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HOF: What Are You Wearing Right Now - Part IV (starting May 2014)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Claghorn, May 21, 2014.

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    Ish. Strict CBD would laugh at DMs, but the right DM on the right last, and preferably in black, does lend itself to formal ensembles imo.

    Don, like the suit, but I think that tie is not matte or textured enough for that suit.

    I am ok with the tie/suit Mr. Chris is wearing.

    Clags, not sold on that combo.

    I think because I have been too busy to forum the way I like, and only get to catch up at night, you all have benefited from extra thumbs. Im just so damn happy to see ya'll I throw out thumbs like nobodies bidness.
     


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    thefoxtooth Senior member

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    Thanks! I grew it as a goof in 2008 or so, surprised myself, and never looked back.


    Aw, shucks. Thanks. Yeah, well, the coffee didn't get along too well with the trousers a few minutes later. Walking+drinking coffee+white trousers=BAD IDEA. Praise be to Oxi-Clean, they are all right now...

    Very pleased to be to be getting so much nice feedback from so many well-turned-out chaps. I just started a Tumblr in fact, where I riff on outfits from classic films; it's called KINOSTIL.


    Oh, I credited my barber when I thanked you earlier, but I forgot to credit Murray's Original Pomade, THE ONLY MEN'S HAIR PRODUCT WORTH A DAMN. Hold tight—y'all may be hearing a lot of that from me in future. It is something of a calling for me, getting white people to use Murray's. That's Murray's, THE ONLY MEN'S HAIR PRODUCT WORTH A DAMN.[​IMG]
     


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    Like the coat cloth.
     


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    I know, I know. The shirt collar.

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    A Daks supporter. Well done. My newest tailor ridiculed me for Daks waists. Seems side buckles are considered "cooler."
     


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    Today's Friday Challenge is to come up with an ensemble inspired by vintage menswear ads. That below is what I was able to find, and to emulate, perhaps.

    Suit - RLPL
    Shirt - BB MTM
    Tie - BB
    PS - BB
    Cufflinks - Penhaligon's
    Vintage watch chain
    Shoes - Stefano Branchini
    Overcoat - Adolfo
    Scarf - Fortnum & Mason
    Hat - Selentino, via JJ Hat Center

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    Your tailor is the one who is ridiculous. My favourite trousers have a Daks waist too: practical and stylish, IMO.


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    Agreed. I think it's just the way parallel histories exist in different regions. Anyone remotely familiar with British tailoring knows the Daks waist, but in other parts of the world, I guess it is considered super unusual.

    It could also be that the pants in question were a casual pair of heavy corduroy pants, and I sort of agree that the Daks waistband on those came out super chunky and kind of dowdy looking...
     


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    Who made the suit? It has a pleasant fullness. The moustache must go.
     


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    The mustache must stay!
     


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