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X-poast from friday challenge

 

 

 

 

HAT AND SHOE DETAIL (Click to show)

 

 

 

 

 

Suit: El Corte Inglés

Shirt: Mirto

Tie: Canova's Club

Hank: Put This On

Shoes: Yanko

Hat: Panamania


Edited by RDiaz - 8/2/13 at 3:49am
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Originally Posted by mrjester View Post

Since I don't have a 'real' camera (this is my old P&S) and the lighting is gone for the day, here's an indoor/outdoor, stitchy-style (means no PS, even though I know a white one would be 'correct' but no PS may be OK in real life).

New acquisitions:
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Luxire Linen/Cotton Shirt
Panta Raw Silk Grenadine






Too much blue? Too many patterns?

All great pieces seperately but not working together IMO. Mostly I think the jacket (which looks to have blue and black checks) is clashing with the tie (blue and brown). But probably as you thought, generally to much blue & too many patterns.
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Originally Posted by RDiaz View Post

X-poast from friday challenge






HAT AND SHOE DETAIL (Click to show)









Suit: El Corte Inglés
Shirt: Mirto
Tie: Canova's Club
Hank: Put This On
Shoes: Yanko
Hat: Panamania

Great stuff!
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thanks. funny thing about this ensemble is that I didn't plan to own a linen suit; I decided to wear something other than seersucker and got a cream linen jacket, then arrived home and found out it exactly matched my linen trousers. even the buttons match. they are the same brand...
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Successful rule break?

(I'll admit colors are bit off season)

 

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It's too hot

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It's too hot

Not everyone agrees, see above wink.gif

I'd never thought wearing a tie without a jacket could work, but this does.
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Thanks! I completely agree but wearing a jacket today is just not happening and the jacket would have been discarded as soon as I reach the office anyway.

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Originally Posted by Gosroth View Post

Successful rule break?
(I'll admit colors are bit off season)
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My apologies in advance for any offence but this is really really bad, some of the worst I've seen in this thread.

Edit: in the interests of being constructive, I'll give an honest critique beyond saying its bad.

Positives - the coat looks like it fits you reasonably well.

Negatives -
Your lost in a see of beige tones, not good.
That jumper, completely not right for wearing with a tie, actually completely not right for wearing with anything.
Shirt - darker than the tie, not a good look. Not really a shirt to wear a tie with period.
Trousers - are they cords? They need throwing out, they are all out of shape and bagging at the front, presumably from being worn out.

As far as improving the fit, keep the jacket and PS (dont wear them together though) and toss the rest.
Edited by Henry Carter - 8/2/13 at 4:02am
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Originally Posted by Henry Carter View Post

Shirt - darker than the tie, not a good look. Not really a shirt to wear a tie with period.

 

I'd say not a good shirt, full stop! The differently coloured lines of varying thickness over a dark red base is pretty unpleasant to me.

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Gonna be a GREAT New York morning!vy3y9yvu.jpg
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Lubiam no shoulder cotton blue jacket
Al Bazar shirt
Denim
Varvatos suede shoes
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X-post the Friday Challenge.

Suit - BB Fitzgerald
Shirt - Lewin
Tie - BB
Cufflinks - New & Lingwood
PS - no name brand
Shoes - C & J Maltons
Hat - Christy's via Thomas Farthing, London


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My apologies in advance for any offence but this is really really bad, some of the worst I've seen in this thread.

 

I think you've been most constructive and reasonable. My first thought was entirely unprintable!

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Originally Posted by Henry Carter View Post

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
My apologies in advance for any offence but this is really really bad, some of the worst I've seen in this thread.

Edit: in the interests of being constructive, I'll give an honest critique beyond saying its bad.

Positives - the coat looks like it fits you reasonably well.

Negatives -
Your lost in a see of beige tones, not good.
That jumper, completely not right for wearing with a tie, actually completely not right for wearing with anything.
Shirt - darker than the tie, not a good look. Not really a shirt to wear a tie with period.
Trousers - are they cords? They need throwing out, they are all out of shape and bagging at the front, presumably from being worn out.

As far as improving the fit, keep the jacket and PS (dont wear them together though) and toss the rest.
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I agree with Henry and Syeknom on this one.

I - sorry - hate the tie, it looks like something people would make you wear on a wedding. It's kitsch and shouldn't be worn.
I dislike shirts like that, especially in that colour.
The jumper could maybe work in a casual fit, but here it doesn't. Never combine it with that shirt again, please!
The jacket seems to fit but I don't like how the lapels are standing off like the ears of a bat. The PS just melts in.

Syeknom, enjoy the few sunny and hot days in Belgium wink.gif I'd still lose the tie though. If your office is okay with you strolling around with your sleeves rolled up, they'll be fine with an open collar.

I feel horrible in saying this, crusty, because I always love your fits, but I actually dislike that PS.
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Originally Posted by Tirailleur1 View Post

nah I think AAS takes critiques well. There are certain things that he has decided will stay as is which is fine. They are style quirks that for the most part I can accept

 

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certain things? it seems hes set on everything. I dont see the point posting here unless youre here to learn or youve reached "sartorial nirvana" and can help others on their way.

 

 Yeah, but he has "An Acute Style"...

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Originally Posted by Monkeyface View Post

Finally! It was every bit as entertaining as I imagined it to be, and on top of that, I agree with everything. I wish people would give feedback more often on this forum, instead of just the thumbs up. The rise of the thumbs is the downfall of this forum.

laugh.gif Best metaphor ever! I might just steal that one from you.

 

 Most times the "thumbs up" says it all.

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