How seriously do you take style and clothing?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mr. Moo, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. bleachboy

    bleachboy Senior member

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    I take clothing very seriously. This forum, even more so.

    In fact, every time I read the word "slim" I have to pop another Librium.
     


  2. Daseinflaw

    Daseinflaw Senior member

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    Who here wants to argue about sock color?
     


  3. Raralith

    Raralith Senior member

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    Who here wants to argue about sock color?

    I actually have argued about that before since I find that very important. SRSLY!
     


  4. Geezer

    Geezer Senior member

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    I'd vote for 4, except for the won't talk to anybody bit.

    I like trying to dress well, and I like getting compliments. But:

    (a) while I probably do give extra points to people who dress well (mega extra points for women);
    (b) and I don't doubt that I react less well to people who dress badly,
    (c) they are only clothes. Really.
     


  5. pauliec

    pauliec Well-Known Member

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    I enjoy dressing nicely, coordinating colors and matching patterns. As a grad student I usually wear jeans but relish the opportunity to wear a suit. Even while wearing jeans I like to think I'm miles ahead of any ol' lout in faded jeans and a t shirt. I take care in my appearance; I believe in always putting my best foot forward.
     


  6. a bag of it

    a bag of it Senior member

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    I care enough to know when I'm not dressed well, but I don't care enough to stop me from wearing whatever when i wanna be comfortable.
     


  7. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Who here wants to argue about sock color?

    I will.

    Solid navy isn't enough.
     


  8. Metlin

    Metlin Senior member

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    I will.

    Solid navy isn't enough.


    Screw you... cupcake.

    A man only needs black socks, to go with his 5 pairs of black longwings. [​IMG]
     


  9. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Screw you... cupcake.

    A man only needs black socks, to go with his 5 pairs of black longwings. [​IMG]


    OK..Metline...step outside.........
     


  10. Daseinflaw

    Daseinflaw Senior member

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    I will.

    Solid navy isn't enough.


    Never! I always keep 5 pairs of navy, 8 pairs of black, and 5 pairs of miscellaneous (anything from dark green to white) in my household.
     


  11. Rayson

    Rayson Well-Known Member

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    An interest in clothes is particularly ridiculous and inherently superficial. It's part of my style to say I don't take it seriously but I'm in turn ashamed, cavalier and strangely obsessive about it all. If you're a concoction of autistic-schizophrenic, you're a man.
     


  12. lasbar

    lasbar Senior member

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    An interest in clothes is particularly ridiculous and inherently superficial. It's part of my style to say I don't take it seriously but I'm in turn ashamed, cavalier and strangely obsessive about it all. If you're a concoction of autistic-schizophrenic, you're a man.

    I do feel ashamed of myself sometimes wasting my time dreaming of the perfect suit and having inner debates on the cuffs or no cuffs issue on a 3 piece suit...

    My wife thinks I'm bonkers with my fabric samples in my office..

    We're insane...
     


  13. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Isn't there anything between "A Good Bit" and " A lot"?
     


  14. Sanguis Mortuum

    Sanguis Mortuum Senior member

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    Screw you... cupcake.

    A man only needs black socks, to go with his 5 pairs of black longwings. [​IMG]


    The only time a man needs black socks is to wear with his dinner jacket, trousers and patent shoes.
     


  15. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The only time a man needs black socks is to wear with his dinner jacket, trousers and patent shoes.

    Shouldn't they then be made of that sheer kind of black hosery?
     


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