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FRIDAY CHALLENGE Jan 24, 2014: NORTHERN LIGHTS

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Pingson, Jan 22, 2014.

Who did it best?

Poll closed Jan 27, 2014.
  1. John Doe

    9 vote(s)
    8.0%
  2. Anden

    15 vote(s)
    13.3%
  3. DonCologne

    9 vote(s)
    8.0%
  4. SeaJen

    20 vote(s)
    17.7%
  5. jungleroller

    2 vote(s)
    1.8%
  6. Off My Rack

    2 vote(s)
    1.8%
  7. Cleav

    4 vote(s)
    3.5%
  8. alessandromo

    5 vote(s)
    4.4%
  9. clarinetplayer

    12 vote(s)
    10.6%
  10. Claghorn

    13 vote(s)
    11.5%
  11. Pingson

    15 vote(s)
    13.3%
  12. upr_crust

    11 vote(s)
    9.7%
  13. stylesbitchly

    3 vote(s)
    2.7%
  14. in stitches

    31 vote(s)
    27.4%
  15. StanleyVanBuren

    12 vote(s)
    10.6%
  16. GMMcL

    2 vote(s)
    1.8%
  17. oldog/oltrix

    15 vote(s)
    13.3%
  18. Cotton Dockers

    14 vote(s)
    12.4%
  19. Holdfast

    8 vote(s)
    7.1%
  20. Academic2

    3 vote(s)
    2.7%
  21. An Acute Style

    9 vote(s)
    8.0%
  22. kulata

    14 vote(s)
    12.4%
  23. black_umbrella

    5 vote(s)
    4.4%
  24. quasi-lurker

    5 vote(s)
    4.4%
  25. sansimeon

    14 vote(s)
    12.4%
  26. butler

    19 vote(s)
    16.8%
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  1. Cleav

    Cleav Senior member Moderator

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    Thats a good call Ping, I shall endeavour to participate
     
  2. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    quitter
     
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  3. John Doe

    John Doe Senior member

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  4. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Mr. Doe, I think the trousers would need to be much darker to merit inclusion in this challenge.
     
  5. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    I got this covered, sugartits :D

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  6. John Doe

    John Doe Senior member

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    John, you can call me John. I humbly disagree. The challenge said as long as the pants are visibly darker than the SC, which to my eye they are. I guess the OP can decide.




    I like that.
     
  7. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The easiest way to check is to open it in photoshop and desaturate the picture. If they are visibly darker when desaturated, then they pass.
     
  8. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    With monotone filter applied:

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  9. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    That does not look like it'd qualify.

    John Doe. It's a good fit. Grab the artificially darkened version and submit it as your own [​IMG]
     
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  10. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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  11. Anden

    Anden Senior member

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    Northern lights from the south of Sweden.
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  12. DonCologne

    DonCologne Senior member

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    Get this Oxxford clothes sports coat today. Sleeves are 1 inch too long and will be shorten soon.

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  13. Academic2

    Academic2 Senior member

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    Thank you. I'm having my morning coffee and this started my day very nicely.

    Cheers,

    Ac
     
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  14. Academic2

    Academic2 Senior member

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    Would you entertain a question from relative newcomer about protocol?

    Is it the case that anything which conforms to the rules quoted above would be welcome? Are there any unwritten rules or conventions associated with the Friday Challenge which might further constrain entries? For example, I’m toying with the idea of doing something a bit more casual than seems to be typical. Would that be permitted, or would it earn me a late night visit from the SF Re-education Team?

    Many thanks.

    Cheers,

    Ac
     
  15. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    nice SC, anden.

    it looks like we will be seeing a lot of checks and plaids in here. snow gear for me today, i hope tomorrow i can get something together for this.
     
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  16. Pingson

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    I think people have submitted fits without, say, ties and they have been allowed to enter. Anyway, in the end I have dictatorial powers this week and I am open to bribes..... :smarmy:
     
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  17. John Doe

    John Doe Senior member

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  18. SeaJen

    SeaJen Senior member

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    I toyed with a grays fit inspired by one from RedDevil a little while ago, but given the frigid temperatures, I opted for the warmth of cashmere. The jacket is not light, but certainly lighter than the chocolate brown flannels.

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    Jacket: Caruso for Barneys pure cashmere
    Shirt: Barba Napoli
    Tie: Brooks Brothers silk knit
    Pants: Loro Piana wool/cashmere
    Shoes: AE MacNeil shell
     
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  19. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    this challenge is bringing out some cool SCs.
     
  20. Holdfast

    Holdfast Senior member

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    Might try again with something a little different tomorrow, but for now:

    EDIT - going to go with a different outfit as my official entry (see later in the thread), so ignore the pic below when compiling the poll, Pingson! :)

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