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    @alan, I hear you on the to lazy to go taper / hem pants, i have a pair of producers that need a taper bad but i just wont make time to go to tailor. i dont think the pants are hand me down worthy, but a slight taper might help, its not like your rocking bell bottoms, LOL, i actually have a pair of premium Gap chinos (so soft) but they have a huge flair that bothers the crap out of me. Bought them i was first experimenting with style, still have them i think. But i digress.


    @tdig, that tie is noice, and the micro gingham works well with the flannel. Not usually a fan of lug soles but those are some nice wheels. nice socks...


    @BenR, awesome look for an interview...i bet on style alone, you killed the comp...and i feel that leaves a lasting imprint in the eyes of the interviewers.


    Heres WIWT, its supposed to rain today:

















    and the accessories




    shirt: polo custom fit (bought it when filenes basement went out of business, like 18 bucks)

    tie: thrifted( this is one of my favorites)

    waistcoat: thrifted

    slacks: no name (bought at Marshalls)

    wheels: bostonians (bought at marshalls, owned for 3 yrs and they still look decent IMO, good quality leather)


    It may be just me but i am not a huge fan of the contrast between the top and lower levels, i wanted to wear a darker waistcoat but decided to go with a lighter one so as to not look to monochrome, not sure how i feel though...thoughts, critiques

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    @Max: When the vest and pants start to get really close in color, I feel ike it starts to look like you lost the jacket on your three piece suit (unless there's obvious texture or pattern difference). So I'm all for having contrast. I do see what you're saying about the sheer amount of contrast going on with you, though.


    Maybe you could experiment with color contrast instead of tonal contrast? In other words, maybe a dark brown? Heck, you could even go much lighter into the tan/khaki range, but that would necesitate changing the shoes.


    I personally think the top half if a great combination. I agree with keeping the vest lighter. If I were to consider changing anything, it would be the pants. The tie/vest/shirt combo is just working too well to mess with.


    BTW, nice trench/hat/umbrella. You're not just prepared for the weather. You look like you were born for it. Very British, IMO.


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    big fan of that tie max. trench works well too although it seems the tan scarf gets somewhat lost.


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    @Alan, great point on the tonal vs. color comparison. i think the pants may very well be what i think is off...I can actually see now in my mental picture of my closet what pants i shoould have opted for. Great feedback! And thanks for the kind workds...


    @Tdig, thanks man, and i hear you on the scarf, it was a last minute grab and go as i was walking out the door felt a chill and decided to throw in a scarf...that was what got grabbed...but that color would make a great trouser option now that i think of it....

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    Um... casual Thursday, anybody?








    I feel like I walked straight out of the late 80s/early 90s. Just give me a puffy vest and a trucker hat, and I'm all set.


    Shirt: Old Navy

    Sweater: American Eagle

    Jacket: Levi's, thrifted

    Pants: LEC

    Shoes: GNRC (whoever that is) for American Eagle

    Ben

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    Well you're in good company..

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    FWIW, I was already planning on wearing the denim jacket today before BenR made it look like I was copying him... again... :-P







    Shirt: Roundtree & York

    Tie: Brooks Brooks (via Marshalls) - wool navy/grey

    Vest: Lands End cotton v-neck sweater vest

    Jacket: LEC denim

    Pants: Banana Republic textured cotton

    Watch: Fossil Walter (black band)

    Shoes: Allen Edmonds Bagley


    It's going to warm up some today so I'll eventually lose the jacket and roll up the sleeves.


    And from the first pic, what I intend NOT to wear...

    Breakfast: Dunkin Donuts sausage/egg/cheese croissant


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    I might be in the minority but never been a fan of untucked shirt with a sweater. id rather roll a cuff to go casual if thats the goal. I think the rolled cuff on the jean jacket is a nice touch but comes across a bit too messy for me with the untucked shirt.


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    @tdig: I don't think you're in the minority there. It seems to be a rather even split with the deciding factor being the length of the shirt.


    It's those little details that I'm always flip flopping on, but I figure it's casual Friday so I'm going to dress confortably. It'll probably also look more appropriate once I lose the jacket.


    EDIT: Well I took of the jacket to try it out, and I think I agree with you after all. I tucked in the shirt AND tightened up the tie.


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    If you still want a casual look without the jacket just give your sleeves a roll over your sweater depending on the thickness of the sweater but it looks like yours is thin enough to make it work.


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