Pens in your shirt pocket: Anyone else consider it to part of their style?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by randomhero88, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. ter1413

    ter1413 Senior member

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    +1




    Typical sort of post....
    -OP asks for advice..if anyone does this or ...
    -SF responds..NO...
    -OP gets upset and screams at SF....
     


  2. MikeDT

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    Pens in shirt pocket?

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    No, it's not part of my style.
     


  3. ter1413

    ter1413 Senior member

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    FTFY!!
     


  4. black_umbrella

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    I prefer the placket approach
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    And this is a cheap as shit hero 100. Perhaps the best pen I have ever used.

    Noodler luxury blue.
     


  5. habanos

    habanos Senior member

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    I carry a simple cross pen in my shirt pocket at work. Never have I had a leakage problem and I get compliments from clients on occasion. If it fits your job why not have one or two?
     


  6. Crane's

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    I switched my Pilot demonstrator to Aurora black for the time being. I was using Iroshizuku fuyu-gaki (Winter Persimmon) which is a rich orange red ink. It drove people bonkers but I like the color so oh well. I'm going to order up a bottle of the Iroshizuku Cerulean Blue. Someone I know uses it and it's a nice vibrant blue.
     


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    Too much of a pain in the ass. I switch to a rollerball for plane flights, plus I kept worrying that my visconti travelling ink pot would get confiscated by TSA.
     


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    They wouldn't be that easy to spot if they're in your shirt pocket under your jacket though would they?

    OP you said you're a "financial adviser". TBH I wouldn't be very comfortable dealing with a financial adviser that likes showing off'/brand whoring with his expensive toys. I'd be thinking,...so that's where my money is going.
     
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  9. Poloboy

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    You seem to be obsessed with MontBlanc. The ones you have chosen to show in your photograph are
    low end starter pens. You mention that you like a MontBlanc, because it is easily identified by people, making it easy
    to start a conversation. Anyone who would start a conversation with a stranger, regarding a basic MontBlanc pen, obviously
    does not know much about fine pens. If you want to start a real conversation, try buying limited edition Michel Perchin,
    David Oscarson, S T Dupont, Omas, or Krone. People who can identify these brands in a shirt pocket, will be much more
    interesting to talk to, rather than the person who is impressed by the MontBlanc logo on a starter pen.
     


  10. black_umbrella

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    or if you want to be a bad ass collect only vintage prototypes.
     


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    +2. No dress shirts with pockets here.
     


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    Given your point of view, may I assume that the sport referenced in your member name refers to that played on horseback and not the mass market retailer? That said, I do understand your point ... although would probably have put it differently.
     
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  13. HomerJ

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    Ironic post.
    Pockets on dress shirts look shit.
    No comment on Mont Blanc.
    Do you drive a 3 series or C class?
     


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    Haha, I knew this would eventually develop onto a car thread... :D
     


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    The CL isn't bad. But to quote a 'gentleman' I talked to in Hong Kong: "I no like Mercedes S or CL Class. Mercedes is for maid and gardner. I drive Maybach."
     
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