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

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

  1. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    In the picture.
     
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    Lol, thanks man.


    I have knock knees too, and even with bespoke/custom, its not always possible to get a perfect drape.



    Plus one.

    Great fit today, btw.


    I think I agree. Otherwise outstanding.

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    Clags, that is about as classic a Clags lok as you will see.
     
  4. TweedyProf

    TweedyProf Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    If I felt my legs could take cuffs in RTW, would do it.

    I don't have any disagreements with what you say. What I would emphasize, especially to people who are just starting with figuring out their fits etc., is that there are aesthetically pleasing aspects of any piece of clothing (cuffs, button-stance, jacket length), but that one should also be aware of how one's body is shaped (or in my case, misshapen) and that this sometimes means that you have to give a little. So, no cuffs for me (and actually, I don't mind the look).

    My pants break fine but it's due to that trick I mentioned above, which keeps the shape at the cuff (without the heel guard across, yes, I have the problem you describe).
     
  5. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I don't know, fit aside, no cuffs just look unfinished.
     
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    Hmmm...I think they look uncuffed.
     
  7. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    A very American view.
     
  9. patrickBOOTH

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    Edit: I guess I should back off that one...

    It's also a very European thing to dismiss anything they don't like as American.
     
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    I believe a blue shirt would have served you better, MrChris. As Foo would say, the white cuts the eye.
     
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    X-Post from the Challenge

     
  14. sugarbutch

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    I have no hair on the top of my head. Despite my custom title, I can't grow a beard like Murl, Stitchy, or Rob. But my knees aren't bowed or knocking...

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    Mr. Chris, the white shirt is perfect.
     
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    80% of my trousers have cuffs...
     
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