Could a suit be more wrong than this one?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by itsstillmatt, Jun 21, 2007.

  1. GQgeek

    GQgeek Senior member

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    I don't think the Sartorialist blog is that bad. I definitely look at it once in a while. At least he promotes people who care about their appearance, even if we might not always appreciate the style. In any case, I think you guys are being too hard on him (people must know him personally, because I haven't detected any attitude from the site). He's shot quite a bit of Italian fashion that looked pretty good (remember, he has to work with what's out on the streets). And the women are often very attractive.

    Allow me to submit exhibit A:
    http://bp1.blogger.com/_qjpwnPW4c1o/...arkAveJune.jpg

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  2. luk-cha

    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    This guy is great too. [​IMG]
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    Has anybody actually seen pants this short on a person in the real world? I know that I have not.


    i have a couple of pairs simular to this but just not so ball hugging and a bit loser around the thigh ok for the summer in HK esp at the weekends
     


  3. teddieriley

    teddieriley Senior member

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    Wait, you smell that?
    Peak lapel on a 2-button just looks...weird.

    koji


    And I'm expecting a delivery of this from WW Chan soon. Guess I'm going to look weird!
     


  4. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    To answer the OP: that is far, far from the worst looking suit ever. Yes, it has problems, but come on. I agree with those (even LK) who say that the shirt collar is by far the worst thing about that ensemble.
     


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    bslo Senior member

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    Allow me to submit exhibit A:
    http://bp1.blogger.com/_qjpwnPW4c1o/...arkAveJune.jpg



    [​IMG]


    Like I said, he shots people who care about their appearance [​IMG]

    Seriously, there are a lot of bad shots (believe me), but there are some very good ones too. And even considering the bad ones, the site is interesting enough to look at occasionally.
     


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    m_wave Senior member

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    At least he's puting it out there.. I think the fit is fantastic, sure his choice of colour/fabric isn't everyone's cup of tea but he's rocking it!
     


  7. LabelKing

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    I suspect the collar is a wide "button-down" with those hidden buttons to secure that spread look.
     


  8. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    I concur. I had an alteration go bad and tight pants or too low a rise can be really uncomfortable.


    you need to have balls for them to hurt.


    i don't know whats worse, the sausage like suit or the gushing comments. Does anyone really want to see men's ankles when they are wearing a suit????
     


  9. Thracozaag

    Thracozaag Senior member

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    And I'm expecting a delivery of this from WW Chan soon. Guess I'm going to look weird!

    Enjoy it in good health, just not my cup of tea.

    koji
     


  10. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    To answer the OP: that is far, far from the worst looking suit ever. Yes, it has problems, but come on. I agree with those (even LK) who say that the shirt collar is by far the worst thing about that ensemble.
    I think that the jacket collar is worse than the shirt. If the shirt collar were normal, could you imagine what the jacket collar would look like?
     


  11. Dragon

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    This guy is great too. [​IMG]
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    Has anybody actually seen pants this short on a person in the real world? I know that I have not.


    I rarely see pants that short in real life, but I frequently see people wear jackets and pants that are too small for them, just like the example in the pic.

    The slim tapered cut pants really don`t work with guys with meaty legs. Also, when the jacket is too small, it really looks uncomfortable even if there isn`t much structure.
     


  12. NoVaguy

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    overall I like more of it than I dislike

    interesting. some of your likes are in my dislikes, and vice versa. here's how i would characterize it.

    Like:
    -trouser slimness
    -overall fit of jacket
    -color of glenplaid
    -mix of brown/blue
    -linen fabric

    No Opinion:
    -shoes
    -uber wide peak lapel
    -fat trouser cuffs

    Dislike:
    -lack of socks
    -shirt collar
    -trouser length

    Overall, I think most of it is fine. If it were me, I would definitely wear a different shirt and socks, and maybe less tapered pants - but then, I have large thighs, so that's more of a body concession than a stylistic preference. That's probably why I don't like short pants, as well.
     


  13. Dragon

    Dragon Senior member

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    Here are some of the outlandish comments: That glenn plaid linen is just amazing!
    I wouldn`t say it`s amazing, but I like the patterned linen too. I think it`s a stylish choice.
     


  14. luk-cha

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    I wouldn`t say it`s amazing, but I like the patterned linen too. I think it`s a stylish choice.

    i agree with this too is is just poorly tailored and fitting! the color and patten combo works well IMO
     


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    zjpj83 Senior member

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    This whole "slim" fad is going to go out faster than low gorges and and 4x1 suits.
     


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