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Old 09-18-2013, 08:23 AM
 
Location: southwestern PA
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Who the hell are you? The fashion police?

Men sweat. Undershirts are cheap and absorb sweat. Dress shirts and polo shirts are expensive. Dress shirts and polo shirts that don't get stained by sweat last longer.

Get over it.

yeah... all that.
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:38 AM
 
Location: Northville, MI
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Okay this is going to be the undershirt issue revisited. Do you realize how ridiculous you look with a t shirt sticking out of your polo collar, or the outline of a wifebeater under your dress shirt? There is no reason to worry about "too much chest hair" unless you have unbuttoned THE FIRST FOUR buttons. I realize many many people do this but I think it is a ridiculous look, and doesn't look very "proper."
Oh come on, that's similar to asking why women are still wearing Bras .

Undershirts help retain warmth when its cold outside (like yesterday when it was in the mid 50's). T-shirts and undershirts look nice with Polo's and button up shirts. My profile picture has a sleeveless undershirt if you observe closely.
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:41 AM
 
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I agree with commenters that have raised the sweat issue, but I'm surprised that no one has addressed this gem:

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There is no reason to worry about "too much chest hair" unless you have unbuttoned THE FIRST FOUR buttons.
So, actually, even trimmed, my chest hair is visible with just the top button open. Different brands place their second button in different places, but with a button down and no tie, most shirts open 3-4 inches, which is a lot.

On polos, depending on the collar, it might only be an inch or two, but that's still a lot of chest hair.

So, does the OP think it is more "proper" for men to wax?
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:49 AM
 
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So, actually, even trimmed, my chest hair is visible with just the top button open. Different brands place their second button in different places, but with a button down and no tie, most shirts open 3-4 inches, which is a lot.

On polos, depending on the collar, it might only be an inch or two, but that's still a lot of chest hair.

So, does the OP think it is more "proper" for men to wax?

What is wrong with chest hair? Is it deemed "gross" now or something?
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Old 09-18-2013, 10:05 AM
 
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Okay this is going to be the undershirt issue revisited. Do you realize how ridiculous you look with a t shirt sticking out of your polo collar, or the outline of a wifebeater under your dress shirt? There is no reason to worry about "too much chest hair" unless you have unbuttoned THE FIRST FOUR buttons. I realize many many people do this but I think it is a ridiculous look, and doesn't look very "proper."
Actually, it looks ridiculous NOT to wear an undershirt, unless you're trying to look like some disco king from the 1970's. Maybe you like your men with lots of gold chains too????!!!!
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Old 09-18-2013, 10:27 AM
 
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Had a couple band t-shirts get ruined by deodorant and sweat in the underarms. Started wearing a white V-neck T-shirt under all the time. When the OP wants to buy my clothes, they can dictate how I wear them -
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Old 09-18-2013, 10:31 AM
 
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Okay this is going to be the undershirt issue revisited. Do you realize how ridiculous you look with a t shirt sticking out of your polo collar, or the outline of a wifebeater under your dress shirt? There is no reason to worry about "too much chest hair" unless you have unbuttoned THE FIRST FOUR buttons. I realize many many people do this but I think it is a ridiculous look, and doesn't look very "proper."
You seem to have some very serious issues. "outline of a wifebeater"?

Also, no one really care what you think. Those who worry or are so concerned with what others look like probably don't own mirrors.
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Old 09-18-2013, 10:43 AM
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Who the hell are you? The fashion police?

Men sweat. Undershirts are cheap and absorb sweat. Dress shirts and polo shirts are expensive. Dress shirts and polo shirts that don't get stained by sweat last longer.

Get over it.

Did it dawn on you that maybe you're sweating BECAUSE of the undershirt?
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Old 09-18-2013, 10:44 AM
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Actually, it looks ridiculous NOT to wear an undershirt, ......

Uh.....no.
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Old 09-18-2013, 10:48 AM
 
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I do not wear undershirts, see no reason to. I also do not care if other people do.

The only time I find it ridiculous is on a nice hot, humid day here in Miami, I will see a tourist sweating like a pig, wearings jeans, polo shirt with undershirt, and sometimes a tank under all of that, and some sort of sneakers; and they are wondering why they are so darn hot walking around.

I think most polo shirts are ridiculous looking, while there are a few that look good, most people seem to wear the same style I see Clark wearing in Lampoon's Vacation, or with the horizontal stripes (bonus points if wearing baggy kaki shorts with huge pockets). plus the fact it seems to be the defacto go to dress item for people who do not know anything about dressing up. Overseas, the polo shirt style was called the "American uniform".
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