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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.

  1. sebastian mcfox

    sebastian mcfox Senior member

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    Here you go @The Noodles
     


  2. An Acute Style

    An Acute Style Senior member

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    I tried to do all solids today, but couldn't think of a good solid tie. Navy would be too matchy. I wore my green tie on Saturday. Red would have been too bright. I think dark brown would have clashed with my belt/shoes. Any recs?

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  3. sebastian mcfox

    sebastian mcfox Senior member

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    I think the tie is fine (and congruent with your style), it's the matching lapel flower that makes the fit look contrived
     


  4. The Noodles

    The Noodles Skid Fu

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    W.O.W.
    Looks boss dude! Awesome.
    Yes, I was caught up in the thunderstorm too.
     


  5. ter1413

    ter1413 Senior member

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    I think the tie is fine....and I your look much better with lace-ups vs the loafers.
     


  6. jcmeyer

    jcmeyer Senior member

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    @An Acute Style I just got me an orange tie too. :nodding: Hope it ends up lookin' snazzy.

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  7. jcman311

    jcman311 Senior member

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    @An Acute Style
    I have a rust grenadine tie that would look similar to the orange tie and fit your all solids look. But I like that orange one as it brightens up the look
     
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  8. ShawnBC

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    Ac, you have on my SF's top 3 of 3-piece suits wearer. I always like your CBS style! But above all, I need to know more about that wine collection you feature on most of your shoe shots!

    As I've always said, you need to wear suits more often, definitively suits you! I would've worn different socks tho!

    Splendid use of brown and earth tones!

    Very nice shoes, Crat! Went on my first 'real' fishing trip this week-end, but sure as hell wasn't as stylish as you doing so!

    And those shoes!! Also love what appears to be the Seagull M199S!

    Splendid, love those trousers!
     


  9. GMMcL

    GMMcL Senior member

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    I don t know. I never really gave it that much thought. I also have a peak lapel tweed jacket. I think peak lapels were more ubiquitous backe in the earlier eras but I just like the look. I think it can be done carefully. Ymmv.
     


  10. EliodA

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    I agree 100% with these gentlemen.
    Great look, AAS. If you really want to get rid of all patterns, a muted orange would be fine though I think you can pull of a brighter shade as well.
     


  11. Pliny

    Pliny Senior member

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    Thanks man, too kind.

    @AAS - Who r u ^^ and what have u done with the real AAS. Loving your restraint in your recent posts.
     


  12. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Looks good, AAS.

    DONT TEMP HIM, PLINY!
     
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  13. Academic2

    Academic2 Senior member

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    An orange tie with a dark or mid-blue jacket is a beautiful combination. And versatile: ‘Orange’ is a big category, so if you want a less bold look you can go for ‘burnt orange’, which tends toward the brown side of the orange spectrum; if you want a bold look, as here, that’s fine too.

    AAS’s use of the tie in this case is lovely. And jcmeyer’s tie looks good, too—I look forward to seeing it with a shirt and jacket at some point.

    Cheers,

    Ac
     


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