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Polo / Golf Shirt with a Tie??

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Master-Classter, May 10, 2009.

  1. Master-Classter

    Master-Classter Well-Known Member

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    There was a thread a few days ago about wearing "polo" shirts with sportscoats... I'm asking this to the SW&D crowd because I'm not interested in the stuffy traditional rules for 50+ men... anyone seen or tried this look? I mean it as a casual fun look, not as a bad attempt at being seriously dressed up... Thoughts? All I could find was this ol' thread from way back http://www.styleforum.net/archive/in...p/t-25588.html Something along these lines: [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Those look bad.
     
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    It's an affectation too far. And I speak from experience
     
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    I imagine that some ex sorority girls out drinking cosmos at a local bar might dig it.... or not.
     
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    In the name of all that is holy please, please don't. This is just wrong in so many ways. It's just a bad combination...
     
  9. Master-Classter

    Master-Classter Well-Known Member

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    That bad huh? [​IMG]

    Don't just judge the pics, I mean you can't see yourself pulling this off? There are many times when a polo is a little too casual and shirt tie and jacket would be overkill...
     
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    It looks incredibly stupid, in my honest opinion.

    polos= casual
    ties= dressy

    The two are completely incongruous.
     
  11. MrG

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    That bad huh? [​IMG]

    Don't just judge the pics, I mean you can't see yourself pulling this off?


    I don't see myself pulling it off. I don't generally wear polos (I don't have anything against them, I just don't think they fit me well). If I did wear polos I would stay far away from a tie while doing so; they're just too casual to wear with a tie.

    There are many times when a polo is a little too casual and shirt tie and jacket would be overkill...

    I agree with you here, but in those cases I wear a shirt with no tie, perhaps an OCBD to dress it down a bit more if need be. The jacket is optional depending upon the occasion.
     
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    There was a thread a few days ago about wearing "polo" shirts with sportscoats... I'm asking this to the SW&D crowd because I'm not interested in the stuffy traditional rules for 50+ men... anyone seen or tried this look? I mean it as a casual fun look, not as a bad attempt at being seriously dressed up... Thoughts?

    All I could find was this ol' thread from way back
    http://www.styleforum.net/archive/in...p/t-25588.html

    Something along these lines:
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]


    Oh.

    My.

    God.
     
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    Never. Please.
     
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    That look is atrocious.
     
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    I'm betting there will be a better turnout for Toronto SF meetup #2 if you promise to wear that ensemble [​IMG]
     
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    That bad huh? [​IMG]

    Don't just judge the pics, I mean you can't see yourself pulling this off? There are many times when a polo is a little too casual and shirt tie and jacket would be overkill...


    thats where the polo shirt + jacket come in.

    Yesterday night for instance, had an old GF over for dinner. Polo and shorts, got a little chilly grillin', so i put on a jacket.
     
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    ^^Without a tie I hope?
     
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    I literally saw a guy doing this once. Polo shirt, silk tie, ill-fitting khaki pants, and white tennis shoes. It was an early twenties Asian guy in a fairly rural, predominately white town, and he was with a group of older people from his office ordering a sandwich at Subway. I had only been a member here for about a month at the time and I remember thinking how ridiculous it looked.
     
  20. somethingclever

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    I had to do this once in high school (very conservative dress code) when I ran out of shirts and needed to wear a tie to class. Felt like an asshole lol.
     

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