Your Thoughts? Rugby Ralph Lauren Herringbone Suit

18/08/2010 § Leave a comment

I am really enjoying this slightly cropped and feminine take on the classic herringbone suit.  The jacket I would wear in a second, but the shorts…?

This opens up an entirely different debate on work shorts.  My position on said work shorts is that they are always wrong for men*, but can be okay for women in certain specific circumstances, such as:

  1. you’re not wearing them to work.  Obvs.
  2. you work at a rather casual place OR it’s a severely casual Friday OR your friendly office fashion police are on vacation, etc.
  3. you actually work at Rugby.  (Actually, they might be required there…)

As you can see, I’m on the fence with the work shorts in general, but especially in this case.  Is this too twee for real life?  Does the model look like she’s wearing her best Oliver Twist costume?  If you lost the braces and the ruffled shirt, would that bring it down a few notches?  Or do you love how all the details work together on the overall look?

Head to Rugby to pick up the suit.

*Oh, there’s only one exception to the “always wrong for men” rule:  Brad Goreski gets a free pass to wear all the shorts he wants!

Advertisements

Tagged:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

What’s this?

You are currently reading Your Thoughts? Rugby Ralph Lauren Herringbone Suit at Quite Continental.

meta

%d bloggers like this: