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Originally Posted by faribeana88 View Post

well said stitches! I should've been more neutral in my interjection but that is a learning point for next time. You are one wise dude! icon_gu_b_slayer%5B1%5D.gif

thanks! but lets not get carried away with that last part. tongue.gif

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Originally Posted by Holdfast View Post

However, having browsed SWD's "Best of WAYWRN" thread (thanks to the Styleforum Robot's linking to it recently), I'm thinking about starting a similar sort of thread for the CM WAYWRN. It would be fun to have a small capsule collection of truly great/inspirational fits, culled from WAYWRN, and updated semi-regularly.

It would be open to anyone to post into and opine, but obviously it would be anathema for them to post in their own fits, and I'd encourage posters to be ruthlessly selective about what fits from others they deem worthy of inclusion.

Are you aware of gdl's similar thread?

 

Originally Posted by Holdfast View Post
 

(This thread would be very different from the good taste thread in being more inclusive in the nature of fits - allowing directional or flamboyant stuff to be included - simply using some measure of perceived quality as a filtering. It would also be different from, say, vox's old digest, gdl's old fit of the day, or RJE's occasional best of threads - or indeed a tumblr/blog - in being more than one person's opinion of what's interesting. Finally, commentary of why you pick a fits to include would NOT be required or expected, so as to minimise the effort of contribution.)

 

Unless there's another gdl thread I missed? (entirely possible!)

 

If there's enough interest, I'll try to get something up by tomorrow evening. In the final analysis it'll be up to intelligence/effort of the membership to decide whether it sinks or swims, or is successful in distilling out some really nice posts (in the organic way the SWD best of seems to work); I'd only be kickstarting it with an initial selection of images to get the thread started and subsequently occasionally submitting an entry I think is worthy if the truly miraculous happens and I happen to see it in this thread before someone else does.

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Originally Posted by Holdfast View Post

Unless there's another gdl thread I missed? (entirely possible!)

GDL had one 6-9 months ago that he tried to resurrect, but it hasn't been touched in quite a while, unless there is some secret subforum that only the cool kids are invited to.

I think this would be a great idea if we can keep it going. It's great to have a collection of inspirational fits, no matter your wardrobe or skill level.
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Originally Posted by luv2breformed View Post

Woke up to white powder everywhere this morning, No matter, Sunday best plus a little bit extra to keep the cold at bay. Feedback on my new (to me) suit and/or overcoat is welcome and appreciated. Well, any feedback for that matter!
I thought my gray overcoat would finish it all well and threw on my gray fedora also. I actually hadn't planned on a particular scarf, but this one felt like it hit the palette perfectly.
I'd fasten the bottom button of the overcoat (the convention of not fastening the bottom button comes from a frequent practice with waistcoats) and would buckle rather than tie the belt; but this is an excellent ensemble.
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I'd fasten the bottom button of the overcoat (the convention of not fastening the bottom button comes from a frequent practice with waistcoats) and would buckle rather than tie the belt; but this is an excellent ensemble.

 

I tend to like leaving the bottom button of my overcoat undone, unless it's particularly cold or windy.  I actually feel it makes more practical sense on an overcoat than a jacket or a waistcoat.  I walk with a long stride and it makes it easier, and puts less stress on the buttons and vent seam.

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Originally Posted by aravenel View Post

I think this would be a great idea if we can keep it going. It's great to have a collection of inspirational fits, no matter your wardrobe or skill level.

this. hopefully it can get updated at least weekly to keep the thread thriving.
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Something like a 'best of the week' roundup?

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Originally Posted by Gianni Cerutti View Post
 

Today on the train ... Time passes more .... what do you think? Obviously, tie and pocket square-I made them myself with my hands =)

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Love.  :bounce2:

 

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Originally Posted by Holdfast View Post
 

Today, inspired by AAS fantastic recent monochrome fit. This one isn't monochrome, but it's certainly inspired by the fit he put together:

 

 

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Well done.  :fistbump:

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Originally Posted by An Acute Style View Post

 

 

 

 

Thank you for your encouragement concerning this outfit, gentleman.  There were three things about it I thought would not go over well on SF.

 

1) The vest and jacket are both herringbone.  

2) The pocket square and tie match.

3) I'm wearing a collar bar with a button down shirt.  

 

I didn't say anything about this before because I didn't want to sabotage myself the challenge.  So apparently these things were overlooked or maybe they aren't as offensive as I think they are.  What of it?  

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Doc, gdl's thread is open to submission from others so it isn't really a presentation of one person's favorites (and I'm sorry that I didn't catch the reference to it in your post). You're certainly welcome to create a new thread, but a revitalization of gdl's might serve the same purpose and reduce the fragmentation, if only a bit.
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damn! now that is how a three piece suit is done!
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Originally Posted by Pingson View Post

More PoW....


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Originally Posted by ridethecliche View Post

It's a new week so here's to a new attempt.



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Right sleeve of blazer got caught on the thing behind me in the pic. Didn't notice till now, else I would have retaken :/



(Could this use waist suppression or is it just not the right cut for me? The V is verrryyy slight.)

I think I got SF approved slacks!



And when I wore them to work I realized that they were too short, luckily there's a bunch of fabric there so I can have them lengthened. Score!

Is this something that needs doing or are they acceptable as is? Does no break mean that they just kiss the top of the shoe or that socks are visible when standing. I know these are supposed to be no break pants. There's currently about 1-1.5 inch gap between the end of my pant and the start of the back of my shoe.



Wool socks because it is COLD!





Questions, what are the thoughts on the shoes? Are they interview worthy?
Pants: to be lengthened or acceptable as is?

Before addressing the shoes, I think that the trousers really don't work with the patterned jacket.
The trousers do not appear to be patterned as such but their texture, from the photo, is practically a
pattern and it clashes with the plaid of the jacket

The shoes are fine for an interview in a dressy dark suit. However they do not really work with
the combination in your photos. They are too formfal IMHO.
post #65249 of 78719
one of your best yet-- colors, updated pattern, and tie all look great to me! are you using collar bones in your shirt collars/ if so, are they long enough?
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Originally Posted by DonCologne View Post

Next outfit for the nightshift and today with the classic blue blazer and grey trousers combination





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Originally Posted by ridethecliche View Post

Do you think a bowtie would have worked in the situation in the right color? It can add another dimension there.

A Bowtie with that sweater? You would make it look even more comical.
I would lose that color sweater period. BTW, I really like the cut of your jacket
but it looks a size too small for you.
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