or Connect
Styleforum › Forums › Men's Style › Streetwear and Denim › The WAYWT Discussion Thread
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

The WAYWT Discussion Thread - Page 3403  

post #51031 of 117670

there's a line in front of the fire. he's waiting for you to finish burning your new suit.

i don't get it. you spend countless hours talking/critiquing/buying style and then go to the trouble and expense of getting a mtm suit only to get that abortion as a result.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Eason View Post

Could be improved by burning the shirt.


 

post #51032 of 117670
I'd burn the cap first
post #51033 of 117670
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by trackzz View Post

there's a line in front of the fire. he's waiting for you to finish burning your new suit.i don't get it. you spend countless hours talking/critiquing/buying style and then go to the trouble and expense of getting a mtm suit only to get that abortion as a result.

 


Yeah it's a shame that suit didn't turn out well, at least the DB suit before it came out fine. Maybe next time I'll buy something OTR and have it tailored as a template.
post #51034 of 117670

Quote:

Originally Posted by tween_spirit View Post


you sound so cool and interesting to be around, man.
Someday, I, too, hope to be able to interpret a suggestion as someone trying indoctrinate me.


I apologise in advance because this will inevitably sound patronising, but it's probably fair enough since you are trying to be sarcastic - calling someone 'doctrinaire' does not mean that the person concerned is trying to 'indoctrinate' someone (that would indeed be silly), although the two words come from the same roots. It means that person has an inflexible attitude.

 

post #51035 of 117670
*takes a huge shit in the middle of the floor*

its okay guys, i read 'everybody poops' so i know that this is acceptable smile.gif


and for the record i like cuffed jeans vOv
post #51036 of 117670
Quote:
Originally Posted by FlyingMonkey View Post

Quote:

I apologise in advance because this will inevitably sound patronising, but it's probably fair enough since you are trying to be sarcastic - calling something 'doctrinaire' does not mean that the person concerned is trying to 'indoctrinate' someone (that would indeed be silly), although the two words come from the same roots. It means that person has an inflexible attitude.

 


I realize that, I was mirroring what you did by taking what you said and pushing it to the nth degree to make my point. Essentially trying to invalidate your point by making the same one in the context of a rebuttal that also mirrored yours facepalm.gif
post #51037 of 117670

Quote:

Originally Posted by SuperBobo View Post

FlyingMonkey
The HUGE problem is the shirt. Otherwise it could work. I like the cardigan, tie, jeans, boots are allright. The shirt however clashes violently with it all. Think blue oxford, chambray or spread collar. Whatever, as long as its plain. You should also consider loosing either the tie or the cap. It looks "too much".


Thank-you, yes. I agree 100%.

post #51038 of 117670
Shirt is ugly, cardigan is ugly, tie is wide for jeans. Tie doesn't belong with the massive cuffs, shirt doesn't go with the tie, cardigan doesn't go with anything. Jeans and boots are fine together. Teger is right, as well - that flat cap ought to be reserved for Man of Kent.

Unfortunately, these are indisputable medical facts, much in the same way that it is universally accepted that AC/DC's "For Those About to Rock" is one of the greatest songs of all time. If you traded out the shirt for an oxford and the cardigan for a tweed or rumpled wool coat, you'd probably look a lot better, more like a Japanophile (Asianphile? Asiatophile? Pedophile?) professor, and less like someone who is probably colorblind. Think about these things, and ask yourself if those who are about to rock would salute you. The answer, in this case, is no.
post #51039 of 117670
Quote:
Originally Posted by FlyingMonkey View Post

Quote:

Thanks for the polite critique. As I said in the disclaimer the photo makes the cardigan look pinkish, it's really not. And there's no burgundy anywhere. But I do agree that this one is overdone. Overly costumed. The shirt may or may not have its place, but it certainly isn't with this cardigan (which BTW, I would normally wear much more simply with a dark T and never with any kind of tie). There was a certain experimental notion behind it. I'm trying to play with doing things you're not supposed to with colour and pattern right now. And also with brightness in a context which traditinally would have been drab. It didn't work. Failure is a good teacher. So back to the drawing board!

 


Here's the thing... you need to learn conventions before you can break them. A fit that's just built around "things you're not supposed to [do]" looks ridiculous. Clothing is communication. Nobody knows what they are looking at... there's no way the eye is led through the fit. Apparently the color is completely off in the pics, which doesn't help. Putting together an outfit isn't like dressing for "opposite day," you and your attitude have to match your clothes. Otherwise you fail in "pulling it off."
Quote:
Originally Posted by FlyingMonkey View Post

Quote:

I apologise in advance because this will inevitably sound patronising


Yes, this is the other problem shog[1].gif
post #51040 of 117670
Ugh. Sometimes I come to SF to get AWAY from academia. I like to keep my lecture voice and everything that goes with it in my leture halls. You should try it, FLyingMonkey; you might enjoy it. You are here for critiques, are you not? I would suggest that you open your mind and ears, and stop defending your fits. Just listen! You are the student here, not the professor. FWIW, I think you should donate the shirt. It really is a horrible color combination. Perhaps you should be working on your basics and then start playing with colors etc. once you have a solid boring base upon which to build, no?

Edit: Maybe find someone you know or someone on SW&D/MC to mimic. That way, you have a clear, defined goal to work toward as well as a model you can follow.
post #51041 of 117670

Quote:

Originally Posted by Synthese View Post

Shirt is ugly, cardigan is ugly, tie is wide for jeans. Tie doesn't belong with the massive cuffs, shirt doesn't go with the tie, cardigan doesn't go with anything. Jeans and boots are fine together. Teger is right, as well - that flat cap ought to be reserved for Man of Kent.
Unfortunately, these are indisputable medical facts, much in the same way that it is universally accepted that AC/DC's "For Those About to Rock" is one of the greatest songs of all time. If you traded out the shirt for an oxford and the cardigan for a tweed or rumpled wool coat, you'd probably look a lot better, more like a Japanophile (Asianphile? Asiatophile? Pedophile?) professor, and less like someone who is probably colorblind. Think about these things, and ask yourself if those who are about to rock would salute you. The answer, in this case, is no.


worship.gif

 

Ya see, that's what I am talking about. Class, good advice, cheeky without being cruel, and coming from someone whose fits are usually both interesting and do your body shape justice.

 

post #51042 of 117670
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Synthese View Post

more like a Japanophile (Asianphile? Asiatophile? Pedophile?) professor,

lol I did get a JapanAlex01 vibe
post #51043 of 117670
Quote:
Originally Posted by Synthese View Post

much in the same way that it is universally accepted that AC/DC's "For Those About to Rock" is one of the greatest songs of all time.


now it's ALL beginning to make sense

 

post #51044 of 117670
ok?
post #51045 of 117670
Perhaps it's time for something more pedestrian...


467
Lids
Baracuta
Uniqlo
Muji
Custom Chucks
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Streetwear and Denim
This thread is locked  
Styleforum › Forums › Men's Style › Streetwear and Denim › The WAYWT Discussion Thread