If you do not own the following things, you are not well dressed

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Aug 1, 2012.

  1. emptym

    emptym Moderator Moderator

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    Same here, except that I wore DB's a couple decades ago. Oh, and I gave away my gray worsted a couple years ago. Will get a replacement soon.

    In fact, I think I owned everything on the list before joining SF (knits, not grenadines. Still not a big fan of those.) But SF has helped me to make better upgrades than I would have in the past few years, particularly in their fit.

    I went to college in DC in the early 90's and wore them 2-3 times a year. But I almost rarely wear one now, maybe once every other year.
     
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  2. cptjeff

    cptjeff Senior member

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    Decent lists, but not all are absolute staples, some are easily skipped with variations in personal tastes.
     


  3. Renton

    Renton Senior member

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    Giving up tweed for bow ties? No thanks


    :plain:
     


  4. SuitMyself

    SuitMyself Senior member

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    I guess that means I am VERY well-dressed! :slayer:


     
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  5. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    BOOM
     


  6. R.O. Thornhill

    R.O. Thornhill Senior member

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    Completely agree with the inclusion of black tie. Surely most people have some occasions every year that call for it?

    I would also propose that we add:
    1. A summer-weight sport coat (not navy blazer) - e.g., a plain linen, a lightweight wool gunclub
    2. A raincoat / mac
    3. A solid-stick umbrella

    A morning suit would be a requisite for those of us living in the UK

    R-O-T
     


  7. wumingde

    wumingde Well-Known Member

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    Dang. This means I am not well dressed at all. :)
     


  8. sartorialnoob

    sartorialnoob Well-Known Member

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    Forgive my ignorance, but would someone help with the abbreviations? I understand DB for suits, but what are FC and BC shirts? I guess BD is button down but I'm not sure if you mean a button down front or collar. I suppose that will be clear when I figure out FC and BC.
     


  9. fritzl

    fritzl Senior member

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    french cuff, barrel cuff
     


  10. sartorialnoob

    sartorialnoob Well-Known Member

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    Thank you.
     


  11. sartorialnoob

    sartorialnoob Well-Known Member

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  12. LeviMay

    LeviMay Senior member

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    The list is good. The list is life.

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  13. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    you really do not have a DB suit?
     


  14. Thomas

    Thomas Senior member

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    Spoo, really? You don't have double-breasted suits? This surprises me.
     


  15. Trompe le Monde

    Trompe le Monde Senior member

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    I'd have given you a thumbs-up had you not forgotten the Cape.
     


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