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Are you like, dying to wear polos? Maybe pass up that dream and go with the button ups. Now, just what sort of person in your circle thinks a button up is too dressed up, and then tells you so to your face? (I just cut my little meadow today, in a button down button up*)

My eye only, but polos are marginally unattractive on just about everybody, and yet there are threads all over the forums asking/telling about them, which one is best, what colors look good, what's the best fabric --- who cares, after a single wash they all
look the sh*ts, all loosey and the collar ends turn up and they're a bitch to iron, so just get one at WalMart, call it a day and resign yourself (not you particularly, but anybody) to belly bulge, nipple poke and sweat soak (because the arm holes are always too tight).

Exceptions to this are rare, but there are a couple. They can look passable in summer beneath a linen or cotton unstructured jacket. And the retro versions with banded, elasticized bottoms and sleeves can be interesting. Blair.com is the big purveyor of those. I have a few.

*The meadow runs by a road where in the summer there is what passes for traffic, mostly Jersey and New York license plates with big, over priced SUVs attached and as they glance they see an erect old guy in a done-up button up with rolled sleeves and khakis pushing a gasoline mower down a long strip, then turning himself, not the mower, and pulling the thing back up the adjacent looong strip and so on and on, but what they don't see is an old guy in a sweaty Polo with his fat ass plopped on a rider which, here in Maine, in order to get a riding mower license, you have to have, a fat ass and a polo.
Yeossal makes some great long sleeve polo shirts with collars that maintain their shape, and the polos don't shrink either. They are not cheap, but worth it considering I haven't found anything else like them on the market.

I specifically bought the type of polo below to be worn with sports coats and casual suits.



If you only want short sleeve polos and don't mind yearly sizing consistencies, Spier & Mackay makes some polos with decent collars that maintain shape, and are 1/3 the price.
 

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Great pair of trousers, my friend! I love the cut and the single pleat.
I don't think that's him. He's not holding a pink cell phone. (Or is that you, @delicious_scent, and you've invested in a tri pod?)
Woops, I should clarify, those are official pictures from Yeossal that I used.

I am having a suit made with single forward pleats, will post pictures once I get it.
 

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See, I assumed someone else took a picture of him, like in ancient times, when there was this thing called a camera...
I never did like formally taken pictures or selfies. I've started telling people to take candids of me when I'm not aware that something is being pointed at me.
What is Yeossal, besides the sound my cat makes when I step on its tail (by mistake of course of course)?
According to The Google, it is a men's tailor in Singapore. When your cat says that it means "gee whillikers but that smarts," in cat of course.
Yep, this is correct. They also make safari jackets and high quality shoes.

I like their individual products, but they can be very #menswear. Some of the looks they push are bad, with poor colour pairings. See below

http://instagr.am/p/CcGEq33pvaq/
I do like this though, see below.

http://instagr.am/p/Cck1ABJJuij/
Not sure why IG no longer embeds again.
 
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