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. luftvier

    luftvier Senior member

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    No offense taken.

    Sacks are a different aesthetic. Yes, I've still some tweaking to do with trouser hems, but I am happier with my wardrobe now that I ever have been. Is it an anti-fit dogma? Well, I've stopped caring as much about having perfect this or that and have just started enjoying dressing more. I look back at shots of "ivy style" from the 50s-70s and see guys who look good, but aren't fussy. That's what I'm aspiring for.

    Hell, look at Archibald Cox and Elliot Richardson, or any of the shots of the guys in AAAC's American Trad Men thread. Are their fits perfect? No, they're wearing sack suits. But they look dammed good. That's where I've come to. Less give a damn, more wearing clothes.

    I hope this doesn't make me the Cruiser of SF.
     
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    It's nice to see another purple jacket owner participate here
     


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    WW Chan.


    :lol: Thanks. I like 'em both for different reasons.
     


  4. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    You would be right. Im a fun guy. Ask Fok. :)
     
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    Sweet mother! That link took me off track for over an hour and I went places I never expected. I even learned a new clothing term.

    "Surcingle belt"

    I want one with my initials like Tucker has.
     


  6. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    Parker and PG don't post often these days, and I am unfamiliar, mainly, with urbancomposition, though I like what he posts. I don't like the way spoo dresses (no offense) and would consider luftvier to be superior. The jacquard shirts are troubling, true, but the other stuff doesn't bother me. Anyway, it was more a comment about how much he has improved.
     


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    I used to be really put off by luft's sack fits but it really goes with his personality- and I mean that complimentary. He's a straight-shooting dude and I think it would seem like he's trying too hard were he to switch back to his previous style of dress. That and he looks like twenty feet tall so the sack thing works on him rather than a short guy.
     


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    That and urbancomposition could wear a giant paper bag and still be the best looking person on this forum by a yardstick.
     


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    This is really nice. I've never been a fan of hacking pockets and I think they look odd with the buttons but it's an overall good look.
     


  10. edmorel

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    ^^^
    I'm probably gonna get my a$$ kicked but would a half windsor would have been so wrong? If so, please explain why.
     


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    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    I'm assuming you mean me, but I only wear a four in hand, I don't really pay the type of attention to tie knots that people do around here. I just knot the tie and how it comes out is how it comes out. I much prefer to err of the side of too small knot that too large and think most knots people wear are way too big. This knot is actually bigger and wider than I prefer. I also don't wear those wide spread collar shirts so windsors/half windsors never really crosses my mind. For me, the shirt collar should be the focus of that area, not the knot.
     


  13. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    That coat is great, Ed, and I always enjoy a closeup of your chin.
     


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    I'm facing way up so I am not as fat as it appears there.
     


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    I see your point, but it'd make for a big knot, given the tie material.
     


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