On a positive note regarding thumbs (as opposed to "thumb me! thumb me!" type comments...looking at you ETB ), I'm thrilled this reached 20+. There has been an increase in folks willingness to show their approval, a good thing, but that this fit makes the cut also demonstrates that this thread is becoming more open minded as to what constitutes a "good fit" and are relying a little more on what simply looks good rather than the extent to which a look falls within a CM framework while also looking good.
Though actually another comment regarding ETB's fit. Did I think it deserved 20 thumbs? No. But I think some of his fits certainly have. And that one did at least deserve a high number of thumbs. Another, hopeful, side effect of us being more active in showing approval is that posters get a clearer idea of what works and what doesn't and are therefore more responsive to feedback and willing to change. And as the above AAS picture demonstrates, "what works" is no longer strictly restricted WAYWRN orthodoxy, so that responsiveness is not necessarily going to lead to a homogeneity of looks.
AAS, thank you for letting me use your fit as a talking point. Please buy yourself a new pair of shoes as a reward.