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FRIDAY CHALLENGE 5/24/13 - Embrace The Wrinkle Sprezz

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by clapeyron, May 21, 2013.

Linen and wrinkles, who wore it best! (More than one person may be selected)

Poll closed May 26, 2013.
  1. Caustic Man

    2 vote(s)
    2.2%
  2. Claghorn

    8 vote(s)
    8.7%
  3. Clapeyron

    23 vote(s)
    25.0%
  4. Dorje

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. GMMcL

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  6. Holdfast

    6 vote(s)
    6.5%
  7. In Stitches

    8 vote(s)
    8.7%
  8. JPHardy

    8 vote(s)
    8.7%
  9. Mimo

    3 vote(s)
    3.3%
  10. NOBD

    13 vote(s)
    14.1%
  11. Pingson

    23 vote(s)
    25.0%
  12. PocketSquareGuy

    9 vote(s)
    9.8%
  13. SpooPoker

    4 vote(s)
    4.3%
  14. Thin White Duke

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  15. Timotune

    12 vote(s)
    13.0%
  16. Tirailleur1

    33 vote(s)
    35.9%
  17. TTO

    34 vote(s)
    37.0%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. tdude

    tdude Senior Member

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    ^^ where's booth for some scatological humor?
     


  2. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Gone be TTO, NOBD or clap.
     


  3. Ianiceman

    Ianiceman Distinguished Member

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    I wish people would hold back on these kind of definitive, prejudicial comments, at least until its likely most of the entries are in. It's only 8.30 am where I am. Half of the posters are probably still in bed!
     


  4. DerekS

    DerekS Guyliner

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    lulz. for a second i thought i was reading a journal entry from Stitch.
     


  5. GMMcL

    GMMcL Distinguished Member

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    Technically, my fit from yesterday would qualify. But a) I might get a negative number of votes; and b) Monkeyface might actually lose his mind if I have the temerity to post it to yet another threak. Tempting as both of those are, I think I'll spare everyone the trouble.

    So I shall try to redeem myself with an actually decent (or at least as passable as I'm capable of) fit as soon as I've dressed and had a chance to snap shots.
     
    Last edited: May 24, 2013


  6. Thin White Duke

    Thin White Duke Distinguished Member

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    [​IMG]

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    Sprezz?

    Untucked shirt
    No socks
    Orange shoes
    Matchy-matchy kente cloth pocket square courtesy of Curvy Brown Dutchess
     


  7. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    AYO!
     


  8. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Distinguished Member

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    I hope that multi-vote is allowed in this poll too. Some very nice fits, gentleman.
     


  9. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    SO I might not have the chance to take a pic but I hope it will be ok for me to post something that passes the criteria.
     


  10. GMMcL

    GMMcL Distinguished Member

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    Here's my effort, May it Please the Collective. BTW, lighting was atrocious; zero natural light. SC is chocolate brown glenplaid with a very very faint blue overcheck. Shirt is white. Tie is like a kind of seafoam. SC is green with seafoam rolled edge. Northern half is 100% linen, southern half is suede (belt and shoos) and cotton (trou and socks). [​IMG]
    Lorp Piana SC J Crew shirt no-name vintage linen tie and square Trafalgar belt Borrelli trou Pantherella socks Alden shoes. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     


  11. clapeyron

    clapeyron Distinguished Member

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    bright orange suede shoes with a linen suit? and here I was thinking I created a truly unique outfit for once...
     


  12. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    poast it!
     


  13. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    TTO is winning...
     


  14. JPHardy

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    Remnants of pre SF days.

    Worn twice in 4 years . May 09 and two weeks ago. Now back in hiding.

    Date not suitable for contest, but it is wrinkly.

    [​IMG]
     


  15. Holdfast

    Holdfast Stylish Dinosaur

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    JP, a clearly casual striped summery jacket can remain fun IMO, pre-SF or post! Nice look.

    The weather gods did not cooperate today; I ended up wearing a 3pc suit and having to use a brolly instead! Oh well, next time... will enjoy watching the fun instead.

    But in the same participatory spirit as JP, here's an old (and therefore non-eligible for the contest) snap of some very wrinkly linen in rather more appropriate weather:

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    Last edited: May 24, 2013


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