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Styleforum Top Pickspost #39137 of 7872111/7/12 at 1:28pm
I'm not even going to spoiler these pictures because no-one should have to see them. The tie could be okay in the context of an otherwise very conservative suit. But with green pants and a cardigan, it's just ridiculous. The shirt doesn't fit with anything else. The shoes are too formal for the rest of the outfit. Basically, I'm really sorry not to be able to be more positive, but as an outfit, this is messy and incoherent.post #39138 of 7872111/7/12 at 1:36pmQuote:
did not now how i overlooked this post, yes this is a full canvas suit from beijing. will be back there soon and pick up three more jackets and a couple pents.Quote:Originally Posted by EMartNJQuote:
For people like PB the mid-thigh overcoat is anathema but for those who have seen a Skyfall ad it is awesome.
I've actually seen the movie, too. more memorable to me were javier bardems outfits, though.
still no clue what patrick booth has to do with this...post #39139 of 7872111/7/12 at 1:44pmQuote:Orgetorix
"See, I toldja. Sveltitude! Much better pose this way."
through some crafty maneuvering i was able to deceive the eye, and create the illusion of some sveltitude. i hope i can replicate it.
which pose was more svelte would you say?post #39140 of 7872111/7/12 at 2:07pmpost #39141 of 7872111/7/12 at 2:24pmQuote:Agreed. I have done the same thing with my own.
I'm just a bit surprised, given his previously stated position on sunglasses. If he posts beach vacation pics this year wearing Sweet Classics instead of shell heads...post #39142 of 7872111/7/12 at 3:52pmpost #39143 of 7872111/7/12 at 5:23pmBefore :
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Isaia Corrallorosso (actually a suit, just not all the balls to carry today)
Hermes heavy silk tie
Hermes hand rolled PS
J Crizzle Bowery pant
Gaziano & Girling Westminster in vintage rioja, DG70
Creed original Santalpost #39144 of 7872111/7/12 at 5:35pmpost #39145 of 7872111/7/12 at 6:00pmpost #39146 of 7872111/7/12 at 6:12pmpost #39147 of 7872111/7/12 at 6:21pmpost #39148 of 7872111/7/12 at 6:38pmpost #39149 of 7872111/7/12 at 7:03pm
Alright, well, I'm one of the few people that likes shirt and tie without a jacket, so I won't give you flak about that, though others probably will. If you are going with that look, you need to make sure you have a fitted shirt (the shirt seems to be billowing a bit at the belt line). The tie needs to go perfectly with the shirt, as you won't have a jacket to pull attention away from it. In this case, your tie is lighter than your shirt, something which is generally a pretty big faux pas. Your pants also need to be very nice (again, no jacket to distract); in this case, it seems like you are wearing old pleated khakis. And your belt looks like it has seen better days.
Black shirts are fine at night, but will rarely look good with a tie.
Avoid pleats (unless you need the extra room)
Lurk around to get a better feel for tie-shirt combinations
Dimple your tie.
New pants, new belt
Keep the Stitchy beard...we need more beards.
Edited by Claghorn - 11/7/12 at 7:21pm
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