I need some advice on buying some dress clothes for my sales job.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by RobstaRob, Apr 10, 2013.

  1. RobstaRob

    RobstaRob New Member

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    Apr 10, 2013
    I need to do some shopping sometime this week to get some clothes for my sales job, I'm not looking to break the bank on the clothes though. I plan on shopping around macys, khols, and sears.

    I need to purchase some long sleaves, dress slacks, and ties.

    I'm a red head and don't really tan, from what I have heard I need to get clothes with autumn colors like caramel, beige, burnt orange, gold, darker reds, olive, ivory, camel and browns.

    I'm 19 with a mesomorph build, and I just don't know what fit clothes I should get. I want to buy some docker pants but I see they come in different fits like slim, classic, and straight. I just don't know what would be the best.

    If anyone has any advice or recommendations that would be greatly appreciated.

    Last edited: Apr 10, 2013

  2. archetypal_yuppie

    archetypal_yuppie Senior member

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    Don't be tempted to look flashy or trendy, since in sales you want to have credibility. (what kind of sales...?) As a 19-year old it won't matter much.

    White shirts, gray or beige/khaki pants, solid ties, etc. would be fine.

  3. mensimageconsultant

    mensimageconsultant Senior member

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    Mar 15, 2006
    "macys, khols, and sears" - sounds like a bad idea. Where approximately are you? Yes, "what kind of sales"?

    And no blue and white? Please distrust seasons color advice - it's especially unreliable re work clothing. Although black clothing should be avoided, for multiple reasons.

    Also, "mesomorph" and "slim" fit usually is a bad combination.

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