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

    Messages:
    5,793
    Likes Received:
    14,968
    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2011
    Location:
    Melbourne, Australia
    
    Thanks! Yes, the suit has a blue overcheck.
     


  2. Sander

    Sander Senior member

    Messages:
    2,894
    Likes Received:
    6,180
    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2006
    

    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.

     


  3. Isolation

    Isolation Senior member

    Messages:
    1,953
    Likes Received:
    2,115
    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2013
    Location:
    London
    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

    ridethecliche Senior member

    Messages:
    9,889
    Likes Received:
    3,662
    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2013
    Location:
    Bahstan
    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

    An Acute Style Senior member

    Messages:
    3,502
    Likes Received:
    18,708
    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2011
    Location:
    New York, NY
    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

    An Acute Style Senior member

    Messages:
    3,502
    Likes Received:
    18,708
    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2011
    Location:
    New York, NY


  7. chocsosa

    chocsosa Senior member

    Messages:
    1,100
    Likes Received:
    5,403
    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2011
    Location:
    Fresno, CA
    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
     


  8. The Noodles

    The Noodles Skid Fu

    Messages:
    3,379
    Likes Received:
    2,998
    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2014
    Rtc is racist!
    One time, he got me confused with this dude named Rudals. Lol
     
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2014


  9. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    16,101
    Likes Received:
    19,513
    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2010
    Location:
    People's Republic of San Francisco
    AS, what about today? Do the pants give me some dandy cred? ;)

    [​IMG]
     


  10. kulata

    kulata Senior member

    Messages:
    2,852
    Likes Received:
    4,811
    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2008
    :crackup:

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


  11. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    16,101
    Likes Received:
    19,513
    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2010
    Location:
    People's Republic of San Francisco
    Or the Panda hat?
     


  12. ridethecliche

    ridethecliche Senior member

    Messages:
    9,889
    Likes Received:
    3,662
    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2013
    Location:
    Bahstan
    Oy, I'm so sorry.
     


  13. An Acute Style

    An Acute Style Senior member

    Messages:
    3,502
    Likes Received:
    18,708
    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2011
    Location:
    New York, NY
    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

    Prince of Paisley Senior member

    Messages:
    4,447
    Likes Received:
    4,066
    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2009
    Location:
    Sydney
    
    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¢.
     


  15. EliodA

    EliodA Senior member

    Messages:
    3,764
    Likes Received:
    6,786
    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2013
    Location:
    Jakarta, Indonesia
    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?
     
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2014


Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by