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post #35311 of 117677
Originally Posted by noobizor View Post
This, to me, is just so wrongheaded, for so many reasons... For one, all clothes -- mall brand, designer, etc. -- fit different people...differently. What you'll look good in has very little to do with price. For another, I doubt most can actually distinguish 'generic mall stuff' from the SF-sheeple brands. My best fit pic? A military sweater I said was Dior. :P Hell, 99% of the prized 'hobbyist' looks are just rehashes of other, cheaply available clothing anyway. You can look like a rail worker w/o spending $500. And Lane, the Colombine killers nailed your aesthetic for much less. It's a little dispiriting, seeing the kidz logging-on and being taught to revere the affiliate brands and dropping all their student loan money on these doll-sized ToJs indistinguishable from the Macy's house brand; it's even worse, a few months later, having to endure their sermons on 'quality', watching them become unpaid evangels for high-priced dreck, when all they might really need -- I'm looking at you, here, Lane -- is maybe just a hug and a cup of tea and perhaps a little tip-off that Evil BJ Novak is not a good look for *anyone*. Creativity: yes. Variety: yes. Unreflective brand-whoring: no.
bolded part is funny to me in certain instances its somewhat true. lol, eric and dylan nailed my aesthetic? You know thats quite insulting since all they wore was black pants, shoes, and band shirts with their gun holsters. I think you're simply displaying your ignorance about clothing in general. I really doubt you've actually seen any of the brands you are downplaying up close if you're willing to have such ignorant opinions. I'm also not just talking about my aesthetic here, visit barneys somehow and examine the cuts, the details, feel of the garment for christ sake. Its nothing like your everyday mall stuff at all. You can't accomplish bootleg versions of certain design unless you're part of some really simplistic/bottom of the barrel style. Also, every dime I spend on clothing is through my job. Yes, I work and go to school because its really important to me, and I even end up sacrificing much of a social life because of this. I like how you think you've got me figured out so well. Not to mention ToJ is not my thing because its too classic, and I don't even own any SF approved stuff. I'm considered a SZ nuthugger in these parts for your information. Plus, this is about appreciating design and style/fashion. Seeing fits contained with Hedi-era Dior , Cloak, Schneider, Rick, and etc because they have been crafted for reasons beyond simple functionality. There is a purpose to their design, and they are quite distinguishable. Saying you accomplish looks like this with garbage from the mall is not only ludicrious, but just plain ignorant. I won't say your jealous because judging by your fits you don't really aspire to anything past that, but I will say you're quite ignorant.
post #35312 of 117677
Originally Posted by Brinbro View Post
God damn, you 'workout' and look like that? You're wasting your time... why do you keep saying your upper body is fairly built?

As I have posted many times before in the health and body section and in WAYWT I have a diagnosed medical condition called marfans disorder, which effects the forming of connective tissue, which as a side effect obviously impairs how much muscle I can gain. Even with steroids I wouldn't get big. I'm also 17, how fucking big do you want me to be? I've put on 58lb this year so no I don't think I'm wasting my time.
post #35313 of 117677
Not sure I feel about the tucked flannel under the leather. Opinions? ToJ A&F MxMJ Wolverine
post #35314 of 117677
GN your biggest problem is your stance in pictures. You look very uncomfortable in front of the camera, which is what (in my opinion) makes your fits not look that great. I know it's hard to look at your own pics and compare to others without going to an extreme, but look at the fits that get praise and look at how the photos are composed, the angles, and the stance of those being photographed. This one is a better pic compared to many others but still sort of suffers from what I've been saying.

Saying this all because I get the picture that you don't look as bad as the pics show. Also try not to lean to one side. That's probably your biggest stance problem.
post #35315 of 117677
That said, I think the tucked flannel doesn't work, no. I think when worn with streetwear/workwear it just makes one look really conservative and dad-ish. I can only really tuck flannel under a sportcoat.
post #35316 of 117677
Originally Posted by Brinbro View Post
God damn, you 'workout' and look like that? You're wasting your time... why do you keep saying your upper body is fairly built?
This was needlessly crass, even for SW&D WAYWT
post #35317 of 117677
Thanks. I am very uncomfortable in front of the camera because i find waiting for the self timer on my camera really awkward, especially becuase i'm trying for a balance of "not too stiff" "not too slouchy" "no ILS" etc. (I kind of get why Japanese tourists do the two fingers thing now haha).
post #35318 of 117677
U should get wifey to capture u out and about
post #35319 of 117677
did lane really just say that he gives up a social life so he has money to buy clothes that he nerds out over and will aid in making him look more anti-social?
post #35320 of 117677
Aeg: ssense model pose. Any less awkward? Also, For the longest time, I couldn't figure out why i naturally lean to one side in my fitpics. Then I learned I have mild scoliosis and a slightly pelvic tilt. I'm in PT for it now.
post #35321 of 117677
Lane needs to refer back to that awesome kunk quote about Rick/Ed Hardy GN that actually looks decent though you should look up
post #35322 of 117677
Not quite sure why noobizor is even on this forum as he clearly doesn't know his head from his ass yet keeps waxing poetic like he does.
post #35323 of 117677
Originally Posted by Cool The Kid View Post
This was needlessly crass, even for SW&D WAYWT
dunno, he's just some dumb troll that no one cares about so it doesn't really matter what he says
Originally Posted by GraphicNovelty View Post

ssense model pose. Any less awkward?
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It's still not really natural. Don't know how to tell you to take a picture without thinking you're taking a picture, but that's how you do it. Regardless, I can tell it looks like the fit is mostly fine despite the additional hate you'll get for a picture not looking that great. Crewneck might look better though.
post #35324 of 117677
I think a longer tee would like better as well. Second pic is better but still not perfect
post #35325 of 117677
epoc, dope as usual. i see some seams on the shirt/knit (?) ...looks interesting. would like a close-up please is the scarf part of the top, or separate? eaither way i like it. GN, lol at the ssense pose. it does look better
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