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Razmear
04-21-2011, 07:28 PM
I'm assuming business pants and shirt are sufficient, or do I need to buy a tie and a leisure suit?

eduardo89
04-21-2011, 07:31 PM
I'd either go with either dress pants and a shirt with dress shoes (POLISHED), or some nice blue jeans, dress shoes (again, POLISHED), shirt (tucked in) and navy blazer (single breasted, two buttons...we're not in the 80's) or a sport coat would be fine.

A suit would be perfect though, but it's not for everyone


Any man who doesn't own at least one pair of good shoes (preferably leather soled), a suit and a sport coat/blazer needs to go buy them NOW

Razmear
04-21-2011, 07:36 PM
I got some nice brown sneakers and no sport coat.... hmmm.

muzzled dogg
04-21-2011, 07:38 PM
g'd up from the knee up

slingshot, khakis, and a pair of wallabees

eduardo89
04-21-2011, 07:38 PM
I got some nice brown sneakers and no sport coat.... hmmm.

someone's got some shopping to do... :p

MelissaWV
04-21-2011, 07:39 PM
People still have leisure suits?

eduardo89
04-21-2011, 07:46 PM
I'd say something like these pictures would be good for going to the debates:


Dress pants and a shirt:
http://debenhams.scene7.com/is/image/Debenhams/114010203163?$ProdLarge$


Jeans and a blazer (but shirt tucked in):
http://www.bestylish.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/blazer.jpg

Suit (bow tie, or any tie, optional):
http://freshradar.com/wp-content/gallery/zara/zara-suit.jpg

Shoes:
http://resources.shopstyle.com/sim/6d/5d/6d5df7380cc3183be17c3071464fe2e4/boss-black-hugo-boss-dress-shoes-haco-10144467-01-by.jpg or http://resources.shopstyle.com/sim/ca/2b/ca2b0259e8bb4c8f2ead573e06b087b8/bally-endlesscom-dress-shoes-mens-washington-loafer.jpg


That's just my opinion, I live in Europe and I'm quite formal myself, so I don't know what is "normal" fashionwise in the States anymore

muzzled dogg
04-21-2011, 07:47 PM
teh metro, eh?

eduardo89
04-21-2011, 07:47 PM
People still have leisure suits?

Do not wear this to a debate: http://images.halloweencostumes.net/purple-leisure-suit.jpg

MelissaWV
04-21-2011, 07:48 PM
That's just my opinion, I live in Europe and I'm quite formal myself, so I don't know what is "normal" fashionwise in the States anymore

I will refrain from posting "People of WalMart" photos :p

eduardo89
04-21-2011, 07:50 PM
I will refrain from posting "People of WalMart" photos :p

I have given up hope on America. Goodbye everyone.

http://media.peopleofwalmart.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/1224.jpg

AZKing
04-21-2011, 08:07 PM
I have given up hope on America.

Took ya long enough.

devil21
04-21-2011, 09:21 PM
Im going with slacks, a dress shirt and tie.

I don't want to give ANYONE ANY REASON to claim that Paul supporters look and/or act unprofessional. They may still claim it anyway but at least Ill know they are lying. And don't wear anything that says who you support on it. Don't give them a reason to try to keep you out! The GOP has done it before!

Mallory
04-24-2011, 12:26 PM
I'm a woman, what should I wear? Haha....I"m thinking like slacks/nice top with heels or something? I might be able to go.

GunnyFreedom
04-24-2011, 12:33 PM
I'd either go with either dress pants and a shirt with dress shoes (POLISHED), or some nice blue jeans, dress shoes (again, POLISHED), shirt (tucked in) and navy blazer (single breasted, two buttons...we're not in the 80's) or a sport coat would be fine.

A suit would be perfect though, but it's not for everyone


Any man who doesn't own at least one pair of good shoes (preferably leather soled), a suit and a sport coat/blazer needs to go buy them NOW

To be honest, I actually make a statement with my shoes. I wear Doc Martins every day with my full-on suit and tie. :D

MelissaWV
04-24-2011, 12:36 PM
I'm a woman, what should I wear? Haha....I"m thinking like slacks/nice top with heels or something? I might be able to go.

Get comfortable in your shoes, and slacks are a good choice compared to a skirt. You'll be doing a lot of walking, and hopefully a lot of standing and cheering for Dr. Paul ;) Don't want a skirt that you have to smooth down over and over or, worse yet, that puts your thighs in contact with some nasty seat in an auditorium.

You'll see a lot of people in ugly Hillary Clinton style suits. Don't go there. It's not a good look... for anyone.

Imperial
04-24-2011, 02:48 PM
One of my rules in life: When in doubt, suit up.

anaconda
04-24-2011, 04:26 PM
I'd either go with either dress pants and a shirt with dress shoes (POLISHED), or some nice blue jeans, dress shoes (again, POLISHED), shirt (tucked in) and navy blazer (single breasted, two buttons...we're not in the 80's) or a sport coat would be fine.

A suit would be perfect though, but it's not for everyone


Any man who doesn't own at least one pair of good shoes (preferably leather soled), a suit and a sport coat/blazer needs to go buy them NOW

Are you folks attending the debate?

MelissaWV
04-24-2011, 04:29 PM
So, you guys are in the debate I guess?

No idea why you say that. The debate crowd is usually pretty conservatively dressed, in high-end business function attire.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_7CijtJo_UzQ/SOsdFTGtPcI/AAAAAAAAA_U/xLvbUE7WqJk/s400/presidential+debate+crowd21.jpg

http://cdn.wn.com/pd/57/5b/8648253009c6bbbcf8db4ee214f3_grande.jpg

IDefendThePlatform
04-24-2011, 04:33 PM
I'd recommend dress shirt and pants. A tie is prolly overkill IMO.


Edit: ok I see the ties in melissas pic now

speciallyblend
04-24-2011, 05:06 PM
as a hippie this whole thread is scary:) I would look into buying some clothes from calvin klein. they have very good business casual that can be used to go out in and is not as stuffy as the box suit!!

anaconda
04-24-2011, 05:43 PM
No idea why you say that. The debate crowd is usually pretty conservatively dressed, in high-end business function attire.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_7CijtJo_UzQ/SOsdFTGtPcI/AAAAAAAAA_U/xLvbUE7WqJk/s400/presidential+debate+crowd21.jpg

http://cdn.wn.com/pd/57/5b/8648253009c6bbbcf8db4ee214f3_grande.jpg

I was kidding. If you look above you will see that I changed my immature smart ass comment. You must have responded very very quickly. I think it is great that everyone wants to look sharp and professional.

MelissaWV
04-24-2011, 05:55 PM
:p No prob. I figured you were either being snarky or ... I dunno ... that maybe I had misunderstood you.

I am a little troubled by the purple zombie hue of the top photo, but I guess it gets the point across.

Dress nicely, but look less dead.