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HOF: What Are You Wearing Right Now - Part III

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mr.K, Mar 25, 2011.

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  1. AndrewRogers

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    Good to see you here, Andrew. Keep posting.

    Cheers, I will do my utmost.
     


  2. Digmenow

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    Its the plainest option. The suit itself is the center of the attention, all the other accessories should be quiet to provide counterbalance. I chose silk as opposed to linen because the slubby shantung tie is "dry", the cash/silk suit is a "medium wet" so I thought the PS should be "glossy".
    Okay. I actually get that and already understood the use of the silk to offset the tie. I'll admit, the "medium wet" part never occurred to me. We're around the far turn and entering the home stretch, race fans. What makes "ivory" the color of choice? I can't see else anything in your fit that contains the color other than the skin on your right index finger between the joints. What gives? Why ivory? Is it just a counterpoint and could have just as easily been, say, rust or salmon? This is the part where it gets all metaphysical, isn't it?
     


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    ^ Metaphysical? Not sure. Its really white, not a true ivory. Just not the brightest white there is.

    I think any other color would have been extremely jarring and not complimentary to the fit. The point is to compliment, not match.
     


  4. Digmenow

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    ^ Metaphysical? Not sure. Its really white, not a true ivory. Just not the brightest white there is.

    I think any other color would have been extremely jarring and not complimentary to the fit. The point is to compliment, not match.


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    Thanks, Prof!
     


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    Congrats, Spoo!!! GORGEOUS suit!! [​IMG] [​IMG]

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    I esp. love the cuffs! [​IMG]


    Nice suit!

    Is this fabric in a easy to find catalog?
     


  6. SpooPoker

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    Nice suit!

    Is this fabric in a easy to find catalog?


    Thank you very much -

    Im not sure about finding it in a catalog - Its Oxxford from about 2 years ago. 70% cashmere, 30% silk.
     


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    The point is to compliment, not match.

    I'm sure you meant to write "complement". But, with this trimly smart suit and tie, a pocket square could "compliment". [​IMG]

    Congratulations on your 10,000th post.
     


  8. SpooPoker

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    I'm sure you meant to write "complement". But, with this trimly smart suit and tie, a pocket square could "compliment". [​IMG]

    Congratulations on your 10,000th post.


    Thanks CP. Yeah - [​IMG] - Its early. Im trying to type while watching Thomas the Tank Engine as well.
     


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    Spoo, looking great!
    Also, 43 posts since yesterday!!!

    Mike, you Rock that hat dude!
    What where you celebrating, or does this shit just happen in N.O. ?
    -TTO
     


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    Great! Love the shirt, ps and shoes. Deets on shoes kind sir? Lovely color.

    Thanks dude, gunboats by Alden,
     


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    Spoo, looking great!
    Also, 43 posts since yesterday!!!

    Mike, you Rock that hat dude!
    What where you celebrating, or does this shit just happen in N.O. ?
    -TTO


    My guess is either Cinqo de Mayo or mike has outed himself and joined a gay mariachi band as lead tambourinist![​IMG]
     


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    Ahh, should have been able to figure that out for myself...funny, I thought Mike played the triangle!
    -TTO
     


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    Ahh, should have been able to figure that out for myself...funny, I thought Mike played the triangle!
    -TTO


    Only in a three-way [​IMG]
     


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    [​IMG] Not warm enough for the Linen/mohair DB in the end so this is what I wore out for my birthday drinks. Thanks to Mike for the great tie!! -TTO
     




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