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Poll Results: The Be Like Barbera Four Pattern Challenge - Who did it best?

Poll expired: Jun 4, 2013 This is a multiple choice poll
  • 3% (6)
    mimo
  • 1% (2)
    RogerC
  • 11% (18)
    clapeyron
  • 1% (2)
    Ian Erickson
  • 0% (0)
    Thin White Duke
  • 21% (32)
    Tirailleur1
  • 5% (9)
    Cantabrigian
  • 15% (24)
    SpooPoker
  • 0% (1)
    eazye
  • 1% (3)
    MRMstl
  • 9% (14)
    Mr. Six
  • 10% (16)
    Orgetorix
  • 7% (12)
    GMMcL
  • 6% (10)
    Betelgeuse
  • 4% (7)
    Licious
  • 10% (16)
    in stitches
  • 1% (3)
    Holdfast
  • 0% (0)
    gringodaddy
  • 23% (35)
    NOBD
  • 4% (7)
    Pingson
  • 9% (15)
    Pliny
  • 2% (4)
    sugarbutch
  • 26% (40)
    timotune
  • 3% (5)
    SeaJen
  • 6% (10)
    DerekS
  • 5% (9)
    An Acute Style
  • 35% (53)
    TTO
151 Total Votes  
post #196 of 423
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Originally Posted by Holdfast View Post

 

This challenge made me realise that I don't have any dedicated summer jackets with a pattern (apart from one rarely worn seersucker). The one patterned jacket I do wear more regularly in summer is all-season. I find patterns in general in summer to be much less relevant than in winter, for some reason. I think it's partly because I have a lot of brightly coloured summery stuff, so adding a pattern on top of that feels a bit too much. Hmm...

 

 

Ah, do it anyway! :)

Ahem, my signature.  Ahem.  

post #197 of 423
Quote:
Originally Posted by in stitches View Post

i have the tag in the bag, but i think ill keep it. worst case it makes a nice gift, best case its just something pretty to have.

donate to dcg to use as a cum rag. he goes through those like nobodys bidnazz.
post #198 of 423
Quote:
Originally Posted by gringodaddy View Post

^^  agreed it is very pretty.  I've handled it at BB myself.  I didn't know how deep your "no square" sentiment ran hence my comment.  I personally love them with a no tie look.  

i think my fave PS looks are indeed, sans tie.
Quote:
Originally Posted by DerekS View Post

donate to dcg to use as a cum rag. he goes through those like nobodys bidnazz.

oh gross. what a waste of lovely silk square.
post #199 of 423

   ok   you win

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Originally Posted by Licious View Post

Office artwork 5th pattern bonus pic:  cool.gif

 

post #200 of 423

Just for the fun, here's my try. I would like to use another PS, but my PS collection is not that big. 

 

post #201 of 423

^^ agreed that this would have benefited from a different square.  

post #202 of 423

I don't have any official entries since I'm not wearing any of them today, but I threw some combos up on hangers last night, and I'm thinking of posting them. You'll just have to disregard the messiness and poor lighting. Just go easy on me because a lot of my stuff isn't very nice. smile.gif

post #203 of 423
Into a crowded field I rush, undaunted. (OK, a little daunted)

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Attolini for Luciano Barbera (I expect my bonus points)
BBGF
Hickey Freeman
Unknown madder silk, hand rolled
Trafalgar belt (not shown)
HF trou (the slimmer cut LPs I really wanted did not come back from the tailor in time.)
Pantherella
Alden
Work shown (Click to show)
Note that I made a game-time substitution of a brown suede belt for the suspenders, and a madder square for the puppy-tooth one shown here.
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post #204 of 423

^^ This makes me want both an olive/green based sc and a sheppard check tie.  What is the fabric for both?

post #205 of 423

and you made the right choice swapping out the square IMO.

post #206 of 423

GMMcL... that SC inlove.gif

 

Quote:
Originally Posted by gringodaddy View Post

^^ agreed that this would have benefited from a different square.  

 

Yup and unfortunately my other SC's are with the tailor so I didn't have a lot of options. 

post #207 of 423
Quote:
Originally Posted by gringodaddy View Post

^^ This makes me want both an olive/green based sc and a sheppard check tie.  What is the fabric for both?

Wool on the SC (super 140s, to be exact), silk and wool on the tie.
post #208 of 423

Go easy on a newb. smile.gif

 

Here's the first fit. The jacket is a true two-tone herringbone so it qualifies. It might look a little out of season, but it's actually quarter-lined. The tie had the best pattern out of my whole collection for this particular combo, but it's wooly so not season-appropriate. I also didn't have any clean, appropriate pants. So it's out.

 

 

The next fit is actually a 5-pattern if you count the birdseye jacket and a 4-pattern if you don't. It's hard to tell, but the pants are brown with a blue pinstripe. However, they need serious hemming so this fit is out.

 

 

This fit is actually a full suit. It's hard to see, but there's a faint windowpane in all that navy. However, you may be able to tell how wrinkly it is from the pic. It needs to go to the cleaners. So it's out.

 

 

And finally, here's the one I would have worn today. It combine the jacket from the first fit and the shirt from the second fit.  But again, no damn clean pants...

 

 You may notice that the square is the same in every single pic. It's all that I own outside of a white one. So there you go. My first real SF exposure. They all follow the rules, but I somehow managed to find a way not to wear any of them.

post #209 of 423
Quote:
Originally Posted by GMMcL View Post

Into a crowded field I rush, undaunted. (OK, a little daunted)

This is a fantastic tie.

post #210 of 423

@ Alan, sounds like you need to do laundry more often! or buy more clothes....or do both.

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