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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby GodSpeed » Fri Mar 25, 2011 4:51 pm

zanda wrote:Image


ZOMG! HE SPENT $420 ON HIS ENTIRE OUTFIT!

lulz. You know you should kill yourself when you fail at being a douche.
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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby beach_terror » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:00 pm

Stanford4Me wrote:
traehekat wrote:Yeah I'm not really knocking Express shirts in general, just that particular color. I'll admit to not being a huge fan of stuff from Express, though. Most of it is a little too metro for me.

+1

Some of their stuff is nice, but most of it is way way way over the top. I walk in there and wonder, who the fuck wears this shit? Then I'm like

Image

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby stayway » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:05 pm

zanda wrote:Image



AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHAHAHAHA

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby bartleby » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:13 pm

haha, i've never seen that before. wonder how the interview went.

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby Patriot1208 » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:15 pm

bartleby wrote:haha, i've never seen that before. wonder how the interview went.

i'm hoping it was for an interview to work at express.

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby bartleby » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:16 pm

Patriot1208 wrote:
bartleby wrote:haha, i've never seen that before. wonder how the interview went.

i'm hoping it was for an interview to work at express.


lol'd

i'm going to drop a bunch for a nice charcoal suit. have a nice navy one. and i think that's all i'll need for the time being, really.

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby stayway » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:24 pm

I seriously love all the spelling errors the dumbass made.

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby InvictusFortis » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:24 pm

What's more appropriate for a formal interview, navy or dark grey?

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby bartleby » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:29 pm

InvictusFortis wrote:What's more appropriate for a formal interview, navy or dark grey?


navy

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby traehekat » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:30 pm

InvictusFortis wrote:What's more appropriate for a formal interview, navy or dark grey?


dark grey, probably. i think navy is considered less conservative (although I personally think a lot of people look better in navy suits than standard charcoal/dark grey).

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby GodSpeed » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:30 pm

I need two pairs of shoes. I already have my black and brown, I just want more. I wear them for 12-15hrs a day, and I don't want to put them on the next day.

Something cheap. $125 each or so.

Also considering another pair of boots and a pair of brown shoes.

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby stayway » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:30 pm

InvictusFortis wrote:What's more appropriate for a formal interview, navy or dark grey?


dark grey

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby stayway » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:31 pm

GodSpeed wrote:I need two pairs of shoes. I already have my black and brown, I just want more. I wear them for 12-15hrs a day, and I don't want to put them on the next day.

Something cheap. $125 each or so.

Also considering another pair of boots and a pair of brown shoes.


Giltman has decent A Testoni shoes on sale on and off. I would check that out.

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby Stanford4Me » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:32 pm

InvictusFortis wrote:What's more appropriate for a formal interview, navy or dark grey?

either.

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby bartleby » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:32 pm

GodSpeed wrote:I need two pairs of shoes. I already have my black and brown, I just want more. I wear them for 12-15hrs a day, and I don't want to put them on the next day.

Something cheap. $125 each or so.

Also considering another pair of boots and a pair of brown shoes.


i dropped a bit on jcrew quoddy chukkas. pretty good investment if you wait for the 20% off coupon. i think it was like 200 though. so maybe 75 bucks or so more.

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby Jack Smirks » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:33 pm

Stanford4Me wrote:
InvictusFortis wrote:What's more appropriate for a formal interview, navy or dark grey?

either.

+1

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby skers » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:33 pm

Stanford4Me wrote:
InvictusFortis wrote:What's more appropriate for a formal interview, navy or dark grey?

either.


+1. Either is equally TCR as long as the suits are solid and not striped.

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby traehekat » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:34 pm

Stanford4Me wrote:
InvictusFortis wrote:What's more appropriate for a formal interview, navy or dark grey?

either.


ya tbh this is prolly the best answer. one or the other may be more formal, but only slightly. go with whatever looks better.

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby GodSpeed » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:34 pm

nooyyllib wrote:
GodSpeed wrote:I need two pairs of shoes. I already have my black and brown, I just want more. I wear them for 12-15hrs a day, and I don't want to put them on the next day.

Something cheap. $125 each or so.

Also considering another pair of boots and a pair of brown shoes.


Giltman has decent A Testoni shoes on sale on and off. I would check that out.

Never had a pair. Any feedback from anyone?

Also, anyone have a suggestion for a shoe I can wear out with jeans and a button up and a jacket, but also with a suit (at the office, not an interview or a wedding). I dont know if such a thing exists.



..probably pushing the suit thing, but http://www.gilt.com/look/men?s_id=0b93e ... gin=xmerch

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby skers » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:38 pm

GodSpeed wrote:
nooyyllib wrote:
GodSpeed wrote:I need two pairs of shoes. I already have my black and brown, I just want more. I wear them for 12-15hrs a day, and I don't want to put them on the next day.

Something cheap. $125 each or so.

Also considering another pair of boots and a pair of brown shoes.


Giltman has decent A Testoni shoes on sale on and off. I would check that out.

Never had a pair. Any feedback from anyone?

Also, anyone have a suggestion for a shoe I can wear out with jeans and a button up and a jacket, but also with a suit (at the office, not an interview or a wedding). I dont know if such a thing exists.



..probably pushing the suit thing, but http://www.gilt.com/look/men?s_id=0b93e ... gin=xmerch


I don't know how lax your firm is, but I sure as hell would not wear those at the office.

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby GodSpeed » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:41 pm

Not to trail, but maybe to sit at at the desk all day... maybe. Yeah, probably not...


My firm is more "runway fashion" than "business fashion," if that makes sense. It's littered with giant (expensive) watches, gucci ties and a brand logo every time you turn around. I'm, by far, the most conservatively dressed one there and the youngest male by at least 2 or 3 years.

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby bartleby » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:42 pm

don't buy from gilt. i think it's more important to find good fitting stuff than reliable name brands.

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby stayway » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:43 pm

bartleby wrote:don't buy from gilt. i think it's more important to find good fitting stuff than reliable name brands.


I have to agree. There is some truth to this.

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby GodSpeed » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:46 pm

Euro sizing is pretty easy to work with.


Also, must be a leather sole. Fuck rubber soles.

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Re: Suits (Clothing, not law)

Postby GodSpeed » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:48 pm

I'm going to end up spending 4x what I originally planned. I see this coming from a mile away. Avoiding park ave... avoiding park ave...




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