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How to dress well in CM without standing out too much

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Mahatma Jawndi
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Would you say this is a warm or cold jacket? I have been interested in something like this and thought oatmeal pants or light grey would work best.

Hm, I don't know. If that's a RTW coat, I would just try it on with different pants to see how it looks. Would start with trousers in mid-gray, stone, and cream. If it's a bespoke jacket and I'm looking at a swatch, I think I would just hold off on the purchase until I saw more sport coats in that specific color or even fabric.
 

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Would you say this is a warm or cold jacket? I have been interested in something like this and thought oatmeal pants or light grey would work best.
I think it's on the cool side, with neutral (the tan) accents. Depending on the light, that blue could lean toward warm, but I can't tell from the picture.
 

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Teetering on the edge of too flashy.

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Hi,

With regards to the buttonhole: it comes with the jacket. I never use the lapel buttonhole so it probably will not bother me.

I am working in an office where people dress anything from casual to smart casual, usually without jacket. As I don't care what and how they dress (I don't judge), I myself like to dress up (compared to them), but more importantly I like to dress well. Currently 33 years of age and working as an engineer. I myself don't necessarily want to stand out by wearing bright and or colorful items, rather standing out by looking well put together.

I have some basic rules myself when putting outfits together:
- Never jeans at the office (though it is perfectly acceptable at my work place), only trousers and chinos in neutral/light colors like grey, tan, off white, sometimes navy (combined with a lighter blue base color jacket, northern light)
- Never sneakers
- Always a shirt (usually white/light blue/greyish glenn plaid
- Will always wear a jacket when wearing a shirt (hence I need more jackets)

Typical outfit combinations:

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I love these combos! I am searching for a while in the forum for a thread where the members show combinations like this, but didn't want to open a topic with a question "where can I found a thread...."
If one could navigate me to those threads, I would really appreciate it.
Have a lovely Sunday afternoon.
 

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I love these combos! I am searching for a while in the forum for a thread where the members show combinations like this, but didn't want to open a topic with a question "where can I found a thread...."
If one could navigate me to those threads, I would really appreciate it.
Have a lovely Sunday afternoon.
These three threads might be what you're looking for:
 

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