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Forkit

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-Zara shirt
-Zellers tie
-Gucci belt
-7FAM jeans

What are you thoughts? Do I look try-hard?? Thanks!!
 

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yeah it's a bit paradoxical...on one hand, what Uncontrol says is right. on the other, i am getting a bit of try-hard vibe; the top and bottom don't mesh and there's a bit too much going on. The effortlessly sloppy (e.g. Julian Schnabel, Johnny Depp) look is harder to pull off correctly than a proper and tidy one, so often times it's better to go with a safer option until you're more comfortable with your style and what you like.
 

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That color shirt doesn't complement your skin tone very well, because you're a ginger. You need to wear a shirt that fits your arms better, the cuffs look too big and crumpled. Your vest also goes up too high, look for a lower cut vest.
 

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Originally Posted by Uncontrol
If anything, you didn't try hard enough. Fix your tie, collar and sleeves.

How can I fix my tie and collar? Also, should I keep my sleeves unrolled? Thanks!
 

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White/Black/Bright Red = too much contrast. Vest with jeans = hard to pull off. Weird tucking / untucking / messed up thing. Honestly, anytime you have that much colour contrast and a vest (not to mention a big Gucci belt buckle and what I can only assume are the typical overbranded back pocket stitched 7s) you're basically screaming "LOOK AT ME!!" ... and that's always going to come across as a bit try-hardish.
 

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Its just not a good color combination because each item has such stark contrast to the others. It makes it look, thrown together. This might be more successful, for example, if the vest were gray and you had a dark gray or navy tie and white or blue shirt.
 

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Thanks guys for your constructive comments! Would wearing this become a major inprovement??



I will not be wearing sunglasses fyi.
 

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well to be honest it doesn't look AS bad as many of you are putting it. I wouldn't classify as 'awful,' it's just a regular looking outfit. It's better than a good 80% of what i saw in my college days, at least he put some thought into his dress.

i think the rolled up sleeves are fine. i like that look.
 

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Tin knot is too loose/big, poorly done, Collar is everywhere at once, Shirt needs to be tucked in, and above
 

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Not a fan of the white tie. Is that a full windsor knot? I think if you are going to go for the loose knot look you need a loose slim FIH knot with a slim collar on the shirt.

And I also agree with the stark contrast critique. You have a lot of bold colors going on there. Mix it up with some patterns or textures or something. And either tuck, or don't tuck...not both.
 

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