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    @Acoustic: Target hankie? :-) I like the jacket. (I'm a sucker for herringbone.)

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      Haha yes, I like my cheap hankies.

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        That's a nice herringbone, Acoustic. I'm fan as well.


        As for my participation here, doubt it'll ever happen as I'm pretty conservative/boring with my work attire (well, most of my attire actually). I just like nice things and different ideas to spruce things up occasionally.

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          I may have found a place that's ok for pics - the elevator at work. Still on the hunt for a slam dunk location, though.


          So here we go...





          Suit: Tommy Hilfiger trim fit grey pin stripe (the one with what Joe calls "Voltron" shoulders)

          Shirt: Express blue/white spread collar

          Tie: Nordstrom 1901 black wool with blue dots

          Shoes: Kenneth Cole slip-ons (nothing fancy, but they were cheeeeeap on reduced clearance)

          Watch: Fossil Walter w/ black band (http://www.fossil.com/en_US/shop/cla...k-fs4630p.html)


          The suit jacket, in retrospect, could possibly have been one size smaller. Since they sell as separates, it's not too late to find out. The flaring in the mid-section is not the suit, though. That's just my shape.

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            I like that tie a lot, Alan. I thrifted a navy pindot and it's one of my favorites, goes with just about everything.





            Shirt: Neiman Marcus via Last Call

            Tie: Thrifted

            Jacket: Thrifted (100% cashmere made in Italy!)

            Belt: Lacoste via Nordstrom Rack

            Jeans: Lucky Brand via Costco

            Watch: Timex submariner homage I sniped off eBay for a song

            Shoes: Chippewa boots, though this time not by choice. I wanted to wear some wingtips but it's supposed to start snowing pretty heavily right as my evening class begins - I didn't want to slide my way home.

            Ben

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              @Alan - Quite the powerplayer look you got there. I think a pair of black captoe balamorals would seal the deal even more.


              @BenR - I've always enjoyed your WIWT posts because they look very well put together in a simple effortless way that doesn't try to draw attention to one's self purposefully. I think this last one may be my favorite from you so far - the jacket really completes it.

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                @BenR: Thanks! It was actually featured in one of Joe's posts last month about a sale at Nordstrom. It was my first wool tie, but I liked it so much I've acquired two more since then. :-) Your tie AND jacket are both pretty great, too. I have yet to find a thrifted tie that doesn't REALLY suck, but it seems everyone else here has had some success. And I've been looking for a jacket similar to that one.


                @acoustic: Thanks! It's funny that a lot of my dressiest clothes are also my least expensive. And some black cap toe balls are definitely on the wish list. The Kenneth Coles are new and I only need one pair of black shoes at a time (at least for now), but I'm sure they'll wear out soon enough. Then it's all about the black cap toe bals.

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                  Just another casual Friday. Really not much to see. I walked out the door before I realized I'd left my denim jacket. So just pretend like it's there. :-P





                  Shirt: Banana Republic navy/white micro stripe

                  Pants: Banana Republic

                  Shoes: Poulsen, Skone, & Co wingtips (close-up here)

                  Watch: Fossil Walter (black band)

                  Belt: some random brown belt

                  Imaginary jacket: Lands End Canvas denim jacket


                  And yes, the belt doesn't match the shoes. I've owned the shoes for less than 24 hours and don't yet own a matching belt. :-P

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                    @Alan - Nice shoes!

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                      @Alan - would not have noticed the belt unless you said something.


                      Try this suggestion. It took me a while, but I'm getting better about it!

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                        @acoustic: Thanks! Instant favorites. :-)


                        @NC: Interesting that they would have a whole blog post about undoing the second button. I often do it under a sweater, but never really as a stand-alone. I don't see it flying at work, but it's something to consider after hours.

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                          Like anything - just own it at work!


                          Yesterday, I had to stick with just the top button undone because when I undid the second one, the shirt just flopped around. It's a no-placket shirt, which would explain it.

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                            My first time, posting in here, but figured I'd give it a go. Wore this for a short presentation in class this past Friday (sorry for the flash, gotta find a better place for pictures)





                            Shirt: Old Navy

                            Cardigan: Old Navy

                            Pants: Levi's 514 Cords

                            Shoes (Not pictured): Clark's Beeswax DB

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                              Hi Pitt! Nice first post. That cardigan is really nice and fits you perfectly. Looks like I may need to swing by Old Navy sometime soon....

                              Ben

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                                Hey Ben appreciate it man!, but excuse the typo on my part, the cardigan is actually from Urban Outfitters not ON

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