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Over 45 and clubbing; what to wear?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Farmgate, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Well-Known Member

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    I think the key to going out clubbing when older and not look like that guy is to go with a girl that is roughly your age. A friend maybe. Going out with a girl has always brought me luck with lady's in the past. In your situation it will look like you are going out to have fun with somebody of your age and not being creepy.
     
  2. bringusingoodale

    bringusingoodale Well-Known Member

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    Are there no clubs for older crowds? Probably wouldn't be called clubs, but more like association or supper club or.... Oh wait club is the proper, traditional term. Club now means a squalid building gutted to stick in a shitty bar and a big open wide space for the people to dance in.
     
  3. whatever123

    whatever123 Well-Known Member

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    Are there no clubs for older crowds? Probably wouldn't be called clubs, but more like association or supper club or.... Oh wait club is the proper, traditional term. Club now means a squalid building gutted to stick in a shitty bar and a big open wide space for the people to dance in.

    yup, aarp group meetings.
     
  4. ppllzz

    ppllzz Well-Known Member

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    Or better yet, buy some fucking $200 sweatpants.

    werd
     
  5. Farmgate

    Farmgate Well-Known Member

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    I don't see how a married person w. kids should be disallowed to enter clubs. I know a dude who once told his 20 y/o son "what, you don't listen to fidget, get on with the program!". Not everyone is some boring tv series parent.

    Fuuma, you nailed it. There are those who believe 45 year olds should stay at home, watching the telly...an old dog, laying down to die in the leaves. But I love the clubs, the loud crappy music, the douche baggage, spilled drinks, strobe lights...

    Favorite is the Blue Parrott Lounge, Rhodes City, Island of Rhodes.
     
  6. Stylin-1

    Stylin-1 Well-Known Member

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    I am advising him on dress. He is the one who wants to wear a $3000 suit to a fucking night club, so people can spill drinks and possibly vomit on it. He also wants skanks with daddy issues who'll be clawing at it.

    Sounds like you are the one who needs advice on getting cougars in $3000 St John knits to claw at you and massage your Oedipus complex. Calm down[​IMG]


    You tell him to dress like Steve Guttenberg at a movie premier, for which I basically call you an idiot, and from that you make the inference that I have an Oedipus complex. You're an even bigger tool than I thought, and I'm sure your intro to psych teacher would agree.
     
  7. Surfrider

    Surfrider Well-Known Member

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    Ask yourself "How would George Clooney dress to a 'club?'" Then, do that.
     
  8. Drinkwaters

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  9. Farmgate

    Farmgate Well-Known Member

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    look at the guy on the right, (he's mikael schiller, ceo of acne). this is how an older guy should look in a club environment (although i'd replace v neck with dress shirt). fuuma's advice above is good.
    edit: do NOT dress like the one on the left ( jonny, the designer [​IMG] )


    great blazer...funny how the previous poster specifically said, "no blazers!!"

    Thanks
     
  10. mkarim

    mkarim Well-Known Member

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    Ask yourself "How would George Clooney dress to a 'club?'" Then, do that.

    +100.
     
  11. Jokerman

    Jokerman Well-Known Member

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    Sound like you should be dressing like Rick Astley circa "Never Gonna Give You Up."
     
  12. robinsongreen68

    robinsongreen68 Well-Known Member

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    great blazer...funny how the previous poster specifically said, "no blazers!!" Thanks
    i think he meant no 'traditional' blazers, like navy with structured shoulders/ brass buttons- anything that would be identifiably a blazer to the MC old fogey types. something in a textured fabric, , maybe thick slubby cotton, and quite unstructured, with minimal shoulder padding and ideally one button is what you want. the one in the picture is Acne.
     
  13. cmrocks

    cmrocks Well-Known Member

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    Ask yourself "How would George Clooney dress to a 'club?'" Then, do that.

    Best advice yet.
     
  14. jimmyfingers

    jimmyfingers Well-Known Member

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    It's perfectly plausible for a 50 year old to have the most swag in the club. Most are just too intimidated or busy playing the 'acceptable roles' (sugar daddy, etc.) because they don't want to be hassled by the conformity police. No surprises, best to play it safe.

    This is a true statement
     
  15. notwithit

    notwithit Well-Known Member

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    I think it's worth specifying what kind of club...There are trashy meat markets full of tanning booth burn victims doing low-alcohol shots that are all thumping bass and strobe lights There are places that include tables, bottle service, music at a volume that still allows for conversation, tasteful lighting, &c. Not sure which kind the OP's going for.

    Don't think I'd go for either, personally. I'll take a bar over a club any day. Hell, I'll take a crossword puzzle over a club nine times out of ten.
     
  16. epa

    epa Well-Known Member

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    I am 48 going on 49 and reading this thread actually made me feel like going clubbing...
     

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