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Old 10-29-2014, 10:48 PM   #41
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I wear t-shirts almost 100% of the time in retirement.


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Old 10-29-2014, 11:48 PM   #42
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Old 10-30-2014, 06:09 AM   #43
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20% T shirts, 10% polo shirts, 20% button down shirts and 50% ladies fashionable blouses😄


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Old 10-30-2014, 07:33 AM   #44
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Pretty much T-shirts all the time...even when cold out. Lots of times when out and about in public, the heat will be overwhelming so, wearing a t-shirt makes it bearable. And, if it's too chilly, I will just leave my light jacket on.

There isn't much I miss about San Antonio, but it was kinda nice to wear shorts/t-shirts/flip-flops 10 months out of the year! For most of the time I lived there, I only owned one pair of jeans.
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Old 10-30-2014, 08:59 AM   #45
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5% Tees
60% Polo
35% Button down

As it gets cooler I actually still wear a short sleeve polo and then put a button down over it as needed to stay/get warm
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Old 10-30-2014, 09:05 AM   #46
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0% Tees
70% Polo
30% Button down

Rebalance as necessary depending on temps.
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Old 10-30-2014, 09:19 AM   #47
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80% t's
5% polos
15% blouses/button down shirts.

I wear button down shirts, untucked, with crops/capris at least once a week. I like the looseness and the hiding of sins. (I'm no skinny minny).

About 10 months of the year I wear crops/capris, the rest of the time it's jeans. I have a few pairs of slacks, but never wear them. I have some sundresses that come out occasionally for social events. They're comfy - so they sometimes come out for just day to day living.

Shoes are 80% flip flops (crocs ones so they have good arch and heal support), 10% slippers, 10% sneakers. I think I have one pair of pumps gathering dust in the back of my closet.

I have not worn stockings in over a decade. (Stockings are the womens version of a tie - torturous devices required in some business attire.)

The only thing that changed in my dress with retirement is the increase in slipper wear. As an engineer who spent my time in a development lab or a cube, far far from customers - flip flops, jeans/crops, tshirts were quite acceptable.
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Old 10-30-2014, 09:35 AM   #48
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I haven't changed my clothing one little bit since retiring.

1%
80% - thick, long-sleeved one this morning.
19% - though this is mainly short-sleeved/camp shirts

I suppose I should start tossing some of those many promotional t-shirts that I've accumulated, into the recycling! ;o)
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I am too lazy to figure out the percentages. Mostly V necks. Never wear any t shirt with any written on pictures on them. Plain always. And nearly always shorts and flip flops in summer.

By the way interesting to visualize all the responders as wearing something on top and nothing below the waist.
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I wish I could wear snow flip flops.
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Old 10-30-2014, 11:32 AM   #51
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10% Tees
80% Polos
10% Button Down

But all must have a pocket. No pocket, No purchase! I have noticed that pocket polos are getting a little easier as the baby boomer ages and need a place for reading glasses.
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And that is why I also described my pants.

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By the way interesting to visualize all the responders as wearing something on top and nothing below the waist.
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I like that GEICO commercial where Maxwell The Pig is at the beach, saying "boots and pants".
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Old 10-30-2014, 03:27 PM   #54
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I don't like polos but wear other pull over shirts in there place.

When I have lunches scheduled I usually wear a button down.

But tee's and flips are my go-to's.
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I spend 30% of my time in work out clothes (nylon capris with nylon shirts ) .The rest of the time I spend in Pure JJill clothes . They are so soft it's like wearing your PJ's . I also wear dresses especially Maxi dresses & sun dresses .
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To wear those, better learn the magick shuffle, er, foot movement.
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Old 10-30-2014, 05:01 PM   #59
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For me it is 85/10/5 although I often wear no shirt at all when in my apartment (I'm male), especially outside of the winter.

I wear a polo shirt when I go out (other than square dancing), except in hot weather when I switch to a T. I wear a button-down shirt when I go out square dancing 2 nights a week.
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In retirement life or after work what percentage do you wear:
1. T-shirt
2. Polo Shirt
3. Button Down Shirt
1. 95%
2. 4.9%
3. 0.1%

We were required to where uniforms at my former employer, and they provided us with a $500 per year clothing allowance, which was "use it or lose it". So I always ended up with more clothing than I could wear out in a year, including t-shirts and polo shirts. So over the years, I gained about a 20 year reserve supply of clothes for retirement! Everything from T's to Carhartt Arctic Wear.

In the past 7+ years of ER, I've barely scratched the surface of my stash! When I get all gussied up for some special occasion, I break out a nice printed T from one our past vacations or some music fest that I went to. As far as dress shirts or sports shirts go, I only put one of those thing on if I'm forced to go to a wedding or something.....unless it's one of my few flowerdy tropical-print shirts!
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