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Originally Posted by Prof. B. Bear View Post

I've always wondered; you seem to be always leaning slightly forward in your photos. Is this due to bad posture or the angle of the photo? It makes you look like you have a hunchback.

due to the angle and how iseem to always move my neck a bit when I use a timer on the phone smile.gif
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Originally Posted by Douglas View Post

not sure if you're serious, but virtually all competition tables are surfaced with Simonis wool cloth.

My parents refelted their pool table years ago. It was with Simonis.
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CEP, looks good, but I think you would look better with more chest in your suits. I think this is P.Johnson, right? I know he likes trimmer stuff, but more chest will give it more shape and even more illusion of a trimmer waist. Also, I think the skinny arms look a bit out of proportion, plus they wrinkle easier.
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Originally Posted by JapanAlex01 View Post

At first, I thought I should bracket 'these are loose terms'/'you get the gist, of what I'm saying,' but I thought you'd all be smart enough, to figure it out. But, alas! (Let's see, if you're smart enough, to get that one, you condescending arse.)

I understand the gist of what you are saying, but not everybody probably does. I wasn't being condescending at all, just silly. I think my post is very helpful, especially when there are so many questions where people ask if something fits and it isn't a simple matter, of buy the next size up.
post #34083 of 78722
I am not sure why, but that bow with the suit is just not working IMO.
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I personally just hate bowties outside of black tie. To me they always look like a cry for attention. Maybe that is just because most of the people wearing them these days are wearing them exactly for that reason.
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Sage gerbardine by the old village pool:

Steven Hitchcock SB Gerbadine no vent, half lined (piped)
Turnbull & Asser pink oxford shirt
Hermes silk tie
Unknown PS
John Lobb St. James's Burgundy tassel loafers
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post #34086 of 78722
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Originally Posted by patrickBOOTH View Post

I personally just hate bowties outside of black tie. To me they always look like a cry for attention. Maybe that is just because most of the people wearing them these days are wearing them exactly for that reason.

 

Well said.

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Originally Posted by patrickBOOTH View Post

I personally just hate bowties outside of black tie. To me they always look like a cry for attention. Maybe that is just because most of the people wearing them these days are wearing them exactly for that reason.

I just always tend to synch bowties with a more casual aesthetic. I wear bows 3 or 4 times a month but I honestly don't think I have ever worn one with a suit. I am sure there is a rule or creed somewhere that will confirm I have no clue what I am talking about, but I am talking about personal opinion and preference. Of course, I am not talking about bow with black tie. That clearly works. But to me, that's the exception, not the rule.
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Originally Posted by patrickBOOTH View Post

I personally just hate bowties outside of black tie. To me they always look like a cry for attention. Maybe that is just because most of the people wearing them these days are wearing them exactly for that reason.
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Originally Posted by davesmith View Post

Well said.

Well, there's an argument to be made that we are all crying for attention, otherwise, what are we doing at a place called StyleForvm?

However, as to the bow issue, I disagree with the generalization but that may be a regional observation.
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Originally Posted by upr_crust View Post

It's supposed to get quite warm here in NYC today - perfect excuse to drag out today's suit.
Suit - JAB
Shirt - BB
Tie - Countess Mara
PS - BB
Shoes - J & M
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Upr-- Smashing. All you need is Central Park, a hansom cab, & Cyd Charisse, and you're good to go.
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Originally Posted by wingman View Post

Upr-- Smashing. All you need is Central Park, a hansom cab, & Cyd Charisse, and you're good to go.

I fear that, at this point in time, Ms. Charisse is dancing with her husband Tony Martin in heaven above, since they have both passed into the great beyond (Tony Martin only this past week, I believe - at the age of 98).

As for the other comments in re: bow ties, for myself, the wearing of them is a seasonal affectation (though also a memory exercise - I would like to be able to remember how to tie a bow tie when next I wear a tuxedo - practice makes perfect).

The affectation seems to be gaining in popularity in certain sectors of the Upper East Side of Manhattan - there were more bow-tied individuals at the garden party at the Frick Museum last month this year than in the previous two years, IIRC.
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I love the Frick.
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Originally Posted by upr_crust View Post

I fear that, at this point in time, Ms. Charisse is dancing with her husband Tony Martin in heaven above, since they have both passed into the great beyond (Tony Martin only this past week, I believe - at the age of 98).


Yikes. I hadn't heard that yet, thanks for letting me know. 60 years they were together!!
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I like Upr's bowtie. If you're going to go full on dandy, might as well not half ass it.
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If you want to see some serious bowtie affectation, go to a fraternity party or law school event in the South.
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Originally Posted by Achillus View Post

You should never wear loafers under a suit.
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Originally Posted by I am DIL View Post

Yes, you should.

i know that officially the rule is no loafers with suits, and that it has been talked about more than enough. despite the fact that i think it can be ok sometimes, in this case i do not think the very serious navy business suit, paired with the decidedly chillaxed suede tassel loafers, was a good combination.


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Originally Posted by EFV View Post

If you want the picture to get a fair judgement you should really post a pic that shows the entire outfit.

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