They don't notice my grenadine tie and my pin-dotty socks

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by EvilFish, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. EvilFish

    EvilFish Well-Known Member

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    Woe is me.

    Not that my jacket is too tight (there's no W.O.E. here).

    But I live in Ireland. A sartorial wasteland. Everything's square here, not just the shoes. I buy my stuff online, just like a regular iGent. I wear ties more expensive than my suits, and shoes more expensive than my prostitutes socks.

    What hope have I got? Must I move to Ah-merick-ahhh! and join forces with Acrid?
     
  2. Gerry Nelson

    Gerry Nelson Senior member

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    Aren't you in the land of Donegal tweed, across the border from Scottish cashmere and English shoes? Lucky, lucky man!
     
  3. F. Corbera

    F. Corbera Senior member

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    You should do that...your children will be beautiful.
     
  4. Uunottaja

    Uunottaja Senior member

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    Move to either Stockholm or Milan. Or New York.
     
  5. EvilFish

    EvilFish Well-Known Member

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    But will their socks be properly maintained? What's Iroh's going rate?
     
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    JeffsWood Senior member

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    You got the stupids my friend, for the less than a cost of tie you can fly to Milan, Paris or London and shop like a whore.

    Man I miss living in Europe and paying next to nothing to visit another country for the weekend.
     
  7. EvilFish

    EvilFish Well-Known Member

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    Correction - While I may be able to fly to these places on a song, shopping in them tends to add to the cost.

    That being said, the point of this thread was not to whail (whale? wail? whaaaaaaeeel?) about not having nice things. I think. I'm drunk. Jameson goes down smooth.
     
  8. IndianBoyz

    IndianBoyz Senior member

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    God bless Ireland though.

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    ethanm Senior member

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    False.
     
  10. EvilFish

    EvilFish Well-Known Member

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    Also, we make great big woolly sweaters.

    B, got an Aran sweater yet? They're awesome.
     
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    IndianBoyz Senior member

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    Maybe they do notice, but they're too polite to mention.
     
  13. IndianBoyz

    IndianBoyz Senior member

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    Well as long as you know for yourself, really.
     
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    Correct. Dress for yourself first. If you think you look maaahvellous then you won. Beyond that, if other people compliment you, consider that a bonus.
     

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