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FRIDAY CHALLENGE 20160401: Are You A Cardican Or A Cardican't?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by sugarbutch, Mar 24, 2016.

Who cardican do it best?

Poll closed Apr 4, 2016.
  1. crappbag

    6 vote(s)
    9.4%
  2. blekit

    4 vote(s)
    6.3%
  3. Diplomatic Ties

    12 vote(s)
    18.8%
  4. Ac's cat (non-compliant entry due to missing tailored jacket)

    9 vote(s)
    14.1%
  5. robxznyc

    2 vote(s)
    3.1%
  6. upr crust (non-compliant entry due to missing tailored jacket)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. CruzAzul

    8 vote(s)
    12.5%
  8. EFV

    14 vote(s)
    21.9%
  9. Gerry "Garry" Nelson

    12 vote(s)
    18.8%
  10. Coxsackie (non-compliant entry due to missing tailored jacket)

    2 vote(s)
    3.1%
  11. Dennis Walter

    4 vote(s)
    6.3%
  12. fairlynerdy

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  13. Murlsquirl

    8 vote(s)
    12.5%
  14. Andy57

    7 vote(s)
    10.9%
  15. Cleav

    21 vote(s)
    32.8%
  16. Anden

    25 vote(s)
    39.1%
  17. Mr Knightley

    5 vote(s)
    7.8%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Show us how to wear a cardigan with a tailored jacket. This combination appeals to many, but seems to fall flat as often as it works. Here are some examples from three staunch cardigan aficianados:
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    The fine print: Wear a cardigan Wear a tailored jacket Wear a collared shirt Wear a tie (optional, but strongly encouraged) Outfits worn from 21 March through 1 April are eligible. I'll put up the poll on Saturday morning, US West Coast time. If you post after Friday night, but before the poll goes up, I will make a best effort to include your entry. THE ENTRIES I included everyone, noting non-compliant entries for those who care about the rules. I also made it multiple choice this time.
     
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2016


  2. Coxsackie

    Coxsackie Distinguished Member

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    In.
     


  3. upr_crust

    upr_crust Distinguished Member

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    Out - I am unhappily in the "cardicant" camp :embar: .
     


  4. crappbag

    crappbag Senior Member

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    In...with a soft toy cameo.

    Suit - PJohnson
    Tie - Henry Carter
    Cardigan - Uniqlo


    [​IMG]
     


  5. An Acute Style

    An Acute Style Distinguished Member

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    ^ The garments look fine here, but this pose doesn't showcase them well.

    I'm also in.
     


  6. Anden

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    I'm in.
     


  7. archibaldleach

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    Subscribed. My only cardigan is an Inis Meain pub jacket, so I'm not sure how that will work out, but if it looks good I may actually post a real fit for the first time in awhile.
     


  8. Thin White Duke

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    Me too Crusty.
    The rest of you grandpas and history professors have at it!
     


  9. EFV

    EFV Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    This grandpa is probably in.
     


  10. CruzAzul

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    Totally on board. Cardigan, like ball, is life.

    And I do appreciate the grudging disclaimer in the fine print. For a lot of men -- due to our culture, or industry, or other factors -- neckties are just not part of our wardrobe. I'll accept the scoring hit for not wearing one in exchange for not having to go out and invest in any. (Besides, chest hair is the new necktie. :slayer:)
     
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  11. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    :uhoh:
     


  12. sugarbutch

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    It occurs to me that rather than "cardigan aficionados" I should have called them "cardiganists".

    Damn.
     


  13. Academic2

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  14. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    I had one, but no longer, so I will also be a spectator.
     


  15. Thin White Duke

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    Well, only if they have their hearing aids turned on!
     


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