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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Aug 1, 2012.
I found the photos of my Foster & S. loafers recently. Will post them over the weekend.
Well, we'll never know what you really said, because you deleted it. I tried to resuscitate your post with all my DH might, but it was beyond my power. Perhaps if all the DHs gather in a circle and chant your name over a dead cat and burn an RJcat square with a flame lit by a Parisian gas lamp, we'll be able to bring it back from the dead.
Of course, simply owning the things and not wearing them (or wearing them well, for that matter) is insufficient. I think we all knew that. As for occasions: well, you don't need much of one to wear an odd jacket or a suit. I do much of the time. Ask Dopey. He wanders around Amsterdam Avenue in a tweed suit and a pith helmet.
And actually, that raises a good point. What I abhor most of all is treating all this stuff as a sort of costume. Something to play dress-up in. I wear my tailored things most any time I step out of my home. At the very least, I'll have on my pents and a nice bespoke shirt.
Nothing is wrong with oddball items. But there is good oddball and bad oddball. Then there is all oddball, which is always bad oddball.
Here, I just made an attempt to keep all these discussions separate so let's deport our musins here, they derail the more practical thread and I would say most don't care.
Oh hai. Fucking Schwechat security made me get rid of my duty-free Zweigelt right before I got on the plane last month. My favorite red, too.
Something is wrong when no one gets my "more advanced forum" joke.
See my original post in this threq. Wait, you can't, hahaha.
I live for controversy. We thrive on inconsistency, vermin living off the gradient. Also, how does one shut up a barking spaniel?
Well, that's setting a pretty low fucking bar, isn't it? No snark, totally serious.
oh, and I got your joke.
Talk of Heidegger makes me sad for reasons I explained in the White Shirt thread but won't repeat in the new one since to be OT once is a tragedy, but twice is careless.
Yeah I saw that, interesting anecdote as he may have been one of the last ancient Heideggerians. Dreyfus did meet him but at a much later date (Heidegger died in '76 I think).
now this is taking off like a true StyleForvm threak.
RJ, while you're here, why don't you make yourself useful: http://www.styleforum.net/t/309955/sartorial-london-the-official-thread .
i will mull it over. i think i may age 20 years just by putting them on though.
its still here, look a tad harder.
Strauss attended lectures by Heideggar and considered him one of the two most brilliant men of the century.
I think I'm in the minority of loafer fans. I even like them with (casual) suits. There are so many awful versions though, that I understand the hate. Chukkas, chelseas or monks are all probably better alternatives for the loafer spot on the List. but, for warm weather, I like loafers.
I never wear my loafers with suits.
I disagree for a medium brown wingtip...like this one:
I wear them with practically everything.
Did RJs post ask for a Foo vs. Spoo fit battle?
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