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How long till Hermes cartoon/icon ties are laughably outdated? (like acid wash jeans)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Reevolving, Jul 5, 2010.

  1. Reevolving

    Reevolving Distinguished Member

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    I am just wondering how long this gimmick/fad "toddler fashion" has been going on. (Little wheelbarrows, elephants, etc) Is this fashion already outdated? If not, how long do you give it before people look downright silly wearing this stuff? [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     


  2. kylelovesyou

    kylelovesyou Senior Member

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    Feel free to send all your laughable Hermes ties to me.
     


  3. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Stylish Dinosaur

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    Are you going to ask when Brooks brothers button down shirts are going to be outdated next?
     


  4. savilerogue

    savilerogue Active Member

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    I've always thought that the little animal print ones are irredeemably naff. The other patterns not so much.
     


  5. Xiaogou

    Xiaogou Distinguished Member

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    The only print ties worth their salt have a cat theme!
     


  6. heaven7

    heaven7 Senior Member

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    The fact that you don't like them doesn't instantly make them a temporary fad. Hell, they've been doing prints in silk for scarves and such for the better part of the last century.
    Hell, my uncle has been using them for the last twenty or thirty years.
    I'd reckon they'll still be relevant long after you and me are dust.
     


  7. Panzeraxe II

    Panzeraxe II Distinguished Member

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    I don't personally care for them, but they've been going strong for decades now. Don't see them dropping off all of a sudden. Almost like Chanel No. 5, or the Birkin / Kelly.
     


  8. crazyquik

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    I am just wondering how long this gimmick/fad "toddler fashion" has been going on.
    (Little wheelbarrows, elephants, etc)

    Is this fashion already outdated?
    If not, how long do you give it before people look downright silly wearing this stuff?


    Into perpetuity.
     


  9. Blackhood

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    Its already outdated.
     


  10. MetroStyles

    MetroStyles Stylish Dinosaur

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  11. HRoi

    HRoi Stylish Dinosaur

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    i want this hippo tie
     


  12. L'Incandescent

    L'Incandescent Stylish Dinosaur

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    I believe that all neckties should give expression only to the most weighty and serious concerns faced by mankind. There's just no place for whimsical designs in this vale of tears that we call earthly life. In the mid-1980s, right after the Chernobyl disaster, I bespoke a tie with a repeating pattern of deformed children. In doing so I helped to educate my peers about the importance of nuclear safety. Nobody would laugh at a tie like that, even 25 years later.

    I am now thinking about bespeaking a tie that would feature oil-soaked birds.
     


  13. Henry Boogers

    Henry Boogers Distinguished Member

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    It's funny you should ask, I just received my invite to the Style Forum super secret special sub forum for sartorial futures (SFSSSSFFSF) and we are voting on this next Tuesday. Mine is a only minority vote but I will still be entertaining lobbyists this week if you have a vested interest in the matter.
     


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    Thomas Stylish Dinosaur

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    NEVER. NEver. NEVER as long as men have a sense of humor.
     


  15. Reevolving

    Reevolving Distinguished Member

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    i want this hippo tie
    It would have made a good used $70 bargain in 2007.
     


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