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%
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  1. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    A quick rearrangement of my accessories today yields my entry

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  2. EliodA

    EliodA Senior member

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    Having worked in a CBD environment in Milan and Bologna, I can tell you that knits are rather popular. But I have never seen a single grenadine worn.
     
  3. jungleroller

    jungleroller Senior member

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    Obligatory - Oh Snap!
     
  4. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    fascinating. hmmmmmmm........
     
  5. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Remember, Stitchy: It doesn't matter whether it best meets the criteria of the challenge, only whether it looks good enough to garner votes.
     
  6. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    ah yes. a validocious point.
     
  7. oldog/oldtrix

    oldog/oldtrix Senior member

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    Rudals Senior member

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    Just out of curiosity, how is this challenge different from monochromatic look? That's what I am seeing.
     
  9. Holdfast

    Holdfast Senior member

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    Not really my personal cup of chai, this one; Italian style doesn't particularly appeal as a choice for myself. Will browse others' entries with interest, however!
     
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  10. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Since I only wear my stuff these days I am not sure I will be able to participate in this.
     
  11. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    monochrome simply means all items in the same colorway/hue. this is much more specific than that. it allows for much less colors and a much more restricting style.


    wat? u r the very embodiment of italian CBD!
     
  12. nabilmust

    nabilmust Senior member

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    Rear tie blade longer than the front, oh sprezzatura, be mine.

    This is my entry.

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  13. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    ^ Not too shabby, sir.
     
  14. nabilmust

    nabilmust Senior member

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    ^ Thank you kindly sir.

    Come to think of it, there's an Italian element in each part of the outfit.

    Delfino wool suiting / tie by Loro Piana / shirting by Thomas Mason (part of the Albini group now).
     

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