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SW&D SATURDAY CHALLENGE 11.15.2013: SOWING DISCORD

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Synthese, Nov 11, 2013.

THE CLASH OF THE MIGHTY

Poll closed Nov 19, 2013.
  1. Diniro

    19 vote(s)
    20.0%
  2. Tirailleur1

    11 vote(s)
    11.6%
  3. Claghorn

    3 vote(s)
    3.2%
  4. thomaspaine

    17 vote(s)
    17.9%
  5. RegisDB9

    15 vote(s)
    15.8%
  6. nicelynice

    32 vote(s)
    33.7%
  7. NOBD

    3 vote(s)
    3.2%
  8. Lionheart Biker

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  9. Dorje

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  10. Parker

    58 vote(s)
    61.1%
  11. ghdvfddzgzdzg

    9 vote(s)
    9.5%
  12. Conceptual 4est

    13 vote(s)
    13.7%
  13. FlyingMonkey

    19 vote(s)
    20.0%
  14. Notwithit

    21 vote(s)
    22.1%
  15. Kindofyoung

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  16. STANLEYVANBUREN

    2 vote(s)
    2.1%
  17. LA Guy

    11 vote(s)
    11.6%
  18. Teger

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  19. thatoneguy

    20 vote(s)
    21.1%
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  1. Synthese

    Synthese Darth Millennial

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    Parker, that's amazing. And weird. A perfect entry.
     
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  2. thewho13

    thewho13 Well-Known Member

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    Wait but really.
     
  3. Synthese

    Synthese Darth Millennial

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    What is this, project runway?
     
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  4. noob in 89

    noob in 89 Well-Known Member

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    It does put me in the mood.


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  5. Synthese

    Synthese Darth Millennial

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    I was hoping for a 'make it work' gif
     
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  6. Teger

    Teger Well-Known Member

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    Maybe I'm missing something, but I don't see which piece is discordant or unexpected in Parker's fit? I think a much better option would be to mix some Yohji with some Chan.
     
  7. conceptual 4est

    conceptual 4est Well-Known Member

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  8. Teger

    Teger Well-Known Member

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    also we should have a rule - only new pics. old pics are boring! do something new.
     
  9. Synthese

    Synthese Darth Millennial

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    I agree with that, and thought it was implicit.

    Re: parker, you don't think there is something out of place with a velvet dinner jacket, a graphic tee and...gladiator sandals?
     
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  10. thewho13

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    Oh? You just wait then... :D
     
  11. Teger

    Teger Well-Known Member

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    it has kind of a luxe loungey vibe, music producer having brunch at spago circa 1993.. maybe if it was a tailored jacket? but the sandals don't scream 'unexpected' to me.
     
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  12. GoldenTribe

    GoldenTribe Well-Known Member

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    The only applause you are hearing for this comment is the clapping of foreheads and palms
     
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  13. Parker

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    hehehe, I agree with you Teger… this sounded a little more incongruent in my head. after seeing photo, it's just sorta blends -- not enough clash. I said it was a weak attempt :) the other day I tried this with some yohji pants with a piombo blazer (in regular waywt)… that still was a little blah.

    I think the trickiest part of this is clashing but still looking good/interesting (duh).
     
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  14. Teger

    Teger Well-Known Member

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    you have a ton of incongruent stuff - yohji, junya, italian tailored - im sure you can come up with something good
     
  15. Parker

    Parker Well-Known Member

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    ok. still got one more day! :_)
     
  16. in stitches

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    i think the fit does look cohesive. but at the same time the pieces are individually discordant.

    that being said, is the goal of the challenge to be discordant and obviously clash/look blatantly discordant, or to put together items that are in fact individually discordant, but look cohesive when paired together?

    sorry for "MC-ing" this conversation.
     
  17. Teger

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    i was under the impression it was to take pieces that are discordant, and clash, but wear them in such a way that the clashing doesn't matter?
     
  18. fireflygrave

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    Yeah. If just the idea of the garments is at odds, but together it looks right, well... That's just mixing brands, which is what we all do (besides Regis)
     
  19. in stitches

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    I would think brands don't matter. Couldn't one put together a discordant fit with all items from the same brand?

    Tegs, so you think the answer is somewhere in the middle of my options?
     
  20. Claghorn

    Claghorn Well-Known Member

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    I suppose this is as good a place as any to ask:

    Why does SWD put so much emphasis on brands? In this thread, I've seen mention of "brand clashing" (or something along those lines). Are there certain brands that aren't worn together, or is it that the styles those brands embody generally don't work well together (and if so, why not just refer to the style? Is it that the style is so individualized to the brand?). I've also noticed in WAYWT thread, y'all consistently post the brands of the stuff you guys wear (after someone mentioned the fabrics used, another poster stated that fabrics without the brands were useless...though I suspect that he was being tongue in cheek). My guess is that it has something to do with the massive variety of styles get posted on this side of the forum (while CM basically only has 2 families)
     

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