How many shirts do you own?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by madaboutshirt, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. gdl203

    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Link? Sounds like an interesting thread, I may learn something.. [​IMG]

    Don't think it's that interesting - I seem to be the only one who cares - and justifiably so [​IMG]

    http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=100517
     


  2. Prince of Paisley

    Prince of Paisley Senior member

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    About 30 and about half of those are casual (usually patterned), the other half are business or formal shirts (plains, stripes).

    There will be more on the way shortly but I'd like to keep at about 30 or so and donate a few I don't really wear anymore as I get new shirts in ("last bought, first on" as they say). The wardrobe remains manageable this way!

    PS madaboutshirt - Eton are a Swedish brand.
     


  3. stant62

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    ("last bought, first on" as they say).

    I never though LIFO would be used on SF, bravo [​IMG]
     


  4. kpizz

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    I own about 60 long sleeves shirts and 45 polos. 20 of those long sleeves are for everyday use and 25 are for my suits.
     


  5. mafoofan

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    ^^^ Forty-five polos? Good god, why?
     


  6. DocHolliday

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    ^^^Five pairs of identical longwings? [​IMG]

    Would it make a difference if all the polos are exactly the same?
     


  7. mafoofan

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    ^^^Five pairs of identical longwings? [​IMG]

    Would it make a difference if all the polos are exactly the same?


    I would have much respect.
     


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    James Douglas Collection Active Member

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    I have about 25-30 that are all in rotation, from stripes to solids to checks, i even have a couple of polka dot shirts
     


  9. StopPolloition

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    Uhm, probably like 20-30 dress shirts. Half of them are Jantzen. The other half are split between Coles, BB MTM, Robert Talbott Estate MTO, MyTailor, and some other more casual "dress" shirts from G-Star and some other miscellaneous ones I've collected throughout the years.
     


  10. speedster.8

    speedster.8 Senior member

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    id say about a 100.
    counting linen, coton linen, 120, 140, flanel and coton cashmere
    in voile, 2fold, twill (my preference) heringbeone and end on end. not partial to poplin. not partial to poplin.
     


  11. Maximumtune

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    I don't own too many shirts, maybe around 5-6. Cheap though haha
     


  12. gdl203

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    I'm actually going through a major re-evaluation of my closet (I posted a thread about the methodology and interim results, it's a long process). One objective is to cut down to and limit the dress shirts to 50 + another 10-15 for casual/streetwear
    I went through a major editing today and took about 20 shirts out of the closet - I now have about 55 dress shirts (+5 in the hamper) and 10-15 casual shirts. I think I can cut another 5-10 dress shirts and a handful of casual ones.

    It feels good
     


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    I don't own too many shirts, maybe around 5-6. Cheap though haha

    i started out with about 4-5...........your time will come

    Quality>Quantity
     


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    Quality over quantity is fine but you do need to rotate....
    I have around 10 everyday shirts and 15 good to great shirts...
    My wife is taking the p... out of me every i count them...
     




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