I need help buying new cloths, shoes, perfumes, underwears, clothing accessories.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by DAMOLA, Apr 19, 2008.

  1. DAMOLA

    DAMOLA New Member

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    I am 23, I am 6feet, 3inches tall, my chest is: 41 inches in size, my sleeves is 36", my trouser's length is: 45" and my waist is 38". My show size you can put at size 45 for UK standard or: 12 for USA standard.

    In recent years I have fallen out of passion to buy cloths, mainly because I have had to dedicate my entire life to starting my company, which I do by way of working from home.

    But now, I am getting a new apartment, 3 bedromm flat, and still intend to spend at least: 300 days in a year at home. I rarely travel or go to the company office.

    I need your advise on which cloths, shoes, perfumes, underwars and accessories to buy and where to get them at good prices.

    I need quality clothing that I hope will last for years, I am more into 95% casual as I rarely attend formal meetings and when I do, I am always the one to head it. I budget to spend between: 2500-4000USD for an entirely new wardrobe.

    I spend my mornings at the GYM, so I also need where to pick up the gym materials, and all day at home, on weekends I go out to have a bit of fun,

    I can shop from any store in the USA, can also try in UK, but I feel cheaper to shop in USA so any USA online store will do.

    Please help me fix my situation.

    Thanks in advance
     


  2. AMAR420

    AMAR420 Senior member

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    as you started your own company can't you be a little more creative

    www.google.com will help
     


  3. Holdfast

    Holdfast Senior member

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    Decide what kind of clothes you want first. Reading the board will help; as will thinking about what you like in terms of looks.

    Then have a look at the Buying & Selling section of this forum for some good deals, and of course, places like yoox and eBay.
     


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  5. mr.loverman

    mr.loverman Senior member

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    you should figure out some basic colors that you like and that look good on you. that can give you a place to start.
     


  6. DAMOLA

    DAMOLA New Member

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    Thank you for your feedback so far.

    Actually, I have started placing playing around on stores like oldnavy.com, eddiebauer.com, and raulphlauren.com however, am hoping experienced buyers could advise where to buy quality last casual wears, am usually on tshirts and shorts at home, sometimes could go a bit official with a longsleeve.

    Meanwhile these stores don't offer much also for slippers, which I wear quite often, wristwatches, perfumes, and clothing to use when I work out.

    I will vist already advised stores like yoox and bluefly, and read more on the thread.

    Colours, not really particular abt colours.. Thanks.
     


  7. mensimageconsultant

    mensimageconsultant Senior member

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    Shorts? [​IMG] You're not helping the image of work-from-home types. Anyway, go to the website below for a list of retailers. If you want in-depth help, you know where to ask. Just a suggestion - build your wardrobe gradually.
     


  8. hi-val

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    Esquire had a thing last year they called the $5000 wardrobe. Now I don't advocate a lot of the brands or styles they're showing off, but it does give a good perspective on what proportion of your budget should go to each item. The article is here: http://www.esquire.com/style/5000-wardrobe/5000wardrobe What I would do is consult it and look at the items in your wardrobe, then write down a list of the items that you need and what you are willing to spend on them. Obviously, make sure that you get the basics before getting really distinctive stuff. For example, that article doesn't have it but a pair or three of chinos will work well for you. J Crew makes some affordable and nice quality pants in that vein. The most important thing will be breaking yourself of the idea that dressy cannot be comfortable. If you are leaving your house at all, you should do better than sweatpants, even if you're just going to the post office. Don't dichotomize your style into "looks good" and "comfy". Aim to look good every day. If you're looking for colognes, then you can get samplers and decants at http://theperfumedcourt.com/ and try things out for yourself.
     


  9. DAMOLA

    DAMOLA New Member

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    Thank you all for feedback.

    I have been adding to cart on oldnay.com, llbean.com, ralphlauren.com, levis.com, brookbrothers.com, to keep affloat, most of what I will eventually buy are simply casual, I only bought a few long sleeves from bb simply because I felt once in a while, I might like to feel normal.

    But since I work from home, I usually am on shorts.

    Anyways, thanks so much again, I picked a great number of these websites from here, please advise more.

    More importantly, I don't know where to shop for slippers or simply casual wear I can use at home office.

    Please help with that, tks
     


  10. mensimageconsultant

    mensimageconsultant Senior member

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    Brookstone sells quality slippers that probably would mesh with your style. Define "casual wear," please.
     


  11. mimile

    mimile Senior member

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    I need your advise on which cloths, shoes, perfumes, underwars and accessories to buy and where to get them at good prices.


    Thanks in advance




    And how are you walking around now ? Naked ?[​IMG]
     


  12. TCN

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    If I was working from the house, I'd invest in a nice robe.
     


  13. nickG

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    get outside and into a store. sound like you're scared of the sun
     


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