1. Styleforum Gives - Holiday Charity Auction 11: Any Three (3) Customized Ties from Vanda Fine Clothing

    We are very proud to present this year's edition of the Styleforum Holiday Charity Auctions, this year in support of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Spokane (www.rmhcspokane.org). Each Auction lasts 24 hours. Please follow and bid on all the auctions.

    The 11th auction of the year is for any three customized ties from Vanda Fine Clothing. Please bid often and generously here

    Fok and the Styleforum Team.

    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice

STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

Al Sharpton's latest suit on fox news right now

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Carlo, Apr 25, 2005.

  1. Carlo

    Carlo Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    1,027
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2003
    No notch to the lapel at all. Fits well, looks expensive but seems odd....

    Thoughts?
     


  2. marc237

    marc237 Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    2,381
    Likes Received:
    1
    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2004
    Al Sharpton on a "style" forum. Fascinating, I have now seen everything.
     


  3. Edward Appleby

    Edward Appleby Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    3,246
    Likes Received:
    5
    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2005
    Location:
    Cambridge/Texas
    You mean like a shawl dinner jacket collar?
     


  4. Carlo

    Carlo Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    1,027
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2003
    No... take a single-breasted chalkstripe suit with average to wide lapels... now imagine the notch is gone from the lapel, just straight.

    Not sure it is 'wrong' but did not seem right... the fact that it bugged me is reason enough in my mind to say it's wrong... distracting.

    ...Of course my personal philosophy with a suit is that no feature should stand out, except hopefully for the owner.

    Anyone know if he has his suits made or if he buys off the rack?
     


  5. Edward Appleby

    Edward Appleby Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    3,246
    Likes Received:
    5
    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2005
    Location:
    Cambridge/Texas
    Another reason why Al Sharpton has never exactly been a *ahem* style icon...
     


  6. Carlo

    Carlo Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    1,027
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2003
    It was on 'Hannity and the bleeding heart socialist', or 'The right wing religious fanatic Bush apologist and Colmes' depending on which side you are on.

    ...check the replay later tonight, that suit is still bugging me.

    Hey Bresch, you Lurking? I may need professional help if this is bothering me.
     


  7. NoVaguy

    NoVaguy Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    6,553
    Likes Received:
    130
    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2004
    Location:
    Guv'mintFlunkyLand
    I think I've seen this style on Espn.... we're talking about a triangular lapel, no notch or peak. just a long, somewhat triangular folded over.
     


  8. Carlo

    Carlo Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    1,027
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2003
    Yup, that's the critter.

    If you are seeing it on ESPN I assume it is a 'trend' ...yikes
     


  9. NoVaguy

    NoVaguy Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    6,553
    Likes Received:
    130
    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2004
    Location:
    Guv'mintFlunkyLand
    yeah, i've wonder who were the ad wizards that came up with that one.

    for some reason, Tom Jackson (one of the football guys) sticks out in my mind as the guy who wears them. Probably wrong, but there you go.
     


  10. Carlo

    Carlo Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    1,027
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2003
    Oops, wrong thread - no message
     


  11. odoreater

    odoreater Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    8,739
    Likes Received:
    43
    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2005
    Location:
    Elizabethtown
    I'm pretty surprised to see Hannity rocking a spread collar. Based on his rhetoric, he strikes me as the kind of guy that rebels against anything that isn't purely American. This would make me think that he would sport a more American collar. Probably not a button down because this would be too casual, but at least a straight point collar. Interesting.
     


  12. Jill

    Jill Senior Member

    Messages:
    443
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2004
    Location:
    Dallas
    Yup, he usually does wear a point. . . and occasionally a CFT02.
     


  13. odoreater

    odoreater Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    8,739
    Likes Received:
    43
    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2005
    Location:
    Elizabethtown
    Woah, I see what you mean about the suit that Sharpton is wearing and the no notch on the lapels. Definitely looks wierd. I dig the shirt though, it has a nice contrast spread collar and his tie is perfectly dimpled. The pocket square is a nice tough too. He would actually look pretty stylish if it wasn't for the wierd lapels.
     


  14. alchimiste

    alchimiste Senior Member

    Messages:
    577
    Likes Received:
    1
    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2005
    Location:
    a fine country
    Could somebody post an image for members who are not lucky enough to watch Fox news?
     


  15. Charley

    Charley Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    2,612
    Likes Received:
    6
    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2005
    Location:
    Senior VP - Follies and Gewgaws
    Wonder who owns the suit?
    The Rev. cannot own anything of any value - too many judgements against him. Someone tried to collect on one of them by siezing some property. Not his watch. Not his suit. Last I knew, the FEC wanted some of that money back too.
     


Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by