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Jeans with spectators?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by 16520Man, May 26, 2006.

  1. 16520Man

    16520Man Senior Member

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    Coupled with a RLPL white dress shirt. Whaddya think?

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  2. Get Smart

    Get Smart Don't Crink

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    I think it looks fine but not worn as a daily norm...I see quite a few rockabilly guys wearing spectators with cuffed jeans and I used to wear the combo quite a bit, but I think spectators look better with a proper trouser, as the combo can make one look like a dorky late 90s revival swing dancer. Plus I wouldnt want indigo stains from dry denim on the white suede portion of your Barker Blacks [​IMG]
     


  3. whoopee

    whoopee Distinguished Member

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    I think your upcoming brown BB's will look better with jeans.
     


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    you'd fit right in with all the boppers and rockabilly guys in tokyo.
     


  5. Get Smart

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    you'd fit right in with all the boppers and rockabilly guys in tokyo.

    I remember going out to Yoyogi Park in Harajuku on sundays to check out the rockabilly crews and their bop circles! I have a few friends here in LA that are Japanese rockabilly ex-pats....and one of my Tokyo friends, Jack of Jack's Vintage in Shibuya, comes out to LA a few times a year. I heard they don't do the sunday free-for-all concerts at Yoyogi anymore...? [​IMG]
     


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    I remember going out to Yoyogi Park in Harajuku on sundays to check out the rockabilly crews and their bop circles! I have a few friends here in LA that are Japanese rockabilly ex-pats....and one of my Tokyo friends, Jack of Jack's Vintage in Shibuya, comes out to LA a few times a year. I heard they don't do the sunday free-for-all concerts at Yoyogi anymore...? [​IMG]
    you can't play amplified music in the park. but they still dance (don't mind the picture on the left): [​IMG]
     


  7. Get Smart

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    awesome pics! thanks for sharing that...i remember one time a salaryman walked into one of the dance circles and started doing his own lil jig, to the amusement of the rockers, then went off on his merry way after a couple bars of Elvis played. Nice to see they are still keepin on...
     


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    Being that those are BB's as far as I'm concerned you can wear them with anything [​IMG]
     


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    I've been thinking about spectators in brown/off-white to pair with jeans.

    Anyone making something like these?
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  10. gusgusterson

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    Those Barker Blacks are lovely! I've walked my the shop a number of times, but never gone in. Now I have something to do this weekend.
     


  11. Get Smart

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    I've been thinking about spectators in brown/off-white to pair with jeans.

    Anyone making something like these?



    There's a store in W. LA called Remix that specializes in vintage repro shoes, mostly for women (god knows my gf has enough pairs) but also some men's, including a brown/white spectator. They're pretty enough, and a good purchase at around $150

    Remix Vintage Shoes
     


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    Nice Barker Black shoes. I would wear them myself.
     


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