HOF: What Are You Wearing Right Now - Part III

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

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Vovan

    Vovan Active Member

    Messages:
    30
    Likes Received:
    5
    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2012
    I do live in the U.S. and I do have a couple of BD shirts but I would NEVER wear them with a suit. All of my button-down shirts are made from soft cotton and I love to wear them casual style. I just think that a regular, hard collar shirt looks very sharp with a suit but that's just my opinion (actually not just mine, here's another example:
    http://www.effortlessgent.com/all-in-the-details-is-your-shirt-a-real-dress-shirt/
    Skip to the collar shape part.)
    Oh, my bad. I think I would still skip the tie though imo.
     


  2. Jeff M

    Jeff M Active Member

    Messages:
    37
    Likes Received:
    4
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2012
    Why not? I think it looks better with a wider collar.
     


  3. Kyle is raaddd

    Kyle is raaddd Active Member

    Messages:
    43
    Likes Received:
    14
    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2011
    If I can do it in central Texas, you can do it wherever you are :p
    I personally will do half windsor if I'm wearing a spread collar shirt, but I'm not sure what the 'rules' are on that,..
     


  4. Vovan

    Vovan Active Member

    Messages:
    30
    Likes Received:
    5
    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2012
    I would like to hear the answer myself. I always thought that four in hand or windsor look best with a wide spread collar.
     


  5. Jeff M

    Jeff M Active Member

    Messages:
    37
    Likes Received:
    4
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2012
    I'm sure I can, just a matter of time, finding the right stores and making sure to keep checking back regularly.

    I don't know of any 'rules' on tie knot style, I imagine the ideal knot can vary based on tie materials, whether or not it is a slimmer tie, stuff like that. I've heard that the windsor tends to project confidence at times such as a job interview as it is a slightly more complex/more difficult knot, but I don't know how much truth there is to that.
     
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2012


  6. Kappelan

    Kappelan Senior member

    Messages:
    1,379
    Likes Received:
    1,613
    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2008
    Location:
    Greater Toronto Area
    

    Jeff, this is the answer on your question from my point of view as well.


    I believe that you might be able to get nice pair of non expensive but nice shoes like Sebago, Florsheim etc.



    Since you're member of SF I suppose you're trying to learn something here. If people give you critique and advices it does not mean they don't wanna see you here.
    Stay and learn if you want. But If you are completely satisfied with your style and clothes which you're wearing why are you here? :)
     


  7. Jeff M

    Jeff M Active Member

    Messages:
    37
    Likes Received:
    4
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2012
    Yes, I am looking for opinions for improvement, so I will be sticking around to learn from you guys. I do appreciate the feedback, what caught me off guard were the very straightforward responses that could be taken as rude. I am completely over that now though, always happy to hear opinions and new ideas!
     


  8. black_umbrella

    black_umbrella Senior member

    Messages:
    1,160
    Likes Received:
    636
    Joined:
    May 23, 2010
    Location:
    midsouthcentralus
    

    You're just wrong here and the effortlessgent is also wrong.
     


  9. Vovan

    Vovan Active Member

    Messages:
    30
    Likes Received:
    5
    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2012
    LOL
    Would you care to elaborate a little bit?
     


  10. black_umbrella

    black_umbrella Senior member

    Messages:
    1,160
    Likes Received:
    636
    Joined:
    May 23, 2010
    Location:
    midsouthcentralus
    The BD is a perfectly acceptable option in american business dress. Yes it is a more casual, dare I say country, collar, but perfectly acceptable in that context.

    I tend to wear them only with sportcoat fits, but if I felt like it, then yes, I would wear them with a suit.
     


  11. Vovan

    Vovan Active Member

    Messages:
    30
    Likes Received:
    5
    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2012
    Thank you. I'm glad to see that you are agreeing that it is on the casual side. That's all I was really trying to say in my previous posts.
     


  12. black_umbrella

    black_umbrella Senior member

    Messages:
    1,160
    Likes Received:
    636
    Joined:
    May 23, 2010
    Location:
    midsouthcentralus
    

    Couching that comment is "why the hell are you wearing that" terms wasn't exactly the way to do that. Post some fit pics and put your money where your mouth is.

    Anyway. Today, picture is dark as hell, spoiler has a little better shot, but the colors are washed out. I want this shirt to work with this fit, but I think it's visually clashing with the SC pattern.

    Also, I want my hair to be PB awesome, but it's not.

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     


  13. Kai

    Kai Senior member

    Messages:
    3,207
    Likes Received:
    800
    Joined:
    Aug 16, 2003


  14. acridsheep

    acridsheep Senior member

    Messages:
    2,176
    Likes Received:
    2,168
    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2010
    Location:
    Grazing on the carcasses of less senior members
    

    This is hard to argue with.
     


  15. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    10,086
    Likes Received:
    21,446
    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2012
    Location:
    Texas.
    I dunno. I sort of like it on a man of a certain generation. It isn't for anyone, but it works on CP.
     


Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by