Need a 4th suit

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  1. btulls

    btulls Active Member

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    work as a junior lawyer.

    here are my 3 suits.

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    I'm picking up a 4th this weekend. Trying to decide on color. Not sure if I want a black one. I'm leaning towards another navy with stripes. thoughts?

    if physique matters, i'm 6'4 slim, with reddish blonde hair.

    thanks

    edit: i should clarify and say it needs to be one of these options: https://ephapparel.com/category/suits
     
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    gotitwenineed Well-Known Member

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    Both good suggestions. You'll definitely want a solid, since of your three suits, two are patterned. I would recommend against the black. Black suits are generally not appreciated on this site, but I think particularly given your complexion it would not be a good choice.
     
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    isn't birdseye navy a pattern that appears solid?
     
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    Yes, but it has a subtle interesting texture that is very classic and appealing. If you have redish blond hair stay away from light grey suits.
     
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    i'm leaning towards the fundamental charcoal suit.
     
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    It will even out your options
    2 bules, one solid one striped
    2 greys, one light one dark, one solid one glen plaid
     
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    Macallan Senior member

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    4th suit - plain charcoal
    5th suit - patterned navy

    by getting a charcoal suit first, you would have two conservative suits in different shades (rather then two navy conservative suits)
     
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  11. btulls

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    i'm pretty sure i'll get this one:

    https://ephapparel.com/product/fundamental-charcoal-suit

    depending on how i'm feeling about my finances i may also get this:

    https://ephapparel.com/product/the-navy-shadow-windowpane-suit

    how does the shadow windowpane compare to a birdseye?
     
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    Go with the Fundamental Charcoal Suit
     
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    btulls Active Member

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    there's also a few customization options.

    i don't plan on changing anything. 2 button, regular notch lapels, modern (slim) fit. is there anything i should consider customizing?
     
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    You mentioned that you're pretty slim, so the modern fit should be ok. I'm also a lawyer, so my advice would be to keep it conservative (no slanted pockets or narrow lapels).
     
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    I would veto a third grey suit. Navy pinstripes is a nice power suit.
     

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