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

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

  1. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    I'm sure she is a woman of taste, intelligence, and distinction. But she's dead wrong here. No wider than this. Ever.
     


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    Gorgeous tie!
     


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    Yes.
     


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    X-post from this week's FC....

     


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    Yea, I'm not so sure what his "default" is anymore. But we do use the same guy.
     


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    Digging into the archives for a suit, and a new pair of cufflinks - a present from my favorite cousin in Maine, a lady of considerable taste.

    Suit - BB
    Shirt - BB MTM
    Tie - Hackett
    Cufflinks - Market St. Jewelers, Portsmouth, NH
    PS - no name brand
    Shoes - Bergdorf Goodman house brand
    Overcoat - Adolfo
    Scarf - Fortnum & Mason
    Hat - Selentino, via JJ Hat Center, NYC

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  8. Kent Wang

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    I only own suits, no odd jackets or trousers. If the fabric is casual enough (tweed, seersucker, etc) it counters the formality.

    This is a really nice paisley but I think the odd vest is too dark and fails to tie everything together. I have one odd vest and also struggle with finding a good way to wear it.
     


  9. patrickBOOTH

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    In my opinion there's no extra effort in wearing a suit vs. proper trousers, a sport coat, and tie. Suits look better to me than any sport coat combination out there. Given the expense of a suit is roughly the same as a sportcoat/trouser combination, and there's no extra effort involved (actually less effort) and to me it looks better a suit is a no-brainer. In this day and age most people don't even see the relative formality of a sport coat vs. suit and they just lump it all into "jacket and tie" so I think the formality measure doesn't hold much water in your argument. Unless of course you're wearing jeans with a sport coat.
     
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    It's true - people often say 'nice suit' when I'm wearing an odd jacket and tie...
     


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    Same here. It drives me crazy.

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    Pingson, that's awesome.
     


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    Shoes taking a beating in the winter snow and slush.
     


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    Oh, come, come, Ping. I suspect many of the young ladies in your class were making puppy-dog eyes at you the whole time. You are just too modest to notice.
     


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