HOW MANY ?

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  1. ernest

    ernest Senior member

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    How many of these elements should somebody wearing a suit every days own* ?

    1) Ties?  My reply = 40
    2) Suits? 10
    3) shoes? 6
    4) shirts? 15
    5) cufflinks? 3
    6) braces? 4
    7) belts? 1
    8) watches? 2
    9) coat ? 2
    10) mac ? 1

    * not to be wearing the same clothes all the time and not to wear out them in a short time.
     


  2. BjornH

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    I would multiply the number of shirts and belts by three. Otherwise I could live with these numbers.

    B
     


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    I would increase suits by 5, add between 4 and 6 sport coats for the weekend as well as ten pairs of odd trousers, triple shirts and belts and double cufflinks.
     


  4. zjpj83

    zjpj83 Senior member

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    Lots more shirts.
     


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    More shoes (at least 10). More belts (at least 3-4). At least 20 shirts (wear once a month-might last 5 years). 40 ties seems excessive-get by nicely with 20).
     


  6. johnnynorman3

    johnnynorman3 Senior member

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    45 shirts? Are you kidding? I find that incredibly ridiculous -- not to have 45 shirts, but to set that as the minimum. Are you we talking 45 dress shirts? I think I might have 45 shirts if I add together my polo shirts, my casual long-sleeve shirts, and my dress shirts.
     


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    I am talking ONLY about dressed clothes (because it is always possible to wear during the WE these shirts)
     


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    You can wear them 2 days in a week
     


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    50 suits?

    Ok I see add and not multiply.

    = 15 suits....
     


  10. zjpj83

    zjpj83 Senior member

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    (STYLESTUDENT @ Feb. 20 2005,22:51) More shoes (at least 10). More belts (at least 3-4). At least 20 shirts (wear once a month-might last 5 years). 40 ties seems excessive-get by nicely with 20).
    You can wear them 2 days in a week
    ew You don't clean your clothes after one wearing?
     


  11. ernest

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    (ernest @ Feb. 20 2005,14:01)
    More shoes (at least 10). More belts (at least 3-4). At least 20 shirts (wear once a month-might last 5 years). 40 ties seems excessive-get by nicely with 20).
    You can wear them 2 days in a week
    ew  You don't clean your clothes after one wearing?
    No. I was wearing my business shirts at least twice (business+casual) Now I would wear twice, wash the collar/cuffs and armpits and wear it again before a full washing.
     


  12. zjpj83

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    Sorry, don't know if anyone else on this forum does the same, but I think that's gross. Everything I own that is washable and does not have to be drycleaned - shirts, jeans, trousers, etc. - I wear once and then wash.
     


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    Many people do the same (even if they do not tell it) You wear a jean only once and wash it? This is crazy. Are you a worker building highways?
     


  14. Thracozaag

    Thracozaag Senior member

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    Well Ernest, some of us ARE working (or practicing) and thus our clothes get dirtier faster.

    koji
     


  15. ernest

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    I was talking about work of course as subjetc was business shirts.

    Anyway I think most of people wouldn't get dirty faster by working than by chating on a forum.
     


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