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Being style forum approved does not equal being woman approved.

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Being style forum approved is being guy approved, and since when do a bunch of guys know the first thing about being girl approved. Simply, therein lies the problem. To further explain...

1) Dressing ridiculously well is something you do because you enjoy it. That's it.

2) Hardly anyone will even begin to understand just how well dressed you are. A man or woman might very well think someone else wearing a well-fitting certain style of clothing is better dressed than you, who might be wearing something far superior, with an even more superior fit. To be considered well-dressed is to wear clean, non-dirty, well-fitting clothes in the eyes of the general public. The extra stuff will likely only very rarely be noticed.

3) If you're doing this for women, you're on the wrong forum. If you want more women to notice you, well, dress sort of like a rockstar without going too far. Have a cool, non-professional haircut, wear edgy clothes in an edgy way, wear interesting colors, wear interesting jewelery without going overboard. Dress like Johnny Depp minus 50 percent if you want women. Dress like Russell Brand minus 50% if you want women.

Thank you for your time. This thread was inspired by the thread, "The fine line between dressing like an old man and a sharp GQ/Esquire guy."

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One final thing I should mention is that being style forum approved does equal woman approved if she's seeking a safe, upstanding husband for marriage. In this case, woo her with your merits and not your sex appeal. Once again, thank you.
 

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I applaud you for such a meaningful observation
 

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As an example, many of my black female friends claim to admire Steve Harvey's style "cos he wears nice suits".

I tried to explain that wearing a jacket that fits like a tent and trousers that spill over the heels to drag along the ground does not constitute a 'nice suit', but quickly realised I was pissing into the wind.

Most women I know, even those who dress very well themselves, are clueless on anything beyond the general points of men's style. They notice a particular tie or jacket in a general sense but k ow nothing of slightly more subtle aspects like button stance, waist suppression, pick stitching etc.
 

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Originally Posted by Ianiceman
As an example, many of my black female friends claim to admire Steve Harvey's style "cos he wears nice suits". I tried to explain that wearing a jacket that fits like a tent and trousers that spill over the heels to drag along the ground does not constitute a 'nice suit', but quickly realised I was pissing into the wind. Most women I know, even those who dress very well themselves, are clueless on anything beyond the general points of men's style. They notice a particular tie or jacket in a general sense but k ow nothing of slightly more subtle aspects like button stance, waist suppression, pick stitching etc.
Ianiceman, with women you're better off wearing well-fitting clothes from Old Navy, a nice pair of shoes to up the perceived status of your clothes, and a cliche, exclusive timepiece (Rolex) to up your perceived status even more. That's it folks, lol. I guarantee with nice shoes and a Rolex, a woman will think your clothes are from Neiman or Sak's. However, if you're wearing crappy shoes, but a Vacheron or Audemars watch, she'll likely think you to be near homeless. Can someone quote this and post another one of those the more you know images. Thanks, lol.
 

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I guess it depends on where you live, what kind of bars/clubs/places you hang out at, and what kind of girl you are looking for. If you are looking for everybody's favorite Friday night f*ck, being well dressed probably isn't going to attract her. So if you go to social gatherings where those types of girls are the only girls there, then you might be in trouble.
 

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By analogy, what guy has ever been attracted to a woman due to the super-expensive shoes so many of them obsess over so much? Or due to a handbag? Being reasonably well put-together is one thing, but I'm pretty sure I would still be with the same woman regardless of her footwear decision on the day we met.
 

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Originally Posted by mossmadness88
I guess it depends on where you live, what kind of bars/clubs/places you hang out at, and what kind of girl you are looking for. If you are looking for everybody's favorite Friday night f*ck, being well dressed probably isn't going to attract her. So if you go to social gatherings where those types of girls are the only girls there, then you might be in trouble.
I'm not saying to dress like anything too crazy, and I'm definitely not talking about low-quality girls. What I'm ultimately saying despite my extravagant original post is that there's a limit to where once "being well-dressed" in the eyes of society no longer means anything more if you go above that, if what one is doing is seeking the approval of others vs your own enjoyment, and also that I've noticed that a lot of people here play things a bit too safe--it's usually the unique/different that attract people, even subtly so.
 

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Originally Posted by photoguy
By analogy, what guy has ever been attracted to a woman due to the super-expensive shoes so many of them obsess over so much? Or due to a handbag? Being reasonably well put-together is one thing, but I'm pretty sure I would still be with the same woman regardless of her footwear decision on the day we met.
I can honestly say I never have. I can say however, that a woman uniquely dressed has created interest, regardless of cost/quality. Of the clothing, not the woman.
 

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