Modern Man's Wardrobe....

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    I'm in the process of cleaning out, sorting, and packing things in my apartment. One of the last things I need to go through and clean up is my wardrobe. I'm changing over from winter to summer clothes, and with a potential move in the near future and the fact that I've lost about 55 lbs. in the last year and a half it seems like a good time to "make-over" my wardrobe. The only problem being that I'm about as fashion and style conscious as a rock, and really don't hang around with anyone who is fashion or style conscious.

    So I'm looking to the USMB membership for some help here..... What should and shouldn't be in a modern man's wardrobe? What are the essentials that have to be there, and what should be avoided at all costs?

    For background..... I'm almost 37 years old, about 5'-6" tall, athletic build, and work in a professional environment. I also have a full facial birthmark, which can make certain color shirts look pretty awful on me.

    Any SERIOUS suggestions, ideas, or input would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    No suits, no ties.

    and of course no capes

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    Considering how many of the people on the board with Good Taste are on the Ignore List, soliciting and providing advice are both rather futile.
     
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    lol...good grief man, pick up a magazine :eusa_whistle:
     
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    Wear whatever it is you like on others... Or ask the ones in your life that matter enough to dress around. ;)
     
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    Honestly, I don't generally pay enough attention to what other guys are wearing to have that much of an opinion.

    The problem with that is there's really only one person in my life I'd trust to do that and she lives over 300 miles away.


    Though I do thank you for the serious input and suggestions. I'm wondering if maybe a wardrobe or style consultant might be the way to go.
     
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    Apparently somebody has difficulty understanding the word SERIOUS.

    Buh Bye.
     
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    Men in politics wear capes all the time... Especially in DC. With that New England weather I'd research a few European fashions for men, basic wool, cottons, and jeans. You said you were moving? Wait until you move and then buy from the local stores of your destination.
     
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    Hopefully in the next couple of months I'll be moving to Eastern Pennsylvania (providing I can find a job).

    Thanks for the idea on European fashions. I'll take a look into that.

    I'm not sure the wardrobe will wait that long. I've lost enough weight and changed body shape so dramatically in the last 6-9 months that I literally don't have a pair of pants that fit properly anymore. I would really hate to move all of this stuff from MA to PA and then replace all of it. Kind of seems like a waste to me.
     
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    The best thing I ever did was ball up all my old suits and ties and burn them.

    I will never put on another monkey suit again.
     

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