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Recent non-Sartorialist Looks

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by aj_del, Feb 24, 2010.

  1. lasbar

    lasbar Well-Known Member

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    Darren Beaman?

    The infamous Darren Beaman.
     
  2. Ich_Dien

    Ich_Dien Well-Known Member

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    Pink cardigan = good response to the fuddy duddy crit.
     
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  3. Hampton

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    If you ask me I think this is so awesome. Suits him great aswell.
     
  4. robinsongreen68

    robinsongreen68 Well-Known Member

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    late on this, but what's wrong with the waistcoat?
     
  5. hendrix

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    nothing really I just think it'd be slightly less costumey without it
     
  6. ethanm

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    Lose the pink cardigan and the goof tie knot and I think Ethan looks great. Those types of knots are worse than the unbuckled monk strap.
     
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    Cantabrigian Well-Known Member

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    Few things are worse than the unbuttoned monk strap.
     
  8. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Well-Known Member

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    I like the knot...

    and to some degree the unbuckled monkstrap...

    you cannot fault those stylistic choices for being bastardized... a few years ago you see someone doing it... they were spaceage pimping...
     
  9. texas_jack

    texas_jack Well-Known Member

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    No, they were dumb then too
     
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  10. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Well-Known Member

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    yeah to you.. but to a majority of us... it was cool. I'm waiting till the day tumblr adopts fresco... you will then see what I mean.
     
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  11. ethanm

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    Fresco is different from these contrived details trying to look all disheveled. Someone who gets up and puts on their tailored jacket, folded their pocket square, dimpled their tie and would have us believe that they are are aloof enough to tie an askew knot and slipped on their shoes without the care to buckle them? Maybe back when jacket and tie was the primary mode of dress for everyone but nowadays its just silly.
     
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  12. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Well-Known Member

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    you know you kind of just made my case right?
     
  13. ethanm

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    I'm talking about antetshirt/hoodie not antetumblr [​IMG]
     
  14. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Well-Known Member

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    ok then... I await the day tumblr adopts soft fused collars and dfih.


    My point is that on forums like sf.. there tends to be a backlash to things that tumblr and gq pick up... it is the cyclical nature of subcultures... one that I am not fond of. Bob Marley will always be cool no matter how many dreaded up white kids from Cal Berkley put his posters on their wall and smoke ganja in his name.
     
  15. ethanm

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    I don't know about that analogy. I think it supports me in that skewed knots are dreads and those who wore them sincerely were Bobs. So the white kids who wear dreads are not cool but Bob will always be cool because he was genuine whereas the white kids with dreads are just following a fashion.
     
  16. SHS

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    +1
     
  17. Journeyman

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    Personally, I'd prefer a cardigan/vest in a darker colour, such as maroon or a mid- or darker blue.
    However, it's worth remembering that Ethan is at Pitti in Florence at present.
    Therefore, compared to some of the peacocks there, a pink cardigan/vest and a slightly askew tie knot are extremely conservative!
     
  18. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Well-Known Member

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    The tie askew is an affectation, but the tie itself is an affectation. While I don't care for it, it's just another way to tie a tie.

    Unbuckled monkstraps, however, are objectively goofy. The strap and buckle are functional; it's the footwear equivalent of leaving your fly unzipped. If that's your thing, whatever, but...
     
  19. Tirailleur1

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    There you go...
    I have seen the unbuckled strap executed well.. It rarely happens.
     
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