"I'm rather short, and one thing I've discovered is that the "rise" of the pants is also very important. What invariably happens with me, when wearing a regular rise, is that the pants fall to my natural waistline, which…"
"I'm an oddball tie lover, and the Jerry Garcia abstract ties at Kohls are great.
For a more standard look, however, I find you can buy good ties at pretty much any menswear store. Macy's sometimes has good builds.
Also, can't go wrong…"
I'm 5'5". Not exceptionally short, but short enough that buying pants is a huge pain in the ass. See, my inseam is ~27".A while ago I taught myself to hem my own pants. This, after some extreme frustration, turned out to be a not-so-bad thing as I could actually get a decent look going. I've got hemming dress slacks down pat, and if I buy 29" inseam jeans (kind of hard to find) it doesn't look bad. No matter how I try, though, or what style I purchase, I can't seem to find khaki's that look…See More
With a new grilling season now upon us, I'd like to get the AoM community's opinion on something.I've recently moved to a new apartment, and we've got walk-out porches off the backs. The lease states that we can only have propane or gas grills, and nothing that burns charcoal/wood/etc. I'm fairly certain this is because the porches are wooden, and at some point someone probably did something stupid and caught their third-story porch on fire with briquettes. I've previously been spoiled, and had…See More
"Ya I have the same problem. My boss does not ware a tie. I deal with it by dressing well in all other aspects including having fun with cuff links. You can dress well without a tie, you just switch the details. Also get…"
"I love wearing ties, I truly get treated different when not wearing them. That said I think the pocket square in colorful patterns are a great way to compliment the wardrobe. You can have fun with monograms on your pocket and cufflinks as…"
""...And have also made other incorrect statements, such as that rape is an issue of force, not consent..."
I recognize the flaw in my hurried statements in the chat. I am not making the Schafly argument. Nor have I stated such a position…"
"You have self defined the only type of consent that is valid, as consent given, individual to individual, in person.
I believe this definition ties in with objective realities, whether biological, psychological or otherwise.Your…"
"1. Yes, they would, but you're free to provide a citation as to why they wouldn't.
2. That statement is meaningless if you're unable to rectify the misunderstanding, as opposed to just assert it.3. I'm understanding correctly,…"
""I'd venture that the Founding Fathers would disagree with you on that, and wouldn't agree with your assertion that objective reality is defined by the state"1. They wouldn't.
2. That's not his argument -…"
""On the contrary, the argument is that the objective reality is that consent is impossible to give to begin with."You have self defined the only type of consent that is valid, as consent given, individual to individual, in person. But you…"