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post #12151 of 15988
So leaving aside my claim up thread that a dandy is unobtrusive, i.e. the very opposite of 'looking for attention' , the word 'dandy' doesn't actually appear in the sentence you highlighted.

Now what were you saying about ad hominem?
post #12152 of 15988
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Originally Posted by archetypal_yuppie View Post

FWIW my tastes are far from SWD, so I'm not suggesting wrinkles or loud colors or anything. But the whole thing looks too bland, particularly pants and shoes. Agree that the cardigan looks bad buttoned.*

Don't mean to be harsh (and I'm not only describing "in stitches," but various others I've seen over time as well), but I think key drivers of the dorkyness of the look(s) may be the lack of a stylish punch (something that isn't muted) coupled with a lack of the look of athleticism or fluidity or masculinity. There's no assertiveness. Hmm, hard to put into words.

As far as the outfit the I originally quoted, I think it would look a lot better with 1) darker shoes**, and 2) slightly darker (or more colorful), 1/2 inch longer, and maybe even roomier pants. In my view SF often takes it too far with pants shortness and tightness.

Aaaanyway...

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*At least unbutton another button at the bottom
**More contrast vs. pants. Contrast = less dull.

God damn SWD crowd always suggesting wrinkles and loud colors.
post #12153 of 15988
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Originally Posted by Ianiceman View Post

So leaving aside my claim up thread that a dandy is unobtrusive, i.e. the very opposite of 'looking for attention' , the word 'dandy' doesn't actually appear in the sentence you highlighted.

Now what were you saying about ad hominem?


ok since you are being difficult let me rephrase my statment.

 

Upturned jeans are signs that you are seeking for attention?

 

People at MC never seem to amaze me.

 

 

does that make a difference?

post #12154 of 15988
To clarify, cardigan stood out as dandy or interesting or whatever, but not normal or run of the mill.

Upturned jeans stood out as well. My mention of dandy for the cardigan did not extend to the jeans.

Is a "Stark" a brand or make of cardigan or something? You all seem to know what it is. Some of you seem to regard it as badass or something, doesn't seem that unusual to me, and the color is subdued.
post #12155 of 15988
this thread has gotten interesting.

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Originally Posted by Jabonator View Post

God damn SWD crowd always suggesting wrinkles and loud colors.

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Originally Posted by archetypal_yuppie View Post

Is a "Stark" a brand or make of cardigan or something? You all seem to know what it is. Some of you seem to regard it as badass or something, doesn't seem that unusual to me, and the color is subdued.

the stark is a sweater made by the SNS herning company, it comes in many colors, and yes, it is badass.
post #12156 of 15988
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Originally Posted by Ianiceman View Post

So leaving aside my claim up thread that a dandy is unobtrusive, i.e. the very opposite of 'looking for attention' , the word 'dandy' doesn't actually appear in the sentence you highlighted.

Now what were you saying about ad hominem?

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Originally Posted by Tirailleur1 View Post

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Originally Posted by Ianiceman View Post

So leaving aside my claim up thread that a dandy is unobtrusive, i.e. the very opposite of 'looking for attention' , the word 'dandy' doesn't actually appear in the sentence you highlighted.


Now what were you saying about ad hominem?


ok since you are being difficult let me rephrase my statment.

Upturned jeans are signs that you are seeking for attention?

People at MC never seem to amaze me.


does that make a difference?

T1 speaks for me.
post #12157 of 15988
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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post

this thread has gotten interesting.
lol8[1].gif
 

 

+1

post #12158 of 15988
doarky?

i hate these pants. frown.gif

post #12159 of 15988
It's the shoes that bug me. They're too petite for the top. All in all, I'd say stuff doesn't go together - I really like that overshirt (?)/ jacket, but I think it'd look better with a solid flannel (light grey?) or OCBD, and, correspondingly, different pants. I'm like a broken record, so I'll say denimdenimdenim, but I think a heavy moleskin trouser could look nice, too - even some corduroys if the're more palatable than jeans. You could do a MOK-inspired look, for sure. Maybe some navy cotton trousers would work, too. And BOOTS. As it is, a bit incongruent (if we care about those sorts of things)
post #12160 of 15988
Your posture and demeanor in that picture make me think that you took this after getting pulled out of bed early so that you could go help some people bury a body in the woods.
post #12161 of 15988
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Originally Posted by mktitsworth View Post

Your posture and demeanor in that picture make me think that you took this after getting pulled out of bed early so that you could go help some people bury a body in the woods.



I dint see nuthin'. (Click to show)




John Varvatos lightweight cotton bomber
Eddie Bauer 1/4 button shawl collar pullover
PRL flannel b/w plaid shirt
PRL chinos
Columbia (who knew?!) belt
Clarks (England) single monks. Water spots since it was damp out.
B&L Rayban Wayfarers

Edited by Digmenow - 3/19/13 at 12:24pm
post #12162 of 15988
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Originally Posted by Synthese View Post

It's the shoes that bug me. They're too petite for the top. All in all, I'd say stuff doesn't go together - I really like that overshirt (?)/ jacket, but I think it'd look better with a solid flannel (light grey?) or OCBD, and, correspondingly, different pants. I'm like a broken record, so I'll say denimdenimdenim, but I think a heavy moleskin trouser could look nice, too - even some corduroys if the're more palatable than jeans. You could do a MOK-inspired look, for sure. Maybe some navy cotton trousers would work, too. And BOOTS. As it is, a bit incongruent (if we care about those sorts of things)

i agree with you here, even though i really see this jacket (its a jacket imo, quilted on the inside) as an MC item, not SWD. the flat pants and shirt do not seem to go well, it really works better with other thicker more textured pants and shirt. i should have worn the merino wool navy v-neck jumper i had planned to with these pants and shirt, but i love this jacket so much i often just grab it.

i think it would be cool to try moleskin, cords would be good to have as well. i am lacking in both those departments. i think i will try this jacket with chinos next time and see how i like it with a less dressy get up. i might surprise myself and like it a lot.

and yes, i feel congruency/coherency is very important.
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Originally Posted by mktitsworth View Post

Your posture and demeanor in that picture make me think that you took this after getting pulled out of bed early so that you could go help some people bury a body in the woods.

this may or may not be true. every. single. morning.
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Originally Posted by Digmenow View Post


I dint see nuthin'. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Did you happen to see this guy? Maybe walking with a number of large black heavy duty garbage bags???
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Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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-TTO
post #12165 of 15988
so cool.
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