GQ recommending worn, faded jeans for Autumn. Truefax?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by heyheyhey, Oct 1, 2008.

  1. SoCal2NYC

    SoCal2NYC Fashion Hayzus

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    I guess that's why this is a Style Forum, as opposed to a Fahion Forum. Style, you define yourself. Fashion, you let others dictate.

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  2. Brian278

    Brian278 Senior member

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    I guess that's why this is a Style Forum, as opposed to a Fahion Forum. Style, you define yourself. Fashion, you let others dictate.

    Yes, because no one here ever takes cues from anyone else when it comes to clothes.
     
  3. heyheyhey

    heyheyhey Senior member

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    Well there is alway imitation, but how you wear the stuff surely makes it your own.
     
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    Rye GB Angry Englishman

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    Thats not the issue I'm trying to discuss. My point is that worn jeans have been out for a long time, I only see douches wearing them, why would a respected magazine recommend them as a stylish fashion choice.
    There are many different options when it comes to worn and faded styles, not only what you appear to see, the way your interpreting the article to us it would seem that they are only pushing the worst and most obvious options: True Religion, Seven, Perry Ellis, Monarchy etc... if they are then they are truly "wankers".
     
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    I have an old pair of faded Cures that I wear a lot lately, definitely a faded jean. They are dope right now, but they have to still fit well and be tastefully done, whether its through a few years of personal wear or off the shelf

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  6. heyheyhey

    heyheyhey Senior member

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    Armani, GAP, H&M, Levi's, Topman, Nudie.

    Surely the way the jeans look is more important than the brand. Every brand makes something good and something bad.

    Take a walk through the city centre and find anybody wearing worn jeans that hasn't got over gelled hair and a fake tan, I'll give them a hundred bucks.
     
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    i have some nudie ralfs in 'new used deluxe' that i break out when i'm tired of darker raws. i generally wear them on sunny days when i'm scumming around town.

    it's odd to me that they would say it's 'in style' for the autumn since it seems to be what 99% of the population wears, anyways.
     
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    WE350B Well-Known Member

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    Yes, because no one here ever takes cues from anyone else when it comes to clothes.


    I'm so glad that we're on the same page.
     
  9. Brian278

    Brian278 Senior member

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    Armani, GAP, H&M, Levi's, Topman, Nudie.

    Surely the way the jeans look is more important than the brand. Every brand makes something good and something bad.

    Take a walk through the city centre and find anybody wearing worn jeans that hasn't got over gelled hair and a fake tan, I'll give them a hundred bucks.


    Do you live in New Jersey or something? Where I live I could make that $100 in about 30 seconds. People are still wearing worn jeans from the first time GQ pushed them several years ago, almost everywhere if I were to guess.
     
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    heyheyhey Senior member

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    I meant that as an over generalisation. They aren't all going to be douches, but I doubt any of them will be looking sharp and stylish.
     
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    Rye GB Angry Englishman

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    Yes, because no one here ever takes cues from anyone else when it comes to clothes.

    I don't believe this matters in a niche community, if this forum had 1 million + membership then fair enough.
     
  12. Brian278

    Brian278 Senior member

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    I don't believe this matters in a niche community, if this forum had 1 million + membership then fair enough.
    I'm not sure what point you're making here. Are you saying it's OK for us to take cues from each other's WAYWTs because it's not influencing "the masses" (whatever that means) or because we're e-friends? Or that were too small to really have a groupthink hivemind or what? My sarcasm was directed at his apparent assertion that people who follow fashion are sheep but we're all independent dressers (who follow style!), which I find to be ridiculous and rather overly self-righteous with respect to the forum.
     
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    My sarcasm was his seeming assertion that people who follow fashion are sheep but we're all independent dressers (who follow style!), which I find to be ridiculous and rather overly self-righteous with respect to the forum.

    +1
     
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    Is it just me or have faded jeans never gone away in the first place? I mean in the general public not the raw denim niche. I guess I should read the magazine to see what they mean by faded. Regardless it seems to me kind of redundant to say faded jeans are back.
     
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    Do you live in New Jersey or something? Where I live I could make that $100 in about 30 seconds. People are still wearing worn jeans from the first time GQ pushed them several years ago, almost everywhere if I were to guess.

    hey now
    i live in new jersey
     

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