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I think it's impossible to remove all subjectivity from a critique of someone else's outfit, or from the exercise of prescribing stylistic rules to be followed by others. Even the best critics will concede -- or should concede -- that their concepts of style are based on a set of influences they've encountered or texts they've read or movies they've seen, rather than on theoretical attempts (probably futile) to piece together ideal uses for each item in combination with...
Quote: Originally Posted by ginlimetonic +1 for http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Institut_Le_Rosey During most of the 20th century, Le Rosey was referred to as the "School of Kings", as the school has educated many notable alumni, including 7 monarchs.[7][8] Le Rosey is currently in the planning stages of constructing the CHF 45 million (estimated $43 million USD) Carnal Hall, an Arts and Performance Centre for Le Rosey and the La Côte region...
Quote: Originally Posted by ctbrew The use of the word "closure" should be a felony. You probably wouldn't like working in programming/tech, in that case.
Quote: Originally Posted by cretaceous_cretin In a hot clime like Texas, a good cotton tee shirt provides a layer to absorb some of the perspiration. There is no need to iron tee shirts. Put them on a hanger and do a "gravity press" (let gravity get the wrinkles out over a day or two. Yeah, its lazy, but it works reasonably well). A V-neck can be worn open collar if the V is low enough and the dress shirt is not super thin cotton. Just my...
This thread's title lends itself to misinterpretation. I am disappointed.
Quote: Originally Posted by voxsartoria Mmmmm...both sound poor, generationally adjacent to poverty, or foreign. Let's ask an aristocrat: Don Carlos, what say you? (Note to self: I'm assuming he's an aristo, albeit of the swarthy kind, and not some fellow named Don.) - B I have never had to handle money in my life. And yet, I possess hundreds of pairs of $500 shoes. That's how wealthy my mind is.
What was the net worth of this Eastern mystic of yours, such that he was shod in such finery?
Quote: Originally Posted by munchausen To be working class I would have to work. Are you employed, sir?! Surely you don't go looking for a job dressed like that, do you? On a weekday?
Generally speaking, it's prudent to select the auto insurance provider with the funniest commercials or the sexiest spokesperson. In this case, logic suggests a battle royale between Nationwide Dude and Erin E-surance.
Quote: Originally Posted by Reevolving Dy-no-mite! Wrong show.
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