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Ultimate noob thread - recommend me X in my wardrobe - post questions here please.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by LA Guy, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. randomkoreandude

    randomkoreandude Well-Known Member

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    both are fine ... depends on what you are wearing

    this question is like asking should i wear a grey shirt or a white shirt ...
     
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    are you allergice to metal?
     
  3. brad-t

    brad-t Well-Known Member

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    can you stop fucking making dumb threads please
     
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    both are fine ... depends on what you are wearing


    What do you mean? can you give some examples to clarify?


    are you allergice to metal?

    no i am not allergic to the metal? are there people out there that are really allergic to such a thing?
     
  5. whatever123

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    which color better for jeans? I have a brass buckle and I can't help but think that a silver colored buckle would look better on a pair of jeans.

    maybe buy a silver buckle then. i dont think there is a "best" color, at least imo.
     
  6. brad-t

    brad-t Well-Known Member

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    brass with brown leather
    silver with black leather
     
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    Looking for a go-to zip hoodie for layering, all year wear durable and comfy, just need some brands thrown at me. TY
    These offer a slim fit with good quality for their price points.... Alternative Apparel ($40) Wings+Horns ($170) Mr. Olive ($230)
     
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    brass with brown leather
    silver with black leather


    brass with brown leather, with blue jeans, so that would be brown/yellow/blue
    silver with black leather, with blue jeans, so that would be black/silver/blue

    what about silver with brown leather, with blue jeans? brown/silver/blue, would it look good? i think the silver would go well with the blue jeans, and having a tan belt is better than having a black belt i think.
     
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    brass with brown leather, with blue jeans, so that would be brown/yellow/blue
    silver with black leather, with blue jeans, so that would be black/silver/blue

    what about silver with brown leather, with blue jeans? brown/silver/blue, would it look good? i think the silver would go well with the blue jeans, and having a tan belt is better than having a black belt i think.


    you're either a troll or really fucking dumb
     
  10. whatever123

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    brass with brown leather, with blue jeans, so that would be brown/yellow/blue
    silver with black leather, with blue jeans, so that would be black/silver/blue

    what about silver with brown leather, with blue jeans? brown/silver/blue, would it look good? i think the silver would go well with the blue jeans, and having a tan belt is better than having a black belt i think.


    i would avoid anything brass. get a neutral color buckle, like pewter. it goes well with all leather.
     
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    can you stop fucking making dumb threads please

    you're either a troll or really fucking dumb

    these
     
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    i would avoid anything brass. get a neutral color buckle, like pewter. it goes well with all leather.

    sounds good thanks for the advice.

    i don't have a nickel plated brass buckle or a pewter buckle, is the color different enough to tell from a glance? what are the differences in looks between the two? is recommendations for a pewter belt?

    in your opinion, is brown (natural color that was darkened from use) or black leather the better look on raw denim jeans?

    thanks
     
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    the pewter buckle is going to be the one that shatters when you put it on.
     
  14. brad-t

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    The fact that he ignores any post that calls him out is good evidence he's a troll
     
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    the pewter buckle is going to be the one that shatters when you put it on.

    i have a solid pewter belt done by samurai and its very strong. im not sure what you mean.
     
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    whatever123 Well-Known Member

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    The fact that he ignores any post that calls him out is good evidence he's a troll
    lots of people ignore your posts that are not trolls.
     
  17. whatever123

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    sounds good thanks for the advice. i don't have a nickel plated brass buckle or a pewter buckle, is the color different enough to tell from a glance? what are the differences in looks between the two? is recommendations for a pewter belt? in your opinion, is brown (natural color that was darkened from use) or black leather the better look on raw denim jeans? thanks
    samurai curve belt: http://blueingreensoho.com/site/inde...mart&Itemid=28 samurai heavy belt: http://blueingreensoho.com/site/inde...mart&Itemid=28 sugar cane dual prong http://blueingreensoho.com/site/inde...mart&Itemid=28 sugar cane single http://blueingreensoho.com/site/inde...mart&Itemid=28 these are the ones i would recommend. im sure there are many cheaper alternative.
     
  18. mikecch

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    no i am not allergic to the metal? are there people out there that are really allergic to such a thing?

    Yep, nickel allergy dermatitis is one of the most common skin allergies in the community.

    the pewter buckle is going to be the one that shatters when you put it on.


    Not necessarily - I have a pewter buckle from 1976, still very much intact.
    Pewter is traditionally used if much texture work needs to be done on the metal.
    The metal to avoid is tin - not very good for longevity.

    brass with brown leather, with blue jeans, so that would be brown/yellow/blue
    silver with black leather, with blue jeans, so that would be black/silver/blue

    what about silver with brown leather, with blue jeans? brown/silver/blue, would it look good? i think the silver would go well with the blue jeans, and having a tan belt is better than having a black belt i think.


    There is no strict rule.
    I have seen black leather with brass hardware (yellow in appearance) - gives a very vintage look, and can work very well.
    I have seen brown leather with sterling silver or nickel/chromium plated hardware (silver in appearance) - this is less common, but it's not impossible to make it work.

    But if you have to ask, then I will say:
    for black belts, go with a plated hardware;
    for brown belts, go with brass;
    with natural tan/unfinished belts, can do either.

    Overall, I will say that the best metals to go with a nice veg. tanned leather and raw denim would be pewter, brass, copper, or sterling silver - when treated correctly (e.g. the lost wax process), they can achieve a worn look much like the denim and leather.


    IMO, if you do have raw denim jeans, can't go wrong with a natural tan belt - looks great after a little bit of oiling/suntanning or wear, and matches either brass or plated hardware well.

    P.S. This probably belongs to small questions thread.
     
  19. lemmywinks

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    I think brass buckles make your penis smaller so...
     
  20. mikecch

    mikecch Well-Known Member

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    samurai curve belt:
    http://blueingreensoho.com/site/inde...mart&Itemid=28

    samurai heavy belt:
    http://blueingreensoho.com/site/inde...mart&Itemid=28

    sugar cane dual prong
    http://blueingreensoho.com/site/inde...mart&Itemid=28

    sugar cane single
    http://blueingreensoho.com/site/inde...mart&Itemid=28

    these are the ones i would recommend. im sure there are many cheaper alternative.


    Actually, if you're feeling adventurous and want a more specialised product with more value - I would recommend you check out smaller leather brands like Dolce Vita, Vintage Works, KC's, Kawatako, and dozens of other specialist/house brands for really good leather and hardware.
    That is, if you don't feel like going the custom made route.


    These guys do their production in-house, unlike bigger brands which usually outsource their production and don't really specialise in leather.
    Not to mention these smaller brands usually experiment quite a bit with different hardware configurations and colour combos; there will be something which works with the rest of your wardrobe.

    P.S. No offence to BiG of course - posting just in case OP is really gonna be interested in leather and associated hardware.
     

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