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I lean to the left today. Chicka scratch scratch yow that's what she said. Cheers +1000.
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@CLAG - what are you doing with that cash?! You're in the NPC! tongue.gif

Looks great. I'm not brave enough to wear linen everything. I'd sweat like crazy and it'd just stick to the fabric, making me look like a slinky. One or two linen items works.

Thanks. In (funny) fact, actually everything is linen except the shirt due not having any proper linen shirt - something i have to change in the nearer future ;) 

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I am a brand new member and am just now updating my style and this is the look I like the best. Are those brown suede? And does brown suede go best with jeans? I was told blue suede goes best (if the tones of blue aren't too close). Also, would you suggest wearing this brown sports coat or a blue blazer? Or is it a matter of formality?
 

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Some more CBD. I'm so happy with this linen/wool suit, it's coming in very handy during this heatwave!

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@ Sander - You two gentlemen of Shibumi looks classy as always!
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Great contributions from Shibumi guys to StyFo - both the product and pictures.

Thanks a bunch!
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I like Panama hats but the two posted today with the brims turned down all the way round look either like an upturned bucket or a summertime version of Quentin Crisp. If you flip the brims up either part way or all the way round and set a bit of a jaunty angle they will look much better IMO. Remember what ol' blue eyes said. 'Cock your hat - angles are attitude!'
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Thanks for all the thumbs yesterday folks. Today, it's raining a bit and very grey, so I thought it was time for this shirts first wear to brighten things just a little.







Coat: Herringbone Sydney
Shirt: Kamakura
Tie: Henry Carter black crunchy knit
Trousers: MJ Bale
Shoes: Meermin MTO
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Evening everyone. GREAT looks on this page, especially Henry Carter, SB, Donuts, and my main Wolverine CP. Wish this tie was a shade or two lighter brown but I thought it would do. Have a good rest of the week everyone, only dress up day for me this week!

Shirt herringbone weave, pants are dove grey hopsack.






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Very nice, great tie! Your glasses are looking good too, where from?
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lotsa good fits. pingson, shibumi dudes, crusty, CD, SB, HC. sorry if i forgot anyone.

also, i picked a helluva day to be absent lol.
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It is all awful and does not belong on this forum. Go through and read this entire thread and then go and read the entire Good Taste Thread and then take a look at yourself before posting.
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It's just real talk.
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Telling somebody to do their research is sound advice.
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I'm not joking about anything. Reading through the entire thread will teach him more in a shorter time than spot corrections.

i think this timeless line from TBL is really the best way to address this.





yes, there is some truth to what you said. but being that you managed to phrase it in such an OTT harsh and heartless way, its no surprise that it was of no use to doyle or anyone else here. 3-5 years ago, when snark ruled the forum, maybe.

this might be another way to try and help out doyle.

1. that jacket truly is no bueno, i dont see how it can really ever work, certainly it will never be approved here. impressed tho that the sleeve length is correct.

2. it would seem the same goes for the shoes, as they appear to be square toe. hard to say.

3. the pants seem fine but could use a little bit of shortening at the hem as it appears to be pooling in a sloppy-ish fashion.

4. shirt is not great but not fire worthy imo, better as a casual shirt with chinos i think.

5. tie appears to a be purple grenadine. though some here hate purple, i think the tie is A-ok. i just it out of place with the strange jacket and very casual shirt.

6. your stance is KILLING you. your shoulders are thrown back and your midsection thrown forward, and is seemingly testing the elasticity of the jacket. that is the exact opposite of how you want to stand. stand straight, or even put your shoulders forward a little and let them take the attention.

that is how i would have said it, but thats just me.

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I'm not trying to have sex with Doyle.

idk, really not sold on that.
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Sorry, a reference to the movie, Predator, starring Arnold Schwartzenegger. The predator villain has a stealth field that kind of shimmers and goes all stripey when he is about to disappear.

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At first, I was trying to determine what facial expression of mine was making me look predatorial, but then I realized that you were referring to the moire effect that takes place with digital photos of narrow vertical stripes - either that I am about to be transported a la "Star Trek", or that I am doing my own imitation of a work of Op Art.
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Very nice, great tie! Your glasses are looking good too, where from?

Thanks! The glasses are ancient Alain Mikli, my backup pair. I scratched the lens on my main pair a couple of weeks ago.
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Picked up a cream linen coat ystd, and here it is, worn.

I think I understand why so many people prefer a soft shoulder. It definitely has its charms, and looks less, for want of a better word 'artificial'.





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