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Friday WAYWRN Challenge - Best Blue Friday - Who did it best? VOTE!!!!

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Ich_Dien:


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Blue Challenge






Jan_ :



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Read your post just in time. So, gentlemen, my contribution (that will catch no vote). Unfortunately today is rainy weather so I had to use the flash. Sorry about the missing lower part... Not a pic I'm proud of, OTOH it's for the Friday challenge.



Blazer: Night blue, wonderful cashmere.
Shirt: Blue
PS: Blue
Tie: Blue with gold and green
Cup: Blue with golden stars.
Eyes: Blue (not the flashy red you see)


LilacCords:


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BLUE CHALLENGE









Enjoy your weekend.


NOBD:



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Back to boring. And blue.



upr_crust:



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Friday Challenge (see, I read your instructions, oh, Spoo-meister . . .)

It occured to me not long ago that one of the great sources of pleasure in popular entertainments these days is invocation of the sense of moral superiority in the viewer, i.e., to put on TV, as entertainment, a person or persons so reprehensible as to please the public that they are not him or her. (it is my only explanation for the popularity of "The Jersey Shore", which does rather take the prize for reprehensible behaviour in creatures otherwise believed to be homo sapiens.)

On the Internet as well, there are few pleasures as acute as the venting of righteous anger in response to the posting of a troll, in an attempt to silence said troll with logic and persuasive arguments. The only problem with such a pleasure is that is usually the desired response of the original poster, looking to incite flame wars wherever possible.

That would never be my intent in posting here. However, as my personal style is often at odds with the local aesthetic, if I let out all of the sartorial stops (an unfortunate habit of mine), I will most certainly be the object of criticism, which will invoke that sense of, if not moral, then sartorial superiority that brings so much pleasure to so many.

So it will be, I sense, with today's posting - a complex set of attire accessorized heavily, with more than a whiff of costume about it, but, it does qualify for today's competition - blue is the dominant color.

For your viewing pleasure (one way or another), then . . .













acridsheep:



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Does the umbrella count?

Friday challenge:







Eustace:



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Rainy and blue. BB pictures aren't exactly up to snuff here but use your imagination. Note the extra blue sprezz in the lapel.







SC: HF
Shirt: BB
Tie: FIH
PS: Wang
Pants: Mabs
Belt: RL
Boots: AS for BB
Socks: BB


Holdfast:


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RL put out a load of items a few years back with this feature, and I got a handful at the time. It's a detail that always splits the crowd on SF, with the majority being unfavourable. Still, I think it makes for a fun change occasionally.



Dig this.



Great tie.



The mustard gloves are the highlight for me. Lovely.



Even for a blue challenge, this is too blue for me!



There's something so delightfully StyleForum about this photo.






Blue challenge. Managed to incorporate a few recent purchases from earlier in the week into today's look too... must have subconsciously had blue on my mind. Got the crepe-sole suede chukkas from Zegna, and the navy wool bow-tie and the cotton cornflower-blue sweater from RL. All at decent prices, but the bow-tie was the best deal at under a fiver.



SpooPoker:


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Sorry for the crappy pix, but Mrs. Spoo bounced on me. Anyway, all blue everything.





MBreinin:


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Miserable, awful rainy day in New Orleans. As such, I was forced onto the porch. Sorry about the pics, I did the best I could in the lighting and short distance conditions.

BLUE CHALLENGE!!!

I think I had some sprezz left over from last week that snuck out. My collar pin/tie bar is only Sterling Silver though....I don't roll as deep as Graeme.

Anyway, have a great day and try to stay dry/warm.

Mike






End of day all wrinkled shot with alternative shoes for teh haterz.........



Orgetorix:


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Blue challenge, da ba dee da ba dai...



Full disclosure: this is yesterday's fit, held over for the challenge. Fridays are difficult days for me to wear challenge-worthy fits because my office is so casual.


HappyCamper:


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First post in while and i thought i why not enter the competition.

Pretty crappy picture to show of the fit. No natural light as im wearing this suit for the evening.




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Extra blue picture:



PandArts:


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I'm in a Blue Jay Way for the Friday Challenge today.

and the debut of the new suit...




Deets:



Achilles_:


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Blue Challenge/First pictures on this board ever. I will have to have my wife take pics for me when I get home, I really underestimated how hard it is to take good pictures!

Be gentle!

So after the fact I realized that my PC is messed up

Suit is BB custom (not for me)
Tie is LaSalles (bluish gray, I hope the picture captures it)
Shirt is BB extra slim fit w/ Ainsley collar
PC is random
Shoes are Luigi Borrelli (made by Sutor)


















So after the fact I realized that my PC is messed up

Suit is BB custom (not for me)
Tie is LaSalles (bluish gray, I hope the picture captures it)
Shirt is BB extra slim fit w/ Ainsley collar
PC is random
Shoes are Luigi Borrelli (made by Sutor)


Doral:



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Hello all. I have not posted in about a month due to the fact that my organization had a reduction in force (RIF) and I was one of the 42 people that got released. All is not lost though. I got my separation package January 18 at 9:00 am. Had a job interview that same day at 11:00 am and I just got notified today that I was hired and I will be heading to Abu Dhabi in the U.A.E. the first week in March. I am excited and can not wait to leave. Anyone here ever lived/worked in Abu Dhabi?

