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Mismatched shoes - interesting detail or trying-too-hard affectation?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by rennavate, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. lemmy127

    lemmy127 Well-Known Member

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    :facepalm:

    No, it screams,"Look at me, I'm a douche."
     
  2. Prince of Paisley

    Prince of Paisley Well-Known Member

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    Why?
     
  3. 89826

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    Aren't Trickers cheap shoes?
     
  4. davesmith

    davesmith Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG] also whats with those army pants?

    Camper have "Twins" which are also the same idea... and equally as hideous

    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  5. bubba04

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    I believe this may be the rest of the outfit:

    [​IMG]
     
  6. davesmith

    davesmith Well-Known Member

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    ^ that actually looks quite cool
     
  7. Teger

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    this thread is so fucking dumb, jesus. wooster works in fashion. thus his every day standards are different than, say, a boring mid level office manager who posts pictures on SF of his too tight incotex and poorly fitted $50 chinese MTM shirts. the man is a fucking baller and, and just like the people at pitti everyone in this site flips out about, lives and works in an environment in which his style of dress is not only acceptable, but laudable. as always context dictates appropriateness.

    even more importantly he has fucking style. plain and simple. he looks good in his clothing and owns his look. i just finished reading 5 pages in the abomination that is the MC casual thread and I'd rather see someone dressed like him than in the looks in that thread.

    ps: the shoes are EG and are awesome.
     
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  8. davesmith

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    A sheer waste of money.
     
  10. Teger

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    really? in what sense is it a waste of money? wooster owns a consulting firm and shoes like that gets his face plastered all over blogs, thus driving business to him.
     
  11. fritzl

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    depends what's cheap for you...
     
  12. kev777

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    If by cheap you mean "of poor quality" then no as they are very good quality at the price point. If by cheap you mean "in monetary terms" then again no as they are priced at roughly the same price point as Bench Grade Crockett & Jones which in shoe terms is far far more than the genral population pay for shoes.
     
  13. Oleg

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    Looks like he's been shop lifting for shoes. Silliness in the extreme
     
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    Port and Starboard?
     
  15. Jay Gatsby

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    Goes well with the trousers.
     
  16. David Reeves

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    indeed. Semiotics, signs and signifiers is a pet hobby of mine. The idea came from looking at futurist fashions from the 20s. Im thinking about adapting and adopting futurist suits as well. I don't expect to sell them, but I would have fun wearing them in the right context.
     
  17. Bounder

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    I cannot argue with this. In fact, I'm sure he would be thrilled to have people outraged . . . well, not exactly outraged as I, at least, can barely muster vague disdain . . . anyway, he would be thrilled to have people discussing anything about him, whether positively or negatively, so long as they are talking about him.

    In this respect, he is no different than Lady Gaga wearing pork chops or Howard Stern doing anything. He wants to be noticed and get people talking. But that means that there is no point whatsoever in posting his looks on SF where posters, with the possible exception of Spoo, are not going for the "Look at Meeeeee!" aesthetic.

    In any case, his looks are way more appropriate to SW&D than they are here. Call us stuffy, but leopard-print pants are not in the canon.
     
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