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FRIDAY CHALLENGE 5/31/13 - BE LIKE BARBERA ( aka - the four pattern challenge )

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by TTO, May 28, 2013.

The Be Like Barbera Four Pattern Challenge - Who did it best?

Poll closed Jun 4, 2013.
  1. mimo

    6 vote(s)
    4.0%
  2. RogerC

    2 vote(s)
    1.3%
  3. clapeyron

    18 vote(s)
    11.9%
  4. Ian Erickson

    2 vote(s)
    1.3%
  5. Thin White Duke

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Tirailleur1

    32 vote(s)
    21.2%
  7. Cantabrigian

    9 vote(s)
    6.0%
  8. SpooPoker

    24 vote(s)
    15.9%
  9. eazye

    1 vote(s)
    0.7%
  10. MRMstl

    3 vote(s)
    2.0%
  11. Mr. Six

    14 vote(s)
    9.3%
  12. Orgetorix

    16 vote(s)
    10.6%
  13. GMMcL

    12 vote(s)
    7.9%
  14. Betelgeuse

    10 vote(s)
    6.6%
  15. Licious

    7 vote(s)
    4.6%
  16. in stitches

    16 vote(s)
    10.6%
  17. Holdfast

    3 vote(s)
    2.0%
  18. gringodaddy

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  19. NOBD

    35 vote(s)
    23.2%
  20. Pingson

    7 vote(s)
    4.6%
  21. Pliny

    15 vote(s)
    9.9%
  22. sugarbutch

    4 vote(s)
    2.6%
  23. timotune

    40 vote(s)
    26.5%
  24. SeaJen

    5 vote(s)
    3.3%
  25. DerekS

    10 vote(s)
    6.6%
  26. An Acute Style

    9 vote(s)
    6.0%
  27. TTO

    53 vote(s)
    35.1%
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  1. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    TTO - in some of the example pics you posted, the combos included 2 striped items of different scales/sizes.

    This is cool to do in this Fridays challenge and will be included in the poll?
     
  2. Caustic Man

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    Choosing the PS first?? Oh this should be interesting.
     
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    I'm out.
     
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  5. in stitches

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    :) i dont have all that many to work with. gotta go with the best of what limited few i have.
     
  6. TTO

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    Yes, differently striped, checked or otherwise patterned items count separately towards your golden total, they do have to be different though!
    Bi-colour knits are out, as I kind of think of them in the same way as shot silks and mohair suits, two different colours but not patterned.
    again, sorry, harsh, strict but I hope a fair judgement?
    -TTO
     
  7. clapeyron

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    what do you mean by bi-coloured knit ties? different coloured warp and weft? or even knit ties with a different coloured stripes?
     
  8. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    great, thanks!

    sounds fair to me. i mean, would one count a blue/black SC that appears navy from more than 6 inches out, to be considered a pattern. i dont think it would be. but it would make this much easier on me.
     
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    i assume they mean different colored warp and weft. or the ones where its two colors woven together that become one color when viewed from a foot out and beyond. or maybe that is the same thing, im not an expert in these things.
     
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  10. TTO

    TTO Senior member

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    this drakes tie, acceptable, a subtle yet definite pattern
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    this lovely bi-colour from Kent Wang, nope, essentially its a solid, instant disqualification!
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    Knitted ties with stripes like this one from Spoo's Lux-Swap are acceptable.
    -TTO
     
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  11. An Acute Style

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    I'm in.
     
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  12. TTO

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    I'm also reconsidering my earlier ruling on 'bidseye'....
    -TTO
     
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  13. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    that is what i was thinking of.
     
  14. gringodaddy

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    1. Noob reads about this Friday challenge (after posting for the majority of last week in warywrn) and has an epiphany about pairing his favorite patterned jacket with a certain tie, square and shirt combo.
    2. Noob thinks of little else all day
    3. Noob rushes home to change to realize that his alterations tailor let the sleeves out too much, his cuffs don't show with "the shirt" that would have crushed it in the contest
    4. Noob tries other shirts only to realize his fucking tailor must have mistaken him for an orangutang and eschews the use of his favorite patterned jacket.
    5. Noob goes to plan b
    6. Noob plan b saves the day, he wins contest and humbly and graciously accepts plaudits and admiring comments.

    *noob realizes his shirt game needs to be improved, post haste


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  15. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Birdseye should be ruled a solid
     
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  16. Sonny58

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    7. Noob shoots wad on Tuesday for the Friday challenge. (Dude, you had time to buy another shirt) :)
     
  17. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    that SC/shirt/tie/PS combo is legit 4 patterns. nice job, newb.
     
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  18. gringodaddy

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    Noob doesn't recognize patience as a virtue [​IMG]
     
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  19. gringodaddy

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    Muchas gracias Senor E-stich!
     
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  20. GMMcL

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    In. And I promise to be subtle.

    I don't think this was covered above: Do we get extra credit if (m)any of the items are ACTUAL Luciano Barbera-made items?
     
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