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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. An Acute Style

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    @Claghorn created such a thread. The cutoff was 25 thumbs I believe. I don't recall them name of it. Anyone?
     

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    If this is the oucome you should do late more often!
     

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    I’m not a huge fan of the fold but to each his own but what exactly is wrong with the square? Plus a white linen TV fold PS with a casual jacket with a patch breast pocket sounds ill-advised at best.
     

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    What I wore yesterday. 35AE639D-C6A3-4A0A-AE73-CADFD09F01B0.jpeg
     

  6. lordsuperb

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    The shirt, tie, and pocket square as a whole is too much. Plus the pocket square is just ugly. I don't post fit pics here that often but here's a tv fold with a patch breast pocket. It works.

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    A white PS usually goes with everything although they’re hardly ever the best choice except for a few exceptions. I agree that the white PS does work in the pics that you posted and that’s because both jackets are really busy for lack of a better word.

    In his case, he’s wearing a solid jacket. He could’ve picked a better PS but a white linen to me would be taking the easy way out.
     
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    Anyone interested in trying to revive the 25+ thread? Was a very helpful resource to me when starting out. (And judging by how a few fits I've posted recently have been received I've plenty learning to do yet :D)

    I'll happily commit to doing exactly as much much work cross-posting pictures as I happen to remember to put in, so long as others make that non-pledge with me.
     

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    Entirely unrelated to my previous post, a question of theory.

    How ought an overcoat fit? How much room between one's jacket and the coat should there generally be? Should the coat fit snug or loose? How loose?
     

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    I'm interested in reading the thread if you revive it :p
     

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    is this what people mean when they talk abt the tragedy of the commons
     

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    Why as tight as possible while movement is still possible of course ;)
     

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    Alas you only get +1 like for this so the chance is exactly 4%. In SF even if people like something they're too afraid of going against the common thought.
     

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    On this forum the currency is attention, so you could see it as a seed investment in your future effort?
     

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    I disagree the shirt and tie are really busy and the pocket square makes it a miss mash of goods. If anything a white linen pocket square would have toned things down a notch. Most days i find myself reaching for a white linen pocket square. KISS.

    I like patterned pocket squares when the outfit has solid backgrounds for a jacket, shirt, and tie.

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