receipts until the groom is 100% settled on his attire. He may not have asked you to do any of that, but it's still a good way to stand by him on his wedding day. Whether he asks you to rent an horrible tuxedo, buy a navy suit, or dress up like a Game of Thrones character, you should. It's his wedding, and his version of style is to be considered the benchmark for all men involved in the ceremony.
     
  8. ImTheGroom

    ImTheGroom Senior member

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    These have a much slimmer profile:
    http://www.zappos.com/fratelli-9084-black?zfcTest=fcl:0

    http://www.zappos.com/stacy-adams-montgomery-black?zfcTest=fcl:0

    http://www.zappos.com/aldo-preostcot-black?zfcTest=fcl:0

    The third link there, you'd need to find a similar pair with black soles, or, less reccomended, polish the soles with black shoe polish.
     
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    Thanks for all the great feedback.
    I think I'm gonna go with what I said earlier and my cousin approved the combo.
     
  10. Veremund

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    Red tie + red ps + red shoes = clown. Why'd you even bother asking for advice?
     
  11. Maximilian Gal

    Maximilian Gal Active Member

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    If you can't bother to help, than kiss my ass. And if you have a problen with my taste just move on to another thread.
     
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    Veremund Senior member

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    I can only show you in person. That is because you need a face shift to see it, if you know what I mean.
     
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    Thanks for these links, I really like the third pair. However, I live in UK and these are out of my reach.
    I found a few alternatives, which would you say is the best match for my combo?

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    Thanks again!
     
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  15. Quadcammer

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    I'm sorry, what?

    The average person probably hasn't spent more than $35 on a tie in their life. Hell, a lot of SF'ers find very nice ties for under $100.

    Given the crap this kid is looking at/suggesting, you really think he's gonna spend $225 on his tie?
     

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