Kirby, why were you reluctant to get black shoes?
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HOF: What Are You Wearing Right Now - Part III - Page 4291post #64351 of 7871711/13/13 at 11:42ampost #64352 of 7871711/13/13 at 11:43amQuote:Quote:
wow. thanks, gents!
Murlsquirl - check NMWA, thats where the tie is from. its calabrese 1924.
CD - the play-set indeed is a ton of fun.
rudals and sprezz and kirbya and SB, very nice.
loanshark - colors patterns and textures look great. cant tell about fit from that pic though. welcome aboard!post #64353 of 7871711/13/13 at 11:45amQuote:
yes. without question.
plus one. those shoes are great and great black shoes are a must in my opinion. especially with that fit. a good buy if you ask me.post #64354 of 7871711/13/13 at 11:48amQuote:Originally Posted by Sprezziamo
And this is what I was wearing yesterday. (First time I used that shirt, hence the long cuffs. It should be fine after the first wash)
I think the shirt sleeves are fine - its the jacket's sleeves that are way too short (2-3cm), at least on your left arm.post #64355 of 7871711/13/13 at 12:05pmQuote:
The point is that I hate (physically) when the shirt's cuff touches my hand, so I always make sure that the sleeves end at my wrist bones.
But I also hate (aesthetically) when the jacket's sleeves cover the shirt's sleeves entirely, not allowing you to see them.
So the only solution to both problem is to have relatively short sleeved shirts and short jacket's sleeves. At the end the effect is the same (as you can see on my right arm, where the shirt is probably pulled in by 1-2cm due to my position), but everything's a tad shorter.
NB - That's not something I would suggest to anyone, that's just my way of dealing with a pet peeve and trying to look good at the same time.post #64356 of 7871711/13/13 at 12:06pmpost #64357 of 7871711/13/13 at 12:14pm
Technically, it looks like you're wearing semi-formal morning dress, rather than a morning suit. A morning suit would be all grey (for example). Your outfit looks smashing, by the way.
Thanks. Not deliberately so, just a natural function of what I like!
It's been known... in my more affected & pretentious moments. But only for brief walks from one building to another rather than for any extended period of time; coats do have a tendency to slip off the shoulders when worn in this way, especially if there's a strong breeze or you move too violently. How many mobsters must have died in a hail of gunfire, simultaneously trying to flee and keep their coat on...?
Truth be told, I couldn't resist taking a photo like that today, given that I was also wearing a double-breasted chalkstripe suit, flashy tie and a flamboyant silk scarf. It seemed rude not to go the full Capone!
Don't think I ever commented on your pics but every time I look at your pics, I just say, "Damn, how does he pull off something like that?!" Gotta say you do a pretty damn good job of matching and daring yourself to don on floral patterned ties and other stuff that I can never dream of doing.
Thanks, but the only thing I would say is that it's really not a question of "daring" to do this sort of thing occasionally; that would probably be a bad idea. It comes from wanting to wear particular items or wear particular looks (and being fortunate enough to be able to do so in my line/lifestyle). If you don't actually want to wear any of this stuff (or don't have the occasion), then there's little reason to force yourself into it. In fact it would probably be unwise to do so.post #64358 of 7871711/13/13 at 12:15pmpost #64359 of 7871711/13/13 at 12:19pmQuote:
I, Noodles, am in agreement with you. I am phasing out solid white shirts and solid suits. I am trying to branch out to more interesting stuff here.post #64360 of 7871711/13/13 at 12:21pmQuote:
This is an excellent first post. Sure, there are a few problems (lapels are too thin, jacket sleeves are a touch short and there might be something wrong with the shoulder (too small?)), but as first posts go this fit is streets ahead of most first posts on here. Welcome.
Beautiful tie - details?
Trying a Claghornian (?) pose today with my new Conrad Wu tie. Colors are a bit darker than IRL:post #64361 of 7871711/13/13 at 12:26pmQuote:Originally Posted by Holdfast
Thanks, but the only thing I would say is that it's really not a question of "daring" to do this sort of thing occasionally; that would probably be a bad idea. It comes from wanting to wear particular items or wear particular looks (and being fortunate enough to be able to do so in my line/lifestyle). If you don't actually want to wear any of this stuff (or don't have the occasion), then there's little reason to force yourself into it. In fact it would probably be unwise to do so.
Very true. I look at floral ties with disgust and make fun of my colleagues when they do wear them but you pull it off very well. Just saying. I probably would not ever wear floral but I am sick of being so conservative in my look and so I am trying to do other things.post #64362 of 7871711/13/13 at 12:28pm
CD, I love that tie, and that jacket is perfect. Wonderful fit too. And I can see where you're going with the similar tones/country theme, and the contrast PS to keep it all alive. But I think a navy jacket or suit with that tie, and a navy, burgundy or green tie with that jacket, would be more inspiring arrangements.post #64363 of 7871711/13/13 at 12:30pmpost #64364 of 7871711/13/13 at 12:31pmpost #64365 of 7871711/13/13 at 12:32pm
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