Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by DextersMorgan, Feb 21, 2013.
how nice, a thread for noobs by noobs
I stay away from shirts. Just no need for them when you are running from the cops. Damn cops.
I haven't thought too hard about the fisting thing, but pretty sure I wouldn't like that either.
I stay away from pinky rings and velvet top hats.
you don't know what you're missing out on
next fit will incorporate top hat
Well, velvet is a bit gauche. Satin top hats are where it's at.
satin silk i presume, and agree
I tend to stay away from cocktail dresses and spike heeled shoes. They don't look so good with my hairy arms and legs.
If you got big legs you will look great in slim straight jeans aka Levis 514.
Hate to break you the news, skinny jeans is here to stay, it's not a fad or a phase. It's been here for years now and growing.
It's for thin people that got sick of the baggy look. No need to hide thin legs because so much denim fabric.
Problem is, with calves like mine (semi-pro bicycle racer, sprinter-type) when I sit down, these slim jeans go up my leg, then, when standing up, they won't slide down on their own, making me look like wearing a knickerbocker.
And I hate hate hate hate hate jeans that don't let you sit down comfortably.
Thank god there's the Edwin Nashville jeans. Until now the only quality selvage jeans tailored for muscular people. Lee 101Z is ok, too.
Tried Levi's 508, Thighs ok, but ridiculously narrow in the calves area. Levi's 514? Are you kidding? I can manage to pull this one up to mid-thigh area, then it's over. Remember, these jeans are called SLIM-straight.
I have a 32 or 31 waist, please, I'm no way fat or something. Just big sprinter legs. And looking around, there are so many men doing sports, there must be some need for quality selvage that is not skinny or slim cut. Not every male is an 18 year old anorexic.
Furthermore, my excursions to various parts of the world clearly show the fact, that skinny jeans are not for everyone. I saw way too many fat females pressed into skinny jeans. I don't want that. It's evil.
Try Joe's jeans in their classic cut. Those seem to be a decent compromise between skinny and comfortable.
I agree that skinny is here to stay. Why would a manufacturer push jeans that cost the same but require more material to make?
Seriously? The difference in the amount of material used going up 2 sizes is greater than the amount of material needed to make jeans slightly tighter or slightly looser. And it's not like denim is very expensive material. The most expensive denim that you can buy is about $25/yard. Denim for something like Joe's jeans is maybe $3/yard, tops. It's not, by far, the most significant cost. Good suiting fabrics easily goes for several times more than that.
If you want roomy jeans that are high quality (though not by far the highest), try Jean Shop.
Have you tried spandex?
glad to see so many opposed to overbranding. I agree 100%. as far as i'm concerned if i'm going to advertise for DKNY ot Hugo Boss they can pay to put their clothing on me, not vice versa.
only exception to that is branded corporate clothing, especially if you own your own company(ies), then... brand big and brand hard.
beyond that; i stay away from scratchy wool, boring socks, ill-fitting expensive denim, watches that are not swiss autos, and anything priced at full retail
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