Originally Posted by whodini
This gives me hope if I ever decide on settling down. Not to be a total dick about the submissions but mostly it was like scrolling through ratemypoo.com. I remember when more MCers would often post their casual fits on SW&D. It worked both ways as they would get constructive criticism from us and we'd get to see "stodgier" brands incorporated into casual fits. Huntsman, for example, used to do it really well while other members like Baron and Get Smart would sort of sit on the border and offer both. My Bruder needs to post more often, too, because can style SW&D-friendly brands into more mature (es tut mir leid...) looks. His fits should be a how-to on dressing casually in MC for those afraid of SW&D brands. Point being, MCers are doing themselves a disservice by only listening to each other in an area where they're clearly rather uncomfortable if not clueless. Obviously, people are inclined to spend more time in an interest they deal with daily but I didn't run to the Mens Warehouse for a suit because I couldn't be bothered to spend five minutes in MC.
People are only willing to endure so much of having their fits called "poo" before deciding that putting themselves at the mercy of the SW&D council is not worth it. For people who primarily wear SW&D and gain more from the value of this place as a resource, it's more worth gritting and bearing. For people who might get a little casual on a Saturday, subjecting themselves to "wow, nearly all these guys are either fat or hideous or dressed badly or some combination. nyr, moo and aeglus look pretty good, and baron, but jesus, looks mostly like a bunch of upper east side assholes." over and over until they get it right would make no sense. There's a senseless element of hazing and dogpiling that really permeates through and detracts from SW&D