FRIDAY CHALLENGE 8 MARCH 2016 - CASUAL ELEMENTS

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Murlsquirl, Mar 8, 2016.

and the winner is?

Poll closed Mar 14, 2016.
  1. chocsosa

    6 vote(s)
    6.5%
  2. archibaldleach

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  3. Caustic Man

    10 vote(s)
    10.9%
  4. Clouseau

    8 vote(s)
    8.7%
  5. EFV

    15 vote(s)
    16.3%
  6. Diplomatic Ties

    12 vote(s)
    13.0%
  7. Gerry Nelson

    21 vote(s)
    22.8%
  8. Anden

    8 vote(s)
    8.7%
  9. blekit

    2 vote(s)
    2.2%
  10. TheoProf

    2 vote(s)
    2.2%
  11. TwoStep

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  12. Rais

    18 vote(s)
    19.6%
  13. upr_crust

    5 vote(s)
    5.4%
  14. calypso

    11 vote(s)
    12.0%
  15. SYCSYC

    12 vote(s)
    13.0%
  16. baltimoron

    14 vote(s)
    15.2%
  17. gs77

    2 vote(s)
    2.2%
  18. bienluienapris

    2 vote(s)
    2.2%
  19. mossrockss

    17 vote(s)
    18.5%
  20. Coxsackie

    2 vote(s)
    2.2%
  21. Murlsquirl

    18 vote(s)
    19.6%
  22. RoSaCe

    5 vote(s)
    5.4%
  23. An Acute Style

    8 vote(s)
    8.7%
  24. sebastian mcfox

    40 vote(s)
    43.5%
  25. ScottMC

    10 vote(s)
    10.9%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    You guys will get a kick out of this....I could have entered the challenge my senior year :). Let's see who recognizes the sneakers and can tell what year it was. The girl on my arm is still with me.

    #thuglife

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  2. bdavro23

    bdavro23 Senior member

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    Are those the patent leather Jordans? If so, I 'm calling '97.
     
  3. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Nope, wrong shoes and a few years off. I'll give you a hint...."We talking bout practice?! Practice?!"
     
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    bdavro23 Senior member

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    oh... Practice... got it. I wont spoil the fun for everyone else, but now I feel old.
     
  5. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Haha...I'm youngish, but I've been married longer than most people that have 10-20 years on me....and that ages you quick!
     
  6. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Senior member

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  7. domenickb

    domenickb Active Member

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    I've been going back on forth on participating in one of these challenges, so I might as well jump in on one where looking ridiculous is almost a forgone conclusion.

    I have something in mind that I'll attempt to wear outside my home tomorrow.
     
  8. TheoProf

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    Okay, so file this under, "If at first you don't succeed..." I'm submitting an amended draft of my submission for the challenge after getting some helpful feedback from some of you and also realizing that some assumed my blazer/sport coat to be a worsted wool suit jacket. It is actually a cotton linen blend with horn buttons.

    Other changes:
    1. I added laces. I believe that it is a better look in this instance though going laceless is not wrong for these shoes. See the following link: http://www.sperry.com/en/striper-cv...M_color=1048032#cgid=men-shoes-casual&start=1
    2. The madras tie blends well with the nantucket red chinos
    3. I added a square.
    4. I switched from an OCBD to a pinpoint oxford

    Brooks Brothers Fitzgerald fit navy blazer (cotton/linen blend)
    Kamakura pinpoint bd
    Vintage Andover Shop tie
    Tie Bar square
    Allen Edmonds belt
    Sperrry Striper CVO shoes

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  9. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    That's Iverson, right? No idea of the year.
     
  10. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Yep. Geez, no sneakerheads in CM? Shoes released in 2000.
     
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    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Really? You're surprised by this?
     
  12. archibaldleach

    archibaldleach Senior member

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    First time hearing that word.
     
  13. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Ok, I'm not that surprised...

    Archi, I don't even know what to say to that....I'm sad for you.
     
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    Nylon Suit
    Viscose Tee
    Nylon and Lambskin Sneakers
     

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