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very well played gents, id list you by name but the list got too long, you know who you are

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twd
spoo
orge
nobd
tto
acrid
harvey
Pand
parker

all great guys really superb
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I'm gonna go out on a limb here and say that, while NOBD dresses well and occasionally hits it out of the ballpark, many of his fits here are pretty uninspiring. The dude has style, but IMO he garners compliments and challenge wins with his photography and Photoshop skills as much as his clothes.

Don't worry Orge, we're all playing for second this week.

Also, I hope you don't take this the wrong way, but that one pose, with the smoke, you could kind of pass for a slightly less foppish Pee Wee Herman.
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I'm jammed at work, but monitoring this challenge closely. Pretty sure that this early in the game even, this may be the best entries for any challenge ever. EVER. TTO - sorry dude. MBreinin - sorry my fucking rolex just doesn't cut it for you. NOBD - I'll pay you for Photoshop lessons. Acrid - smile moar. Pand - good call. Harvey - you look nothing like I expected. Ian - some faces look better covered up
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Chanelling The Jam:

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No love for black suits = no votes for TWD. Again!

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Dude! I love you for this! Only wish your tie was a tad slimmer but as others have said the Union Jack Gretsch(?) is all sorts of mod win!!!!
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I'm pretty sure NOBD gets praise more because his stuff fits well and looks good. His photoshops add to it but you can't make your clothes fit via and look good via photoshop alone.
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I understand what Orgetorix says. The thing is, I don't have to dress up for work and I like simple (zzz) stuff. The challenges—for me—are about having fun; that's why I try to come up with something 'new', whenever I get the chance.

This one started out with the Bullitt-outfit, then I thought a background would be nice, and after that the idea of the film poster came to mind. It combines three (or even four) things I like: clothing, photography and graphic design (and fooling around with language).




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NOBD! I had the same idea

Show us!
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Diggin the Mardi Gras decor...
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Pretty sure that this early in the game even, this may be the best entries for any challenge ever. EVER.

I think it's already the best. I'm loving it.
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Some very amusing entries in the challenge.

I have to say though, more than a few of them are a lot closer to costume party than using a particular celebrity as an inspiration for a new look. I'm not a fan of that, at least not in this thread.

Using a particular celebrity outfit as a base inspiration, and then re-interpreting it by using certain aesthetic touches or elements to enhance your own look is a really great thing and a way to learn new ways of dressing.

But just copying an outfit/photo as closely as possible isn't something that inspires me at all, sorry. It's still fun to see the entries though; as one-off contest, it's certainly entertaining.

But to those that have re-interpreted rather than copied, you get some extra kudos from me. I think when I vote, I'll have to allocate one vote to "best costume" and one to "best outfit". It's almost like there are two separate contests going on...

Anyway, this is all just my carping from the sidelines, since I'm not actually taking part this week due to a combination of disinterest in the costume party aspect and general lack of any particular need to dress up today. You'll just have to settle for regular HF as usual.

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Originally Posted by acridsheep View Post
Don't worry Orge, we're all playing for second this week.

Also, I hope you don't take this the wrong way, but that one pose, with the smoke, you could kind of pass for a slightly less foppish Pee Wee Herman.

Sadly, that's not the first time I've gotten that comment.

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I'm pretty sure NOBD gets praise more because his stuff fits well and looks good. His photoshops add to it but you can't make your clothes fit via and look good via photoshop alone.

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I understand what Orgetorix says. The thing is, I don't have to dress up for work and I like simple (zzz) stuff. The challenges"”for me"”are about having fun; that's why I try to come up with something 'new', whenever I get the chance.

This one started out with the Bullitt-outfit, then I thought a background would be nice, and after that the idea of the film poster came to mind. It combines three (or even four) things I like: clothing, photography and graphic design (and fooling around with language).

Don't get me wrong--I'm not hating on NOBD's clothes. They fit him better than mine do me, most of the time.

All I'm saying is that I think while photography shouldn't get in the way of appreciating a fit, it also shouldn't boost poor or boring or just ho-hum fits. And I include myself in that, as well.

The Bullitt poster is legitimately awesome, NOBD. I truly do wish I had your Photoshop skills. I just wish you put as much effort into doing fun and creative things with your clothes as you do with your photos. With a little more variety, you have the potential to be legendary.
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Wow, good work guys. These are very imaginative!
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OMG SYLAR!!


Dude, elgreco is way better looking than the other guy who's ears apparently has melted to the side of his face.
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Dude, elgreco is way better looking than the other guy who's ears apparently has melted to the side of his face.

say what?

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I like the way this week's competition is shaping up...

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Brilliant... but would McQueen really have gone with 3 buttons? (I honestly can't remember)

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Like yours better than the original actually. He seems to have some shoulder fit issues.

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Don't care about the DTO'ing - just love this fit.
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