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Poll Results: Who is teh best?!

Poll expired: Apr 19, 2016 This is a multiple choice poll
  • 20% of voters (12)
    Crusty the 20's Banker
  • 21% of voters (13)
    Baracuta 60's M-o-M
  • 10% of voters (6)
    'Nam 70s Clags
  • 10% of voters (6)
    Intimate Pravda 50s
  • 25% of voters (15)
    Amsterdam McDermott 70s
  • 11% of voters (7)
    70s 007 calypso
  • 15% of voters (9)
    20's Dennis "Peaky Blinders" Walter
  • 8% of voters (5)
    40s Newsman Bienluienapris
  • 25% of voters (15)
    Clouseau 70s Suedehead
  • 30% of voters (18)
    20s EFV at the Cottage
  • 15% of voters (9)
    60s Thin White Duke/Michael Cane
  • 15% of voters (9)
    Baracuda 60s Mr "Steve McQuenn" Knightley
  • 5% of voters (3)
    DerekS the 70s Rock n Roller Hippie
  • 8% of voters (5)
    Miami Vice 80s RoSaCe
  • 31% of voters (19)
    70s Turtleneck CruzAzul
60 Total Votes  
post #46 of 87
How suiting I am visiting my friends summer cottage this weekend:

20-30s style.
post #47 of 87
As proprietor of Rod's Mod Blog (see link below!) it was always gonna be the sixties for me. I even went down into the garage to pay homage to Sir Maurice:




Suit - Silver mohair sharkskin MTM from Thick As Thieves
Shirt - TM Lewin
Tie - Charles Tyrwhitt
Chelsea boots - Aldo!
post #48 of 87

There are so many great entries, especially the 1960s-inspired ones. 


I grew up in that decade, regretting that I wasn't a little older as the Mod styles of the mid-sixties seemed to me the epitome of cool.  There was one particular piece of kit that I absolutely loved - the Harrington jacket.  My entry pays homage to that exquisite piece of outerwear and the mid to late-sixties. 


My entry:


Jacket - Baracuta G9 in 'loden'

Shades - Giorgio Armani

Polo shirt and cotton v neck - Polo RL

Levis 501s

Loafers - AE Kenwood



(My pics from two or three years ago in Venice)




Edited by Mr Knightley - 4/17/16 at 2:26am
post #49 of 87
Originally Posted by Mr Knightley View Post

There are so many great entries, especially the 1960s-inspired ones. 





If i had more time i would have tried an original Drugstore look...

But i miss a vintage Renoma suit in my wardrobe, and i don't have for a while some Weston loafers...


post #50 of 87



This is just a poor excuse for a post since I am frustrated that I cannot participate. Since I live separated from most of my wardrobe I only have clothes that I can wear on a consistent basis. If I would have access to all my clothes I would have been able to pull off a decent early skinhead look from the late 60s or a classic 2-tone 70s rude boy. But it was not meant to be... 

post #51 of 87
It probably goes without saying, but brown + plaid pants + turtleneck = 1970s.

post #52 of 87
@Cruz that's a cool look.
post #53 of 87
sometime in 1973-ish

post #54 of 87
Thread Starter 
Lots of really fantastic entries, gentlemen. I'm feeling way too lazy this evening so I will extend the deadline until sometime tomorrow morning when I feel like getting around to putting up the poll.
post #55 of 87
Originally Posted by pravda View Post

@Cruz that's a cool look.

Thank you, sir. So many designers I like were influenced by the 1970s -- I might in particular mention that Ford guy -- that the challenge for me is to not go overboard. Like, I could have worn ivory loafers and/or a shirt with big collar points laid out on top of the coat's lapels. Would have been a bit gilding the lily. I want to celebrate the era, not become a caricature of it, you know?

Edit: Here's a details / textures photo. Voting isn't open yet but I wasn't sure if we were allowed to tack on additional material, so I'm putting it in this separate post for you and anyone else who finds the fit interesting.

Edited by CruzAzul - 4/17/16 at 1:34pm
post #56 of 87
ITA. This was a fun challenge. I started to pull out my white polyester suit from High School aka Saturday Night Fever, but to do it right I need to drop 15 pounds. Maybe next year. Lol
post #57 of 87
Very nice textures. Reminds me of Bill Bixby "Courtship of Eddie's Father"
post #58 of 87
So nobody dared trying the 80's? If it's not too late, I couldn't find my 6x1, but here's my Miami vice inspiration

post #59 of 87
Thread Starter 
Poal is up!
post #60 of 87

I waited till after the poll was up because this is not an entry but from my time as David Starsky





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