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Thank you Synthese.

It's not perfect, but I think it's better than some others I've seen throw on an 'approved brand' and get a million thumbs
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Deets of the shirt

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Originally Posted by Bam!ChairDance View Post

you all say that now, but when diglet finds his size 3 kka blazer, you will be sliced by the sharpness, trust

It's certainly possible! I just don't think it looks that bad as-is.
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Originally Posted by Synthese View Post

I think that some of you guys - I won't name names - are being unnecessarily rude to Diglet. Allow me to expand:

1) Re: Setting. Verdant forest? Overgrown bench? Crumbling tree house in the background? That is awesome. Would you prefer a curated background? More bokeh? We can't all have walls like kgfan.

2) Blazer. I cannot imagine wearing that without the collar popped. The shoulders, while not as shrink-wrapped as people (still!) seem to insist on, I find pleasant. I like a wide shoulder like that, though, particularly on blazers that toe the line between cardigan and outerwear. The sleeves are similar. Yes, they're too long, but a single roll wouldn't be incongruent with the texture or shape of the jacket.

3) The tees are tees.

4) The pants are the only piece that look off to me, and that's nothing a hem won't fix.

5) boot tuck is whatever. hemming the pants and lacing more tightly would fix it up. I still like tucking my pants, fuck the haters.

Basically, it is not a disaster, which seems to be the bizarre consensus. I think that looking at some attachment styling would help, but there's no reason to get rid of everything, especially if the kid is "still growing." Myself, I'd probably just wear a white tee instead of layering, and change out the pants for something less messy. Easy breezy, and all that.

Really appreciate that Synth.

 

Yes, I'm still young, growing, and going to be on a year-long bulk (freshman year) so I'm positive that most of my clothes will fit a bit better than they do now. I know that my fits aren't even close to perfect and I'm really just looking for a bit of feedback from you guys without having to consider throwing all of my shit out. So please, help me feel a bit more welcome here since I honestly haven't tried to provoke any of you guys far enough to crack jokes about using my mother's backyard. 

 

Yes, I will hem the sleeves of the KKA blazer, and yes, I will hem the DNA pants. Otherwise, I still love the way the blazer fits. 

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^ AFAIK freshman year "bulk" is all around the tummy, no lie
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Going to continue weight lifting religiously so I'm not too worried about that. Just need the extra calories. 

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I don't get it. You are buying your shirts too small, and are then surprised that they don't fit?
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Originally Posted by Synthese View Post

I don't get it. You are buying your shirts too small, and are then surprised that they don't fit?

Spam. That's a really old post.
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Originally Posted by Ibrock View Post

I've been having a lot of trouble now that I'm buying and wearing more button downs, with knits and tees I can usually just size down if the length allows or buy slim and the fabric's stretch will sort things out. I tried to size down in j. crew's shirts but I'm 6'3 and a Small just wont cut it in length or in the shoulders. I'm also a little bit reluctant to go for some of the expensive BoO type true slim fit shirts because I'm afraid the shoulders will be too small, I have a couple H&M slim fit shirts that I can hardly get my arms/shoulders into after washing. I've been thinking about picking up a few uniqlo oxfords (hence the sig) because for that price I should be able to afford having them tailored.
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Originally Posted by VLSI View Post

Welp... consider that one itch that won't be scratched for a long time.

Well they are offering free shipping.......Beautiful console Kaplan
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Originally Posted by Fairbanks View Post

Well they are offering free shipping.......Beautiful console Kaplan
Thanks.

(To be fair, it's a good deal cheaper here, so free shipping is the least they can do...)
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god, I hate this put-on attitude some piano players show when they are playing. Makes me want to punch them in the face.
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Incidentally, thanks for clearing up what a 'sideboard' is. I just finished reading The Sound and the Fury, and the narrator in the first section keeps mentioning hearing the sideboard open and close (in reference to a character's constant drinking). I meant to look it up, but I guess it slipped my mind.
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Originally Posted by Synthese View Post

I think that some of you guys - I won't name names - are being unnecessarily rude to Diglet. Allow me to expand:

1) Re: Setting. Verdant forest? Overgrown bench? Crumbling tree house in the background? That is awesome. Would you prefer a curated background? More bokeh? We can't all have walls like kgfan.

2) Blazer. I cannot imagine wearing that without the collar popped. The shoulders, while not as shrink-wrapped as people (still!) seem to insist on, I find pleasant. I like a wide shoulder like that, though, particularly on blazers that toe the line between cardigan and outerwear. The sleeves are similar. Yes, they're too long, but a single roll wouldn't be incongruent with the texture or shape of the jacket.

3) The tees are tees.

4) The pants are the only piece that look off to me, and that's nothing a hem won't fix.

5) boot tuck is whatever. hemming the pants and lacing more tightly would fix it up. I still like tucking my pants, fuck the haters.

Basically, it is not a disaster, which seems to be the bizarre consensus. I think that looking at some attachment styling would help, but there's no reason to get rid of everything, especially if the kid is "still growing." Myself, I'd probably just wear a white tee instead of layering, and change out the pants for something less messy. Easy breezy, and all that.

Thank god sythese is here with some sense

also when did mikey become a one-note internet tough guy troll
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Originally Posted by shoreman1782 View Post

Modernism has eliminated the need for "children"

+ thumbs
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in the words of warren zevon, my colour calibration's fucked up.

 

Sweater is burned orange and shirt is palest of blue university stripe and not the teal it pretends to be.

 

 

 

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