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Friday Challenge - The Green Tie (28th of March - 14)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by EFV, Mar 26, 2014.

Green tie, who does it best?

Poll closed Mar 31, 2014.
  1. upr_crust

    4 vote(s)
    4.3%
  2. Crat

    7 vote(s)
    7.5%
  3. SeamasterLux

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    11.8%
  4. Timotune

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    15.1%
  5. Murlsquirl

    7 vote(s)
    7.5%
  6. GMMcL

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    2.2%
  7. SeaJen

    9 vote(s)
    9.7%
  8. oldog/oldtrix

    2 vote(s)
    2.2%
  9. steffenbp11

    6 vote(s)
    6.5%
  10. Holdfast

    5 vote(s)
    5.4%
  11. EFV

    9 vote(s)
    9.7%
  12. JHT652

    6 vote(s)
    6.5%
  13. Pingson

    13 vote(s)
    14.0%
  14. Sugarbutch

    5 vote(s)
    5.4%
  15. Betelgeuse

    16 vote(s)
    17.2%
  16. Claghorn

    21 vote(s)
    22.6%
  17. nabilmust

    4 vote(s)
    4.3%
  18. eviltimeban

    2 vote(s)
    2.2%
  19. in stitches

    11 vote(s)
    11.8%
  20. OTCtailor

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  21. heldentenor

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  22. Anden

    31 vote(s)
    33.3%
  23. Pliny

    10 vote(s)
    10.8%
  24. clapeyron

    8 vote(s)
    8.6%
  25. Gumball1850

    21 vote(s)
    22.6%
  26. MZhammer

    6 vote(s)
    6.5%
  27. Cleav

    8 vote(s)
    8.6%
  28. An Acute Style

    3 vote(s)
    3.2%
  29. ImTheGroom

    2 vote(s)
    2.2%
  30. DonCologne

    10 vote(s)
    10.8%
  31. Tchoy

    7 vote(s)
    7.5%
  32. TTO

    16 vote(s)
    17.2%
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  1. EFV

    EFV Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Ok, last challenge was a tie (yeah yeah) between me and Butler. As Stitchy hosted the last FC, he handed me the flame, so here goes: In this challenge you will have to put together a successful outfit involving a green tie. It may sound easy, and probably is to some, but I have seen some real disasters involving green ties, so don't get too comfortable. The tie doesn't need to be solid, but the main colour must be green.
    Some examples (borrowed from the Armoury's & Vox's tumblr) edited to dismiss all claims of unjust advantages for Pingson: [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    This challenge will run slightly longer, since I can't post the poll until sometime this Sunday. Oh, and it has to be a fit worn this week. And an official note from the management: Since this contest could be construed to be peripherally golf related (green ties, green jackets,) one of our sponsors, Criquet Shirts, has donated a prize, with the permission of the OP, 3 shirts (a polo, a long sleeve knit shirt, and a button down) to the winner of their contest. In addition, all participants are offered a 20% off code for participants of the contest, code "STYLEFORUM". Criquet Shirts is a lifestyle clothing brand based in Austin, TX and makers of the finest vintage-inspired golf shirts, polos, and button downs known to man, woman and small child. They produce “High Performance Shirts for the 19th Hole”, clothes for guys who prefer a classic style and want to look as good off the course as they do on it. Cheers, Fok. Participants:
     
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  2. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    :slayer: should be so much fun !

    thanks for hosting, EFV.
     
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  3. EFV

    EFV Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Yep, looking forward to this myself.

    You posted an awesome fit the other week with a green tie, it ended up in the 20+ thread, you should definitely do something similar to that one imho.
     
  4. An Acute Style

    An Acute Style Senior member

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  5. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    Well, I am wearing that same sportcoat right now actually, so I don't think I'll wear it again tomorrow. There's a good chance I use that tie tho. Either way, thanks!!

    I kinda wanna use the fit I did last week. :hide:
     
  6. Pingson

    Pingson Senior member

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    If I'm to participate I will have to use the fit in EFV's first post, can't imagine I will wear a green tie again this week (I only own one more green tie, and I don't like it that much). I wore the fit today, so it does qualify even if I selected it before I knew of the challenge.... :nodding:
     
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  7. EFV

    EFV Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    NO EXCEPTIONS TO TEH RULEZ!!!
     
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  8. EFV

    EFV Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Of course. Should I remove it from the OP?
     
  9. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    Shut up I can do whatever I want.
     
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  10. GMMcL

    GMMcL Senior member

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    Yesterday's fit works, I think. If I do green again this week, maybe I will edit. But for now, here's my entry. Colors are off (tie is a lovely green/blue), so if I get time, I will lay the pieces back out under better light and get a better shot. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  11. Pingson

    Pingson Senior member

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    No you can leave it, if I decide to participate I will just post it again.
     
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  12. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    FURRINERS CONSPIRING IN PLAIN VIEW!
     
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  13. archibaldleach

    archibaldleach Senior member

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    Solid challenge idea. Would be in if I were not travelling.
     
  14. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Senior member

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    Will try to use the entry fit tomorrow.
     
  15. eviltimeban

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    Oh good, I was looking for an excuse to break my green tie out again, and also what to wear on Friday, so now both problems are solved.
     
  16. coldsalmon

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    I have no green ties, but I anticipate that I will have an idea of what to buy after this challenge.
     
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  17. Murlsquirl

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  19. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    @ murl :fonz:
     
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  20. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    somehow I don't have a picture of my green grenadine.
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