Most common style mistakes

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by GatorStyle, Mar 20, 2002.

  1. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    Argyle pattern anything.. [​IMG] this is Inner Mongolia, not bloody Gleneagles.
    #3. Generally, underdressing for an occasion. One simply does not go to the opera in a polo shirt, but many men do. It is extremely insulting to performers to have their audience appear not to care at all about the event.
    A gala performance or first night maybe, or if one is a celeb, or is likely to be on TV. The performers don't care what the audience wears. In fact in most theatres they can't see much of the audience from the stage anyway, due to the bright stage lighting and the house itself is usually dark during a performance. They might care more if their singing and music is appreciated or not.
    14) Louis Vuitton (and fakes) 15) Armani Exchange
    16) Emporio Armani. 17) Armani Jeans. 18) Evisu. 19) Burberry plaid(especially on wheelchairs, prosthetic limbs and other surgical appliances). [​IMG]
     


  2. SirGrotius

    SirGrotius Senior member

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    Too big jeans. They tend to be too light a color too.

    Buttoning the bottom suit button.

    Cheap, ALDO shoes.

    Showing too much skin if you don't have good skin.

    Massive, parachute navy shirts
     


  3. Octoberfile

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    My only real gripe is when guys do the sockless thing with a suit, especially with loafers or moccasins. I'll accept the casual shorts and tennis shoes thing with no socks, but trying to imitate the "Italian no sock trend" makes me ill, especially when imagining the reek of the foot sweat odor and sticky blisters on the corns.......and don't try and convince me that some of these guys don't shave their legs, because the baby smooth ankles don't jive with the conspicuously hairy arms......smelly, blistered, shaven man cankles........ eeeewwww!
     


  4. blahman

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    My only real gripe is when guys do the sockless thing with a suit, especially with loafers or moccasins. I'll accept the casual shorts and tennis shoes thing with no socks, but trying to imitate the "Italian no sock trend" makes me ill, especially when imagining the reek of the foot sweat odor and sticky blisters on the corns.......and don't try and convince me that some of these guys don't shave their legs, because the baby smooth ankles don't jive with the conspicuously hairy arms......smelly, blistered, shaven man cankles........ eeeewwww!

    I tried loafer with no socks once... when I had to pop down to the local shop to pick up some milk. I got blisters. How the hell can anyone go sockless is beyond me.
     


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    See far too many guys wearing trainers/runners with jeans - not a good look.

    Cheers

    Ash
     


  6. ThatGuy

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    1. Men who colour coordinate watch strap, shoes and belts. Be original and show some contrast.

    2. Young guys dressing up in old man gear

    3. Overly tight clothing. Seriously, how gay do you want to look?

    4. Pink shirts

    5. Cuff links

    6. Bead bracelets. Absolutely horrific

    7. Skinny Jeans

    8. Deep v-necks

    9. Scarves in summer
     


  7. bluesman528

    bluesman528 Senior member

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    #1 wearing suits when nobody else is.
    Not in general. I can not think of any social situation within a metropolitan area - relaxed private parties, BBQ etc. naturally excluded [​IMG] - where at least a casual type of suit is not appropriate and generally accepted. It's correct that there are people who will consider a suit wearer overdressed then but that is nowadays the case in any social situation, too. So why worry? [​IMG]
     


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    I'm mostly a lurker on this site, however:
    Bluetooth earpiece worn anywhere outside of your car is ridiculous looking.
    Navy and black worn together
    While ive always got the latest technology, i dont wear any of it clipped to me
     


  9. RUSSBHEEZ

    RUSSBHEEZ Well-Known Member

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    skinny jeans
    skinny jeans
    skinny jeans
     


  10. grasking

    grasking New Member

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    Cheap, ALDO shoes.


    You forgot one more adjective, ugly.
     


  11. sqweegle

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    1) Wearing OCBDs but failing to BD. 2) Sloppy collar due to lack of stays or failure to replace stays.
    I don't ever use collar stays, and I wear OCBDs un-BD'd on purpose[​IMG] What does bug me is people who wear shirts with collars that don't suit them. For example, a low collar on someone with a long, thin neck makes the shirt look, well, borrowed.
     


  12. lasbar

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    Skinny jeans
    TB suits on anybody
    Wearing tweed in town and under the age of 50
    Looking like a peacock by overdoing the colour scheme.
    Sockless dress shoes ...Extra point for tattoo and shaved leg..
     


  13. sqweegle

    sqweegle Well-Known Member

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    Wearing tweed in town and under the age of 50

    I wouldnt go so far as to call it a mistake. What exactly is it that you find disagreeable about it?

    Looking like a peacock by overdoing the colour scheme.
    Sockless dress shoes ...Extra point for tattoo and shaved leg..


    Not a fan of Luca, are we...[​IMG]
     


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    I wouldnt go so far as to call it a mistake. What exactly is it that you find disagreeable about it? I have always hated tweed since i'm a child.. I just dislike the look of it and I do find it affected and pompous on youngish people... It is all right in the country but I don't get it in town... Not a fan of Luca, are we...[​IMG]
    Actually , he is quite a nice guy... I have met him at the Mount Street shop and he is quite pleasant.. Just find him sometimes a bit peacockish...
     


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    1) Shitty shoes
    2) Not tailoring your suit
    3) Wearing a suit that's a size or two too large
    4) Buttoning all the buttons on a jacket
    5) Huge fucking tie knots
    6) Baggy dress shirts
    7) Fat guys wearing clothing that makes them look even worse
    8) Mobile phone holsters (seeing much less of these thankfully)
    9) Black shirts with suits
    10) Something about homosexuals liking to wear flared leg pants/jeans
     


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