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Old 09-12-09, 03:54 PM
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My New Suit

It's a bit big, but damn, I feel sexy.



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Old 09-12-09, 03:56 PM
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get it tailored it is worth the money . it is a start, you look good in it
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OOOOo very nice, love the black shirt with the matching tie effect over it!!!!!!!!!!

<edit> and yeah agree - some tailoring would make you more sexay
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Originally Posted by c0urt View Post
get it tailored it is worth the money . it is a start, you look good in it
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A tailor isn't very expensive, and it makes a big difference. Nice suit.
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Old 09-12-09, 04:01 PM
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looks like the suit my church's preacher wears occasionally.
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Old 09-12-09, 04:02 PM
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Yeah, gotta get some shoes and all that. This is my first suit and, from what I understand, it's a very nice one. I'll definitely get the suit tailored. It too nice not to.
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Old 09-12-09, 04:07 PM
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Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
looks like the suit my church's preacher wears occasionally.
oh! New career choice for me.
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Old 09-12-09, 04:18 PM
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you pimp
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Old 09-12-09, 04:18 PM
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My father used to say, on the matter of ties, "Never wear something they can hang you with."
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Old 09-12-09, 04:58 PM
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You getting married or something?

Looks good and I third the getting it tailored. You'll feel like James Bond once you do.
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Old 09-12-09, 05:00 PM
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not enough skin showing on your new suit...





oh.. you meant the other suit
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Where did your head go? You need a head to wear a suit dude!

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Get the sleeves taken up for sure, and always keep the top button done but never the bottom!

Shoulders look OK, but think twice about the black shirt.

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Old 09-12-09, 05:27 PM
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If this is for your funeral, just buy the jacket and have them leave the bottom half of the casket closed.
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Old 09-12-09, 05:34 PM
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Looks good!
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Old 09-12-09, 05:36 PM
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i never understood why a new suit makes a person feel better looking. but it sure does. like new shoes.
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Old 09-12-09, 06:26 PM
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Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
It's a bit big, but damn, I feel sexy.



I like it.
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Old 09-12-09, 06:35 PM
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Originally Posted by <3 2 Ride View Post
I like it.
Yep - he goes well with the suit and visa versa - I love the colors. He did well
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Here is my favorite suit. Don't be fooled by it's perfect sheen. It's not new.

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You look good all cleaned up.

Do you have a job interview?
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Old 09-12-09, 08:43 PM
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Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
You look good all cleaned up.

Do you have a job interview?
No, not yet. I just happened to come across this suit.
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When's the court date?
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I am too sexy for my suit, too sexy for my suit...

Looks nice, I personally agree with Thoreau though.
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes
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Originally Posted by sakonnetclip View Post
Get the sleeves taken up for sure, and always keep the top button done but never the bottom!
yes, and yes. It really is a good cut on you

when you go for the sleeves, make sure you wear a shirt that has sleeves the right length. With your arms at your sides the shirt sleeves should rest right around where the base of the thumb is (the bump that starts at the heel of your hand). Most guys wear shirt sleeves too short.

Then, have the tailor measure to shorten the jacket so you have about 1/2 an inch of shirt showing with your arms at your sides. I've had tailors fight me on this but go watch a cary grant film or two and you'll see what I mean.
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Old 09-12-09, 11:31 PM
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Originally Posted by <3 2 Ride View Post
I like it.
Then again, screw what me and Cary Grant say - this is the only opinion that really matters
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