Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mr.K, Mar 25, 2011.
I think that what Matt is trying to say to the current members of this thread is that you all should try harder and photograph yourselves artfully arranged atop giant, plain, white plates. This way, with more unobtrusive negative space, we could better enjoy the cacophony of colors, textures, shapes, smells, and...yes...perhaps tastes of WAYWRN 2011.
Sure, many shots feature porcelain...but is there enough?
Your suit makes me so upset that I didn't go with a peak lapel with my 2 button. Ughhh
To upr (and another poster who owns Bexley)
I am looking to get some suede shoes, and bexley seems to have a couple of cheaper offerings. I was impressed by the pictures I saw from both of you, but have you had the chance to feel their suede?
Specifically I am looking at this shoe, but I think they are too pointy. In your experience, are the shoes you own as pointy as in the pictures online?
It was a few pages back that someone posted the "Paul." While it looks very long on the website, it looks very proportionally normal/pleasing in the picture that was posted here on SF. I am hoping it would be the same with this shoe, but it would be a costly mistake to make!
i think so, too
Sorry you ill man, I hope you get well soon. I have got some cold / flu / fuck knows what bullshit illness right now. My head hurts like a MF, body aches, sore throat, fever, cough, ...
I phoned in sick today, Im suprised you are going to work. Your work collegues will soon be developing flu like symptoms
Only kidding buddy ...
Regarding outfit ... you look exceedingly good. Try not to use your pocket square to blow your nose.
EDIT:--- Oh yes, now that you have a 2 year old, be prepared to get ill more often than you are used to - particularly when they start going to daycare or school. I now go through 3 or 4 colds/flu's a year. Previously it would be 1 cold every other year. Im not sure a healthy diet loaded with fruit and vegetables prevents flu, my grocery bill is sky high thanks to my wife being a health nut but since eating this healthy food, the colds and flu's still come! Im wondering if flu shots might be the ticket? Or a multi vitamin? Im sick and tired of getting sick . Maybe it is the cigarettes lowering my immune system. I smoke around 10 a day, cant be healthy.
A quick comparison between the vertical shots of the Paul and the Lugano model show that the Lugano model is not as pointy as the Paul, and my memory of the stylings of Bexley's offerings in the shop in Paris (on a side street just off the Boulevard Raspail) are that they are not particular pointy - more in line with the stylings of Anglo-American shoemakers, rather than the more pointed French (or made-for-the-French-market) shoemakers. (Bexleys are made in Portugal, according to the shop assistant who waited on me.)
As for their suede offerings, I did not have occasion to check them out (it was the late fall of 2007 when I bought my shoes).
I've missed you man!! Sniff Sniff.
Thank you! I will have to pull the trigger soon here.
Not nearly as much as Mr Sam- he did a masterpiece over in SW&D.
Missed it. Got to go check it out. Link?
Very nice. Particularly the SB, peak action.
Could be the pose, but the lapels seem to be bowing out a bit, sir. I also think you look better in a wider lapel.
Sorry to hear you're under the weather. Good to see you on the peak-lapel train today, though.
Sharp, Orge. I like the tie particularly.
Try the Mr Sam thread, which has the original on it, too. Easier than going to SW&D, but you do miss the three pages of photoshopping that occurred before Mr Sam became involved.
But for the not faint of heart, start here, and read through about four pages to get the photo-shopping. Then, wait for it... many pages later (here) comes Mr Sam for the win.
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