I'm gonna buy a BLACK suit.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by dreamspace, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. Rumpelstiltskin

    Rumpelstiltskin Senior member

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    It looks like you're wearing your big brother's suit
     


  2. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Senior member

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  3. Rumpelstiltskin

    Rumpelstiltskin Senior member

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    Figured as much [​IMG]

    I really don't see the problem with black suits. I bought a double breasted one when I was in my early 20s and thought I looked dapper in it. Never bought another because I thought black was of limited use and this was long before I learned the rules of the suit game. I just preferred navy or charcoal. I still have the jacket from that second suit (my first was blue-ish/charcoal-ish number) and the jacket is currently hanging at my g/f's house. I don't think I will ever wear it again. Well not unless I take the blue pill and realize that I am actually living in the Matrix
     
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  4. cataan

    cataan Well-Known Member

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    Both Carl Icahn and Warren Buffett wear black suits.

    Moreover, to think that black suits in the work place or in the evening break some sort of long-established rule is nonsense. According to my parents (who are in their late 70s/early 80s) black suits were worn with regularity when they were younger, and this involves both the west coast and the east coast (U.S.).
     


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    I like Warren. I have little to no respect for Carl. I know both. Carl dresses a little better than Warren. Neither is a style symbol.
     


  6. archibaldleach

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    +1. Black suits are probably the least objectionable thing about Carl Icahn.
     


  7. Veremund

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    I think I just threw up a little in my mouth. :(
     
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  8. GBR

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    Only a little if that is an actual photograph of the purchase?
     


  9. AlexE

    AlexE Senior member

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    I like the shoes. Are they they from EG Top Drawer :tounge:
     


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    Is this conversation still ongoing?

    I like this guys contribution as it perfectly suits someone with 4 posts.
     


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