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Important and Titillating Sartorial Observations

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by TheFoo, Dec 5, 2018.

  1. TheFoo

    TheFoo THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Wearing new 21 oz. flannel suit today. The drape and line are bonkers, and it all but eliminates the need for an overcoat (so, actually, it's economical?). But holy fuck it is heavy--I mean, physically heavy. I find myself actually getting tired after standing in it for more than a few minutes.
     

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    TheFoo THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Blue shirts should be blue. Pale blue shirts are only suitable for people with pasty, uneven complexions. Even those people should buy actual blue shirts and aspire to better skin. Why give up on yourself?
     

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    TheFoo THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    The OneShoe was not a failure. It is an iterative endeavor, a concept in search of refinement.

    The new OneShoe is bespoke and comes in different designs and colors.
     

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    TheFoo THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    The OneShirt, on the other hand, is a complete and total success. I just put in an order for a dozen blue chambray shirts from Charvet. I will burn one as a test.
     
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    TheFoo THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    I ordered a 23 oz. navy camelhair blazer. Not sure if such a beast has ever existed, but it should.
     

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    TheFoo THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Do people still buy Drake's pocket squares? The wool-mix ones with baroque hunting scenes and the like? I admit to having too many myself. They have been over-played.
     

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    C-C-C-C-C-Combobreaker!
     

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    TheFoo THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Speaking of combo-breakers, I have decided I don't like silk squares anymore. I also don't like linen or cotton. Wool squares are abortions. So what the fuck do I do?
     

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    Have you ever had at least one slightly antagonistic exchange with your tailor? No? Then your suits suck shit.
     

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    Going to try a Kamakura OCBD.
     

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    TheFoo THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Do you guys remember when everyone was wearing sweater vests under their suits and odd jackets? It was circa 2008-9 groupthink. Manton and Iammatt were still leading the charge. GDL was still just a snooty French dude with slightly-off, but not terrible tie/square combos. Ambrosi hadn't stolen away with all my pents. Ah, the good old days.
     
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    dieworkwear Mahatma Jawndi Dubiously Honored

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    My important and titillating sartorial observation:

    You don't technically have to wear underwear if you tuck in your shirt and the tail is long enough.
     

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    Isn’t this called speed posting?
     

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    dieworkwear Mahatma Jawndi Dubiously Honored

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    This one makes me so sad. Like the day i found out the Wii Fit under's Foo's white couch is just for show and he doesn't really use it.
     

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