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Hello all,

One morning at work I make a quick trip to the bathroom and it hits me, I've been wearing jeans, trainers and a old t-shirt everyday for 3 years since graduating. So, I decide to change my style and become a well dressed alpha male!.

I have now spent 1 whole week reading the forums, in the morning, during my lunch breaks and before I go to bed. Then it happens, I bought my very first pair of quality shoes.

Now I have nothing to wear with my shoes so I have decided to get a tailored suit made.
All I know is I want it to be "Light Grey" and well fitted.

Searching the forums everyone seems to be recommending "George in Harringay" is this the one? http://www.allinlondon.co.uk/directory/1197/94778.php
 

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Originally Posted by qbessi
Hello all,

One morning at work I make a quick trip to the bathroom and it hits me, diarrhea. I've been wiping my ass with jeans, trainers and a old t-shirt everyday for 3 years since graduating. So, I decide to change my style!

I have now spent 1 whole week reading the forums, while crapping in the morning, masturbating during my lunch breaks and searching for tranny pr0n before I go to bed. Then it happens, I bought my very first pair of Panta pants.

Now I have nothing to wipe my ass with so I have decided to get a tailored suit made.
All I know is I want it to be "farmer brown" and well fitted.

Searching the forums everyone seems to be recommending "Allen Edmonds Seconds" is this the one?


FTFY
 

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Nice shoes. For a first suit I would go with navy, mid-grey or charcoal. Lght grey isn't really a staple and you should cover the basics first. Only mid-grey would work with those shoes IMO (a darker brown would have been more versatile... something to consider on your next purchase).

Also, unless you have an unusual body shape, I would go for OTR with alterations. Once you get more comfortable with what you like, you can then graduate to MTM / bespoke.
 

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Your first suit really depends on what you do and where you live.

My first suit was Wheat - which is highly unusual. Most people would suggest Navy or Charcoal. Mainly because it can get more use - both formal and informal.
 

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Thanks for the replies. I live in London and I work as a Web Designer. OTR is a no go for me. 46" Chest, 34" waist, 19" Biceps and shoulders too wide to mention
- so it's tailored all the way.
 

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Go slowly with your purchases.

Work on staples. Build from there. Fit is everything.
 

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Originally Posted by JohnsNotHere
Nice shoes. For a first suit I would go with navy, mid-grey or charcoal. Lght grey isn't really a staple and you should cover the basics first. Only mid-grey would work with those shoes IMO (a darker brown would have been more versatile... something to consider on your next purchase).

This. I find that the lighter a grey suit is, the less formal it is (of course, this is only a general guideline and also depends on the type of fabric, pattern, etc.)
Chocolate brown shoes go very well with both navy and charcoal suits.
 

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Thanks guys. Appreciate the help. I'll be visiting a tailor next week, so I"ll check out the fabrics then.
 

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