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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. Monkeyface

    Monkeyface Senior member

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    Friday challenge X-post. A somewhat sad occasion, as this is the last time I'm wearing this suit before I'm (hopefully) selling it.

    Instead of tastefully interpreting my country's flag and team colours, I decided to go in the spirit of the world cup and dress with the loudness of a true football (not soccer) supporter. The red, white and blue of the tie, shirt and suit are in colours as close to the flag as possible, and the orange of the national team's outfits is seen in the square. Sorry, no full pic, but just imagine dark brown museum calf shoes on my feet.

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  2. AJL

    AJL Senior member

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    ^ nice presentation
     


  3. Amar ezzahi

    Amar ezzahi Affiliate Vendor

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  4. AJL

    AJL Senior member

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    Amar, nice tie, but those rather slender lapels appear to be a bit overwhelmed by it. Unless it's a camera angle thing?
     


  5. The_Foxx

    The_Foxx Senior member

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    Another dingy day, another dingy photo!
    A. Campagna summer jacket
    Incotex Barneys moderately slim gray trousers
    Isaia shirt, cucinelli[​IMG]
    tie
    Botticelli brown shoes
     


  6. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Did you wash your hands before returning back to work?
     


  7. Amar ezzahi

    Amar ezzahi Affiliate Vendor

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    Thanks! Yes I guess it's the angle coz the tie has a normal width (9cm)

    This pic shows it better:

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  8. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Amar, I don't like that tie with the rest of the ensemble.
     


  9. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Monkeyface, I like the tie pattern, but I'd prefer it more if the red was darker, closer to burgundy. In general, I don't like check shirts like that with suits. Sportcoats only and with a button down collar, but hey, I can't help that I'm American.
     
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  10. upr_crust

    upr_crust Senior member

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    I've been accused of many crimes against sartorial goodness before, but this is the first time that I've been accused of "boring"! :)
     


  11. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Don't mind Coxsackie, he's nothing but a virus.
     


  12. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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  13. Coxsackie

    Coxsackie Senior member

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    Accusation? Or accolade?
     


  14. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Murl looks awesome. I love the lifestyle shot.
     


  15. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Epic win, Murl!! Deets on tie?

    Elio - Great-looking fit. I really always enjoy the lighting that you are able to create in your pictures. It has a very nice soft look and seems to represent the colors very well.

    Crusty, Cleav, MF, good stuff.
     


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