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Best bespoke commission ever? I think so. *** PICTURES ADDED FOR THOSE LACKING IMAGINATION

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by mafoofan, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. edmorel

    edmorel Well-Known Member

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    those lapels are not wide enough, they should reach past his arms.
     
  2. Guitar Preacher

    Guitar Preacher Well-Known Member

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    Damn phone browsing
     
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  3. mafoofan

    mafoofan Well-Known Member

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    True. If they were as wide as they should be, he would be in flight.
     
  4. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Well-Known Member

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    Fooster lapels : Wooster lapels as Ikea : Knoll

    You can fix this but you better get Mariano on the phone ASAP.
     
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  5. Lovelace

    Lovelace Well-Known Member

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    He was inspired by my original post.
     
  6. mafoofan

    mafoofan Well-Known Member

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    Seriously, that coat looks ridiculous. As if the surplus army drab cloth weren't enough, it has those stupid metal buttons and epaulets to seal the deal.
     
  7. Lovelace

    Lovelace Well-Known Member

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    Well, from the front, its authentic. its a true great coat. we can't see the back.

    Now, lets change the cloth, remove the epaulettes and change the buttons.

    How does it look now, figuratively speaking?
     
  8. mafoofan

    mafoofan Well-Known Member

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    Well yes, but a true greatcoat is a ridiculous coat to wear unless you're in the military.


    Better.
     
  9. Stugotes

    Stugotes Well-Known Member

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    It also doesn't help that Wooster is, like, the biggest #menswear-douchebag on the planet.
     
  10. mafoofan

    mafoofan Well-Known Member

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    Yeah fellas, if you want to see what dopey means by "dress like a blogger," this guy is a prime example.
     
  11. Lovelace

    Lovelace Well-Known Member

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    Who is he?
     
  12. dopey

    dopey Well-Known Member

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    The guy making out like a bandit as Kony demobilizes his forces.
     
  13. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Well-Known Member

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    Too soon.
     
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  14. dopey

    dopey Well-Known Member

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    I am just grateful someone is paying attention.
     
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  15. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Well-Known Member

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    FWIW, as Derek has pointed out before, he doesn't dress like a blogger. Bloggers dress like him. I still am not really a particular admirer of his style in general, nor this coat in particular, but give the man his due.
     
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  16. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Well-Known Member

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    Woo may be the anti-Foo. Zero Fucks Given.
     
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  17. hendrix

    hendrix Well-Known Member

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    it looks like a military surplus coat because it probably is a military surplus coat.

    That is streetwear. That is half the point.
     
  18. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Well-Known Member

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    I don't think there's all that much difference between the two.

    They both have quirky and - I imagine in Wooster's case as well - very firmly held views on what looks good. They both value complexity in outfits and have a thing for garish oversized details. Each is likewise inspired by traditional American steez.

    The results are different because one sells clothing and the other sells companies but I think the processes and sensibilities are eerily similar.
     
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  19. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Well-Known Member

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    Interesting perspective. I was thinking more of the results, but you make a good point.
     
  20. Mildly Consumptive

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    Is there a photo of Foo's coat with the collar flipped-up, or has the thread moved on?
     

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