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Chuck Bass: Fashion Icon?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by fcuknu, Dec 31, 2008.

  1. zjpj83

    zjpj83 Well-Known Member

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    Gossip Girl is god awful. I was forced to watch it once and wanted to blow my brains out. Wodehouse on the other hand is amazing. Different strokes, I guess.
     
  2. Lel

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    I think some of his outfits are alright but they are loud for the sake of loudness.
     
  3. fcuknu

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    it's not like he picks his own clothes out

    Thats why I said chuck bass, the characters name... rather than Ed Westwick, the actors.
     
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    I think some of his outfits are alright but they are loud for the sake of loudness.
    while i don't think he looks the part exactly, i'd say the flashy clothes he wears match the character. [​IMG] [​IMG] and this following picture is a bit too large for the forum, but you get an idea. http://images1.fanpop.com/images/pho...7-967-1450.jpg
     
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    I've always had mixed feelings about the character's style, because I'm probably about 3 flamboyant outfits away from sartorially mind-melding with him. That said, he's generally a bit "more flounce to the ounce" to be truly great and some of those silhouettes, fabrics and colour combos hurt the eyes on occasion
     
  6. fcuknu

    fcuknu Well-Known Member

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    I say the more gaudy the more style...
     
  7. Flambeur

    Flambeur Well-Known Member

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    I like his style a lot, and yes, not everyone can pull it off.
     
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    "Friends" cast got payed a million/episode. Are you telling me in light of this a show can't afford a 1000$ pair of shoes to use in a single episode? Besides they will be sold at 3,000 after the show is done, possibly giving the show good rep as the profits can be donated to charity.

    This is faulty logic.
     
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    This is faulty logic.

    Indeed. Television production budgets are usually fairly small - there is would be no reason for a show to needlessly spend an extra $800 on a prop when a cheaper one would suffice.
     
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    I like his (the character's) style. It works well for him, and would work for anyone in his socioeconomic situation as well (with a pinch of good looks thrown into the pot). I view Chuck Bass as something like a runway show - interesting, visually-pleasing, but not at all practical for the common man.
     
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    Indeed. Television production budgets are usually fairly small - there is would be no reason for a show to needlessly spend an extra $800 on a prop when a cheaper one would suffice.

    With all the wear on the sole of the shoes it is possible that they are his own.
     
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    [​IMG]
    Black-clad background person 1: "oh yeah man check that chuck bass out. so hawt. oh yeah. so hawwwt. I mean, lavender pants! what a fashion icon. i want to be the eurydice to his orpheus. i want to be the heathcliff to his catherine. i want to go rectum spelunking with him. i want to fill his man cave with my meat. i want to sink him with my pink torpedo. i want to redecorate his interior."
    Black-clad background person 2: "tee hee hee! oh shit look - my latte's cold."
     
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    I feel he is conservatively dressed.
     
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    Indeed. Television production budgets are usually fairly small - there is would be no reason for a show to needlessly spend an extra $800 on a prop when a cheaper one would suffice.

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    anyone ID these shoes? They appear to have a waist. I'm shocked they would use something so expensive. [​IMG]
    I really want these shoes.. anyone recognize them or know of some that are strikingly similar?
     
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    I've watched this show a few times. I generally dislike everything this guy wears except for the blazers and stripe ties. I don't really like the character. He beds hot women left, right and centre but when I look at this guy pouting I think this guy can't possibly be straight.
     
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    anyone ID these shoes? They appear to have a waist. I'm shocked they would use something so expensive.

    [​IMG]

    Chace Crawford is wearing an IWC Big Pilot. They've zoomed in on it in other episodes. Their commitment to character-appropriate costuming goes a lot deeper than expensive shoes.
     
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    Chace Crawford is wearing an IWC Big Pilot. They've zoomed in on it in other episodes. Their commitment to character-appropriate costuming goes a lot deeper than expensive shoes.
    I'm not sure I follow- why is the IWC any more character appropriate than any other expensive watch for Nate? Also, PM me if you want to know Chuck's watch
     
  19. bowtielover

    bowtielover Well-Known Member

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    It is an interesting style and refreshing to see on one so young. But considering he is a fictional character and is styled by someone else I would hardly consider him an icon.
     
  20. KA1555

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    He's the reason why I watch the show.
     

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