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FRIDAY CHALLENGE 20140314: ITALIAN CBD - CLASSICO CON SPREZZATURA

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Cleav, Mar 11, 2014.

Gentlemen, many thanks to you all for making this a great Friday Challenge. For your consideration:-

Poll closed Mar 17, 2014.
  1. DonCologne

    2 vote(s)
    1.7%
  2. sugarbutch

    12 vote(s)
    10.1%
  3. oldog/oldtrix

    8 vote(s)
    6.7%
  4. nabilmust

    11 vote(s)
    9.2%
  5. timotune

    38 vote(s)
    31.9%
  6. GMMcL

    4 vote(s)
    3.4%
  7. SeaJen

    4 vote(s)
    3.4%
  8. Cleav

    22 vote(s)
    18.5%
  9. RogerP

    3 vote(s)
    2.5%
  10. steffenbb11

    5 vote(s)
    4.2%
  11. Murlsquirl

    14 vote(s)
    11.8%
  12. Claghorn

    6 vote(s)
    5.0%
  13. Coxsackie

    24 vote(s)
    20.2%
  14. eviltimeban

    6 vote(s)
    5.0%
  15. Pingson

    30 vote(s)
    25.2%
  16. MonkeyFace

    8 vote(s)
    6.7%
  17. EliodA

    4 vote(s)
    3.4%
  18. coldsalmon

    4 vote(s)
    3.4%
  19. archibaldleach

    1 vote(s)
    0.8%
  20. CousinDonuts

    1 vote(s)
    0.8%
  21. Roycru

    1 vote(s)
    0.8%
  22. PCK1

    2 vote(s)
    1.7%
  23. tchoy

    5 vote(s)
    4.2%
  24. upr_crust

    6 vote(s)
    5.0%
  25. in stitches

    40 vote(s)
    33.6%
  26. TTO

    14 vote(s)
    11.8%
  27. Anden

    12 vote(s)
    10.1%
  28. Rudals

    10 vote(s)
    8.4%
  29. Danleyness

    1 vote(s)
    0.8%
  30. Shen

    26 vote(s)
    21.8%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Ich_Dien

    Ich_Dien Distinguished Member

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    Must be fun to shout when she goes missing.
     


  2. coldsalmon

    coldsalmon Senior Member

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    She does have a habit of running out of my apartment every single time I open the door, so yes.
     


  3. upr_crust

    upr_crust Distinguished Member

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    Fair warning - as much as I have one of the most Anglo-American (as opposed to Italianate) wardrobes of any of the posters in these fora, and my sense of color is diametrically opposite that of the theme for tomorrow's challenge, I'm going to throw my hat (indeed, my entire ensemble) into the ring on this one.

    With the sobriety of color scheme, either I will look timelessly elegant, or I will look like I should be laid for for burial - you be the judge.
     


  4. MrDaniels

    MrDaniels Distinguished Member

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    dbl post
     
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2014


  5. MrDaniels

    MrDaniels Distinguished Member

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    Well, you could have named her Electra...and she could have gotten quite a complex.
     


  6. ImTheGroom

    ImTheGroom Distinguished Member

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    If I wasn't feeling so lazy, I would go quote this in "things that are making you happy." But, srsly, Stitchy, you risk shunning!
     


  7. ImTheGroom

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    So much hat humour this week! Also, I hope you are laid to rest in the colours you most love. Let the mourners wear black; you're either off to paradise, or one Hell of a bonfire!
     
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  8. JubeiSpiegel

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    There is a lot of spezz in this thread :lurk:
     


  9. Cleav

    Cleav Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Elegant gets my vote dear heart, looking forward to it..
     


  10. SeamasterLux

    SeamasterLux Senior Member

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    Timo, absolutely stunning suit. Damn that's a nice upgrade you've done from Suit Supply (not that I don't like their products) but Partenopea is in another league!
     


  11. nabilmust

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    Thanks mate. I'll keep the PS issue in mind. That particular one hasn't had much airtime so I had a go with it. I know it looks like it just came out of its wrapper; that much is true.

    ('Wrapper' because i picked it up from a Muji store in HK's airport. Muji makes some rather interesting, and well-made, little pieces).

     


  12. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    i have no shame in my game.


    yes indeed. a great challenge this one.

    cant wait to post up tomorrow.
     


  13. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    ^ navy formosa?
     


  14. archibaldleach

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    Navy DB Steed MTM suit, blue and white stripe shirt, silver/grey oxford tie by Hober. Black oxfords are not pictured. Apologies for the usual mediocre photography.

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  15. Cleav

    Cleav Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored Moderator

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