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i became extremely interested in fashion about 2 years ago and most people think i dress very well. but the thing is, i feel that i am not getting the bang for the buck since i spend quite a bit each year on clothing but i still don't look like the people from http://thesartorialist.blogspot.com/ or gossip girl, LOL. i just feel there is something missing. most of the time i do a dress shirt, slacks or chinos, v-neck sweater, jacket and pocket square. almost all of my shirts are from turnbull and asser, i also have some alain figaret, kilgour and j. crew. i usually wear loafers from ferragamo with jackets from gieves, armani, versace, agnes b., kilgour. so most of the time i look decent, but i am just not sure how to improve. i feel maybe its because my taste is rather too conservative and my clothing makes me look older than i really am? also i am quite thin, i am about 5'11 but i only weigh about 142lbs. i don't really like skinny jeans even though someone made that suggestion before. i would be grateful for any suggestions and things i should look out for when shopping for clothing.
 

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Originally Posted by LondonSartorialist
i became extremely interested in fashion about 2 years ago and most people think i dress very well. but the thing is, i feel that i am not getting the bang for the buck since i spend quite a bit each year on clothing but i still don't look like the people from http://thesartorialist.blogspot.com/ or gossip girl, LOL. .

There's your problem. You want to dress STYLISH. Fashion is too whimsical and what looks good now is no good tomorrow.

Your overall body shape 5'11" and 145" should lend itself to getting a nice look. You are not fat or short.

Instead of just going out and buying "names" thinking that'll make you look good, why don't you spend some time reading and learning about classic style. It's a learning process, cannot be rushed.
 

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5'11" and 145"


Dude.. you need lunch!!
 

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Pictures would help but frankly, while spending money helps, it does not necessarily make you look good. The menswear on the Sartorialist is pretty bold, you would have to have the necessary confidence to wear the clothes and not let the clothes wear you.
 

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