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Where to Shop for Mens Clothing
Where would you go to get good quality clothes that fit well, and/or possibly image advice for a 62 year old man?
My partner needs a better look. He's a scruffy, alternative, ex-roadie/light show artist who has been an investment Realtor for many years. I've told him many times that he needs to wear better clothes but does he listen to me (insert your laughter here)?
Today, a client who has been telling him she wants to introduce him to some money sources, told him that he has to dress better at those meetings. He listened.
I've dragged him to places like Joseph Bank (he canceled the purchase we made!) but I'm thinking, maybe, better quality than that or possibly what I mean is, more distinctive...an image consultant for guys? (Need I add that he's very cheap about clothes?)
Suggestions gratefully received
Also, Banana Republic has some nice modern but not too young styles. I noticed on their website they have a big and tall option, too. Not sure if they have that in their stores.
My husband is about 5'4'' and 130 pounds, with a 29'' waist. It has gotten harder over the years to find clothes that fit him, as clothing in general seems to be getting bigger all the time. Does anyone have any suggestions? (Bonus points if the clothes are stylish and not too expensive.) Chris
Zara in SF has nice clothing. Fashionable but not too expensive. Probably a good choice (casual and dressy items). Shirts are more fitted than most places.
G-Star and Mango are other choices (G-star is expensive Mango not too much. Armani Express, Urban Outfitters, and Express for Men are some other possibilities. myst
My husband has a hard time finding clothes -- particularly sweaters and jackets -- that fit him well. He's 6'3'' and 180. Which doesn't seem *that* tall to me, but in order for him to get something with long enough sleeves or that's long enough in the waist, he usually has to get an XL or something, and at that point it's hanging off his shoulders and he's swimming in it. I'm sure part of the problem is that most of his clothes are purchased at Target or Old Navy, but we're at a loss for better options. Dress shirts and pants aren't as much of a problem because of the way they're sized, but no matter where you go, sweaters seem only to come in S,M,L, etc. sizing. We tried a Big & Tall store, but they were all about big, not tall. Any suggestions?
Married to an Ectomorph
If you absolutely must see the clothing in person, Nordstrom
carries an OK selection of tall sizes. It is expensive, but the
quality is good and you can wait for sales. Mervyns used to carry
a lot of tall sizes, but I see very little there these days. I
don't think the places you are shopping already have much of
anything, and 'Big & Tall' stores tend to serve a heavier
clientele (I guess that's why it's not 'Big OR Tall').
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