FRIDAY CHALLENGE 20130913: GrayNavyWhiteBlack

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by sugarbutch, Sep 10, 2013.

Who did GrayNavyWhiteBlack best?

Poll closed Sep 16, 2013.
  1. DonCologne

    14 vote(s)
    16.5%
  2. in stitches

    39 vote(s)
    45.9%
  3. sugarbutch

    6 vote(s)
    7.1%
  4. coldsalmon

    6 vote(s)
    7.1%
  5. Ebonyman

    17 vote(s)
    20.0%
  6. upr_crust

    32 vote(s)
    37.6%
  7. clarinetplayer

    8 vote(s)
    9.4%
  8. Thin White Duke

    9 vote(s)
    10.6%
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  1. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    In this challenge you wear a solid gray suit, solid white shirt, navy tie, and black shoes. If you wear a hank, it must also be white. The tie may be a neat, stripe, etc., but the ground must be navy, and it must predominate. Wear and photograph your entry this week. You can post as many pictures of your entry as you like, but I will use only two for the poll. Poll will go up on Saturday and close on Monday. THE ENTRIES:
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  2. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Senior member

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    This should be interesting. On the surface it seems like there is not a lot of room to maneuver. However I think this will be one of the more interesting challenges for just that reason. Unfortunately I cannot participate, but I will be eagerly watching.
     


  3. Holdfast

    Holdfast Senior member

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    Not having a solid grey suit (I greatly prefer navy for solid suits; have at least 3 of those!), I'm going to have to sit this one out. But I'll watch & vote! [​IMG]
     


  4. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    i plan to be in on this action, jackson.
     


  5. GMMcL

    GMMcL Senior member

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    Subscribed.

    Yesterday's fit almost qualified. I had a gray pinstripe suit, blue gren dot tie and, for the first time since I did the Holdfast fit, black shoes. Will see if I can muster my inner drone later this week.
     


  6. RDiaz

    RDiaz Senior member

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    My only grey suit is a worsted flannel DB. Weather doesn't quite lend itself to wearing it yet... it's a pinstripe anyways.
     
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  7. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    weather shaping up to be too warm for flannel. i will wear it anyways. FC = SRS BSNS
     


  8. archibaldleach

    archibaldleach Senior member

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    Subscribed. Not sure if I'll be posting this week but should be interesting. I liked the all solids challenge that was done awhile back.
     


  9. cptjeff

    cptjeff Senior member

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    Solid suit? Bah. I wore a gray check today with a navy tie thinking it would qualify for this, and probably won't have a good chance to wear a suit again this week.

    Why not just have people take pictures of their favorite navy ties?
     


  10. FlyingMonkey

    FlyingMonkey Senior member

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    Sorry, I can't do this one either - my only solid grey suit is back in Canada.
     


  11. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    I don't understand this challenge.

    Very little room to maneuver, as Caustic Man noted. The only things you can modify are little things like the fabric texture, lapel shape, suit cut, maybe pocket square, shoe type etc.
     
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  12. archibaldleach

    archibaldleach Senior member

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    I didn't vote for it personally, but I think that's precisely the point. The little things matter that much more.
     


  13. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    In addition to the challenge poll, I intend to post a poll of the negative responses so that we can vote on which one is best/worst.
     


  14. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    lol at the backlash...


    you mofos wanted a simple challenge... u get one and then pussy out

    IS THERE ANY WAY TO SATISFY IGENTS!?!?
     


  15. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    BROWN IS FOR FARMER.

    Give the people what they want!
     


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