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HOF: What Are You Wearing Right Now - Part III - Page 3454post #51796 of 787235/26/13 at 12:52am
Styleforum Top Pickspost #51797 of 787235/26/13 at 3:49amI actually liked everything else, and nothing wrong with rule-breaking a blazer/ tie and denim in my book. But holding onto stonewashed pleated jeans.....because they're vintage? Just saying there are so many options for great denim out there right now (without paying $300+), seems a shame to wear outdated pleated jeans from the 80s at all. If it was a pair of classic pre 1950s levis straight leg or something like that, totally different story.Quote:Originally Posted by An Acute Style
I was born in Alabama and raised in the South, but currently live in New York City. Living in NYC, I feel no compulsion to adhere to the rules of "business" and "country" dress, but wouldn't mind learning more about it. Anything goes in NYC. I understand that may not be the case in this forum. I've grown accustom to this freedom and will continue for the most part to exercise it. This will lead to the juxtaposition of items that are thought to be contradictory by some, but I hope that the outfit as a composition can be analyzed outside of confines of "the rules." I understand that many have a hard time making this distinction as modes of dress are historical and riddled with tradition. I've just never been big on tradition.
The pants are vintage PRL denim trousers from the 80s. I spent about a year trying to find a pair in my size. I've gotten several strongly negative reactions about them since I've bought them. I like them though and have no intention of burning them. I think they look much better when Ironed, but as I mentioned I had no electricity yesterday morning.
The most concerning thing about the comments to me was that I have no idea why you don't like the jeans. Ok, they are horrendous and atrocious, but why? Are pleats on jeans the issue or are pleats in general the issue (that's a whole other discussion)? Is it the drape of the material? the taper of the leg? the rise? I have no idea. Again I like them, but would love your input as to what in particular about them is atrocious.
Lastly, I agree the sleeves are too short. I purchased many shirts before I realized this. I do not have the funds to replace them all, so I roll with it. I'm slowly replacing things. Given that I often wear them under a jacket or with the sleeves rolled up, I'm ok with it for now.
Thanks again for all of your feedback. Best.post #51798 of 787235/26/13 at 6:06ampost #51799 of 787235/26/13 at 6:08ampost #51800 of 787235/26/13 at 6:24ampost #51801 of 787235/26/13 at 6:50ampost #51802 of 787235/26/13 at 6:53ampost #51803 of 787235/26/13 at 7:30ampost #51804 of 787235/26/13 at 7:48ampost #51805 of 787235/26/13 at 7:51ampost #51806 of 787235/26/13 at 7:56ampost #51807 of 787235/26/13 at 8:40ampost #51808 of 787235/26/13 at 8:49am
I thought a PS will be a little too much for the occasion considering that a tie is already an accessory and also this one has too many loud patterns. I have exactly the same PS as the tie but think it will be fit when I don't have the tie on.post #51809 of 787235/26/13 at 8:50am
Lol, I was taunting him a bit there, but actually agree guys. I looked at his outfit and realized how difficult a task this might be.
TBH the only thing i could imagine would be a light to medium blue edged white linen TV with points and edges up.
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