I'm 100% sure Man of Kent is over 50.
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Random fashion thoughts - Page 5520post #82786 of 1090538/20/13 at 9:36ampost #82787 of 1090538/20/13 at 9:38amQuote:Originally Posted by robinsongreen68
i am easily old enough ( late 30s...) . crossing over these imaginary thresholds is quite liberating though, you realise you don't have to care.
i guess i'm lucky in that i, and most people i know, don't have to fit into some internalised corporate vision of age-appropriateness
That is lucky! If I'm remembering London correctly, peeps there are somewhat more adventurous, too. Here, even the straight-up libertines still dress like the MC casual thread.post #82788 of 1090538/20/13 at 9:46ampost #82789 of 1090538/20/13 at 9:49ampost #82790 of 1090538/20/13 at 9:56amQuote:Originally Posted by pickpackpockpuck
I'd read about it a little before but hadn't seen any pics that I can remember. Seemed a little gimmicky in theory but the actual garments are surprisingly good (it's surprising to me at least).
On a related note, I've never really found an emotional connection to Margiela, OG or 2.0. Conceptually it was really fascinating, but it's not really my thing. The 70s influence that turned up in a lot of the men's stuff kept me at a distance. Not to mention that by the time I was paying attention to fashion he was already out the door.
edit: 30+ club here, too. got my hair cut yesterday and barber asked me if I'd ever considered dyeing my hair since I have so much gray.
Pictures from before 1999 or so are pretty tough to find. Here are a few more:Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
As for the men's, the whole idea behind the replica pieces was that something 20, 30, or 100 years old that still looked good today would probably still look good tomorrow, too. It's a pretty simple concept, basically scouting out the best vintage pieces around the world and beefing up the quality and tailoring, but it works. For the same reason, it's really easy to mix with whatever else you have in your closet, and you end up with this sort of vintage-y but current look.
I don't really buy anything current because I think it's pretty overpriced for what you get for the most part.post #82791 of 1090538/20/13 at 9:58ampost #82792 of 1090538/20/13 at 10:14am
Well, I was a 100% wrong, 15 years and that's me.
http://www.keikari.com/english/interview-with-manofkent/post #82793 of 1090538/20/13 at 10:58amQuote:Originally Posted by Find Finn
Well, I was a 100% wrong, 15 years and that's me.
that's a fantastic interviewpost #82794 of 1090538/20/13 at 12:12pmpost #82795 of 1090538/20/13 at 12:24pmpost #82796 of 1090538/20/13 at 12:39pmpost #82797 of 1090538/20/13 at 12:39pmThis one guy always came into class lab drunk and one time he threatened our 16 year old TA to beat her up for asking him to leave. The TA was so shaken that when the campus police finally came and took him away she broke down and cried under the desk.. I swear every single 'Chad' I met have been such assholespost #82798 of 1090538/20/13 at 12:43pmpost #82799 of 1090538/20/13 at 12:51pmQuote:
What, a 13 year engineer, I have been wasting my life, by getting drunk and hitting on girls.
Edited by Find Finn - 8/20/13 at 1:43pmpost #82800 of 1090538/20/13 at 1:08pm
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