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A Daily "Mens Clothing" and "Streetwear and Denim" Fit Comparison Thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by F. Corbera, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. Nereis

    Nereis Senior member

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    Parker wins. I just don't like the top half of the MC fit. Maybe if he didn't look like he was trying to match it to his shoes or changed up his pose it'd look better.
     
  2. Bam!ChairDance

    Bam!ChairDance Senior member

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    I prefer Parker's fit because he has made it clear to us that he possesses a pair of hands. Though if he continues his nail biting habit, that may not continue to be the case.

    With Furo, however, there is some ambiguity. He could remove his arms from his pockets and reveal a pair of bloody stumps or worse, reveal that he never had hands his entire life. Which would force me to imagine him going through childhood and early adulthood begging his peers to help him open doors, lift silverware, and get dressed (which probably explains the red t-shirt).

    I have sympathy for the handless. Really, I do. But I would rather go through my Sunday knowing that the SFers who appear on my screen fully and unambiguously own a pair of hands.
     
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  3. SirGrotius

    SirGrotius Senior member

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    Another vote for Parker. Love the fit of the jeans. Furo's cuffs are a little too large for me, although I like the attention it brings to the cool shoes.
     
  4. ma1

    ma1 Senior member

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    +1 parker. Furo looks like he's about to topple over. Also like he's dressed by the internet circa 2007.
     
  5. johanm

    johanm Senior member

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    Parker's fit looks infinitely cooler to me. I have never understood the appeal of the workwear / Americana look (cuffed jeans, Indys/red wings, red t-shirt).
     
  6. the shah

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    those aldens are weird. the contrast stitching is not too appealing to me. i don't care for massive cuffs. red shirt isn't contrasting enough with the rest of the outfit.peacocking pose is awkward. parker would win by default i think, but it's just a lot cleaner, the sneakers are great (slim raf , it would seem, plain white is best, plain black too, then tricky but some others can be great), white tee adds nice contrast, and the aggressive [rick] leather just blends into the outfit.

    that said, i wouldn't mind the aldens to go hiking in :D
     
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  7. Lionheart Biker

    Lionheart Biker Senior member

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    I don´t think furo looks bad. I like the look; jacket´s nice, jeans too, but he happens to be paired with a master. Parker just nails the cool factor with the leather jacket + white tee. The jeans fit great and the sneakers are pretty solid. Vote for Mr. Parker.
     
  8. fritzl

    fritzl Senior member

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    another pass
     
  9. Miran2

    Miran2 Senior member

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    F. Corbera, this exercise is starting to completely lose its point...

    There is nothing particularly "MC" about the fit on the left....there is nothing particular "SW&D" about the fit on the right.
    In fact, both seem SW&D...hardly surprising since it's the weekend...I would go so far as to say the furo "MC" fit is has more hallmarks of SW&D hipster culture...the Alden 403s, the cuffed jeans....than the parker "SW&D fit"....

    This has come down to just comparing similar fits from two people...one who posts on MC vs one who posts on SW&D....I take it today is casual short jacket and jeans....yesterday was shirt, chinos, and some sort of jacket or vest...the day before was jacket, tailored vs unstructured....and this is totally off the point of the fundamental difference between MC and SW&D since the fits are not representative at all...
     
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  10. FlyingMonkey

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    Miran, you miss lots of points here. These are both people trying to do the same kind of thing (simple and effortless, basically), but Parker nails it. It's not that Furo's is terrible, it's just... unstylish (and is this case, the pose serves only to emphasize this). I don't think this is because it is 'workwear' or 'Americana' - that can be done well, but there has to be a bit more commitment to the look than this.
     
  11. Grammaton Cleric

    Grammaton Cleric Senior member

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  12. Raindrop

    Raindrop Senior member

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    Parker
     
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  13. Raindrop

    Raindrop Senior member

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    In this pic..

    I think in the bottom picture, the people are wearing the clothes.

    On the top picture, the clothes are wearing the people.
     
  14. impolyt_one

    impolyt_one Senior member

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    the furo vs Parker matchup is interesting, because a) Parker is wearing recognizable designs, big dollar, and they're not exactly new either - so I guess they have some staying power, rarer on this side of the fence... and b) Parker's fit is OTR stuff, but it should be noted that Rick Owens and Dior Homme is not democratic in fit - rather the opposite, and it takes a certain figure and knowledge of one's self to wear it well. Dior Homme denim is still after many years almost impossible to replicate the exact fit of, and it also doesn't really translate to real-world photos that well but always looks great in person. The seat fit and the leg taper are so key. Anyway, that said - it has the cachet and the baller status without being flashy, hits the right buttons, and the fitment is calculated but doesn't look it - these are all the things the MC guys like right?

    furo looks so anonymous, it's just a bunch of clothes put together to me. There's no apparent aim.
     
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  15. F. Corbera

    F. Corbera Senior member

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    Some.
     
  16. bows1

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    Parker hands down

    Furo's giant cuffs and ugly shoes kill his fit. Not really a fan of the tee either, tho the jacket is ok
     
  17. fritzl

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    +1
     
  18. the shah

    the shah Senior member

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    silly greek, the point is that MC is about vox, and soon SWD will too be about vox.
     
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  19. A Fellow Linguist

    A Fellow Linguist Senior member

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    MC version of this thread is mind-boggling to me. Is stacking really so absurd that people can't understand it?
     
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  20. fritzl

    fritzl Senior member

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    definitely. nobody wants to look like the michelin man. amirite
     

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