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Friday Challenge 20130426: The Forvm Does Not Approve

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by sugarbutch, Apr 24, 2013.

Who best executed a non-SF-approved look today? Keep in mind the parameters outlined in the first po

Poll closed Apr 29, 2013.
  1. upr_crust

    5 vote(s)
    7.8%
  2. RDiaz

    4 vote(s)
    6.3%
  3. DerekS

    22 vote(s)
    34.4%
  4. Thin White Duke

    2 vote(s)
    3.1%
  5. in stitches

    10 vote(s)
    15.6%
  6. aravenel

    5 vote(s)
    7.8%
  7. SharplyTailored

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. sugarbutch

    6 vote(s)
    9.4%
  9. Holdfast

    6 vote(s)
    9.4%
  10. unbelragazzo

    4 vote(s)
    6.3%
  1. upr_crust

    upr_crust Senior member

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    And the fun begins . . . .

    Blazer & trousers - BB
    Shirt - Ike Behar
    Tie - PRL
    Cufflinks - Penhaligon's
    PS - no name brand
    Boots - Cheaney, via Harrod's

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  2. Septimus

    Septimus Senior member

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    Is the idea to look as good as possible given the restrictions, or to be as un-SF-approved as possible?
     
  3. RDiaz

    RDiaz Senior member

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  4. upr_crust

    upr_crust Senior member

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    Either or both, I believe - I think that the challenge is an exercise in being transgressive, but seeing also how well one can look, even when not following "the rules".
     
  5. DerekS

    DerekS Senior member

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    im in....
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    Suitsupply jacket, Charvet white shirt, Sam Hober maroon challis wool tie, McNairy fuck off square, JCrew bowery wool trous, John Lobb Towcesters in BLACK museum calf.

    Happy Friday!
     
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  6. DerekS

    DerekS Senior member

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    looking as good as possible is always part of this. ;)
     
  7. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The challenge of the Challenge is to figure out what you think will appeal most to the voters.
     
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  8. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    very nice entries thus far! :slayer:


    preferably the former, though the the latter is always interesting. having fun is what its all about.


    oh, right. this.
     
  9. Thin White Duke

    Thin White Duke Senior member

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    Thanks to whoever it was who gave me one vote last week!:D

    Here's this week's effort -

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    (tie got a bit loose ...)

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    Saint George's day was this week!

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  10. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    RED, RED, RED

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  11. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Senior member

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    So far, some very nice outfits. RDiaz has my vote so far. Hope we get some more participants. [​IMG]
     
  12. aravenel

    aravenel Senior member

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    OK, here we go. Apologies for the crap pictures and janky jacket position--was in a rush this morning and only had time for one take.

    Shirt is an OCBD.

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    Black shoes!

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  13. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    ^^ very nice, aravanel. i like the trad look. ^^
    :mad:
     
  14. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Senior member

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    Claghorn told you, estitchy... you and Derek showed to much pants hahaha.

    Just kidding, there is the whole weekend ahead hahaha. [​IMG]
     
  15. SharplyTailored

    SharplyTailored Senior member

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    Some really nice entries on here so far.
     
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  16. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    watch what you wish for. :)
     
  17. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Senior member

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    HAHAHAHA!

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  18. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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  19. upr_crust

    upr_crust Senior member

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    Don't wait too long if you're going to drop trou - your lovely daughter might not understand if she sees the Shabbos Goy undoing your belt, and your wife would certainly not understand if you employ the Shabbos Shiksa were she to provide the same service! :satisfied:
     
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  20. in stitches

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