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HOF: What Are You Wearing Right Now - Part III - Page 2951post #44251 of 787171/28/13 at 8:44ampost #44252 of 787171/28/13 at 8:46amQuote:Originally Posted by Holdfast
I am. It's terrible.
Also, if it's not just the lighting, the trousers and jacket don't contrast enough. I thought it was a suit at first until I looked closer and was about to grumble about the colour of the shoes as usual. But paler grey flannel trousers, a different tie (and a normal pair of socks, but whatever on that as they're rarely seen IRL anyway) and I'd have liked this.
thanks, HF. might be time to let it go.
i have this problem every time i post this combo, the lighting is very hard to get right. especially on the full fit pic, using my iphone with a self timer. here is a far more accurate representation of the contrast in both color and fabric.
either way, i do need a pair of paler gray flannel trousers.
i like the socks.post #44253 of 787171/28/13 at 8:51ampost #44254 of 787171/28/13 at 9:27ampost #44255 of 787171/28/13 at 9:36ampost #44256 of 787171/28/13 at 9:42ampost #44257 of 787171/28/13 at 9:52ampost #44258 of 787171/28/13 at 9:52amQuote:
Yeah, about that crotch grab.....if you're going to take a picture of a 'crotch grab' please make sure you have a crotch worth showing off. It looks like you have a handful of cloth...post #44259 of 787171/28/13 at 9:54ampost #44260 of 787171/28/13 at 9:59amQuote:Originally Posted by Septimus
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Thanks. Given the spread of the collar, I went with a half-Windsor, which I still thinks makes sense. But, the waistcoat does tend to "push" the tie up a bit, as well as showing less shirt which highlights the tie more. Perhaps I will just keep the half-Windsor but cinch it a but tighter/smaller.post #44261 of 787171/28/13 at 10:06ampost #44262 of 787171/28/13 at 10:15ampost #44263 of 787171/28/13 at 10:25amQuote:
I was just quoting George Costanza in case you missed that reference.
But to answer your question, I hate two button collar bands. I blame in equal amounts my love for thick buttons and my lack of fine motor skills for this. The small buttons on my shirts are usually 14 ligne x 3,5mm. those are a pain in the hindquarters to button close next too each other. My collar band would leave enough space for two small buttons, since I too belong to the cervixes longiusculus, but I always opt for a regular big one; the fastened tie does the rest.
but yeah, judging collar preferences without knowing the shape of the corresponding face is rather pointless.post #44264 of 787171/28/13 at 10:32amQuote:Originally Posted by gnatty8
Bleh, schleppy fit for a schleppy day IMO.. sweet tea, pecan pie and homemade wine... where the peaches grow (Click to show)
That's southern style done well.
Flannel + gingham would be a little if it weren't for the fact that you kept everything else very conservative - block stripe tie, white linen square.
And the patch pockets bump it up from good to really good.post #44265 of 787171/28/13 at 10:51amBack in the office after a week of working from home, sick.
Austin Reed tie
Bespoke coffee stains, courtesy of the giant new pothole on my morning commute.
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