To sum up: shit that shouldn't go with other shit, but actually does. Or doesn't. Colors, pieces, brands - it is open to your interpretation, but if you don't post in the spirit of The Challenge, you will disqualified and ridiculed. Yes, you are being actively encouraged to wear a Rick Owens safari jacket with Indy boots, or a tailored jacket with sweatpants - you might not win, but that's beside the point. But, for the sake of all of us, try to do it in a way that isn't hideous.
Alright. Ahem. My attempt at discord without being too CM about it. Severely limited by wardrobe constraints. And the fact that it is sprinkling today.
Thoughts behind this (Click to show)
I really had to struggle with my options to figure out how to approach this from a SWD standpoint rather than an CM. Ignoring rules in favor of aesthetics. I noticed a lot of fits that I like on this side are monochromatic, so I figured I'd try and do the same thing. Most of them tend to be gray or black, and while I could have put together something in gray, I'm not sure how comfortable I would have been in it. Blue just feels a bit more "me," so I went with that.
Blue trousers with a blue jacket are generally a big no-no on the other side, but that's (I hope) an objection based tradition rather than aesthetics. So I ignored that stodgy voice in my head and went with something that hopefully came together decently.
I found a spare moment.
brands (Click to show)
women's 80s Kenzo
Robert the neighborhood cat
XL "Hustla" tee
Two entries; variations on a theme.
FAKE London lace and cashmere parka (womens)
Facetasm oversized stars and stripes tee
3.1 Phillip Lim knit shorts
Generic Man "white caviar" textured leather sneakers
Patrik Ervell leather daypack
Maison Martin Margiela distressed silver ID bracelet
Instead of what I was going to do before I saw Parker's fit, I tried to do something that was all the same colour range but entirely discordant in terms of what the things are. Whatever, it's some distance in the abyss below NicelyNice and Parker...
Cheap beanie from Ameyoko market
Loro Piana scarf
Beams+ shirt (unseen)
Old Town Harris Tweed waistcoat
Engineered Garments jacquard Andover jacket
Sou Sou wool pants
J Crew x Alden
Seeking textural harmony in the midst of aesthetic dissonance:
Warning: texture (Click to show)
Late pass, but here are two from me. This is, incidentally, pretty close to how I normally dress, except that I only break out the Cloak pants occasionally,and am usually in indigo denim. I guess... Civil War Goth Ninja #menswear Biking raver?
Aero Fontana "Waxy Blue" steerhide jacket
Paper Denim & Cloth tee shirt (needed a fresh tee when I decided to stay somewhere overnight on a whim - Ross to the rescue)
Julius_7 triple ring cowhide belt
Cloak FW04 true pegleg wide leg pants (so awesome, and I can' replace them, so they come out less than I'd like them to)
Wings+Horns hightop sneakers
Madova blue peccary gloves