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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. daeng

    daeng New Member

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    The PS and belt I could live without, everything else is [​IMG]
    That fit is dowloaded into my "fitstoemulate" folder.


    Your style is gorgeous!
     
  2. Digmenow

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    ...I'd like to see a proper photo taken by someone standing a fair distance from you, Dig, but this one makes it look like the jacket is too short...
    It's a BB 41S and I'm trapped somewhere between Short City and Regular Town. It looks a bit longer when I'm not holding my arms in front of me with my elbows pointing out (to illustrate the waist suppression), which goes directly to your first point. People quickly lose interest in the picture taking process and I keep having to resort to these mirror images. [​IMG]

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    Thanks! Sadly we lost our other dog on friday, so the weekend wasn't so enjoyable...

    That is unfortunate news A.J. Our pets are so much a part of our lives yet people don't often understand how hard we're hit when we lose one. Please accept our sincere sympathies on your loss.

    Lookin' good, Dig! What's that in the background, the late '60s?
    Thanks! I like to mess with Spoo's mind so I twirl up the background a bit. Meanwhile, I've asked in a couple of threads but gotten no response about the advisability of obtaining this Harris Tweed SC. I've been warned away from earth colors repeatedly but there's so little available to me and this one was much lighter in color than most other tweeds. Should I go for it or just abandon all hope for anything other than blue?

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  3. daeng

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    Happy Friday girls..

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    Beautiful Pants, Shoes, Belt, ... Perfect.
     
  4. upr_crust

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    Sorry, SB, for not being more spring-like, but yesterday's suit and today's just came back from the alterations tailor, having been re-fitted to the slightly smaller me.

    I am having drinks at the downtown W after work with colleagues - I thought that today's fit would be appropriate for that purpose.

    Suit - BB GF Regent
    Shirt - Lewin
    Tie - Thomas Pink
    Cufflinks - Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Shoes - C & J Edgwares

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    I would buy derivitives comprised of bad mortgages from you! The jacket fit is gorgeous. The trousers, while not sf slim, are quite authoritative.

    As always, I lust for your cuff links.
     
  6. upr_crust

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    I would buy derivitives comprised of bad mortgages from you! The jacket fit is gorgeous. The trousers, while not sf slim, are quite authoritative.

    As always, I lust for your cuff links.


    Thank you, Dig. My trousers will never be SF slim, as my thighs will never be SF slim [​IMG] .

    Today's cufflinks are block onyx, inlaid with 14K white gold, set in sterling silver - a pattern which the museum described as being derived from an object in their Egyptian collection (though, to me, it looks like Jacobean strapwork - but what do I know?).
     
  7. Threadbearer

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    I've been warned away from earth colors repeatedly but there's so little available to me and this one was much lighter in color than most other tweeds. Should I go for it or just abandon all hope for anything other than blue?

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    I understand your frustration, Dig, but I don't think you're going to get good advice on that front unless you get some better pics in better light.

    Under the circumstance, here's all I can offer: Harris tweeds are great in general, but that one in particular looks kind of meh. If it's on sale for a great price, and if you feel you could punch it up with the right combination of other colors, go for it. If not, better to leave it on the rack and save your money for a piece that really calls your name.
     
  8. Philip1978

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    Nice combo. Would spice it up with a pink tie and/or pocket square. The blue/blue/blue is a tad bit bland, but still very nice. Deets on shirt?

    That's a good idea, will try next time. The shirt is TM Lewin.
     
  9. Gdot

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    More crappy iPhone photos. I think this trend may continue for a while. Sorry gents.

    Home from work...

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    And now off to DJ at my favourite cocktail lounge...

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    LOVE the checkered Vans! I had a pair of those back in the 1980s when they were all the rage! Wore them to shreds! Seeing them here makes me smile!

    Your looks ROCK - their cheeky, current, irreverent and yet - almost proper all at the same time.
     
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    Being immune to advice doesn't seem like a very admirable quality, my friend. I hope that's not what you meant to say.

    exactly.
     
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    I understand your frustration, Dig, but I don't think you're going to get good advice on that front unless you get some better pics in better light.

    Under the circumstance, here's all I can offer: Harris tweeds are great in general, but that one in particular looks kind of meh. If it's on sale for a great price, and if you feel you could punch it up with the right combination of other colors, go for it. If not, better to leave it on the rack and save your money for a piece that really calls your name.


    Hi, I've been lurking around here for only a few weeks - today is my first day of actually posting - good to meet you.

    I don't think it's a matter of 'earth tones' or not - it's a matter of 'pop' or strength of color somewhere in the entire ensemble. Your complexion and hair are fairly monochromatic and when you wear a jacket in the same or similar colors it tends to all just blend together.

    I'm not in love with that beige tweed jacket on you - but it could work with a really strong tie (pick a bold color from one of the threads in the jacket), and a pocket square. Add a bolder blue trouser and you might actually find that you can make that jacket rock!

    Just some thoughts from a newbie.
     
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  15. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Can't really say, Dig. The pose interferes with assessment of fit, and the lighting thwarts evaluation of color. What I *can* say is that it could be good.
    Sorry, SB, for not being more spring-like, but yesterday's suit and today's just came back from the alterations tailor, having been re-fitted to the slightly smaller me.
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    No apologies necessary... Today's fit, though more somber than yesterday's, is excellent and quite appropriate for the evening's agenda.
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    Nice colors.
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    That is a BOWTIE, dammit!
     
  16. in stitches

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    Beautiful Pants, Shoes, Belt, ... Perfect.

    +1, and a kick arse jacket to boot

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    great look gladhands i like it a lot

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    nice, very CBD??? mike. but you look like you are ready to beat the living crap out of somebody
     
  17. NOBD

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    Yes, nice summer look, gladhands.
     
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    More crappy iPhone photos. I think this trend may continue for a while. Sorry gents.

    Home from work...

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    As others have said, this looks great. The clothes are a good fit on you and give good line to your body. Any chance you could share who makes the jacket?
     
  20. Orgetorix

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    Can we stop requoting huge pictures without spoiler tags?
     
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