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Sony Ericsson W380i shuts up easily

I think many find it annoying when your phone rings while you’re in class or in a meeting. (Damn it! I forgot to switch my phone to silent mode!) Then you’d need to go through the whole trouble pressing the buttons to turn it off.

Sony Ericsson Walkman phone’s new member, W380i, can help you in this awkward moment. All you need to do is slide your hand over the sensor on its shell, and the phone would immediately shut up and turn itself into silent mode. (Now wouldn’t it be nice if your girlfriend is made this way too)

W380i looks exactly like other clamshell phones. It uses, however, a brand new Walkman On Top design. The shell also includes a hidden OLED monitor on the outside that can show the usual date/time and battery but also songs’ information when it is in the walkman mode. It’s all in the outside so you don’t need to flip the shell all the time like those annoying clamshell phones.

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Tips on suits; so you don’t look like shit

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Going to court a lot made me realize one thing: no matter how great your argument is, it does not matter if the suit you’re wearing makes you look like shit. I don’t care how much drugs the guy was selling, or how he pointed a gun at some guy’s head, it’s total eye sore to watch the prosecutor do his job with a bad suit on. A modern man needs to know how to dress, especially in suits.

General Tips:

  • It needs to fit- You may not be an intimate guy but a suit needs to fit closely to your body, no over size ok? If they don’t have your size at the store, don’t compromise, go get a tailor-made (Trust me, it’s not expensive these days).
  • Brand matters little- A Gucci or YSL may be nice, but it’s much more important to have a suit that you’re comfortable in. You are better off with something that suits you than looking weird in a $1800USD Gucci. We all agree that men work better when they’re comfortable don’t we?
  • Cotton or wool only- Please, don’t argue with me on this

Colours that always work:

  • Black- It’s chic, it’s New York and it’s versatile. May it be a job interview, a funeral or your best friend’s wedding it works. If you can only have one suit, it’s black.
  • Grey- It’s plain, conservative and classic. If you want o play safe in an occasion and still be dandy, grey is the choice for you.
  • Blue- Want something more fun and casual? Blue makes you welcome everywhere you roam. For those who don’t want to look like a dork in parties and gathering.

Jacket

  • Single or Double? Single-breasted and double-breasted Jacket both work well with most body types. If you’re a slender guy, single-breasted would fit you nicely. Double-breasted would make the broad more appealing.
  • Those damn buttons-Two is certainly popular. Just remember that you ONLY button the top one. Try look into the mirror with both and you’ll know what I mean. Three is classic and, well, still classic. Either button the middle one only or the top two. Four? Well The Beatles did it… but as for men today, don’t even think about it, at least not this season.
  • How fit is fit? Again, it has to be close to your body. Make sure it does not wrinkle when you button though.

Trousers

  • We usually pick the ones that come with the suit. It certainly saves a lot of brain cells from choosing and it’s safe. Do have a back-up pair of pants though so you can change between them once in a while, or, if anything bad happens to it, you still got a spare pair.

Well these are the basics. I can’t assure that you’ll look like George Clooney but hey! At least you will look good in your suit.

Too much reading? Try this video with Calvin Klein’s CEO in it.