٭٭٭ No Man Walks Alone - Official Affiliate Thread ٭٭٭

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  1. FrankCowperwood

    FrankCowperwood Senior member

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    The Alva is indeed magnificent. It's quite versatile too since it's lightweight and warm from the wool and quilting and that great collar that goes way up and around a scarf, and its lack of bulk means that it can also serve as a windproof top layer for really cold weather. Pockets are also nice and deep.



    Wow, that's a lot of little whales that guy is wearing.

    I have to say that I assume this one is a stunt, while the KOY's previous photo at least has the possibility of being serious (maybe it's out of context and they guy is satirizing... am I being too generous with #menswear?)
     
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    It was a Pitti thing, Japanese magazine editors jumped on it, fast forward to shopkeeps in Tokyo doing this without an ounce of irony. Count Chocula style.

    The half-life for these trends is about 5 minutes. I'm still eagerly awaiting for the one where you wear your underpants outside of your pants.
     
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    FrankCowperwood Senior member

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    Hasn't Mr. Bean done that already?

    Are we far enough off thread yet.

    Alva Mac.
     
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    sprout2 Senior member

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    But, but... we haven't even talked about pit stains yet [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah it's a "serious" fit alright, but what's serious and what isn't at Pitti isn't as clear-cut as it is in most places.
    I honestly think it's subtle enough that I don't particularly mind it, but then again I wear turtlenecks under t-shirts and pinroll my dresspants
    (so I fully understand if other more CM-oriented posters don't see things the same way I do [​IMG])
     
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    TweedyProf Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I've never thought I could wear that style of sweater well, but this is well done Stitches and inspirational. The fit on you is great.
     
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    Hai guys, so the #SuperShatnez came in today, and before I bring it to the tailor, wanted to snap some fit pics for you cats.

    I am diggin' it. NOTE: wrinkles are the result of being in a box for the last five days.

    The silhouette...

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    Bonus used car sales-man shot (and it is my only one from a higher angle):

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    FrankCowperwood Senior member

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    None of this portends the end times. They are just shirts and collars, best worn to suit the individual in pretty much every instance.

    Carry on.
    :)
     
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    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Thanks a lot, man. Appreciate that.

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    Love it.
     
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    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Newc, it looks great in the distance shots but something about that close up makes it look huge. Must be an odd angle or something....anyway, that jacket is awesome. I'm jealous.
     
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    Thanks, I learned a new word (pinroll). Watched a video on youtube.

    Newcomer, the jacket looks nice. It's the kind of silhouette my tailor wears (no Formosa relation). Does that make him cooler than me?
     
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    Distortion, the camera was not positioned high enough. Usually use a different propping instrument ha.

    I just removed the offending picture, will take more snaps later ha.
     
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    Insanely beautiful jackets, but is it just me who thinks the double zippers in the up position look a little too much like tasseled pasties?
     
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    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    We should probably have shot them all the way down... Also, the leather strings can be removed from the zip pulls for those who want a cleaner look.
     
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    Thanks bro :slayer:


    Ha, only you can be the judge of that :). Older Italian men seem to be about as cool as it gets around these parts though haha.
     

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