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On Uniforms - Portrait of a Young Man as The Artist — LiveJournal
On Uniforms
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abmann From: abmann Date: December 5th, 2011 03:00 pm (UTC) (Link)
I never got the "always leave the last button unbuttoned" thing. Why is it even there then?

Was it the particular combinations that needed the variety? Or was it poor choice in materials? How do you think that applies to what I'm doing - which is essentially the Man in Black?
nidea From: nidea Date: December 5th, 2011 03:05 pm (UTC) (Link)
Each vest was too recognizable, so the repeat was too obvious. "Oh, it's the plain brown one with the beige trim." etc.

And they were probably acrylic, so he didn't look particularly sharp. Then again, most geo. profs went for a flannel shirt + jeans, except for the older ones, who wore normal-type suits.

I think your choice of accessories + a nicer fabric will help avoid that situation.
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