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I really feel like there is nothing to buy!

Styleman

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Well, it may sound a little stupid, but when it come to tailored clothing in particular, I really think there is nothing to buy. Even though I dont have a lot by any standards, I feel like I have all that I could need, at 17. (I wear a suit on a daily basis to school). I have;

1 Medium Grey Suit Ermenegildo Zegna Su Misura (I really hate grey suits, but I though it could be nice to dress a little conservative once in a while, and it add a bit of individuality, as most of the guys in school wear charcoals, navys, or blacks). SB 3 Button 'average' stance no vents

1 Charcoal suit with barley visible stripes by Gerald Austin of Bond Street. SB 2 Button, low stance. dual vents

1 Black/Dark Charcoal Versace Classic Suit SB 3 button, high stance. dual vents

1 Navy Zara Suit, fit is amazing, I really like this suit - the fabric colour and the fit. 3 button SB 'average' stance. single vent

1 Zara light grey micro-houndstooth, SB 3 button, average stance with tickect pocket dual vents

1 Dark grey pinstripe Zara, SB 3 button, av. stance, dual vents

all above have notch lapels

1 Black suede blazer by Gucci, 2 button SB low-ish stance.

1 Black Karl Largerfeld blazer

1 Black Dior Homme blazer

a lot of trousers in various colours, mostly no pleats, and not turn ups

about 10 blue shirts by 2 by Charvet, 1 by YSL, 1 by Gucci, and 1 by Brioni, and 5 by Cotonifico Ablini for Marks and Spencer.

3 White shirts, 1 Dolce & Gabbana (mainline), 1 Cerutti Black Label, and 1 Ermenegildo Zegna.

2 Pink shirts, 1 Charvet 1 Cotonifico Ablini for Marks and Spencer.

1 Gucci loafers, black

1 Gucci brown semi-brogues

1 Ceaser Paciotti black lace ups

1 Salvatore Ferragamo Studio black lace ups

1 Gucci Boots black

1 Frattatelli Rosetti black lace ups

A black Versace Classic overcoat.

A ss Cartier Tank

A ss Rolex Submariner

A yg Cartier Tank

A ss Bvlgari-Bvlgari

The question is what to buy???
 

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style,

and I say this with love, man, you don't need anymore shit, at this point in your life. If you are 17 and you have all that stuff, take a breather and wait a while. even if you have the money, for your souls sake wait a while before you buy more stuff.
 

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and I say this with love, man, you don't need anymore shit, at this point in your life. If you are 17 and you have all that stuff, take a breather and wait a while. even if you have the money, for your souls sake wait a while before you buy more stuff.
The thing is I havent bought anything for a long time, so I feel like getting something new, but there is nothing in the shops that I really like (in terms of suitings, okay theres a lot of causal stuff I like, Dior etc. but way too expensive.) - I have just had a long 'breather', about 6 months.

Although I would agree, I may grow out of it, so it might be a bit wastefull.
 

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I didn't see any brown suit on the list. Browns can be a lot of fun and certainly more casual. Try some patterns. There is a lot of area for exploration here. If you are wearing a suit daily, I would add a few to the rotation to spare wear on the others.

There are many people here who really enjoy English shoes - perhaps you should explore these. Check out some of the slick Edward Greens - much better than Gucci, Ferragamo in my opinion.

I've never had your problem - I could easily walk into to somehwere like Neiman Marcus and spend upwards of 10K per day on items that I would truly enjoy - if the funds were available. Somedays I wish I had your problem.

Browse through some catalogs, find some looks you like -
Scott
 

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I didn't see any brown suit on the list.  Browns can be a lot of fun and certainly more casual. Try some patterns. There is a lot of area for exploration here.  If you are wearing a suit daily, I would add a few to the rotation to spare wear on the others.  

There are many people here who really enjoy English shoes - perhaps you should explore these. Check out some of the slick Edward Greens - much better than Gucci, Ferragamo in my opinion.

I've never had your problem - I could easily walk into to somehwere like Neiman Marcus and spend upwards of 10K per day on items that I would truly enjoy - if the funds were available.  Somedays I wish I had your problem.  

Browse through some catalogs, find some looks you like -
Scott
What sort of brown suit would you suggest, maybe a darker less reddish tone I would think?

I am sure that English shoes are of a higher quality, but I don't like the very classic designs, I preffer the more pointed Italian stlye shoes. I think a Oxford on a 17 yo looks pretty silly. Perhaps there are brands which make a comprimise with the styling and quality (Lobb is a bit too expensive, I would have thought)

Thanks for the advise.
 

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Bah, don't sweat it. I know buying things is great, but you sound like you have a pretty solid wardrobe already.
 

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It can be a pretty dangerous trap, though. You're 17, and there will be bigger things to buy when time goes by, things like health insurance and tuition, hlhhlhglhgh.
 

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I just purchased a darker brown fish eye suit by Isaia (350$ at NM last call). I think it would look great on a 17 yr old. At your age I would tend towards solids and smaller patterns - but in nice fabrics. I think darker browns are more versatile than the lighter tan suits.

I understand your sensitivity to oxfords at 17. I didn't wear them but rarely at that age myself. I was thinking more along the lines of a nice brown/cordovan loafer.

Have fun,
Scott
 

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Hi Avnish.
 

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I just purchased a darker brown fish eye suit by Isaia (350$ at NM last call).  I think it would look great on a 17 yr old.  At your age I would tend towards solids and smaller patterns - but in nice fabrics.  I think darker browns are more versatile than the lighter tan suits.  

I understand your sensitivity to oxfords at 17.  I didn't wear them but rarely at that age myself.  I was thinking more along the lines of a nice brown/cordovan loafer.

Have fun,
Scott
Do you have a pic of the Isaia?

Yea, a loafer might be good.
 

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If you get tired of buying clothes, start buying vintage cufflinks. Some of the best antique ones are right in your area of England.

That will keep you busy for a while. And you can acquire a whole heck of a lot of them and not take up too much room in your home/apt.

And they hold their value really well.
 

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