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imo, socks generally look better in a fit when they are lighter than the trou. i dont always adhere to that, but i think it is usually the case. as matter of fact, the socks/pants/shoes are my favorite part of his fit.
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imo, socks generally look better in a fit when they are lighter than the trou. i dont always adhere to that, but i think it is usually the case. as matter of fact, the socks/pants/shoes are my favorite part of his fit.

 

I would say it is better for socks to be lighter rather than darker than the trousers. But I do think the socks are TOO light in this case.

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The tie is navy, lighting sucks.
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Frankie. i like the peaks
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Bah, I have the picture framed so I don't crop (the tripod is probably placed within centimeters of each previous position). Perhaps I should pull the camera back so the masses can behold my awesome sock collection (solid browns, navies, tans and blacks).

But if it makes the masses feel better, I went home and changed into the walnut cliftons before going to dinner. It was looking like rain and I've not put rubber on the boots yet...probably just an excuse to cave under the sheet weight of dead horse beatings.
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I'm 100% with the no-boot club. Partially because I don't like boots and mostly because it didn't make sense. Good switch.

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BUY MOAR SHOES AND PHOTOGRAPH THEM!!!
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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post

imo, socks generally look better in a fit when they are lighter than the trou. i dont always adhere to that, but i think it is usually the case. as matter of fact, the socks/pants/shoes are my favorite part of his fit.

 

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I would say it is better for socks to be lighter rather than darker than the trousers. But I do think the socks are TOO light in this case.

I usually like it as well, but I think for CBD and general consistency it looks better if the socks are darker than the pants.  Otherwise it causes a break between the shoes and the pants.  It can draw too much attention to the socks.  

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BUY MOAR SHOES AND PHOTOGRAPH THEM!!!

 

Do not listen to estitchy! I listened and now I'm in a vicious circle of buying shoes and socks. nod[1].gif

 

Just kidding, you should listen! fistbump.gif
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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post

imo, socks generally look better in a fit when they are lighter than the trou. i dont always adhere to that, but i think it is usually the case. as matter of fact, the socks/pants/shoes are my favorite part of his fit.


Referring to CM?  If so, that was one of my first impressions of this fit. 

The simple white linen square and light grey socks cool this look down so much and give it a more interesting character than with blue socks.  I would have gone with navy and a stronger rendering of cordovan on the shoe and that would have been predictable and boring. 

To me the irony of this fit is that elements of a more formal fit - subdued palette, white square - are rendered casual by the tie and cooled-out line of light blue shirt, light grey trousers, and light grey socks. 

One splash of color and textural contrast from the tie nail it together.  Summer fit.

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BUY MOAR SHOES AND PHOTOGRAPH THEM!!!


No to the first, yes to the second. I am actually pretty happy with my shoe collection. I'd maybe get some brown cordovan oxfords at some point, but I think that's it. I really am not a shoe person, thank god. It's the least interesting part of the outfit for me. I guess I'm opposite of stitches.

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No to the first, yes to the second. I am actually pretty happy with my shoe collection. I'd maybe get some brown cordovan oxfords at some point, but I think that's it. I really am not a shoe person, thank god. It's the least interesting part of the outfit for me. I guess I'm opposite of stitches.


well, fine, dont buy more, but you NEED to show them in your pics. imo bad shoes can ruin an otherwise great fit, and great shoes can make a great fit even better. they are a major part of the whole fit to me.
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Friday chalk stripes

 

 

post #58558 of 78723
that is superb. conrad you might be the best new poster of 2013 imo. i wish we could get some full length pics from you.
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well, fine, dont buy more, but you NEED to show them in your pics. imo bad shoes can ruin an otherwise great fit, and great shoes can make a great fit even better. they are a major part of the whole fit to me.

I don't think Clag has feet. It's all a ruse. 

 

He's got two wooden pegs. They're bespoke pegs, probably. Hand crafted.

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that is superb. conrad you might be the best new poster of 2013 imo. i wish we could get some full length pics from you.

 

Thanks man! Those are very flattering words. shog[1].gif

 

The only full length photos I have are from my iphone but they are of very poor quality :/

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