Noting your popularity in this thread, may I suggest a diet rich in beans - we wouldn't want you to run out of gas mid-interviews.
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HOF: What Are You Wearing Right Now - Part III - Page 2618post #39256 of 7872211/9/12 at 4:20am
Styleforum Top Pickspost #39257 of 7872211/9/12 at 4:26amQuote:Originally Posted by joshuasaussey
Off to a wedding. Tie is actually a Glen Plaid.
Golden Fleece Wool SportscoatBrooks Brothers Oxford Spread Collar ShirtBrooks Brothers Silk Knot CufflinksOmega Seamaster 1980Kent Wang Glen Plaid TieKent Wang Linen Pocket SquareBrooks Brothers Fitzgerald Cotton TrousersAlfred Sargent 'Pytchley'
All the individual pieces are very nice, and they fit well too. In addition, your haircut is very sharp. However, I can't get over the disparity between the top and the bottom - the top is very formal (wedding tie, navy coat which looks like part of a suit, FC shirt...) while the bottom is casual (brown scotch grain bluchers, cotton pants). IMO, either you should just wear full suit and black shoes, or make the top less formal (change the shirt, and maybe wear less formal tie).post #39258 of 7872211/9/12 at 4:28amMany thanks to SpooPoker, Kai, Johnboy, Fred49, EFV, RDiaz, MrDaniels, Requiem, sugarbutch, Holdfast, VictorSFreturn, SeaJen, ian, and clapeyron for your thumbs up and good suggestions. It's always nice when "old stuff" in the closet still has a little punch.
Edited by clarinetplayer - 11/9/12 at 6:29ampost #39259 of 7872211/9/12 at 5:20ampost #39260 of 7872211/9/12 at 5:50amQuote:Originally Posted by RDiaz
I just think slim pants on fuller dudes (not saying that stitches is fat or anything; heck I'm bigger than him ) look pretty bad. It makes you look like you have a really heavy torso and narrow legs; plus, it makes your thighs look fatter and effeminate. I'm convinced: Most people, who suggest bigger men to switch to slimmer pants, assume those guys have a body shape they really do not have.
Did the Duke of Windsor look like MC hammer?
I agree totally, that trousers which are too slim on bigger guys makes the problem looks worse. (TBH, there is absolutely no difference between a larger man and a slimmer one, on paper; if trousers are too tight/wide, they are too tide/wide!) What I am trying to suggest may have been miscommunicated. stiches would benefit greatly from a harder line from waist to leg opening (think Spoo--haha, the man-love continues! ); ATM, his trousers kind of droop on him, which makes any affect, that he is large, look totally worse. Like I noted, I think maybe a 1.75–2" cuff, and less break would make his leg-line look better (*I'm sweating*). IDK whether it's the break, ATM, the lack of cuff, the leg opening or the width, but something is definitely off!post #39261 of 7872211/9/12 at 5:51ampost #39262 of 7872211/9/12 at 5:57ampost #39263 of 7872211/9/12 at 6:00amAnden, that is the worst pattern-matching effort I have seen here in a long time. That would have worked well with a solid light blue shirt.
You need to read Alan Flusser's chapter on patterns in Dressing the Man and use that as a starting point for combining patterns.post #39264 of 7872211/9/12 at 6:01ampost #39265 of 7872211/9/12 at 6:02am^^ Anden - SC is nice, but you need a shirt that doesnt have such a similar pattern. ^^Quote:Originally Posted by JapanAlex01
I agree totally, Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)that trousers which are too slim on bigger guys makes the problem looks worse. (TBH, there is absolutely no difference between a larger man and a slimmer one, on paper; if trousers are too tight/wide, they are too tide/wide!) What I am trying to suggest may have been miscommunicated. stiches would benefit greatly from a harder line from waist to leg opening (think Spoo--haha, the man-love continues! ); ATM, his trousers kind of droop on him, which makes any affect, that he is large, look totally worse. Like I noted, I think maybe a 1.75–2" cuff, and less break would make his leg-line look better (*I'm sweating*). IDK whether it's the break, ATM, the lack of cuff, the leg opening or the width, but something is definitely off!
i am trying out cuffs on my next 2 pairs of flat front pants. if i have them i am billing you and all the others who made that rec.
also, i agree about the break. the break on those it a tad longer than i like, just a tad, but makes a big difference. i recently figured out the exact length from top of waistband to hem, for my trousers to have the proper break, and im getting then done 1 or 2 at a time. those have not been done yet.post #39266 of 7872211/9/12 at 6:27am
Thank you for your honest comment. I would not wear it like this and as you suggested I will wear it with plain solids.
I am wearing a solid v-neck today...Quote:Originally Posted by Orgetorix
Anden, that is the worst pattern-matching effort I have seen here in a long time. That would have worked well with a solid light blue shirt.
You need to read Alan Flusser's chapter on patterns in Dressing the Man and use that as a starting point for combining patterns.post #39267 of 7872211/9/12 at 6:28ampost #39268 of 7872211/9/12 at 6:40am
read this thread below, to turn your SC into a WINRAR!!
http://www.styleforum.net/t/308035/on-pattern-coordination-between-jacket-shirt-tie/0_20post #39269 of 7872211/9/12 at 6:42am
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