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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by TweedyProf, Oct 4, 2014.

  1. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Ill echo this. Both really great guys to hang out with. Unbel is a bit of a doucher tho. Text me, baby.
     
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    Forget thumbs but @Shen constantly puts up some of the best CM fits both in terms of combo and actual fit of his cloths but hardly gets any recognition
     
  3. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Shen gets plenty of love, and he well deserves it.
     
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    Nah men. I don't think he gets enough but we will be getting into a really weird argument.
     
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    Well, he is getting some good old fashion loving from the two of us right now! Weird enough yet?
     
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    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    QFT
     
  7. TweedyProf

    TweedyProf Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    @in stitches I am comfortable with the "old-fashioned" love. :lol:

    @TweedyProf I just feel his fits are awesome but rarely gets any mention. The post above probably got 13 thumbs (even though I said we should ignore thumbs) but let's just talk about bold striped shirts


    Bold striped shirts. @EliodA rocks them and I want to load up on them this year. Do you like? How to Rock? Reservations? Caution? Not optimal? :D


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    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I'm going to go ahead and say what I assume everyone is thinking. The way in which Shen sometimes edits out his eyes is....uh....not conducive to a positive mental reaction.

    But yes, he is a superb dresser.
     
  10. in stitches

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    In theory, I like bold stripe shirts a lot. In practice, however, I do not have very many of them. I think it's because I am not fully confident in my ability to wear them well, so I am not yet ready to make the investment.
     
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    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    For real? I think they're unfuckuppable factor is pretty high. They're basically the only patterned shirt like that, and all the others are way harder. Tattersall and gingham I like only occasionally, PoW and graph check shirts almost never. Then there's pindot, paisley, and other p-words that require more cool than I have managed to accumulate.
     
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    Well, aside from one micro check, I do not wear any plaids, checks, or graphs, with a tie.

    That being said, maybe it is just a mental thing for me. I just find smaller scale stripes easier to work with in my brain. Maybe I should go ahead and give it a try with some bolder larger scale stripes. Let's see what the future holds.
     
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    Bold stripes on a white-shirt base are pretty versatile, but they're a long way from unfuckuppable in my book largely due to the saturation considerations. I would rate micro-graph and micro-houndstooth as easier but less versatile, i.e. a good striped shirt will go with more fits than a good micro-graph will. See Murlsquirl's fit from today.

    Gingham with a jacket/tie is always too saturated IMHO.

    Graph checks/tattersall: I love 'em more than most, I think. I will pick up this line of thought later....
     
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  14. TweedyProf

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    I think a contrast between stripe and jacket color is better (cf. the Orazio Luciano fit, 5).

    A first bold stripe shirt recommendation, one to wear with a navy odd jacket? Silver, brown?
     
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    I really like brown stripes with a lot of looks, especially navy as featured in #3 from Kulata's selection. That would be my first pick. Then light blue.
     

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