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Beige sweaters question. Does anyone here wear beige sweaters and does it look creepy?

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The fact that I or anyone else should happen to wear things that are of high quality (or price) doesn't make any value observation for others. I cannot be snobby, because snobbery requires one to evaluate others on the basis of their possessions or suck up to their superiors, which I do not.

But if I can be judged snooty because I prefer things that happen to be more expensive than the average polo shirt... well then, in that case I am equally justified in considering those who hunt for deals as being cheap.
People should find what works for them, but I don't find this approach resonates with me at all. I like some high-end stuff, but also some "low end" stuff. I think things can be good for different reasons. Sort of how you might like a really expensive meal, but also burritos from a local taqueria.

Some of my favorite items are "low end." A vintage Lee trucker jacket, Stan Ray fatigues (also recently Stan Ray painter pants!), Chuck Taylors 70s, Wrangler denim shirt, etc. I think Uniqlo shirts can look good in certain outfits. It just depends on what you're trying to create and how something makes you feel.

Uniqlo shirts are the epitome of boxy mass produced clothing. Why you would use that as an example is bizarre.
Uniqlo is pretty much the opposite of boxy.
 

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Uniqlo is pretty much the opposite of boxy.
The fuck are you talking about? All of their shirts fit with no shape and have to be altered to look properly fitted. It's no better than GAP except GAP probably has better quality.
 

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The fuck are you talking about? All of their shirts fit with no shape and have to be altered to look properly fitted. It's no better than GAP except GAP probably has better quality.
I think we have different definitions of slim fit and boxy, as I remember you mentioned elsewhere that you wear suit trousers with a 6" leg opening. That seems skin tight to me.

Uniqlo strikes me as very slim fit. I can't imagine someone taking it in further.
 

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People should find what works for them, but I don't find this approach resonates with me at all. I like some high-end stuff, but also some "low end" stuff. I think things can be good for different reasons. Sort of how you might like a really expensive meal, but also burritos from a local taqueria.

Some of my favorite items are "low end." A vintage Lee trucker jacket, Stan Ray fatigues (also recently Stan Ray painter pants!), Chuck Taylors 70s, Wrangler denim shirt, etc. I think Uniqlo shirts can look good in certain outfits. It just depends on what you're trying to create and how something makes you feel.
I agree, and I like the food analogy. Personally I find that I have to put my own spin on the more casual items before I feel good in them. I also like 70s Converse and cotton jackets, for example, but I put off buying a denim jacket for years before I found one in New York that I really liked (By Robert James). Or artistic graphic t-shirts - I can wear them well and prefer to use those over plain ones for casual outfits. It isn't that I can buy whatever I want, but that I know my own style very well and would rather wait it out until I can find that idea in clothing.
 

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LOL at people getting mad about Uniqlo's shirt shape...

We have almost literally arrived at the "Meet me outside Uniqlo" stage of the thread.
 

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