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

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

  1. Gerry Nelson

    Gerry Nelson Senior member

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    Thanks! Yes, the suit has a blue overcheck.
     
  2. Sander

    Sander Senior member

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    In my mind, a tie bar is there to stop a tie from dangling, not keep it up (as a tie pin would). So the ideal placement would be around your natural waist.


    Thanks; I see it as Monkeyface below, a lower placement would be less dandy. But again, we're really nitpicking here; you always look great.

     
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    Actually now I can't under it it does seem a bit high, and I wonder if mine is too. I feel like moving it down half and inch or something would be more than fine, or a bit more just so it likes out, but that's my preference.
     
  4. ridethecliche

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    I think Kulata's using the tie bar to give the tie a 'roll'. Can't describe it right, but it's like foofing out a bit between the knot and the bar.
     
  5. An Acute Style

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    That made me laugh. I agree that Sug kills it, but I think he's far from dandy. Yes, dandier than you, but still on the conservative side of things.
     
  6. An Acute Style

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  7. chocsosa

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    you are right.. he is the only one that I could think of when I wrote that statement..but you are more of a dandy dresser... for some reason you did not pop in my head..
    Im chocsosa, not kulata...lol
     
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    The Noodles Skid Fu

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    Rtc is racist!
    One time, he got me confused with this dude named Rudals. Lol
     
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  9. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    AS, what about today? Do the pants give me some dandy cred? ;)

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  10. kulata

    kulata Senior member

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    :crackup:

    Add a handsome face and a lot of inches and i'll be Chocsosa
     
  11. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Or the Panda hat?
     
  12. ridethecliche

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    Oy, I'm so sorry.
     
  13. An Acute Style

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    Those pants are amazing. Love the tie too. You're leaning in the right direction, but you haven't jumped the fence yet.
     
  14. Prince of Paisley

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    I think you're on the right track with your thinking. You could try a dark blue PS (a nice light grey suit like that is about the only thing they look good with), also darker brown, burgundy. White linen square fold would work too. I would stick to a plain shirt (blue or pink would work) as the stripes tend to clash a bit with the PoW check IMO. As for tie, the dark brown shantung works, as would summery prints like these if broken up with an unpatterned shirt as a backdrop: [​IMG] [​IMG] Just my 2¢.
     
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    LOL @ that panda hat, SB. But wearing it at that angle may be a bit too dandified.
    Speaking of which, of course the ideal placement of a tiebar is at the bottom of a deep dark drawer.

    Edit: there seems to be a misunderstanding about the meaning of 'dandy'. IMO dandy is not the same as peacock, which seems to be the interpretation here. Am I right?
     
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