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Last day to enter! Poal goes up tomorrow at noon ET. Is there a standard rule for how long voting should remain open?
A BIT casual and low-budget today. Cardigan: Mango T-shirt: Uniqlo Trousers: Lands' End Chukkas: Massimo Dutti
You're most welcome. I design stuff for a living, and even after a couple of decades there are still times when I look at something I'm working on and and think, "I know it works, but WHY does it work?" Designers, like well dressed people, eventually internalize the theory and it turns into instinct that we put in play without consciously thinking about it. It's kind of cool when theory intersects the real world in a way that you can analyze and say, "oh, THAT"S why". And...
From a design standpoint this is a superior deployment of complementary colours, in this case orange and its opposite across the colour wheel blue. Here's why:Colours used sparingly, combined with neutrals.Warm colour against cool.The colours with the most visual weight due to luminosity and saturation -- here the burnt orange and the medium blue -- are used in the smallest elements (necktie and socks).Strong element (tie) juxtaposed with pale, desaturated complement...
My photography isn't shitty, it's... uh... dramatic. Let's go with that. Linen Jacket: Zara Scarf: Massimo Dutti Trousers: Lands' End Suede Chukkas: Massimo Dutti Linen Shirt (not shown): Luxire
Define "like this". Low rise with skinny legs? That's just a matter of providing the appropriate measurements. Would be no problem for Luxire.
@AlexRamius, this would be a solid contender if entered in the Friday Challenge.
^ This guy right here...
Thank you kindly, sir. I can totally see your point about the pocket square. By my standards it's actually pretty tame and I am at the conservative end of the African diaspora aesthetic around here. Here's a friend of mine in his shop in Central Harlem:I can recall four times in the last 25 years that I've worn a tie:Immigration courtA funeralA rather stuffy weddingAnother funeralSo I do actually own one but I think it might be characterized around here as "just barely...
Lurk moar.
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