HOF: What Are You Wearing Right Now - Part III

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  1. williamson

    williamson Senior member

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    The tie is a complete non sequitur, doesn't coordinate with anything else in the fit, and IMO ruins the whole look. Besides being ugly in its own right. A solid tie in a coordinating color, or even no tie at all, would have been much better.
    I'd live this ensemble sans tie - or maybe with a navy grenadine?
    The tie may not be the right one, but no tie at all would be a thousand times worse.
    Jacket+open-necked-shirt = UGH! But I'm talking to a brick wall, I feel, on this matter.
     


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    I think a much better solution is for me to start hitting the gym again so I don't look like a frumpy pear.
    Go for it, EAP. That's a win-win solution.

    Grrrrreat. First post here is followed by Spoo. [​IMG]
    Get used to it, tricky. Seems like there's always someone around here to steal one's thunder.

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    Add a vest or sweater and you're DTOing the old Spoozy.

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    Fit seems off but it's hard to tell b/c the only full shot is so blurry. Aside from that, though, the pieces and the color combo really work for me, Dig.
     


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    Add a vest or sweater and you're DTOing the old Spoozy.
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    o/o does well enough in that regard already (mucho respect to the dude for it too). I just poke the hornet's nest occasionally with a minor rule-bending look. He goes all-in, with a sparkly asbestos shield of course. [​IMG]

    I obviously don't know o/o, but I feel he has deserved the right to bring out the hornets. I'm sure he's immune to the stings too.
     


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    Which PS with this outfit? I opted for the first one, even though it felt kind of "heavy" compared to the rest of the pieces. I still think I prefer it to the second one, though, which works but seems a bit matchy-matchy.

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    Which PS with this outfit?

    IMHO neither. Not a fan of the dark pants with light jacket, unless everything is spot on. And the first p/s highlights the inverted color scheme, which throws me off even more. The second p/s is the worse of the two evils.
     


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    Better shots of yesterdays attire. Home with my boy today, thankfully he's in a great mood, and his fever is gone! Back to day care tomorrow! This was my first Ercoles commission, and has been altered twice as my upper body gained mass. Pants are Incotex wool. Shoes RLPL made in Italy Socks are pink [​IMG].

    nice combo Rob ... particularly like the shoes. These are waaay better than the gunboat type shoes that gets worn a lot with slimmer, well tailored stuff. I am happy to see the the gunboats with suits fad in full backlash mode ... [​IMG] [​IMG]


    Also, I lost the socks, wasn't feeling them.
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    - We must have been on the same shoe vibe this morning.
    - Come on Ed ... a little showing of man flesh wont do you no harm ... pause ... lol

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    first i said [​IMG], then i [​IMG] [​IMG] ... now i am [​IMG] [​IMG]

    this is all kinds of wrong, but you are one ballsy MF'er to step out in that Doc.
     


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    Back to the concrete jungle ... Uptown [​IMG] Downtown ... [​IMG] more on the dark side​
     


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    IMHO neither. Not a fan of the dark pants with light jacket, unless everything is spot on. And the first p/s highlights the inverted color scheme, which throws me off even more. The second p/s is the worse of the two evils.
    Thanks for the tough love, Nii. If you owned this jacket, would you wear it with anything other than white slacks? It's such a light gray, after all, that your inversion rule could be its undoing.
     


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    Back to the concrete jungle ...
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    more on the dark side​


    I would have preferred a more colorful (non earthtone) tie.

    /picknit
     


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    Get used to it, tricky. Seems like there's always someone around here to steal one's thunder.


    haha I have no thunder yet. But I'm working on it! Lots of inspiration in this thread.
     


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    first i said [​IMG], then i [​IMG] [​IMG] ... now i am [​IMG] [​IMG]

    this is all kinds of wrong, but you are one ballsy MF'er to step out in that Doc.


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    You know, this was the first outfit in a long, long time that caused me to pause momentarily before walking out the door and say to myself "really? this?". Then I thought: "fuck yeah; definitely this!". Having said that, I wouldn't have worn it to anything but the chilled-out, no-work, sunny-day-out that I had, and in fact, probably not in any city other than this one, and even then, only in the pretty areas!

    Back to the concrete jungle ...

    Great suit. I have a sneaky feeling seersucker suits are going to be the big thing to rise on the SF hype cycle this season.
     


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    Uptown
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    nii,

    Glad to see you back in the thread. Sounds like the trip was enjoyable.

    Lapels on this ^ seem awfully skimpy. The coat I posted earlier is borderline for me, and it's accordingly seeing less frequency in the rotation. Yours here look even narrower, and this is compounded by the fact that you have a relatively broad chest and shoulders. Narrow lapels were all the rage a few years back when I got that sc, but I'm personally riding the wave a significant backlash. I may be wrong, but these seem uncharacteristically slim compared to your other stuff, too.

    Once again, glad you're back posting outfits. You're one of the most consistently good WAYWRN regulars.
     


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    I would have preferred a more colorful (non earthtone) tie. /picknit
    not a nitpick at all. i totally agree. i went the safe route since i had a few meetings today. i wore the same suit to Easter mass while at home and the tie choice was totally off the wall [​IMG]
    Great suit. I have a sneaky feeling seersucker suits are going to be the big thing to rise on the SF hype cycle this season.
    i concur ... better get mine out there and move on before its too late [​IMG] [​IMG]
    nii, Glad to see you back in the thread. Sounds like the trip was enjoyable. Lapels on this ^ seem awfully skimpy. The coat I posted earlier is borderline for me, and it's accordingly seeing less frequency in the rotation. Yours here look even narrower, and this is compounded by the fact that you have a relatively broad chest and shoulders. Narrow lapels were all the rage a few years back when I got that sc, but I'm personally riding the wave a significant backlash. I may be wrong, but these seem uncharacteristically slim compared to your other stuff, too. Once again, glad you're back posting outfits. You're one of the most consistently good WAYWRN regulars.
    i totally agree - i have another seersucker suit which has similar lapels and i hate wearing it for that reason. This was pre-SF and i know better now. Unfortunately, that is the problem with RTW ... you get what the designer puts out there. So till i go the insane route of commissioning a seersucker bespoke suit or find Brooks, Haspel or Jos A Bank appealing, i'll have to live with it (sad face)
     


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