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CBD WAYWRN: An Experiment

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. Manton

    Manton Well-Known Member

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  2. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Well-Known Member

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    Doing some CBD today. Close-spaced chalk stripes too radical? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Dude, Awesome. [​IMG] Might put some elbow patches on this jacket, and when the weather finally turns I may take 1" off the bottom as well.
     
  3. wEstSidE

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    Because it looks good.
    the "if it looks good, wear it" argument is dangerous to introduce here
     
  4. Manton

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    the "if it looks good, wear it" argument is dangerous to introduce here

    Do I have to do another restatement of the thread purpose?
     
  5. wEstSidE

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    Do I have to do another restatement of the thread purpose?
    yes
     
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    Parker-When I grow up I want to dress like you! ha
     
  7. Manton

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    yes

    This is not the "You must wear a white shirt, solid gray or navy suit, plain tie and black stitch caps" thread. It's about dressing with a little flair without going overboard.

    Outside of a handful of the most conservative firms in London and maybe one or two other cities in Europe, brown shoes have been perfectly fine with a gray suit for probably the last 70 years.

    Get it?
     
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    [​IMG]

    Goodness me, is that ... Drape!
     
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    Because it looks good.

    +1

    -LR
     
  10. Omar1223

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    Parker, what brand and model are the shoes? what material is the square? I have always liked the way you dress, I am glad you started posting in this thread. This outfit is awesome

    Manton, where is the tie from and is it a grenadine?
     
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    Dude, Awesome. [​IMG] Might put some elbow patches on this jacket, and when the weather finally turns I may take 1" off the bottom as well.
    Length looks good to my eye.
     
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    This is not the "You must wear a white shirt, solid gray or navy suit, plain tie and black stitch caps" thread. It's about dressing with a little flair without going overboard.

    Outside of a handful of the most conservative firms in London and maybe one or two other cities in Europe, brown shoes have been perfectly fine with a gray suit for probably the last 70 years.

    Get it?


    i got that previously, but i wanted to make sure i understood. "no black with tan/brown" is probably the most common "fashion rule." even someone who dresses like shit has probably heard of it. that's all.
     
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    Manton, is that a burgundy or brown grenadine? By the way,where is it from,Ed's Panta?
     
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    Lovely fabric on the suit, Manton. Details?

    Parker, are the stripes that noticeable IRL?
     
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    This is not the "You must wear a white shirt, solid gray or navy suit, plain tie and black stitch caps" thread. It's about dressing with a little flair without going overboard.

    Outside of a handful of the most conservative firms in London and maybe one or two other cities in Europe, brown shoes have been perfectly fine with a gray suit for probably the last 70 years.

    Get it?


    The baby Jesus loves black shoes. But yours do look nice.
     
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    i got that previously, but i wanted to make sure i understood. "no black with tan/brown" is probably the most common "fashion rule." even someone who dresses like shit has probably heard of it. that's all.

    This is a "fashion rule" propagated by the kind of people who wear mullets because mullets protect their necks form the sun. Pay attention the part of your statement that says "even someone who dresses like shit has probably heard of it" and consider the ramifications.
     
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    LOL, definitely too soon.

    As for me, my usual but with pinstripes this time.

    [​IMG]

    I'm half English so when it comes to pinstripes, collar pins, contrast collars and french cuffs (err, double cuffs) I see no evil.


    I can dig this. SG - does RL make you wear the full (head to toe) polo rig?

    On the shirt - Is that this seasons with the pony on the chest oxford? I slept on last seasons (my sleeve length sold out real quick) and now they seem to only offer this with the pony on chest and no choice of sleeve length? I've been looking for the same shirt for a while, really kicking myself for not grabbing it over the winter when I had the chance.
     
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    Parker, what brand and model are the shoes? what material is the square?
    Parker, are the stripes that noticeable IRL?

    Crockett & Jones Westfield, white linen square. Stripes are tamer IRL, but it's still a tad 'gangster'.

    Parker-When I grow up I want to dress like you! ha

    Ha! When I grow up I want to dress like Oldog.
     
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    Crockett & Jones Westfield, white linen square. Stripes are tamer IRL, but it's still a tad 'gangster'.

    Ha! When I grow up I want to dress like Oldog.

    I loved it too, P.
     
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    - Nice. I like the combination. I also think the length of the sport jacket (?) is flattering.
    - lucky all my SC & coats are the same
     

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