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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by embowafa, Sep 25, 2009.

  1. embowafa

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    I like that tab collar. I used to have a couple of those in college. Hard to find now. They look good with a narrow repp tie.
     

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    I like those. There are several ensembles I do and would wear.


    - B
     

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    the cuffed corduroys + fair isle socks + suede loafers is excellent.
     

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    Some good ideas. Maybe I'll try the retro pin on the tweed jacket lapel. I have a Goldwater pin that would work...
     

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    The ink was a lot better than the thread title might indicate. There's something uncomfortably narcissistic about a site with just one person's photos, however.
     

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    The ink was a lot better than the thread title might indicate. There's something uncomfortably narcissistic about a site with just one person's photos, however.
    According to the site, the guy is an artist and has been doing it as a project.
     

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    Are the suede tassel loafers pictured there Aldens?
     

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    Real life Dilbert?
     

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    The ink was a lot better than the thread title might indicate. There's something uncomfortably narcissistic about a site with just one person's photos, however.

    Like most attempts at recreating a retro style this turns out to be cartoonish and anachronistic.
    I do not know whether it's ignorance on the part of the "re-creators", or that the "stylists"
    who are responsible, exaggerate to the point of being surreal. I was there, Ivy grad
    Class of '62 . Shirts were usually ironed. Nobody wore a "bucket hat" or "Swifty Lazar"
    round glasses. I never saw a Fair Isle sweater except in English films from the
    '30s (the author has seen too many Polo ads) Nobody buttoned the top button
    of their shirt. Crewnecks were part of the uniform, yet none is shown. I could
    go on, and on. I hope some of the purists from the AAAC share their views.
     

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    Real life Dilbert?

    Not fat enough
     

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    Like most attempts at recreating a retro style this turns out to be cartoonish and anachronistic.
    I do not know whether it's ignorance on the part of the "re-creators", or that the "stylists"
    who are responsible, exaggerate to the point of being surreal. I was there, Ivy grad
    Class of '62 . Shirts were usually ironed. Nobody wore a "bucket hat" or "Swifty Lazar"
    round glasses. I never saw a Fair Isle sweater except in English films from the
    '30s (the author has seen too many Polo ads) Nobody buttoned the top button
    of their shirt. Crewnecks were part of the uniform, yet none is shown. I could
    go on, and on. I hope some of the purists from the AAAC share their views.


    Of course you are right, but exact contemporary mimicry would only be historical costume. These are young adults using that period as inspiration, and they can do far worse: in fact, most do.

    If they dressed exactly like 1962, it would be like living in 1962 and dressing exactly like 1915.


    - B
     

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    I like his sweaters.
     

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    I've never seen those vintage New Balance before....nice.
     

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