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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by dieworkwear, Aug 4, 2012.

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  1. ColdEyedPugilist

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    Sent!
     


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    wOOt WoOT!!
     


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    Awesome! Thanks much.
     


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    This "denim under pinstripe" look manages to beat the "tie with a denim jacket" look.

    [​IMG]
     
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    has anyone here noticed a trend in your wardrobe that was unintentional?

    when i was about 20, i realized that the last 4 suits i had bought were all blue 2 button SBs. sadly none fit me any longer, and now i dont have a solid navy suit, pathetic, i know. and the other day, as i was looking through my tie collection, it was pointed out to me that i have a surplus of polka dot ties.

    i had no intention of building those collections, they just kind of happened, as i must have had a disposition to those items and styles. clearly i was buying things, thinking they were new additions to my wardrobe, when in reality, even though they were technically different, i was buying the same thing over and over.

    similar experiences?
     


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    In the couple of years before SF I bought probably 4-5 pairs of pants between tan and ivory, without really realizing it. Now I don't think any of them are much worth wearing so...problem solved! :slayer:
     


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    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    That said, tan/beige/cream colored pants are awesome. Now I just need to get some nice ones that fit.
     


  8. in stitches

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    lolz, happy shopping. nothing like having 4 or 5 of something, and no desire to wear any of them. :p
     


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    ^ All but two out of my seven sport coats have some kind of plaid. Everytime I hunt for odd jackets I end up getting plaids, don't know if it's intentional or not, but I love them. I don't even have a decently fitting navy blazer [​IMG]

    And now that I think of it, all of my current dress pants are summer weight [​IMG]
     


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    not that i want to break the discussion of my awesome insight, but i wanted to put up this quote from edmorel.

    it was a reply in the recent purchases thread, and i dont know how many people follow that thread. i was hoping it could get more eyeballs, and discussion centered around it, over here. its an excellent post, and deserves to be noticed.

     


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    Good advice
     


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    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    definitely. Reading ed's post made me think more about my wardrobe kind of generally. There are a couple more things that I'm going to get in a few months and then I think I'll write up a "how I think about my wardrobe"-type article which I hope will inspire others with more talent to do same, since my version will likely be a fail.
     


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    That is great advice and something I will surely try to follow when I start building a definitive wardrobe (if I ever get to that point [​IMG]). Right now it's mostly a disposable one so I don't care that much about getting staple items.
     


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    cmon now, lets not be down on ourselves.

    btw, i was strongly leaning towards calling you, son. ;) no h8
     


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    Yes. I have found that, for some reason, I keep being drawn to checked shirts, even though I know I have entirely too many of them already, and that I need a few staple striped shirts. I just can't help but be pulled in by the checks (ginghams and graphs, mostly). My ties are in a similar boat, but with solid, textured ties or navy silk neats. I can't explain it, but I think that instead of fighting it, I'll try to build off of it.
     


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