Archive for June, 2011

Suit stores – where men go to get touched

Posted in Clothing with tags , , , , on June 13, 2011 by experimentswithreason

Buying a new suit should be *this* exciting

This is a ranting post, rah.

I am not a fan of your average shop assistant, not in clothing stores and *especially* not in suit stores. I will find one when I need one. Suits are all the rage at the moment. Sterling protagonists such as Don Draper of Mad Men, Barney Stinson of How I Met Your Mother and Michael Westen in Burn Notice are champions of sartorial perfection. Shirt, tie, shoes, trousers and jacket form the modern armour of man; protecting them from disapproving fathers and manual labour. But I bloody hate shopping for suits! Continue reading