1. And... we're back. You'll notice that all of your images are back as well, as are our beloved emoticons, including the infamous :foo: We have also worked with our server folks and developers to fix the issues that were slowing down the site.

    There is still work to be done - the images in existing sigs are not yet linked, for example, and we are working on a way to get the images to load faster - which will improve the performance of the site, especially on the pages with a ton of images, and we will continue to work diligently on that and keep you updated.

    Cheers,

    Fok on behalf of the entire Styleforum team
    Dismiss Notice

A fat guy with a date: need help with style, fit, choices!

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by CallMeCoach, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. CallMeCoach

    CallMeCoach Member

    Messages:
    18
    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2011
    So my first post, but I need some help here. I'm crushing on a girl and ready to make some good impressions. First off, I'm a big guy. 6'1, needing XXL Shirts, 40x32 pants sizes. I like to dress nice, but as i'm sure you all know, finding my sizes aren't the easiest thing to do. First off, where I live, every 15 yr old kid buys his clothes in my sizes whether he needs to or not. His pants hang down to his knees, and their shirts are huge. In a lot of the fashionable stores, they either don't carry my size, or they only have a few and they're gone. -- I can rarely, if ever, find jeans that fit me just right. Levis 569 brand is the only ones I feel very comfortable and fashionable in at a good price. I wouldn't even mind paying top dollar for a pair or two if they were the perfect fit. I can't seem to find those jeans, tho. -- I know the tricks of the trade to look thinner: wear dark colors, don't tuck, vertical lines, not too thin to show your pudge and not too loose to make you look 350 lbs, etc. The problem is, I feel like every time I go out, I have the same clothes on, even if they're different they look the same. I had a gorgeous friend of mine say to me once, "Maybe you'll wear a shirt tomorrow that isn't black?" She's so hot I have to take her serious. She knows style too. -- Here's what I usually wear on a date: black dress shoes, levi's, and a long sleeve collared dark shirt. This is the only style I have found that I look reasonably well, have clothes that fit comfortable, but still casual with a little style. -- I come from a small town, so style is few and far between. Here's the normal attire: Shirt something like this (better than this one. yuk!), but usually a solid black [​IMG] jeans like this [​IMG] Shoes like this: http://www.zappos.com/multiview/7661809/2560 So here's my questions: 1.) What other kind of shirts could fit a big guy like me well? T-Shirts either shoe my fat off, or make me look 350lbs 2.) What kid of jeans could I go for? Any brands out there to fit me better? Large waist, thick thighs, thin legs? 3.) Could a tailor be the answer? I've never been to one, and I'm not sure if they do casual clothing? But i'm willing to pay the cash to get it right. Help me out fellas, I'm new and looking to learn. Thanks a lot!
     
  2. i_pod_sux

    i_pod_sux Active Member

    Messages:
    26
    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2010
    How much do you weigh?

    In order to give advice, the guys need to know whether to help you, then mock you; mock you, then help you; our just mock you.
     
  3. whatever123

    whatever123 Senior member

    Messages:
    4,151
    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2010
    tommy bahama.

    do the charlie sheen 2.5 men thing but with out the tigers blood and what not.
     
  4. ac_slater

    ac_slater Senior member

    Messages:
    459
    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2011
    Location:
    North Atlanta
  5. CallMeCoach

    CallMeCoach Member

    Messages:
    18
    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2011
    How much do you weigh?

    In order to give advice, the guys need to know whether to help you, then mock you; mock you, then help you; our just mock you.


    With a screen name like yours, i'm sure they probably have plenty of things to mock./
     
  6. CallMeCoach

    CallMeCoach Member

    Messages:
    18
    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2011
    tommy bahama.

    do the charlie sheen 2.5 men thing but with out the tigers blood and what not.



    I'll check that out.


    Tommy Bahama that is, not tigerblood.
     
  7. whatever123

    whatever123 Senior member

    Messages:
    4,151
    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2010
    I'll check that out. Tommy Bahama that is, not tigerblood.
    yup. avoid the coke, meth, and bitches with many stds. also, try and keep your teeth!
     
  8. i_pod_sux

    i_pod_sux Active Member

    Messages:
    26
    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2010
    With a screen name like yours, i'm sure they probably have plenty of things to mock./

    Whoe, calm down there big boy, just letting you know.

    Fatty.
     
  9. DerekS

    DerekS Senior member

    Messages:
    8,591
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Location:
    Nashville
    With a screen name like yours, i'm sure they probably have plenty of things to mock./

    This made me laugh.. ...I hope to see CallMeCoach in DT eventually. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    and yeah, go for the tommy bahama.
     
  10. CallMeCoach

    CallMeCoach Member

    Messages:
    18
    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2011
    Whoe, calm down there big boy, just letting you know.

    Fatty.


    Fatty and Big Boy? You're awfully original, never heard those before!


    Just messing man. I'm new here, gotta have fun. I'm fat, it's all good.



    In all seriousness, would a tailor be an option?
     
  11. whatever123

    whatever123 Senior member

    Messages:
    4,151
    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2010
    Whoe, calm down there big boy, just letting you know.

    Fatty.


    your an idiot.
     
  12. Prada_Ferragamo

    Prada_Ferragamo Senior member

    Messages:
    6,552
    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2008
    Location:
    The Loop
  13. El Argentino

    El Argentino Senior member

    Messages:
    7,987
    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2010
    Location:
    Where the Truckee waters flow
    your an idiot.

    + a million. Back off noob.
     
  14. RegisDB9

    RegisDB9 Rico Suave

    Messages:
    4,058
    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2010
    Location:
    Palm Beach Florida, Caribbean
    your an idiot.

    You're, just wanted to say that before the spelling police douches show up and point out the irony of that post
     
  15. CallMeCoach

    CallMeCoach Member

    Messages:
    18
    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2011
    your an idiot.

    Thanks fellas. I was glad I found this site -- tough to get fashion advice in my situation.

    Even if I were 50 lbs lighter, I'd still want the advice. But thanks, I'll have to look into this "weighloss" thing.
     
  16. whatever123

    whatever123 Senior member

    Messages:
    4,151
    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2010
    You're, just wanted to say that before the spelling police douches show up and point out the irony of that post

    um ... yeah.
     
  17. RegisDB9

    RegisDB9 Rico Suave

    Messages:
    4,058
    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2010
    Location:
    Palm Beach Florida, Caribbean
    Defiantly back the Tommy Bahama, but you can go anywhere that offers Big & Tall sizing. Banana Republic, Joseph A. Bank etc.
     
  18. DerekS

    DerekS Senior member

    Messages:
    8,591
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Location:
    Nashville
    In all seriousness, would a tailor be an option?

    since this hasnt been answered yet...yea, no matter the size, a tailor is ALWAYS an option. No body is made the same, yet OTR shirts/pants are. A tailor fixes this. Definitely worth the money.

    Welcome here...your sense of humor will help hahahaha
     
  19. whatever123

    whatever123 Senior member

    Messages:
    4,151
    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2010
    Thanks fellas. I was glad I found this site -- tough to get fashion advice in my situation. Even if I were 50 lbs lighter, I'd still want the advice. But thanks, I'll have to look into this "weighloss" thing.
    no its not. pay no attention to the bs. although this is a fashion forum, please make sure you spell correctly.[​IMG] for some reason people are very concerned with that.
     
  20. Prada_Ferragamo

    Prada_Ferragamo Senior member

    Messages:
    6,552
    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2008
    Location:
    The Loop
    How do you have large thighs but thin calves? How much do you weigh?
     

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by