My friend in Paris, E****t (banned), says that I have a lot of nice "stuffs," meaning clothes. AlanC has seen a lot of it. I do have several hundred pairs of shoes, hundreds of suits and sport jackets, well over 1,000 ties, etc. This results from mental illness (over-purchasing for years; going out and buying something when I was bored or depressed). I am now aging rapidly and need to wear these things. A lot of my clothes are quite dramatic looking; bold striped suits and shirts, double breasted suits, English cut-away collars, etc. I cannot wear it to work, as most of my clients are blue-collar. It definitely would not work in Court. The last 5-6 times I went to Broadway shows less than 5% of the men had coats and ties on. I go to few weddings and funerals and my best finery is not appropriate for the latter. The members here seem to agree that there is no need to wear very nice clothes in most fine restaurants. I find myself looking very lonely when I dress up for even Atlanta' finest places. Most NY restaurants are similar. Most (but not all) men were well dressed at the starred Le Chiberta, Le Elysees, Jamin and Helene Darosse in Paris, but I am there less than 2 weeks a year. I did recently meet the 9th Earl of Spencer (Princess Diana's brother) and he did seem to notice my bold striped T&A shirt. I have no future plans to meet with Charles or other members of the Royal family, however, so just when do I wear this stuffs?