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FRIDAY CHALLENGE 11 MAY -18 - WORK IT!

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by EFV, May 7, 2018.

Who worked it best

Poll closed Monday at 1:37 PM.
  1. Gerry

    5 vote(s)
    14.3%
  2. KamoteJoe

    8 vote(s)
    22.9%
  3. Mr Stevens

    5 vote(s)
    14.3%
  4. Caustic Man

    3 vote(s)
    8.6%
  5. EFV

    9 vote(s)
    25.7%
  6. DT

    5 vote(s)
    14.3%
  7. UC

    26 vote(s)
    74.3%
  8. Vapahtaja

    4 vote(s)
    11.4%
  9. everyday

    3 vote(s)
    8.6%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. EFV

    EFV Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    This week I want to do something that may be a bit outside the comfort zone for some regular CM posters, but should go down well with the ones posting in the CM casual thread and also some guys from the SW&D side: Work Wear!

    I'm gonna leave the rules vague, to get as much as possible out of each contribution. The only rule is that your outfit has to include a workwear item, or a general workwear vibe.

    All outfits to be posted before Saturday May 12th, midday CET.

    Inspiration:
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    Participants:

    Gerry
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    Kamote Joe
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    Mr Stevens
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    Caustic
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    EFV
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    DiplomaticTies
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    UC
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    Vapahtaja
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    Everyday
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    Last edited: May 12, 2018


  2. Cleav

    Cleav Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored Moderator

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  3. eddiemczee

    eddiemczee Senior Member

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  4. UrbanComposition

    UrbanComposition Distinguished Member

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    Does "work" include construction work? Asking for a friend.
     


  5. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Distinguished Member

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    So this is a SW&D challenge? That's cool, but I'm just wondering. :-D
     


  6. Gerry Nelson

    Gerry Nelson Distinguished Member

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    Yes. well done, @UrbanComposition ! What's your plan for the next challenge? :-D
     


  7. Gerry Nelson

    Gerry Nelson Distinguished Member

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    Here's my entry:
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    Details:
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  8. Riva

    Riva Senior Member

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    Damn I thought we all wear ties to work here... I'll figure something out.
     


  9. EFV

    EFV Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    Not necessarily, I'd like to see both SWD & CM interpret workwear. I think it mixes well with CM casual style.
     


  10. UrbanComposition

    UrbanComposition Distinguished Member

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    Here’s what I wore today. Changing out the radios, cables, and roof antennas at all the fire houses in the city.
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  11. Thrift Vader

    Thrift Vader Forum Mechanic

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    ok. .. .
     


  12. KamoteJoe

    KamoteJoe Farmer Diva

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    [​IMG]

    I don't wear many traditional workwear pieces, but I've loved STORY Mfg's time jackets (modern interpretation of prison jackets).
     


  13. Purplelabel

    Purplelabel Distinguished Member

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    Waiting for @Dirt to chime in.
     


  14. Thrift Vader

    Thrift Vader Forum Mechanic

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    Wait, is this what we actually wear to work?
    or are we playing dressups?
     
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  15. UrbanComposition

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    @Dirt and I are union electricians, and I’m sure there are others that dabble in construction as well (paging @jet ). That said, I’ve no issue with workwear inspired outfits. Hickory striped overalls with denim bow ties and cap toe boots make me chuckle, and sometimes I see random pieces being thrown together with dress clothes, but whatevs.
    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     


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