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WAYWN - The best of

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by itsstillmatt, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Well-Known Member

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    I go between loving and hating this one:

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    I'll go with you on hate.[​IMG]


    - B
     
  2. yfyf

    yfyf Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]

    Baron is so badass, if I had to pick top five on the thread, this one would be in it.
     
  3. Baron

    Baron Well-Known Member

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    I've copied this one several times:
    Did you also copy the poorly-cinched tie and askew shirt collar for total authenticity?
     
  4. A Harris

    A Harris Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, but this guy is clearly not even close to overweight

    [​IMG] Thanks, you made my day, LOL.

    3 things: swelled chest + pinched waist +flared skirt= 20 lbs thinner [​IMG]

    Tailoring magic.


    Yep, if you don't have much of a waist you've got to create one. It's all about proportion.


    Baron is the coolest mf on the board; able to juggle formal to street without looking theatrical or a glorified grandpa.

    I'd have to hand Baron the overall award as well. He's got the range, attititude and execution. There are some pretty versatile posters here though - you, yfyf, Parker, Getsmart, Vox, PG etc., even the Mafooman and Labelking have all got range within their own styles. AlanC and the street credless Matt are getting there too.
     
  5. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Well-Known Member

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    I go between loving and hating this one:

    I'll go with you on hate.[​IMG]


    - B


    Wha? Why? I've put up plenty of stuff worthy of hate, but this one strikes me as innocuous at best. You guys are just jealous of my awesome coat and sweet wool tie.

    Or maybe you're thrown off because my free hand isn't in my pocket.
     
  6. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Well-Known Member

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    Or maybe you're thrown off because my free hand isn't in my pocket.

    Have you thought of taking your photos in a restroom to be more like the rest of the guys?


    - B
     
  7. Christofuh

    Christofuh Well-Known Member

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    Didn't realize Lapo was a member here [​IMG]
    Dude, any chance you might arrange for a group buy of Alfas ?

    [​IMG]
     
  8. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt Well-Known Member

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    Wha? Why? I've put up plenty of stuff worthy of hate, but this one strikes me as innocuous at best. You guys are just jealous of my awesome coat and sweet wool tie.

    Or maybe you're thrown off because my free hand isn't in my pocket.

    The coat is great. The tie with the coat is much, much less great.
     
  9. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Well-Known Member

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    The coat is great. The tie with the coat is much, much less great.

    Do the coat and tie clash? My life would be much easier if I could see colors normally. Or do you dislike the pattern?

    For now I'll chalk it up to sprezzatura.
     
  10. rsgould

    rsgould Well-Known Member

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    Not trying to threadjack, though. Great looks and folks should keep em coming. I'll try to post a comprehensive "fat guys dressing challenges" thread tonight if I have time.

    Keeping my eyes peeled--I'm right there with you.
     
  11. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Well-Known Member

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    Didn't realize Lapo was a member here [​IMG]
    Dude, any chance you might arrange for a group buy of Alfas ?



    props on your avatar, that one is quite awesome!
     
  12. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt Well-Known Member

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    Do the coat and tie clash? My life would be much easier if I could see colors normally. Or do you dislike the pattern?

    For now I'll chalk it up to sprezzatura.

    It both matches too much and clashes, at least it looks that way in the pic. The red is too close to the windowpane, and the pink looks really off with the base color of the jacket. The coat remains very cool.
     
  13. DocHolliday

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    It both matches too much and clashes, at least it looks that way in the pic. The red is too close to the windowpane, and the pink looks really off with the base color of the jacket. The coat remains very cool.
    Ah, I see. That's a result of my old camera. There's no pink at all -- it's actually a series of fine, closely spaced white stripes. Now that I look at it thinking pink, I can see how it would be pretty awful. My WAYW got much better once I bought my new camera. I'll try to post a better pic next time I break out that tie. If anything, I thought the tie was a bit matchy matchy with the coat.
     
  14. james_timothy

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    Yeah, this one- I love it too. At least the look. But when I really start to analyze it, to see how it is done, I start to focus on the jeans. Then I see how important the clean lines of the top block are. Then I start thinking, you know maybe it should be a little larger, cause if you look... [​IMG] WAIT- what the hell am I doing?.

    Every time. The mental reset is distracting enough that I tend to keep it off my list of favorites.
     
  15. A Harris

    A Harris Well-Known Member

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    April: [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Edit - I think it would have been better with different shoes, but I still like this: [​IMG]
     
  16. The_Foxx

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    Harris, Bmulford and others-- thanks for mentioning me! However, the photo of me in the blue sportcoat is terrible and bunched up, I think it looked much better after a short wearing-in period:

    [​IMG]
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    Matt, I'm not sure I'd seen all of these photos of your duds before-- the DB grey suit and the SB chalkstripe (navy? gray?) are truly works of art, really fantastic.

    Manton, I'm not convinced that your shirt collar perfection will ever be bested. If I ever hit the big time and go for Charvet bespoke, I'd tell them I want my shirt collars to look like yours!


    As for me, I'm headed back to the USA for at least a few weeks off of work. Things here are still f*cked up, despite what you may see in the news. I need a break.

    Looking forward to checking out the small cache of new purchases I was able to order online in the last 3 months, including a navy cotton Brunello Cucinelli sportcoat from a fellow forumite!


    Question for you guys-- why don't manufacturers like Brioni, Kiton, Oxxford, etc. copy the anderson and sheppard contstruction of the cloth above the jacket pockets/ pocket "jetting" lining up with the jacket pattern>? I don't think i've seen another manufacturer. Is it that difficult or labor intensive to do this? [link to english cut photo which illustrates]

    http://www.englishcut.com/archives/000126.html
     
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    Hard2Fit Well-Known Member

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    This is great. I wish I could pull something like this off.
     
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    globetrotter Well-Known Member

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    the older gentleman, with the long gray hair in the DB gray suit and the SB gray suit - who is he? is he a poster here?
     
  20. spertia

    spertia Well-Known Member

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    the older gentleman, with the long gray hair in the DB gray suit and the SB gray suit - who is he? is he a poster here?

    Yes, Il Vecchio. Infrequent poster, but these photos are indeed from the WAYWN thread.
     

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