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whnay.'s good taste thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Well-Known Member

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    I met up with some style forum guys the other night. I believe Matt was invited, but had to cancel. On my way there I bought a cream silk square to switch out in front of him in case he showed up for a good laugh. Alas, my folded linen remained.
     
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  2. in stitches

    in stitches Well-Known Member

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    mebbe, hermes? :)
     
  3. bboysdontcryy

    bboysdontcryy Well-Known Member

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    Dang. That would have been a good one. Would have loved the hear the reactions of everybody present had it happened.
     
  4. in stitches

    in stitches Well-Known Member

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    :laugh: sounds good, who was in attendance? feel free to PM or text me if you dont want to say here.
     
  5. poorsod

    poorsod Well-Known Member

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    Try Paul Stuart.
     
  6. Thanks SF (a new me)

    Thanks SF (a new me) Well-Known Member

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    Foo, how does a dot (White on Navy) square qualify? I tend to use it with solid, mostly navy odd jackets. Thanks
     
  7. mafoofan

    mafoofan Well-Known Member

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    Navy-grounded square with a navy odd jacket? Sounds very iffy.

    I say to avoid squares with tie patterns because: (1) you don't need many squares (I have fifty and wear only five of them), and (2) they are very limiting to what sorts of ties pair well.

    But that is not to say it cannot be done successfully. If you're wearing a dotted tie, just make sure you don't wear it with dot-type patterned tie. The problem a ton of ties so patterned (for example, anything with little floral medallion pattern counts, as they are essentially dots). Instead, try a striped or solid tie.
     
  8. bboysdontcryy

    bboysdontcryy Well-Known Member

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    Not actually a fit picture -- but what do people think about flapped patch pockets (with an inverted pleat) on a donegal coat, particularly for the shorter in stature.

    I was almost set on getting those pockets, till I saw this below. Not sure if it's just me, but do the pockets look out of proportion (apart from the functionality bit)?

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_YbzoZuWX2...Q/B6QDBM6yow8/s1600/Huntsman+tweed+suit+3.JPG
     
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  9. in stitches

    in stitches Well-Known Member

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    :lurk:

    i dont hate the pattern, but dont love it. pockets seem huge, and would like better with regular pants legs.
     
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  10. Axelman 17

    Axelman 17 Well-Known Member

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    We didn't do an SF-approved shoe circle. Therefore I query as to whether the meet up ever really happened.

     
  11. in stitches

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    im still mad u guise did not invite me. wasnt even on shabbos neither.
     
  12. CaymanS

    CaymanS Well-Known Member

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    TweedInTheCity needs to have a store that carries exactly one item: the perfect cream silk square, with silk hand-selected by Foo and edges finished by Vanda Fine Clothing.

    It would literally break the internet in half and there would be two internets from that day forward.
     
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  13. Axelman 17

    Axelman 17 Well-Known Member

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    I am just going to keep posting this until Matt Foo's me.


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  14. in stitches

    in stitches Well-Known Member

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    matt foo, the new kung foo.
     
  15. CaymanS

    CaymanS Well-Known Member

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    http://www.voxsartoria.com/tagged/voxsartoria

    ^

    Roughly half of these would be "square-fail" by Foo's metric.

    Not trying to kick up a shit storm - I'm just making a simple observation that if Vox posted right now, he'd have a roughly 50% chance of getting a one-Foo rating.

    Example:

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  16. in stitches

    in stitches Well-Known Member

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    that SC is delicious.
     
  17. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Well-Known Member

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    Some Hank Foo today. The picture shows the hank in the Foo bend, but it just isn't my thing, so it was reconfigured later.

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    Also, so that we can avoid the whole glen check SC v. suit debate, this is a suit.
     
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  18. aravenel

    aravenel Well-Known Member

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    Whatever :foo: says, I like that, SB. Lapels could be a bit wider on the suit, but it's a good combo IMO.
     
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  19. patrickBOOTH

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    Foo would want it pushed lower.
     
  20. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure he'll find other things to dislike, too. :)
     

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