Now my input for the blue challenge.





blofeld:


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last day before the office remodel, and oh shit I wore lots of blue, so it's SW&D style Friday Challenge






bespoke shirt / uniqlo hoodie / RB11 denim / pam164 / c&j bremner in taupe / nex-5 on a&a blue silk cord


TTO:



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CHALLENGE





Vintage Thresher & Glenny Bespoke from the 70's
a brighter, more vibrant blue than it shows in the pic's
-TTO


Fred H. :

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Be gentle boys. WAYWRN virgin. Lots of blue today, but not the sufficient blue suit/jacket:













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Hickey Freeman SC
Agave Jeans
Nordstrom Smartcare Shirt
Brooks Bros. Knit Tie
RLPL Black Watch PS
Marcoliani Argyle Socks
Brooks Bros. Peal Suede Bluchers

Vintage Tweed Overcoat (1955)
Brooks Bros. Gloves
Wool/Cashmere Scottish Scarf


Thin White Duke:


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Friday challenge:




Midnight blue Crombie overcoat was my Dad's, considering slimming it but I'm a bit gun shy. What do you think?


Thrifted slate blue herringbone silk sportcoat


Electric blue CT grenadine


Stying with the blue theme - Parnis



PTWilliams:


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Hermes silk Sportjacket, shirt, belt, Polo pants, Bally shoes.
Stare at the tie for a while.











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Blue moon, you saw me standing alone, without a dream in my heart, without a love of my own.

This morning:

This afternoon:



Red was for National Heart Health Awareness Day...


pocketsquareguy:


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"Shacket" cashmere by Luciano Barbera. Note the eyeglass breast pocket.
Kiton oxford cloth shirt
Levis 501XX 1947
Santoni shoes
Rolex Sub
Tod's leather bracelet






KtownGreg:


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Blue? How does this work?










mR. rObOtO Pose



Shoes?



Crazy bow, channeling Churchill.



Diver



It's been a loooooooooooooooong week. My reward?

A healthy, smiling family and a glass of four roses small batch, two cubes, heavy/leaded glass. No complaints.

Rest up everyone. Or not.

Blue: JCrew sweater, Beau tie Ltd., HY pant, BB shirt, socks?
Non: Carminos, SD


spoozy:


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Hopefully not too late for the BLUE CONTEST...



Drudged:


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Alright first attempt at the WAYWRN, as well as my first go at the Friday Challenge. Please ignore the rumpling in the thigh area, no idea what was happening there.









Threadbearer:


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I got 'em bad
Oooo-ooo
I got dem
Casual Friday Blues


post #2 of 85
some nice looks!
post #3 of 85
O balls ... am I too late? Bleh, busy today, sorry sorry
post #4 of 85
^ nothing but win!
post #5 of 85
Ich_Dien
NOBD
PandArts
SpooPoker
TTO

Nice.
post #6 of 85
I vote for yfyf, I don't give a fuck what options that poll has. That said, this was certainly a nice collection of outfits, a WAYWRN Challenge gone ab-so-lutely right.
post #7 of 85
Ich_Dien, that is one beautiful coat!
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I'll throw a vote to yfyf too, in addition to my other choices. Screw the poll.
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I vote for yfyf, I don't give a fuck what options that poll has.

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I'll throw a vote to yfyf too, in addition to my other choices. Screw the poll.

If that is way you guys are going to be then I am going to post my pictures here too. That is; unless the great Spoo forbids it.



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If that is way you guys are going to be then I am going to post my pictures here too. That is; unless the great Spoo forbids it.




Looks like Landru...
post #11 of 85
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I'll throw a vote to yfyf too, in addition to my other choices. Screw the poll.

Me too...
post #12 of 85
I think I see a Fit Battle between Upr_Crust and Mr Claymore!

-TTO
post #13 of 85
Voted Fred H. Nice, fresh debut and enough blue for the challenge (not according to the rules, but hey, I'm not a lawyer).

Overall, my faith in enough contestants for next week's challenge has increased...
post #14 of 85
Couldn´t bring myself to only go for one post, so i chose several ones...this has really been serious business and i´m keen on who´s making it in the end!
post #15 of 85
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Damn yfyf and Mr. Claymore! I would have no problem adding you, but I cannot edit the poll to include someone else... Ill take written votes though... if you guys are voting for yfyf or Mr. Claymore, just reply to this thread and then Ill tally it from there. YAY more work!
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