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2/16 Friday Challenge: Seeing Red

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by An Acute Style, Feb 12, 2018.

Who wore it best?

Poll closed Feb 19, 2018.
  1. merick

    6 vote(s)
    11.1%
  2. Caustic Man

    14 vote(s)
    25.9%
  3. KingPSQ

    11 vote(s)
    20.4%
  4. Andy57

    23 vote(s)
    42.6%
  5. Alocin

    4 vote(s)
    7.4%
  6. TheForeigner

    2 vote(s)
    3.7%
  7. An Acute Style

    23 vote(s)
    42.6%
  8. Bentley

    1 vote(s)
    1.9%
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  1. An Acute Style

    An Acute Style Distinguished Member

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    In honor of Valentine's Day, this week's challenge is to wear one of Style Forums most disliked colors. Who can wear red best? We're talking about red. Not pink or burgundy. And we're talking about wearing red proudly. Not hidden away as some tertiary color in a tie or pocket square. Make red look good.

    Outfits must be from this week. Good luck. Polls open on Saturday 2/17.

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  2. Caustic Man

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  3. crdb

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    This challenge is tailor made for Solera...
     


  4. An Acute Style

    An Acute Style Distinguished Member

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    What's Solera?
     


  5. in stitches

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    I will be monitoring this thread closely.
     


  6. EFV

    EFV Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    Interesting. Don't know if I have any items that qualify though.
     


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    Misspelling of Solaro.
     


  8. An Acute Style

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    Gotcha. Solaro goes well with red? I can see that.
     


  9. An Acute Style

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    Do you actively dislike red or does your lack of red items come as a surprise?
     


  10. An Acute Style

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    Care to throw your hat in?
     


  11. Caustic Man

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  12. KingPSQ

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    I assume a fit with red socks is not a valid entry?
     


  13. in stitches

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    Alas, all my red is tertiary. =[
     


  14. crdb

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    Well, Solaro is literally red, as in the red thread will show as the cloth moves, giving that lovely "British person has met the Australian sun" effect we all know and love. It is also quite showy, meeting your second condition.

    I don't own any unfortunately, or that'd be my entry. My only non-tie red item is a cashmere V neck. One tough challenge you gave us!
     


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    Solid red socks would be passable. Not really what I had in mind, but it’ll do.
     


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