Band of Outsiders

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  1. Dashaansafin

    Dashaansafin Senior member

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    Oh damn I thought it meant casual shirt. Dumbass me...

    In any case unless I pull my pants up high its hard to wear it tucked.
     


  2. chronoaug

    chronoaug Boston Hipster (Dropkick Murphy)

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    Guys, if you want to tuck just buy a different brand of slim shirt. Or opt for the Tall version of BoO shirts (which i heard they got rid of for spring but i dunno). Might have to get the sleeves tailored for the Tall shirts but would help the length problem.
     


  3. Lel

    Lel Senior member

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    I'm going to respectfully disagree Chrono, at least in my case. If I ever need a shirt for a dressy occasion and for some reason I don't need a tie, you can bet I'm going to wear my BoO oxfords with my TaT trousers.
     


  4. chronoaug

    chronoaug Boston Hipster (Dropkick Murphy)

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    Have you tried wearing a BoO shirt tucked in for an extended period of time standing and sitting like at a wedding or something? I've been wearing my white oxford with slacks and dress shoes untucked for a long time though. I'm not saying you should only wear these shirts with jeans or anything. I think i've only worn mine with trousers actually, just not tucked because it'll look good for a picture but not after walking/sitting/etc...

    My filippa k shirt is longer than my BoO and doesn't have the same high sides but it still is annoying at times because of the length which is probably in between BoO and traditional dress shirts to be tucked
     


  5. Dashaansafin

    Dashaansafin Senior member

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    God damn some guy had a white BoO for sale, unfortuantly it was one size too big though he's around the same height + weight as me. Where do you cop your standard white and blue oxfords without paying retail?

    Anyway I would have to readjust it all the time if tucked. You Lel?
     


  6. Lel

    Lel Senior member

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    Hmm not sure, haven't held it for extended periods of time. I'm not really trying to argue anything other than tuck it in if you can, see how it works. Worse case scenario I can wear a shirt underneath.
     


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    Any idea how this years s/s button downs will fit, especially on the arms? Some of them look pretty tight.
     


  8. Coldsnap

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    i dunno but I want that grey one on blackbird
     


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    If you bought the right size in BoO, you probably shouldn't be tucking. The side will show and that just looks bad. If you want to tuck, try another brand.
     


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    Any idea how this years s/s button downs will fit, especially on the arms? Some of them look pretty tight.

    I posted some pics of a small in l/s vs. a medium in s/s I purchased from Gilt in the Gilt thread. I felt like the fit was similar, although not significantly different so you may conclude that the s/s run a slight more snug. I liked the sized up fit on the s/s though given that in the warmer weather, I wouldn't want too tight of a fit, but still wanted the slim fit cut. Hopefully that makes sense.

    Did anyone else on here purchase the BoOxSperry deconstructed pennies in black then? I'm wearing them for the first time today and must say they are comfortable as heck and like how they look with my charcoal grey pinstripe dress pants.
     


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    If you bought the right size in BoO, you probably shouldn't be tucking. The side will show and that just looks bad. If you want to tuck, try another brand.
    Well, that's one way to look at it -- I sort of assumed Sternberg was implicitly advocating higher-rise pants. Not like Spencer Tracy natural-waist or something, just a little higher slung than has been in style. The whole BoO vibe is super put-together; wearing an untucked oxford, you risk looking a bit sloppy and I mean, come on, wear an untucked shirt with a blazer and you are entering into dangerous Joe Simpson/Ryan Seacrest territory. But, at the risk of quasi contradicting myself, this element of BoO shirts does strike me as, at best, a mildly nagging quirk, and at worst, a flaw -- any shirt that would prompt someone to say 'if you want to tuck try another brand' is a bit of a problem. Like, Band of Outsiders: "the shirt you can't tuck." Sort of ridiculous.
     


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    BTW, the nylon boat shoes are thoroughly awesome.
     


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    Well, that's one way to look at it -- I sort of assumed Sternberg was implicitly advocating higher-rise pants. Not like Spencer Tracy natural-waist or something, just a little higher slung than has been in style. The whole BoO vibe is super put-together; wearing an untucked oxford, you risk looking a bit sloppy and I mean, come on, wear an untucked shirt with a blazer and you are entering into dangerous Joe Simpson/Ryan Seacrest territory. But, at the risk of quasi contradicting myself, this element of BoO shirts does strike me as, at best, a mildly nagging quirk, and at worst, a flaw -- any shirt that would prompt someone to say 'if you want to tuck try another brand' is a bit of a problem. Like, Band of Outsiders: "the shirt you can't tuck." Sort of ridiculous.
    I tried a bunch on last weekend and I don't wear my pants low, they really just fit short, I love the look though but it would be a stretch to get them tucked in
     


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    God damn some guy had a white BoO for sale, unfortuantly it was one size too big though he's around the same height + weight as me. Where do you cop your standard white and blue oxfords without paying retail?

    Anyway I would have to readjust it all the time if tucked. You Lel?


    I find it's harder to get the standard white/blue on sale, well in Toronto it's hard. One stockist doesn't even need to put the white/blue on sale as it usually just sells out by itself. I think the best bet is southwillard to find the white/blue on sale.
     


  15. Dashaansafin

    Dashaansafin Senior member

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    One last thing, I just bought a small band of outsiders shirt and it fits me perfets, its a melot overdye with 18.5 pit to pit (sellers measurments). Another guy has a white one that is self measured pit to pit 19 inches in medium. Do sizes vary amongst BoO shirts? For example, on context I see http://www.contextclothing.com/item.php?id=742 small pit to pit a 19...do you think the seller just measured .05 of an inch wrong? Im the same height and about 3 lbs lighter than the seller....Thanks!
     


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