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FRIDAY CHALLENGE 5/10/13 SHADES OF P CAWK!!!

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Tirailleur1, May 9, 2013.

Who Had the best Shade of CAWK?

Poll closed May 14, 2013.
  1. Holdfast with Tie Bar Accessory Pokemon

    2 vote(s)
    3.1%
  2. GMMcL with Fringe Everything Pokemon

    1 vote(s)
    1.6%
  3. Monkeyface with Astaire Belt Pokemon

    30 vote(s)
    46.9%
  4. RDiaz with Flower Pokemon

    1 vote(s)
    1.6%
  5. upr_crust with Tie Bar Pokemon

    7 vote(s)
    10.9%
  6. btatedash with Tie Clip Heirloom Pokemon

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. archibaldleach with Barely Visible Tie Clip Pokemon

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Tirailleur1 with Red Hat Igbo Chief Hat Pokemon

    11 vote(s)
    17.2%
  9. Timotune with #YOLO Monogram Pokemon

    10 vote(s)
    15.6%
  10. unbelragazzo with Sprezzy Missing Tassel Pokemon

    2 vote(s)
    3.1%
  11. SeaJen with Grad Ceremonial Robe Pokemon

    2 vote(s)
    3.1%
  12. RedDevil10 with Exotic Tassel Pokemon

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  13. Dewi with Lapel Pin Pokemon

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  14. Spoo with Man Fur Pokemon

    10 vote(s)
    15.6%
  15. SharplyTailored with Fancy Cufflink Pokemon

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  16. TTO with Casio Watch Pokemon

    26 vote(s)
    40.6%
  17. LilacCords with Color Coordinating Pokemon

    6 vote(s)
    9.4%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    oh this challenge gone be gud
     


  2. Holdfast

    Holdfast Senior member

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    Some really fun outfits, but Monkey's in the lead so far IMO. As I mentioned in the WAYWRN thread, red jacket/white trousers is perilously close to being a Butlins Redcoat, but the materials, cut and fit of the items, plus the use of the two ties, are more than enough to lift him out of that potential trap. Great stuff.

    There are a few other people's fits in the main thread that could work as contest entries. For example, southernstyle, Angelicboris and TTO's most recent fits. I'm not sure if they meant their fits to be game for this week's fun or not, though.

    For myself, I'll select the fit from yesterday that I posted upthread as my entry, if that's OK by Tirailleur. It's not what I originally wanted to wear for the contest, but I haven't needed to go out yet today, and if I do, I won't now be an outfit that will work for this week's theme anyway. By the way, T, I don't have a more elaborate tie-pin so had to make do with that one (I do have a more delicate silver one, but it wouldn't have gone with that outfit either).
     
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  3. RDiaz

    RDiaz Senior member

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    unbel, that jacket's got some serious shape. verynice.
     


  4. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    very nice new additions.

    big T, i see your accessory is a fez. does my yarmulke count?
     
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  5. SeaJen

    SeaJen Senior member

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    Can I post what I wore last Friday?

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    And my odd accessory
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  6. GothamRed

    GothamRed Senior member

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    original plan didn't pan out, the ivory silks need some tailoring. so...​

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    rlpl x 3, zegna couture, hermes, vintage prl


    hopefully the sockless exotic tassels count as an odd accessory. alternatively, i respectfully submit 5 patterns as an odd accessory.​
     
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  7. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    SeJean I would be ok with your submission but I am not sure how other contestants feel. If noone complains then I will put you in the ballot.

    Why yes.
    HF you are fine. You stated beforehand your situation so you are ok.
     


  8. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    BEST DAY EVAR!!!!
     


  9. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Senior member

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    So far it's Moneyface by a country mile.
     


  10. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    I'ma help out UBR, who can't seem to figure out how to post a decently sized picture up in this mug:

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    And then I'ma confess that I ain't got nuthin' for you, man. I even went shopping yesterday, but couldn't pull anything appropriate together. :embar:
     
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  11. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    that unbel SC is awesome.

    i do have a superb fit planned. i hope i can get it done when i get home. tho, my wife threatened me that if i stretch out her fave duster she will kill me.
     


  12. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    No, Stitchy. No.
     


  13. upr_crust

    upr_crust Senior member

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    I do believe that Stitchy is attempting to work our collective nerves. Besides, his wife's dresses all clash with his yarmulke.

    Just remember, boychik, drag is not sprezzatura - it's just drag - and that it's the peacock who has the fancy plumage, not the peahen.
     


  14. DerekS

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    :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
     


  15. Monkeyface

    Monkeyface Senior member

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    Cheers HF, I had no idea what a Butlins Redcoat was, but luckily google is much more knowledgeable than I am. I definitely see the resemblance, but I think what sets me apart from them is that my trousers are slightly off-white, and that my SC is a different shade of red, next to all the things you mentioned of course ;)
     


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