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FRIDAY CHALLENGE 20140502: DTO an SF Bro

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by SeaJen, Apr 29, 2014.

How DTOed the best

Poll closed May 5, 2014.
  1. Claghorn

    10 vote(s)
    12.3%
  2. SeaJean

    12 vote(s)
    14.8%
  3. EFV

    52 vote(s)
    64.2%
  4. Cleav

    4 vote(s)
    4.9%
  5. GMMcL

    26 vote(s)
    32.1%
  6. Cantabrigian

    2 vote(s)
    2.5%
  7. upr_crust

    8 vote(s)
    9.9%
  8. coldsalmon

    8 vote(s)
    9.9%
  9. in stitches

    21 vote(s)
    25.9%
  10. eviltimeban

    4 vote(s)
    4.9%
  11. Thin White Duke

    3 vote(s)
    3.7%
  12. Shen

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  13. Amar ezzahi

    4 vote(s)
    4.9%
  14. size 38R

    1 vote(s)
    1.2%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. in stitches

    in stitches Well-Known Member

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    TTO!!!!

    great fit, btw. looks awesome.
     
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  2. SeaJen

    SeaJen Well-Known Member

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  3. GMMcL

    GMMcL Well-Known Member

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    Just wait and see, son.


    Now THAT'S funny.

    --

    Already a strong field. You guys aren't going to make defending my DTO title easy.

    WELL, GOOD! BECAUSE I WANNA EARN IT.
     
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  4. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Well-Known Member

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    Nice EFV!
     
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  5. SeaJen

    SeaJen Well-Known Member

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    If you can make that look good, G, you will have earned it. While you're at it, could you reverse gravity so that I can dunk again, and the world is still seeking a Grand Unifying Theory.
     
  6. Cleav

    Cleav Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]


    I have been influenced by our friend


    AAS

    so I take this opportunity to show a fit not necessarily characteristic of him but one that works with me
     
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  7. dieworkwear

    dieworkwear Well-Known Member

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    This Photonics model would like to submit his entry. He hopes it's not too late.

    [​IMG]
     
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  8. jrd617

    jrd617 Well-Known Member

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    MAZEL TOV!!!!

    So was that the reason for the cake?

     
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  9. jrd617

    jrd617 Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]
     
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  11. Claghorn

    Claghorn Well-Known Member

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    This is by far a better DTO Challenge already than the one last year. Cleav, most excellent, and EFV, absolutely stunning.
     
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  12. in stitches

    in stitches Well-Known Member

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    no, just a silly joak.


    lolz


    its pretty awesome. pending some begging on my part, i may just have something up my sleeve.
     
  13. GMMcL

    GMMcL Well-Known Member

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    Please take this in the spirit of joviality and homage it was intended. I genuinely respect and admire the styles and points of view of all folks DTO'd below.
    As last year, I had a helluva time deciding which direction to go with this one. Since 38R threw the gauntlet down, I was tempted to take him on. So I put this together. [​IMG] But then I thought: No. That's not something anyone wants to see. So I thought: Well, how about Southern Style? I could use my new Carmina blue suedes (THANKS, MRJESTER!!), sockless, and could use my messy photo studio as the backdrop. [​IMG] Or along the same lines, maybe Gianni. [​IMG] But neither seemed within my idiom. How about TTO? [​IMG] Nope. My beard's not giant enough. DonC? [​IMG] Nope. I don't have any benches handy. RogerP (note the flash photography)? [​IMG] What about ClarinetP? [​IMG] Well, now we're getting closer. But still not there. WAIT! Saturated green tie on dark blue shirt? Floral PS? Light colored SC that's linen way before Memorial Day? Chinos? I've GOT IT! DOCKERS! [​IMG] [​IMG] DEMMIT! SeaJen did it better than me. Back to the drawing board. Several flashes of inspiration later, I'd arrived at: Clags (note all worsted/untextured except slubby tie): [​IMG] [​IMG] But I couldn't find an adequate doorway or vacant building lot with random walking path. OK, how about RoyCru? [​IMG] NOAP. I don't do it in the face. So... Pliny? [​IMG] Now that's a style that's close to my heart. And no face, too, which is good. But would votes on that basis feel satisfactory? Or would I have felt like I took an 85 MPH fastball, outside and belt high, and blooped it for a base hit? No, what was needed was to take this bull by the horns. Go big or go home. If I'm going down, I'm going down swinging. So here's my official entry.
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    I was intentionally aiming at OLD Spoo; Loud Spoo.
     
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  14. in stitches

    in stitches Well-Known Member

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    E-FUXXXXXING-PIC as in, epic.

    now i dont wanna play anymore.
     
  15. Claghorn

    Claghorn Well-Known Member

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    Very few of my jackets are worsted. But I'd have a love affair with that tie.
     
  16. GMMcL

    GMMcL Well-Known Member

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    Actually, nor is that one. The point I meant to make (and failed) was re: texture.

    sry, Clags! I dun u wrong.

    edit: shooz are meermin, btw. so I got that right at least
     
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  17. jrd617

    jrd617 Well-Known Member

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    Yep thats Spoo alright. Googled "spoopoker madras" :nodding:




     
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  18. Cotton Dockers

    Cotton Dockers Well-Known Member

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    This is one of the greatest posts I have seen. Kudos to you, good sir. I am honored to be included, but you forgot "poorly photographed and awkwardly hiding gut" in my description.
     
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  19. jrd617

    jrd617 Well-Known Member

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    Would you "sex" that tie? :lol: In your lingo

     
  20. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Well-Known Member

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    Hahaha that's awesome, G!
     

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