HOF: What Are You Wearing Right Now - Part II

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by LabelKing, Jan 1, 2010.

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  1. ld111134

    ld111134 Senior member

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    Looking good yourself - Nice PS - Drakes? Great choice of soundtrack too [​IMG]
    Cheers, MoK! My PS is plain old Polo RL. I'm such a Bud fanatic I probably have 5 hours worth of outtakes, airchecks and other miscellany alone.
     
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    I think I like it ... but a full body shot would be nice. [​IMG]


    I need to find a good mirror for that. It is not that long, but I wish it were a little shorter.

    Difficult to judge the length without a full shot. For me the fabric says summer yet the pattern says Scottish winter so it doesn't feel right - but that's coming from an Englishman so take my views with that in mind...


    Yes, I understand. It does seem "conflicted" in that on one hand it is a relatively light linen/cotton blend, with no construction and on the other it is tartan (or is it Blackwatch?) and that does equal cold weather in my eyes. Maybe I will retire it until fall. It is very comfortable though......

    Mike
     
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    Difficult to judge the length without a full shot. For me the fabric says summer yet the pattern says Scottish winter so it doesn't feel right - but that's coming from an Englishman so take my views with that in mind...



    I think country differences come into play here. While I agree technically with the discord of a typically wool tartan done up in linen, tartans like that are very "preppy" in the US and so not surprising done this way?
     
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    You call that crumpled! I'm more crumpled than that 30 minutes after leaving the house [​IMG]
    You want crumpled? Just wait for tomorrow's linen. [​IMG]

    Cigars for Ob5, ManofKent and, in particular, Holdfast. I also believe I saw PG in a bow tie again, for which he should be commended
    Thanks - and...

    Barims, your sunglasses are tyrannically aweseome.
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    Great shoes.

    OK here goes, numero uno...

    PS - How do I post my pics like everyone else? Looked for instructions but I am struggling to find my way around the site - sorry.

    Cool jacket. Welcome.

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    Lovely combining.

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    Very nice and summery. Your standard recently has been very high.
     
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    Awoke to a day of beautiful sunshine and endless meetings. I dressed for the former:

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    I could try a trouser press, but I'm not sure that's the key problem. They generally look okay when they're first put on straight off the hanger. It's wearing them that seems to be the problem. Today's shots were taken about an hour after I'd put them on - 40 minutes pottering around the house then 20 minutes walk, other shots are often taken after a further 20 minute walk and a train journey. It could be my ironing, but I suspect it's more to do with large thighs and backside wearing rtw cotton trousers, but I've tried different cuts and different fabric weights and always seem to have the same problem. I've even tried spray starch when ironing... It's worse with cotton but I can even make mohair blend trousers look rumpled. Any advice is welcome [​IMG]



    1. Get them professionally pressed.
    2. Removed from hanger, and put them on about 10 feet in front of camera.
    3. Snap SF picture
    4. Remove pants , and replace on hanger.

    I think you will only continue to run into problems if you actually wear the clothes that you photograph yourself in for the Forvm.
     
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    MoK - terrific and fresh combination (as usual), but how about investing into a trouser press or something? Or is that "your thing"?

    I could try a trouser press, but I'm not sure that's the key problem.
    Just my 2 cents, gents, but I don't think there's a problem here. To me, chinos look a bit odd and fussy when too neatly pressed. They're casual slacks, after all, and I prefer mine to merely hint at having been pressed just once, and a very long time ago.

    Perhaps I exaggerate, but only a little. I think the ones pictured above look fine.
     
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    Other than the obvious omission [​IMG] I really like this.

    I know, I know. But I just didn't have time to stop for a fresh boutonnier this morning.
     
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    It does seem "conflicted" in that on one hand it is a relatively light linen/cotton blend, with no construction and on the other it is tartan (or is it Blackwatch?) and that does equal cold weather in my eyes. Maybe I will retire it until fall. It is very comfortable though......

    Mike


    I agree with MoK on the jacket. Maybe it will look better in September.

    Olddog and MoK, you are looking very dapper today.

    IST, that's a great casual outfit, and I, too, really like the watch.
     
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    Ooops. I uncontrollably sprezz'd again today. Nurse!

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    [​IMG]

    This looks much less worse if not seen from the side on ground level.
     
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    This looks much less worse if not seen from the side on ground level.

    Excellent choice of photo angles then. [​IMG]
     
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    Excellent choice of photo angles then. [​IMG]
    I'm not a professional photographer...and I just tried to assimilate to the locals. I was quite excited when an Italian guy asked me which way to the Porta Romana [​IMG] .
     
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