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Poll Results: The Summer Suit Challenge - Who did it best?

Poll expired: Jun 17, 2013 This is a multiple choice poll
  • 3% (3)
    Mr. Claymore
  • 1% (1)
    James Barnes
  • 18% (16)
    timotune
  • 40% (36)
    Orgetorix
  • 5% (5)
    sugarbutch
  • 34% (30)
    Kaplan
  • 12% (11)
    JPHardy
  • 1% (1)
    Roycru
  • 23% (21)
    southernstyle
  • 3% (3)
    mimo
  • 20% (18)
    TTO
  • 7% (7)
    those who where disqualified sympathy vote
88 Total Votes  
post #16 of 123
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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post

heaven forbid! not at all, i was merely stating that a tie will not substitute for a suit, even for skinniest of of here.

Just joshin'
post #17 of 123
Thread Starter 

Some summer inspiration from Mr Gable
-TTO
post #18 of 123
splendid fit, NOBD!


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Originally Posted by sugarbutch View Post

Just joshin'

cheers.gif
post #19 of 123
But which linen suit should I wear? It's going to be a tough choice.
post #20 of 123
In the spirit of the original concept for the contest; do you get extra points for the more linen one wears?

Linen Suit, shirt, and pocket square.
post #21 of 123
There are no points awarded, Mr. Claymore. Victory depends on your capturing the zeitgeist, not strictly adhering to the rules. However, chasing that ephemeral je ne sais quoi will do you no good either. Best to follow the advice of Patricia Mae Andrzejewski:


post #22 of 123
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Originally Posted by Mr. Claymore View Post

In the spirit of the original concept for the contest; do you get extra points for the more linen one wears? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Linen Suit, shirt, and pocket square.

what about the tie, shoes and socks?
post #23 of 123
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Originally Posted by sugarbutch View Post

There are no points awarded, Mr. Claymore. Victory depends on your capturing the zeitgeist, not strictly adhering to the rules. However, chasing that ephemeral je ne sais quoi will do you no good either. Best to follow the advice of Patricia Mae Andrzejewski:


The real problem is if you win, then you've won. As TTO and SpooPoker know, that's a lot of work.

I wonder if we are too removed from the "good old days" for my old pith helmeted outfit to capture the zeitgeist. I guess we will find out Friday.

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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post

what about the tie, shoes and socks?

I've found that linen shoes just don't hold up like I want them to and I draw the line at linen undergarments, just too scratchy.

Ties; that, I have plenty of:


Edited by Mr. Claymore - 6/13/13 at 2:34pm
post #24 of 123

8oz I think, I'm in the city so the seersucker didn't seem appropriate for today...

post #25 of 123

Good to see you last night Theo! 

 

Jim

post #26 of 123
Thread Starter 
You as well Jim. Welcome to the Forum, lovely suit .
-TTO
post #27 of 123

I wore the same get up, I wore recently, again to work today - with a different shirt though (same cloth, different collar, expect a post on this soon).

 

 

 

here are the pictures from when I wore it last time:

 

 

is this kosher or is recycling previous fits frowned upon?

post #28 of 123




Suit is tropical wool, shirt cotton, tie cotton/silk
post #29 of 123
AND WE HAVE SOME CONTENDERS!!!!!!
post #30 of 123
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