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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. Bjorling

    Bjorling Well-Known Member

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    You need a cap
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  2. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    MF - y u no want to be faye moose?
     


  3. Monkeyface

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    Haha, I have no desire to be famous, although I wouldn't equate being in GQ to being famous. Even if I wanted to be in a magazine, company policy prohibits me from talking to the media in any way, shape or form.
     
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  4. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Um what? Whats up with that policy?
     


  5. Tried and True

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  6. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Doesn't this suggest that there is only a single combination that looks good, and anything other than that doesn't look good?

    It also seems rather limiting. For example, I have a tattersall shirt that looks amazing with brown ties. Should I only ever wear it with brown ties?

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    As far as dressing for entertainment: you clearly have a lot of fun wearing what you wear. So I'd be highly skeptical if you claim entertainment isn't partially your motivation for dressing as you dress.
     


  7. Monkeyface

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    It's quite a common policy, and it often includes any public social media usage as well. Discretion is key when you're suffering from a bad image, and I suppose it's also for my own protection, as anything I'd say or do (such as being in GQ) would probably be used against me.
     


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  9. Monkeyface

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    Those epaulet jackets are MTM, right? If so, have you ever thought of getting slightly wider lapels, a lower buttoning point and a longer jacket? I think it would look much more flattering on you. Either way, the colours look great, but a lighter shade of grey trousers might look more summery, if that's what you're going for.
     
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  10. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    SVB, I applaud your recent trend toward dimplage.
     


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  12. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    End-of-the-day wrinkly spreezy steezy

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    YoungAmerican Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    Just a phone shot a pal took on our way back from lunch. You can't quite see it, but it's a seersucker check.

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    Love jackets in this kind of check. Have to be worn with a lot of sprezz tho, to avoid looking 'old bloke'. Nice look overall SVB IMO (square is well suboptimal tho).
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    Brown on brown + black on brown =[​IMG]

    Jacket buttons look wrong to me.
     


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    i figured that was the case. i was just hoping you were going to say that you are the CEO of llyods of london or something. :)
     


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