If you had to start over tomorrow

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  1. A Harris

    A Harris Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    If you had to start over tomorrow, building a casual wardrobe completely from scratch, what would your foundation purchases be? Be as specific as possible - brands, models, fabrics etc., and preferably stuff that is currently available at retail. Link pics if you can.
     


  2. Fade to Black

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    i'd like a suitcase worth of casual clothes with bullet holes in them.
     


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    I'd trade out a lot of the tighter more dior'ey stuff for Rick Owens or Raf.

    I'd keep the Jil/Raf/RGeller stuff though.
    And I'd keep my supercasuals, the jeans sneakers and tees.

    There's no links or anything needed as the basic point I want to make is that I'd get rid of the stuff that just didn't work on my body type (tight tight tight) but that I refused to stay away from because I loved it, and I'd replace it with similarly priced items that work far better for me.
     


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  6. A Harris

    A Harris Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    i'd like a suitcase worth of casual clothes with bullet holes in them.

    This went right over my head, dare I ask for an explanation?
     


  7. A Harris

    A Harris Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Nice presentation PinkPantser, that is the sort of response I was hoping to see. It gives a nice visual of your personal style.
     


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    nah doesn't really mean anything just saying i would like some clothes that look like they've been through a lot, don't really like the idea of 'starting fresh' because i believe at any given point our clothes even if new should be old at the same time.
     


  9. A Harris

    A Harris Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I'd be fucked.

    I wouldn't change a thing Andrew.
     


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    Nice stuff, Pink. You just gave me some ideas, the boots and chambray, in particular.

    If I could start over, I would buy the same stuff sized down 2.
     


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    i'd like a suitcase worth of casual clothes with bullet holes in them.
    perfect response I also hate the idea of rebuilding my wardrobe. I like the fact that everything I have was purchased at a different point in my life, and reflects those different times and places. I like clothing to have a story. If you're looking to add casual items to your store, I would suggest Band of Outsiders and Rogues Gallery stuff. That's what I've been looking at purchasing next. edit: My fault... Should have known better about the store. I had actually made a list and deleted it earlier so I'll try to replicate it from memory. It's basically my current style with all the quality elevated a few notches. wwII deadstock paratrooper boots samurai and/or kmw denim fred perry polos in a ton of colorways (of course Get Smart chose that, and I admit I envy his current Fred Perry collection) BoO shirts Alden longwings Rogues Gallery by Quoddy green hightop deck shoes a nice casual watch (maybe Panerai?) some good bespoke suits
     


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    It's all about shoes and jeans for me, things you can wear over and over and never get "old". For some reason I feel everything else is disposable or has limited utility.

    Jeans:
    Flat Head 3001 or Iron Heart 634S
    possibly Oni Blue


    Shoes:
    Florsheim Kenmoor Shell longwing
    Tricker's Stow boot
    RM Williams Comfort Craftsman
    Alden 911
     


  15. A Harris

    A Harris Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    If you're looking to add casual items to your store, I would suggest Band of Outsiders and Rogues Gallery stuff. That's what I've been looking at purchasing next.


    To be clear, this isn't research. I thought it would be a good way to get a snapshot of the respondents personal style, circa April 08. Also it could be good for ideas.
     


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