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FRIDAY CHALLENGE 29 June 2016 - The "What the hell was I thinking" challenge

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by DiplomaticTies, Jun 29, 2016.

Who made their "What the hell was I thinking" item work best in a fit?

Poll closed Jul 11, 2016.
  1. Diplo

    6 vote(s)
    17.6%
  2. RoSaCe

    6 vote(s)
    17.6%
  3. Clags

    10 vote(s)
    29.4%
  4. Hirsch

    3 vote(s)
    8.8%
  5. Duke

    5 vote(s)
    14.7%
  6. Smitty

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    0.0%
  7. Prince

    4 vote(s)
    11.8%
  8. Acute

    10 vote(s)
    29.4%
  9. Cox

    3 vote(s)
    8.8%
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  1. J o s h

    J o s h Senior Member

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    I would welcome French- and Spanish-language SF threads where I could practice and be corrected!
     


  2. RoSaCe

    RoSaCe Senior Member

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    Us English are now cheering on the Welsh (any port in a storm!) anyway I only live about 5 miles from North Wales so I must qualify!!
     


  5. Thin White Duke

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    Speak for yourself mate.

    As much as we English continue to be kings of the underachievers and relentlessly disappointing when it comes to football, I can't bring myself to support any other team. I doubt there are many Welsh who were cheering on England and would guess that most were hoping we'd lose.
     


  6. hirschlederne

    hirschlederne Senior Member

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    I will enter this challenge. And I will win by a huge margin. Mark my words.
     


  7. DiplomaticTies

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    Bring it on!
     


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    I will. And I will win by a huge margin. Wait, I already said that.
     


  9. RoSaCe

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    The last tie I bought can help me entering this challenge, cause I bought it online, where the colours seemed to be quite mat, and less shining. So when I received it, I really thought: "what the hell was I thinking ...". But finally it is not that bad

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    suit: Camps de Luca
    Shirt: Luigi Borrelli
    Tie: Marinella
    PS: Corneliani
    Monks: Carmina
     


  10. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    I was very tempted to create a sock (and strongly considered doing so) and post this in the SW&D WAYWRN, then duck and run for cover (as one would a grenade). But I think I will not and simply leave this here. Me in Yohji.

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  11. Cleav

    Cleav Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Gold :nodding: @Claghorn May I ask what you wore on your feet? Pics not required...
     
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  12. hirschlederne

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  14. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Brown pebble grain boots
     


  15. Thin White Duke

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    Clags I could forgive the untucked shirt, the pinstriped odd trousers, the ... whatever you call that thing on top, but I can never forgive that disgusting ginger beard. Bad enough when you go unshaven but when you go full on Wyndham Wizard I need some eye bleach!

    Anyway, feel free to reciprocate comments with my entry. I actually posted this in a FC many years ago and the only reaction I received was a single facepalm emoticon. I am the proud owner of FOUR boating blazers. What was I thinking? Well they were bought at a time when I was aiming for a career in academia and thought they would make up nice casual Friday outfits - any derision could be masked by me playing the eccentric professor from England ('hey we all dress like this back home!'). Anyway my career took me in another direction and the blazers rarely see the light of day. I understand the colonials had some sort of celebration on Monday so I entered into the spirit of things wearing red, white and blue ...

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