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Boot Tuck: Discuss.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by AR_Six, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. Fiddy

    Fiddy Well-Known Member

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  2. dusty

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    my contribution to the boot tuck: fit
    Sorry, that absolutely does not work. The ruggedness of the boots (and associated tuckings) clashes with everything else. And is that a black belt?
     
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    Definitely not my taste. Boots don't coalesce at all with the entire upper portion. And the belt.....and that tie. jesus.

    EDIT - dusty beat me by mere seconds.
     
  4. chronoaug

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    Raw jeans tucked into boots like that doesn't work. I've already said it before but will say it again. RAW JEANS DON'T GO WITH EVERY SINGLE THING. The fact that raw jeans are by nature stiff, rigid, and especially the slim ones don't allow for decent drape when it comes to tucking. Also, it's an intentionally casual/sloppy look that it doesn't mesh with slightly undone boots or sneakers. Think military inspired where the pants are a bit more full cut, and made from a softer material.
     
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    JFKJean - your boot tuck looks great. they really go well with the raw jeans. But the tie imo doesn't look good with it tho. ditch it and open up some buttons. the boot tuck says semi-rugged (or semi-careless...aka cool). the tie doesn't match with that. You can also try a thicker pullover sweater. Or Go with a simple henley by itself or with a jacket.
     
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    JFKJean - your boot tuck looks great. they really go well with the raw jeans.


    But the tie imo doesn't look good with it tho. ditch it and open up some buttons. the boot tuck says semi-rugged
    (or semi-careless...aka cool). the tie doesn't match with that. You can also try a thicker pullover sweater. Or Go with a simple henley by itself or with a jacket.


    I think so too but for the poster after my other posting, the cardigan is navy, shirt is light pink and obviously red knit tie. The belt is black and chose this b/c the boots are dark brown, it was close enough and I didn't wanna do anything lighter. I like the juxtaposition of worn in/beat up boots to something more dressed up up top.
     
  7. AR_Six

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    Raw jeans tucked into boots like that doesn't work. I've already said it before but will say it again. RAW JEANS DON'T GO WITH EVERY SINGLE THING. The fact that raw jeans are by nature stiff, rigid, and especially the slim ones don't allow for decent drape when it comes to tucking. Also, it's an intentionally casual/sloppy look that it doesn't mesh with slightly undone boots or sneakers. Think military inspired where the pants are a bit more full cut, and made from a softer material.
    I dunno, I don't think the problem is with the raw jeans so much as with the top half of the fit going way too far into dressy stuff. Had it just been, say, a short hem shirt and a jacket, it would be fine. The bottom half of his pic is a much cleaner boot tuck than what you're referencing. The military style tuck is how I look at boot tuck as well (though I don't have many looser fitting pants) but I think raw denim can be boot tucked, as per the original example. It's just a different context.
     
  8. Crane's

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    Boot blousing is a way to keep things from crawling up your legs or protecting your clothes while riding horseback. It works with military/work boots and cowboy boots. This half laced up look looks dumb in my book. If you're going to do it then do it right. I regularly do this out in the field but never on the street.
     
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    Gonna disagree with chrono nothing wrong with raws but the color of the boots is terrible I hate brown most of the time and the laces are too calculated. Also the tie has no place in that fit. Ya and the cardi looks cheapish too if I want to nitpick.
     
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    Discuss.

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    That looks normal. You must be doing it wrong.
     
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    This thread needs more pics. Ones with links that aren't broken.

    I ordered some boots online and will show my attempted tuck when they come in (unless it's so horrid that I'm too embarrassed to post it on ze internet).
     

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