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Originally Posted by luv2breformed View Post

Ruffles, I believe you have been chastised for this before, but it helps everyone out when you leave your posts up regardless of how fail they may be. I've posted infinitely worse fits here than anything you have ever posted, and left them in all their glory so that myself and others may learn from my mistakes. I think it would be helpful if you left your fits up, especially if the issue at hand were so minor as pattern clashing rather than say wearing pants 4 sizes too large.

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Thank you, good sir. Given this information, I think this shirt is best served with your brown or gray grenadine. I think a neat might work, but the scale of pattern with the shirt may be too close for most of your neats.
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:brick:

I was thinking of this tie but I am recycling this way too much. 

 

 

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Originally Posted by Rudals View Post



great fit. awesome, simple look.

shantung tie in winter is a sin though (that's a bit like wearing a linen tie in winter—or a wool one in summer). Vox would not approve!
post #69395 of 78718
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Originally Posted by Rudals View Post

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I was thinking of this tie but I am recycling this way too much. 

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Just stop wearing it with your plain and/or subtle shirts. When your 3 neats show up you will find them in the rotation with your plain shirts much more often. Also, 1 benefit of simple basics is that they don't stand out as much, so you can afford to wear them more often. I have no clue how many times you've posted that brown grenadine, whereas I am keenly aware of ETB's pink paisley at least twice now. Just saying you don't have to worry about "recycling" as much given your generally conservative style.
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Oops. I actually don't know any better. I get that wool and cashmere ties are for winter but I am not quite sure why. It's not like they warm you up. If it is to go with what you're likely to wear in the winter (wool) then I guess I understand. 

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I quite like this actually, the tie is very nice and I don't feel it massively clashes, though I get what people are saying. The tie alone and shirt alone are very good.

 

However this is quite a decent "London" look, if you know what I mean.

post #69398 of 78718
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Originally Posted by luv2breformed View Post

 whereas I am keenly aware of ETB's pink paisley at least twice now. 

Last wore it on December 17th. I know it was a recycle (and a distinctive tie one way or the other), but I don't only dress for Style Forum! :) (though I do consider what I'm doing). I have my own benchmarks to make things "new", for example, I've never worn that tie with that suit.

 

You're right though, a plain navy or plain brown tie would be less memorable. But again, do it for yourself, not just to post something "new" - if you haven't worn it for 2 weeks its probably alright, and if you put it on and are happy and confident, then its definitely alright!

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Originally Posted by mossrockss View Post


showing off some new Howard Yount trou today.

 

Nice cardigan!

Any chance it can be ordered online somewhere?

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Originally Posted by luv2breformed View Post

Ruffles, I believe you have been chastised for this before, but it helps everyone out when you leave your posts up regardless of how fail they may be. I've posted infinitely worse fits here than anything you have ever posted, and left them in all their glory so that myself and others may learn from my mistakes. I think it would be helpful if you left your fits up, especially if the issue at hand were so minor as pattern clashing rather than say wearing pants 4 sizes too large.

 

Totally.

 

You don't need to leave them up for long, Noodles; even just a day or two is enough to get a broader & more usual range of feedback. I usually clear out my imgur after a couple of months.

 

And here's a little secret to make it easier to leave outfits up: no-one - and I mean no-one - really cares deeply about what outfit you're wearing today. Just as they don't care about what I'm wearing today. Or any other poster's outfit. It's all just disposable fun in that good outfits give people a moment's pleasure and sometimes cause them to click the thumbs icon or comment; while mediocre/bad outfits are forgotten almost instantly.

 

Only exceptional outfits - in either direction - are really remembered and those are few and far between for most members, and that was true even in the old days and even a clear majority of the few old superstar members were just "good" rather than exceptional. We just tend to remember the exceptional fits and assign them to the entirety of their outfits.

 

BTW, now that you've reposted it, I agree that the shirt/tie combo isn't ideal, but it's not disastrous. It's just that the effective stripe width of the tie is a bit close to that of the space between the stripes of the shirt. One for a solid shirt, or a hairline stripe, or that microcheck that I think you have.

 

Originally Posted by Rudals View Post
 

Oops. I actually don't know any better. I get that wool and cashmere ties are for winter but I am not quite sure why. It's not like they warm you up. If it is to go with what you're likely to wear in the winter (wool) then I guess I understand. 

 

I answered this in your tie thread; figured that would keep all your tie advice together. :)

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Originally Posted by eviltimeban View Post
 

I quite like this actually, the tie is very nice and I don't feel it massively clashes, though I get what people are saying. The tie alone and shirt alone are very good.

 

However this is quite a decent "London" look, if you know what I mean.

I think it would also be less of an issue if the jacket was buttoned up.

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I don't really see a problem with that, Rudals. If there was no white stripe on the tie I don't even think this would be up for debate. It's not like you are wearing a butcher stripe shirt or something similar with such a pronounced stripe.

 

I could also be biased because I wore the same tie today:

 

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Polo

RLPL

ConradWu

Vintage

HowardYount

AE

post #69403 of 78718
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Originally Posted by ridethecliche View Post
 

I think it would also be less of an issue if the jacket was buttoned up.

I can't because I am too fat!!!:censored:

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Originally Posted by Holdfast View Post
 

 

Totally.

 

You don't need to leave them up for long, Noodles; even just a day or two is enough to get a broader & more usual range of feedback. I usually clear out my imgur after a couple of months.

 

And here's a little secret to make it easier to leave outfits up: no-one - and I mean no-one - really cares deeply about what outfit you're wearing today. Just as they don't care about what I'm wearing today. Or any other poster's outfit. It's all just disposable fun in that good outfits give people a moment's pleasure and sometimes cause them to click the thumbs icon or comment; while mediocre/bad outfits are forgotten almost instantly.

 

Only exceptional outfits - in either direction - are really remembered and those are few and far between for most members, and that was true even in the old days and even a clear majority of the few old superstar members were just "good" rather than exceptional. We just tend to remember the exceptional fits and assign them to the entirety of their outfits.

 

BTW, now that you've reposted it, I agree that the shirt/tie combo isn't ideal, but it's not disastrous. It's just that the effective stripe width of the tie is a bit close to that of the space between the stripes of the shirt. One for a solid shirt, or a hairline stripe, or that microcheck that I think you have.

 

 

I answered this in your tie thread; figured that would keep all your tie advice together. :)

Wise words, as always.

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Originally Posted by daDudeson View Post

Nice cardigan!
Any chance it can be ordered online somewhere?

Hm, don't see it anywhere. Picked this up at T.J.Maxx. It's a Polo.
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