I have no... style...

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by MustangMike, Sep 7, 2006.

  1. royal618

    royal618 Senior member

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    Oh god.. the label on the sleeve. Why oh why do people do this? I don't care if it's Gucci.. actually if it's a Gucci suit and you leave the label on, you're a label whore with no understanding of quality or true style.

    Arghhh.
     


  2. MustangMike

    MustangMike Member

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    At least he's showing cuff!

    However, I'm not too much a fan of your hair though. Hair wet with gel and styled into a fauxhawk/flat top with front spikes/spikes combo of some kind just says "average single jackass".


    k, I'm liking this constructive criticism [​IMG] What direction do I need to go with the hair?

    At least it seems like you`re reading the forums! Label remaining on sleeve, all buttons are buttoned on suit, suit jacket with jeans, flimsy shirt.

    It`s hard to tell exactly though...please post some more pictures so we can give more advise. (by the way, the suit jacket fits you very nicely though)


    Don't laugh at me. It's rude. It was an attempt, as stated. I will post more pics! Criticism taken positively.

    \tOh god.. the label on the sleeve. Why oh why do people do this? I don't care if it's Gucci.. actually if it's a Gucci suit and you leave the label on, you're a label whore with no understanding of quality or true style.

    Arghhh.

    [​IMG] Didn't realize the label was such a big no-no! That's why I'm here [​IMG]


    I do appreciate all the feedback!!! Keep it coming!
     


  3. Edward Appleby

    Edward Appleby Senior member

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    Really the key to know how to advise you is knowing your price range. There are folks on here who consider $800.00 shoes to be not even worth tying and who freely spend $200.00 on ties. There are also folks (most of whom are like me shamed into relative silence)
    What are you talking about man? We're the most niggardly bunch of sale shoppers this side of Del Boca Vista!
     


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    Yeah, this isn't Ask Andy... we have a thrift store thread [​IMG]
     


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    Soph Senior member

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    At 21, what are you looking for in terms of style? (who do you see that you think has great style?) If you are simply looking for daily college attire, check the streetwear forum for some great ideas. If you are going into your first job and looking for office appropiate wear, then giving us an idea of what you will be doing and what clothing requirements there are would help generate ideas for you. Things like single breasted navy suits, brown and black captoe shoes are items that never go out of style and you can pretty much wear in any professional environment. Also, telling us your budget is a good idea.

    Lastly, pay no mind to the posters who act like they were born in Kiton suits or Sugarcane jeans. Getting your style and the appropriate clothing is a journey that will take time.


    Well said.
     


  6. Matt

    Matt [email protected]

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    Ill forgive you for the baseball cap (others may not be so kind) but please stop wearing it twisted at 45 degrees.
     


  7. MustangMike

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    At 21, what are you looking for in terms of style? (who do you see that you think has great style?) If you are simply looking for daily college attire, check the streetwear forum for some great ideas. If you are going into your first job and looking for office appropiate wear, then giving us an idea of what you will be doing and what clothing requirements there are would help generate ideas for you. Things like single breasted navy suits, brown and black captoe shoes are items that never go out of style and you can pretty much wear in any professional environment. Also, telling us your budget is a good idea. Lastly, pay no mind to the posters who act like they were born in Kiton suits or Sugarcane jeans. Getting your style and the appropriate clothing is a journey that will take time.
    I'm usually in a professional atmosphere... there is no budget. I own my own graphic design firm, so I'm constantly meeting new clients and want to look nice doing so.
    Ill forgive you for the baseball cap (others may not be so kind) but please stop wearing it twisted at 45 degrees.
    That was my ghetto myspace picture... [​IMG] Was meant to be funny [​IMG]
     


  8. Jovan

    Jovan Banned for Good

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    I agree with what's said so far.

    No offence, but it should be common sense not to still have tags on things. As my friend used to joke in Environmental Science back in 11th grade, "Are they going to return that stuff tomorrow?"


    The jacket actually works on you. You've got the sleeve length down perfect, so make sure your other jackets hit at your wristbone like that. If it's a casual jacket that you'll wear with jeans more often than not, I'll have to say it doesn't matter so much as long as the sleeves aren't too short. (Other members may disagree with me there.) Your shirt sleeves are coming out a little too much though. You should have the buttons resewn so they fit snug around your wrist with just enough comfort room. The ideal amount of shirt cuff to show is 1/4-1/2 an inch. A picture of the pants that go with that jacket would be good, so we can advise on them.
     


  9. Stax

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    You are recommending that he frame his periodic table of elements?
    if you hang it, frame it.
     


  10. Joel_Cairo

    Joel_Cairo Senior member

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    if you hang it, frame it.

    could not agree more. I think that's the critical distinction between one's student years and one's adult life. Why else are you handed that piece of paper on that stage at graduation? "Here, frame this."
     


  11. FLMountainMan

    FLMountainMan White Hispanic

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    Mike - I would also go pinstripes, I think you have the look to wear a lot of colored shirts.

    Ed Appleby - my apologies, I was exaggerating a little in an attempt to be more encouraging. Actually, the most valuable piece of advice I've learned on here has been where to find bargains.
    That said, all my dress socks, belts, and ties come from TJ Maxx. Yes, I am that cheap. They look great on my ebay-purchased Oxxford and Zegna suits!
     


  12. MustangMike

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    I agree with what's said so far.

    No offence, but it should be common sense not to still have tags on things. As my friend used to joke in Environmental Science back in 11th grade, "Are they going to return that stuff tomorrow?"


    The jacket actually works on you. You've got the sleeve length down perfect, so make sure your other jackets hit at your wristbone like that. If it's a casual jacket that you'll wear with jeans more often than not, I'll have to say it doesn't matter so much as long as the sleeves aren't too short. (Other members may disagree with me there.) Your shirt sleeves are coming out a little too much though. You should have the buttons resewn so they fit snug around your wrist with just enough comfort room. The ideal amount of shirt cuff to show is 1/4-1/2 an inch. A picture of the pants that go with that jacket would be good, so we can advise on them.


    Like I said in my previous post, I didn't realize it was supposed to come off. I thought it was supposed to stay on... hell, it's sewn on there! [​IMG] Thanks very much for the useful advice! And there are no pants with the jacket, it was purchased from a men's catalog as a sport coat.


    Mike - I would also go pinstripes, I think you have the look to wear a lot of colored shirts.

    Thanks again for the useful advice [​IMG] I have quite a few flimsy pinstriped shirts... [​IMG]
     


  13. Nantucket Red

    Nantucket Red "Mr. Fashionista"

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    could not agree more. I think that's the critical distinction between one's student years and one's adult life. Why else are you handed that piece of paper on that stage at graduation? "Here, frame this."

    Shit! Five years in the Ivy League and I missed the whole point of that piece of paper. [​IMG]
     


  14. VKK3450

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    there is no budget.

    Ummm, thats one of the last things that you want to say on this board.

    This place is full of 1000 dollar shoes, 3000 dollar suit and 450 dollar shirts

    You dont know what you are getting into

    K
     


  15. MustangMike

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    Ummm, thats one of the last things that you want to say on this board.

    This place is full of 1000 dollar shoes, 3000 dollar suit and 450 dollar shirts

    You dont know what you are getting into

    K


    I didn't stutter. I've read around...
     


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