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Re: The Mens Wear Thread
« Reply #125: February 14, 2012, 08:53:01 AM »
:smh:

And I thought we wuz friends.  You do realize my fashion moves are to make fun of hipsters, correct?

eh, I have no fashion sense anymore- I just wear what ever has the fewest baby vomit stains at this point

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« Reply #126: February 14, 2012, 09:01:31 AM »
:smh:

And I thought we wuz friends.  You do realize my fashion moves are to make fun of hipsters, correct?

I see you MDS. Keep your enemies close.

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« Reply #127: February 14, 2012, 09:10:07 AM »
Yeah !

Brown shoes with black pants. Yay or nay?


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« Reply #128: February 14, 2012, 09:29:13 AM »
Alton Lane. Interesting concept and solid advice. Made in Thailand has me a bit wary but at the $500-$700 it may be worth it. Apparently they are competing with other m2m such as My.Suit (N.Y. only) and Indochino (measure yourself :shock: ).

http://www.altonlane.com/


Thanks.  I had a friend who would buy all his suits in Thailand.  Said they had exceptional tailors and incredible prices.

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« Reply #129: February 14, 2012, 09:30:36 AM »
Thanks.  I had a friend who would buy all his suits in Thailand.  Said they had exceptional tailors and incredible prices.

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« Reply #130: February 14, 2012, 09:32:23 AM »

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« Reply #131: February 14, 2012, 09:35:08 AM »
Alton Lane. Interesting concept and solid advice. Made in Thailand has me a bit wary but at the $500-$700 it may be worth it. Apparently they are competing with other m2m such as My.Suit (N.Y. only) and Indochino (measure yourself :shock: ).

http://www.altonlane.com/


Hmm, I kind of want to try this. I wonder how accurate they can get the fit. I've never had an OTR suit fit me properly.

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« Reply #132: February 14, 2012, 09:37:44 AM »
Hmm, I kind of want to try this. I wonder how accurate they can get the fit. I've never had an OTR suit fit me properly.

They always have to take off a couple of yards of butt to get mine to fit.

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« Reply #133: February 14, 2012, 09:48:58 AM »
Brown shoes with black pants. Yay or nay?

Doubtful although possibally if the shoes contain black piping.

The problem is that it violates more than one rule of dress, beyond traditional English styling (black/black/black, brown/brown/brown) the one thing the dicussion seems to be forgeting is shoes should always be darker than your suit trousers. With this in mind, ingoring several fashion "rules" tends to look clownish without drastic measures (i.e. multipattern sport coat) from a designer. If you really want to go for this type of look, I would suggest burgundy or a deep mahagony color rather than brown per say.

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« Reply #134: February 14, 2012, 09:54:33 AM »
Wear which ever pair that looks the best. A crappy looking pair of shoes won't help a bit, regardless of color.

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« Reply #135: February 14, 2012, 10:30:17 AM »
You could always "rent" a pair from DSW for the interview.

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« Reply #136: February 14, 2012, 10:32:08 AM »
My black work shoes are not as comfortable as my brown ones. Thats why I was asking

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« Reply #137: February 14, 2012, 10:32:10 AM »
Brown shoes with black pants. Yay or nay?

I don't think so.


This weekend I wore brown shoes/brown belt with my grey suit for the first time. Really dug the look. Much better than my crappy black shoes.

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« Reply #138: March 13, 2012, 07:33:31 PM »
So, looks like I'm going to need some new shorts sooner than I thought.  Of the many things I hate about Big&Tall clothes is that they assume everybody likes their shorts baggy.  I know this is a stretch on here, but anyone know of a place that sells 46 shorts in either slim fit or anything other than baggy? 

Also, is this boss or passe if I rock it with khaki slim fit shorts, a colored tee shirt, Chuck Taylors, and a cycling cap:


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« Reply #139: March 13, 2012, 07:39:25 PM »
So, looks like I'm going to need some new shorts sooner than I thought.  Of the many things I hate about Big&Tall clothes is that they assume everybody likes their shorts baggy.  I know this is a stretch on here, but anyone know of a place that sells 46 shorts in either slim fit or anything other than baggy? 

Also, is this boss or passe if I rock it with khaki slim fit shorts, a colored tee shirt, Chuck Taylors, and a cycling cap:

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I imagine these puff up when expanded to 46 waist
http://www.menswearhouse.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay_10051_10561_10601_281913_-1_10561_EGGSHELL_10051

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« Reply #140: March 13, 2012, 07:50:36 PM »
Pay attention - those are "relaxed fit".  Automatically disqualified.

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Re: The Mens Wear Thread
« Reply #141: March 13, 2012, 08:00:04 PM »
Re Thai tailors, just freaking fly there and buy 5 suits, you'll have a nice vacay and still save a crapload of money.

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« Reply #142: March 13, 2012, 08:10:21 PM »
So, looks like I'm going to need some new shorts sooner than I thought.  Of the many things I hate about Big&Tall clothes is that they assume everybody likes their shorts baggy.  I know this is a stretch on here, but anyone know of a place that sells 46 shorts in either slim fit or anything other than baggy? 

Also, is this boss or passe if I rock it with khaki slim fit shorts, a colored tee shirt, Chuck Taylors, and a cycling cap:

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Going for the Richard Simmons look?

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« Reply #143: March 13, 2012, 08:12:06 PM »
Going for the Richard Simmons look?

He wears baggy short shorts. 

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« Reply #144: March 14, 2012, 12:54:05 AM »
Jos. A Banks has big and tall in their catalog. I've got many a dress shirt from them. Never have been in their stores though.

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Re: The Mens Wear Thread
« Reply #145: March 14, 2012, 07:37:14 AM »
Have you tried the Lands End or JCPenny websites ?
So, looks like I'm going to need some new shorts sooner than I thought.  Of the many things I hate about Big&Tall clothes is that they assume everybody likes their shorts baggy.  I know this is a stretch on here, but anyone know of a place that sells 46 shorts in either slim fit or anything other than baggy? 


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« Reply #146: March 14, 2012, 07:43:23 AM »
Have you tried the Lands End or JCPenny websites ?

Pennys is where I usually get my shorts but they're another "baggy" shorts offender.  I'll have to give Lands End a try.

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« Reply #147: March 14, 2012, 07:49:31 AM »
Sears has some Lands End items.  It might be a place to get a better feel for their items than through mail order.  But mail order will provide more selection

Pennys is where I usually get my shorts but they're another "baggy" shorts offender.  I'll have to give Lands End a try.


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« Reply #148: March 14, 2012, 07:57:49 AM »
Actually it's LL Bean that I'm thinking of.

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« Reply #149: March 14, 2012, 08:14:12 AM »
I wear ll bean shorts and they seem 'relaxed' which you don't want.