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J Crew Spring/Summer 2011 Discussion

raptorrapture

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J. Crew posted their Spring 2011 lookbook here: http://www.jcrew.com/mens_feature/springlookbook.jsp A few images - 1. Fireman's Jacket makes a return. In navy.
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4. Looks similar to the Field Mechanic's jacket. For the spring. I hope it doesn't have that damn back "game" zippered pocket.
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6. Kinda digging the white oxfords.
7. J. Crew continues to sell the rolled-up pants look.
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9. More toggle coats.
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11. Some sleeve issues...
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Thoughts?
 

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Does anyone think that these look pretty terrible? Maybe the individual pieces are actually ok (I like a couple of the nautical themed things) but whoever styled that shoot is pretty blind.
 

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Originally Posted by thenanyu
Does anyone think that these look pretty terrible? Maybe the individual pieces are actually ok (I like a couple of the nautical themed things) but whoever styled that shoot is pretty blind.

Agreed. I think the second and third outfits work. Everything else is a crapshoot.
 

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while individual pieces look solid, I have several complaints - I don't think wearing fine cordovan shoes without socks would be so practical. Also the ties worn so casually seem way over styled, and would identify a person as a d-bag in real life.
 

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What is going on with the guy's suit sleeves in the 4th picture (in the lookbook)?
 

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^^ Guy looks like a drunken lawyer. The "crinkled" jeans turn me off. I do like a few of the cardigans.
 

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I really like

and also this grey one. I guess they are light weight blazers, but at first glance they both almost looked like a chore coat or something a little more workwear than hyanis port. Still very cool

I'll be interested to see what new/interesting stuff they add to their 'Jcrew in good company' venture this summer.
 

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A layer and a jacket with...shorts and no socks.
Also, 9, 10, and 15 are plain awful.
 

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Like the jacket in the first one, the rest looks pretty bad.

I can't believe this is serious, tbh, whoever styled this is fucking stupid, as others have said.
 

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Just a note about look 4. The jacket is called the Piece-dyed Brushfield jacket.

Overall, the new collection looks pretty good ... just not in the lookbook. No one in the real world would actually pair those items like that... I still miss 05-07 J. Crew more haha.
 

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Most of the styling is gimmicky, but of course the individual pieces are good.

I called J Crew The suede laceups are all Alden and will be available in May in navy, white and camel. I think they said $445. I was planning on buying versions of these anyway. The thing I like about the white J. Crew is that it is on a leather sole instead of that red brick sole nonsense people tend to like. I will buy.

Most of the dark wingtips in the collection are Alden cordovan. Not sure it makes sense to wear those sockless.

I like the Navy sweater over the St. James shirt. The navy sweater will apparently be available on Thursday online for $88 in navy and white. I already bought their navy nautical cotton sweater, I may pick this one up too.
 

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For some reason im really digging the sweater. The shorts are tacky but what can you expect.
 

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