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which barba shirt to choose?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by chenzhongbi, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. chenzhongbi

    chenzhongbi Senior Member

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    Guys,
    I desperately need a solid-colored shirt for a coming conference. This occasion is interview-like, thus I want the look to be as conservative/soporific as possible. But alas, both shopthefinest and ehaberdasher have only patterned ones in my size at the moment.
    I'm torn between these two. [​IMG] iGents almighty, please help me make a choice.
    Which one can pass as a solid-colored shirt? Namely, which is more a "staple"? I have two shirts quite similar to 1 (not suitable for this occasion because of FCs). To avoid repetition in my wardrobe, I'm inclined to choose 2. But is the color too bright for a conservative setting?
    BTW, in case it helps, I plan to pair the shirt with a navy tie with white polka dots.
    Thanks a lot.
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  2. Kiwi Man

    Kiwi Man Senior Member

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    I like the the second shirt better. This is because I like the color much better and you said yourself that you have already had a shirt that is similar to the first shirt.

    Enjoy your nice shirt!
     


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    I prefer the first one.
     


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    Don't spend too much time on this; they're both nice, so get both!
     


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    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Love them both, but I would go with #1.
     


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    eenie meenie miney moe
     


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    Agree #1 is a bit more conservative. What color suit? Hopefully a solid.
     


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    Yeah, #1 is more conservative but I prefer #2 more. I like how these black label barba shirts fit. Very slim but fits me very well without having to alter it.
     


  12. chenzhongbi

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    Thanks everyone. I ordered 1) yesterday. Looking forward to it.


    Agree #1 is a bit more conservative. What color suit? Hopefully a solid.
    A solid charcoal suit.
     


  13. Will C.

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    The second shirt has more a bit of that slight illusion of being a solid, which was one of your questions.
     


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