Ever find yourself ridiculously overdressed? to the point of being inappropriate?

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  1. Unbreakable

    Unbreakable Senior member

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    Wear what ya want, when ya want. A few of us went barhopping after we were finished being in a friends wedding. Sports Bar + Tux= lol Was a damn fun night though
     


  2. musicguy

    musicguy Senior member

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    If you go to a football party where everyone is wearing jeans and t-shirts and you are dressed in a suit with a pocket square and tie, you do not have "style." Having "style" means more than just being dressed in a suit all the time, it means being dressed well, but appropriately, and making others feel comfortable around you.

    Well said!
     


  3. Dragon

    Dragon Senior member

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    If you go to a football party where everyone is wearing jeans and t-shirts and you are dressed in a suit with a pocket square and tie, you do not have "style." Having "style" means more than just being dressed in a suit all the time, it means being dressed well, but appropriately, and making others feel comfortable around you.

    +1

    thinking jeans + t-shirt is the only casual, and being stylish just for wearing a suit is big mistake in my opinion.
     


  4. MillionaireTeacher

    MillionaireTeacher Senior member

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    Last night, I went to a small dinner party.
    I was still wearing my posted outfit on (dress pants & sportcoat).
    One guy was wearing a pullover sweatshirt thing.
    At one point, he 1/2 jokingly says to me, "Damn, MT, you're making me feel under dressed ! "

    I actually remembered this comment above, and took off my sportcoat,
    which made me look much more casual. (dress shirt and pants)
     


  5. Connemara

    Connemara [URL='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jST2Sv63WQ']

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    Unfortunately the peasantry is often unable to appreciate these sorts of things.
     


  6. Nantucket Red

    Nantucket Red "Mr. Fashionista"

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    Pawz Senior member

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    No. My town is very unfashion-conscious (and I never go anywhere) so I'm usually seen in jeans and a polo/sportshirt. When I do don the Armani, it's usually just a simple, solid shirt-and-trouser ensemble. No one knows (or cares) that it's expensive - just something to wear when I feel like it.
    The only items I have which receive attention are my hats. I wear fedoras and those long-bill Wigens driver caps. Meh.
     


  8. SkinnyGoomba

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    I have, yes. But mostly for completely misjudging the situation and not simply because i decided to say fuck it.

    After receiving annoying comments about it, i decided to remain overdressed, but then i was simply saying 'F-U' to the hosts for not calling for more formal attire.

    Similar scenarios in my family would call for formal attire and thats what I based my decision on.

    I've toned down my attire by not wearing things like pocket squares, sticking to mostly loafers and wearing casual materials.

    I save the squares and formal materials for only the most formal events.
     


  9. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    Being overdressed never bothers me at all, but if I'm underdressed, then I beat myself up about it for days.
     


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    intent Senior member

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    Like this?

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    Where to begin?
     


  11. rjakapeanut

    rjakapeanut Senior member

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    If you go to a football party where everyone is wearing jeans and t-shirts and you are dressed in a suit with a pocket square and tie, you do not have "style." Having "style" means more than just being dressed in a suit all the time, it means being dressed well, but appropriately, and making others feel comfortable around you.

    yeah, style is an attitude.
     


  12. AR_Six

    AR_Six "Sookie!"

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    I kind of want to wear have a suit day next term where every week I suit up, maybe get a couple of people on board, but it would definitely produce "that guy" status (although not as bad in law, most people assume court).
     


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    One time, I was desperate for jobs and filled out every application I could. I got a call for an interview at a certain time, but couldn't remember what in the world the company did (no website or anything). I got dressed in decent shoes, a well-fitted suit, dress shirt, tie, etc.

    The interview was set in a construction trailer and the interviewer was the manager of the demolition crew: jeans covered in filth and ripped knees, a plain t-shirt with obvious sweat stains around the armpits and neck, and work boots (not the sf-style work boots either).

    Just thought I'd share that pointless story because this thread is pointless.
     


  14. Huntsman

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    If you go to a football party where everyone is wearing jeans and t-shirts and you are dressed in a suit with a pocket square and tie, you do not have "style." Having "style" means more than just being dressed in a suit all the time, it means being dressed well, but appropriately, and making others feel comfortable around you.
    One of the most sensible things ever posted on Sf.
     


  15. ozymandias

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    If you go to a football party where everyone is wearing jeans and t-shirts and you are dressed in a suit with a pocket square and tie, you do not have "style." Having "style" means more than just being dressed in a suit all the time, it means being dressed well, but appropriately, and making others feel comfortable around you.

    Pfft [​IMG]
     


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