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Dislike of my wardrobe

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Newstyle, Oct 4, 2010.

  1. Newstyle

    Newstyle Senior member

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    I will probably get yelled at for starting this thread but here it goes... I just don't like any of my clothes. I love all my clothes when I look in my closest and I like them when i bought them, but once I put them on I don't feel right. Does anyone else feel this? Also I am really starting to hate jeans ( I feel they are too easy and everyone wears them) and I would love to wear a suit everyday but seeing as I'm only 28 and go to a college that is focused on agriculture I don't feel this would be appropriate. I guess I just needed to let that out and see if anyone feels the same or has felt the same in the past.

    Maybe I have this romantic vision that is unattainable.
     
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  3. Lane

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    dude, you make no sense at all. How can you buy something you like aesthetically, but not enjoy wearing it on your body? Maybe, you severely have a disconnection from what you want to wear, and what you think you have to wear. That's the only thing I can gather from what you're saying. Otherwise you need to go through some serious introspection to find out what's up. Everytime I put something I own on, I feel fucking awesome, and you should too.
     
  4. 300zx1985

    300zx1985 Senior member

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    Try your cloths on in a dressing room with the three sided mirror, look at your ass, shoulders, arms, etc etc to make sure it all looks good. Problem solved.
     
  5. chronoaug

    chronoaug Senior member

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    it's ok, man. i don't like my wardrobe either
     
  6. Ideefixee

    Ideefixee Senior member

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    Hm. I believe you are suffering from what we call cheap taste. Buy more quality items. Quality > quantity.
     
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    TeeKay Senior member

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    Hm. I believe you are suffering from what we call cheap taste. Buy more quality items. Quality > quantity.

    Okay this is the biggest bullshit sentiment on SF. How many SFers are actually content only owning a few items? We all end up just blowing tons of money buying just as much(if not more) clothing than our non-SF counterparts.
     
  8. DLester

    DLester Senior member

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    OP: post a fit pic. these threads are painfully boring without them.
     
  9. Newstyle

    Newstyle Senior member

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    dude, you make no sense at all. How can you buy something you like aesthetically, but not enjoy wearing it on your body? Maybe, you severely have a disconnection from what you want to wear, and what you think you have to wear. That's the only thing I can gather from what you're saying. Otherwise you need to go through some serious introspection to find out what's up. Everytime I put something I own on, I feel fucking awesome, and you should too.

    I agree with you, I want to feel fucking awesome when I put my clothes on. And I think I do have a disconnection between what I want to wear and what I think I have to wear but the trouble is getting rid of that.

    Maybe I just haven't figured out how to put my pieces together.
     
  10. tonio028

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    Yeah it does seem like you have a disconnect, but I have a feeling you may not have settled in with a look or aesthetic that works or even appeals to you after all this time. Maybe the clothes aren't fitting right either. I think this thread has potenti and can turn productive if you're willing to take some fit pics or put some things together to get some constructive criticisms going here. Far more worthwhile that way and I think most. SFers would agree.
     
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    I agree with you, I want to feel fucking awesome when I put my clothes on. And I think I do have a disconnection between what I want to wear and what I think I have to wear but the trouble is getting rid of that.

    Maybe I just haven't figured out how to put my pieces together.


    Then you must correct this, and only you can do this. Why seek validation in feeling this? Instead seek ways in which you can correct this in order to feel good about your overall aesthetic. I don't know what you mean by the trouble in getting rid of the problem. Is it because of your job?
     
  12. Ideefixee

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    Okay this is the biggest bullshit sentiment on SF. How many SFers are actually content only owning a few items? We all end up just blowing tons of money buying just as much(if not more) clothing than our non-SF counterparts.

    I disagree. All of my friends have loaded closets full of saggy, wrinkled cheap clothing, while my closet is neatly half-filled with crisp, ironed, more quality clothing.
     
  13. Melo

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    So maybe the first step is to compare the way/style you dress now to the way you would like to dress, ideally.

    If you're not sure/don't know, some introspection is needed, as Lane suggested. We can only start pointing you in the right direction when we know what you're going for.
     
  14. whatever123

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    I will probably get yelled at for starting this thread but here it goes... I just don't like any of my clothes. I love all my clothes when I look in my closest and I like them when i bought them, but once I put them on I don't feel right. Does anyone else feel this? Also I am really starting to hate jeans ( I feel they are too easy and everyone wears them) and I would love to wear a suit everyday but seeing as I'm only 28 and go to a college that is focused on agriculture I don't feel this would be appropriate. I guess I just needed to let that out and see if anyone feels the same or has felt the same in the past.

    Maybe I have this romantic vision that is unattainable.


    no new, that is very strange. maybe check out a doctor to see about improving self-esteem, which will hopefully improve the way you view yourself in the clothes you like?
     
  15. meso

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    it's ok, man. i don't like your wardrobe either

    Fixed.
     
  16. AlbertCamus

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    Yes, a fit pic would help. That way people could tell you if you are correct about looking like shit and point you in the direction you want to go, or if you just have some unreasonable standard.

    It is probably a mixture of things. You might peruse designer collections and the best rated fits on lookbook and think "damn, I will never look that good". Which is maybe a half truth. But this applies to most things about oneself, and you should not let it get you down; just as you should not give up in school when you are not Einstein, or give up in your profession because you are not Bill Gates.

    Or you have much further to go, like many of the denizens of this forum. You can remedy this by devoting yourself to further self improvement.
     
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    if you like the stuff you see visibly in your closet but don't like how it looks when worn, something tells me the fit is off? try taking the stuff you like to a tailor and donate/sell the rest and just replace with proper fitting clothes.
     
  18. Makeshift_Robot

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    Hey OP what stuff do you have? You might just be buying based on rack appeal, which is a totally easy mistake to make, but would definitely lead to you being less satisfied with stuff once it's on your body.

    The "wear suits every day" mentality is really fun and tempting, but keep in mind that the people wearing their suits on The Sartorialist are Italian yarn magnates and Wall Street heroes. You can get good suits, but it will be hard, and it will be tough to accommodate your wardrobe w/r/t cleaning, heavy wear, etc. - there's a reason the public at large wears jeans.

    I'm definitely where you are right now, I don't like much of my wardrobe, but I'm on the way toward fixing that. Be totally honest with yourself about what you want and whether you think you can pull it off, then do that. Browse WAYWTD, online fashion journals, etc., and see what appeals to you. Just go slowly and browse a lot. You can do this thing.
     
  19. chronoaug

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    Fixed.

    i don't understand the fix [​IMG]
     
  20. Newstyle

    Newstyle Senior member

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    I have many J. Crew clothes, gignham shirts, chambray shirts, plain white shirts, cardigans, v necks, dark slim levis 514, a few sportcoats that I have had tailored.

    I have been thinking about it today and I think it is I just don't feel comfortable in the clothes, I feel out of place with everyone around me at school. Most people I go to school with grew up on a farm so when I wear the style I want I feel a little too polished around them and it makes me uncomfortable. I think this is something I need to get over myself. I would ideally like to wear cotton or knit ties with my shirts and my sportcoats. I feel more put together when wearing a tie, but I can't handle the comments that come with the clothes I wear.

    I know I'm being kind of a pu$$y.
     

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