Are We Over Analyzing Clothing and Dress?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by NORE, Aug 1, 2012.

  1. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Well, keep in mind, I find it aesthetically unacceptable--not simply wrong due to custom, rule, societal norm, etc. So, in my judgment, the answer is never.
     
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  2. Fraiche

    Fraiche Senior member

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    Let's keep this discussion classy.
     


  3. NORE

    NORE Senior member

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    Never is a strong word. Are you 100% sure?
     


  4. mafoofan

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    This may be true a lot of the time, but not always. It seems quite a few members have changed course stylistically, both for better and worse, through discussion here.
     


  5. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Pretty damned sure.
     


  6. PASstudy

    PASstudy Senior member

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    Fixed that for ya. Before you object, I have been guilty of this myself. loooooooooong time lurker, recent member.
     
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  7. Makoto Chan

    Makoto Chan Senior member

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    Could we please stop using the word "fit?" This is a pretty highbrow/cerebral discussion of tailored clothing, not an SW&D tumblr.

    This is not a big deal, just a request. Good discussion from the participants otherwise.
     


  8. whnay.

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    We should put it to a vote...
     


  9. Sonny58

    Sonny58 Senior member

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    Nore, to me you come across as an incurable contrarian.
     


  10. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Start the poll. I am too deep in to be a neutral officiant.
     


  11. Raoul Duke

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    Is this for real? Pass the crack pipe when you are done, bro.

    I am not a fan boy of the forum prescribed CBD, but I do think your outfit looks ridiculous. The reasons why have been covered ad nauseum in this 7 page thread. Bottom line, it is not aesthetically pleasing, period. You can talk about how much of an alpha dog you are and how the bitches want to fuck you, but that has no bearing on the awful outfit you posted. I can get laid in track pants, does that mean track pants are the pinacle of style?
     


  12. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    "you guys"?? votes?? :confused: Are we now in bizarro world

    Let's have a walk off, Zoolander style. That's the mature, gentlemanly thing to do.
     


  13. whnay.

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    Obviously putting it up to a vote was a joke
     


  14. mafoofan

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    Doesn't mean it was a bad idea.
     


  15. zalb916

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    I'll play along and open myself to over analysis. That was the point of this thread, right? This is awful picture quality, but this is how I wear colors similar to what NORE presented in the OP, but in a more "SF-approved" manner. I'm not commenting on what's better or worse. I just thought I'd put this out there to compare and contrast.

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    Lighter than navy linen blazer, eggshell blue pencil stripe shirt, lime green shantung tie, cotton/linen square with lavender border. I would wear this for a casual spring/summer event.
     
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