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FRIDAY CHALLENGE 10/08/13: Unstapled (now with mild profanity!)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Claghorn, Oct 1, 2013.

Who went unstapled best?

Poll closed Oct 7, 2013.
  1. An Acute Style (Papa Don't Teach)

    2 vote(s)
    11.1%
  2. archibaldleach (Rough Rider)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Betelgeuse (South of the Border)

    3 vote(s)
    16.7%
  4. Caustic Man (Left Behind)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Claghorn (The Dictator)

    2 vote(s)
    11.1%
  6. Cousin Donuts (DJ Krispy Kreme)

    1 vote(s)
    5.6%
  7. Coxsackie (The Lova from Down Unda)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. cptjeff (The Eyes)

    1 vote(s)
    5.6%
  9. GMMcL (TBNdLRr)

    1 vote(s)
    5.6%
  10. Holdfast (Red Thunder)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. Ian Erickson (Dino)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  12. icekachang (Chang)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  13. inlandisland (Lakeside)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  14. in stitches (Beardus Maximus)

    2 vote(s)
    11.1%
  15. Kulata (Dark Horse)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  16. Mimo (Blurmeister)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  17. NOBD (The O.G. Remote)

    4 vote(s)
    22.2%
  18. RedDevil10 (Chute)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  19. RogerP (The Proud One)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  20. Roycru (Distant Shot)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  21. Scbrown (The Robot)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  22. Seajean (P Diddy)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  23. Thin White Duke (The Consistent Three)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  24. Unregistered (Does Not Compute)

    1 vote(s)
    5.6%
  25. upr_crust (Old Mo)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  26. Victor Elfo (Brazilian Legolas)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  27. Wallcloud (Dr. Pedestal)

    1 vote(s)
    5.6%
  1. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Distinguished Member

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  2. Betelgeuse

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    Clags, can I use this shoes for the Challenge? I think navy shoes mightnot go so well with the outfit.


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  3. Patek

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    What is crazier, brown ostrich loafers of grey suede boots? I also have other suede and wingtip options but am unsure which ones are more "unstapled". Thoughts? (edit, the last boot I actually have in grey suede not blue but I couldn't find a picture).

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  4. Unregistered

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    Here's my entry. I hope the photos are decent enough. It's raining hard outside, so the lighting won't be any better.

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  5. IRKSM

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    Here is my super struggle bathroom selfie train wreck
    This was crazy hard for me because I hate pattern and pretty much only own solid staples
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    Andover shop, gant rugger, etro, vintage, Harry Rosen, Allen Edmonds
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  6. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Distinguished Member

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    Just took the pics but couldn't get the shirt colour right.

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    I tried to get the true color but it's hard...

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    This is the true color of the shirt.

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  7. kulata

    kulata Distinguished Member

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    Great fit.

    I had that shirt, it is lilac and tough to iron.
     


  8. Betelgeuse

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    Thank you! And yes, it's ike going thru hell trying to iron them. I got it in white too, I don't wear them in the same week. [​IMG]
     


  9. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    very nice, unregistered. great looking suit.

    fantastic SC, B.
     


  10. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Of course you want the superlative title, but if anyone asks me, I will advocate for "The Hard 3" because I'm a jerk.

    As for Caustic Man's upstart candidacy, ask yourself this: Do you want proven leadership or a glorified intern who will be learning on the job?
     


  11. in stitches

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    +1. one does not get the title they want. it must never be something you would choose.
     


  12. jungleroller

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    Yah.. nein. I just don't have the suits for these sadly.
     


  13. in stitches

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    SC and trou works too !
     


  14. jungleroller

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    As I read through the pages I figured that out. I might bust out my blue cordaroys [​IMG].... Now I actually wonder if any of my sportcoats would go with them.
     


  15. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Betel, those are brown captoes. Quick, change your shoes and snap a picture! And stupendous fit :slayer:
     
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