New Trend, Popped Suit Collars?

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  1. drizzt3117

    drizzt3117 Senior member

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    I was in South Coast Plaza tonight and noticed several of the mannequins at the Zegna boutique had suits with popped suit collars and shirt collars. I'm not sure if this was a joke by someone or a new style?

    By the way, the new ubiquitous trend of the year seems to be navy or slate blue Lacoste Polos with True Religions and white shoes.
     
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    Luc-Emmanuel Senior member

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    I was in South Coast Plaza tonight and noticed several of the mannequins at the Zegna boutique had suits with popped suit collars and shirt collars. I'm not sure if this was a joke by someone or a new style?

    By the way, the new ubiquitous trend of the year seems to be navy or slate blue Lacoste Polos with True Religions and white shoes.

    It's a new style. With a lilac or pink underfelt collar, it's even tackier. I don't know where this 'trend' originated from, though, but I suspect german speaking countries.

    !luc
     
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    Last seen in the late '70's, where maybe it should have stayed.
     
  4. drizzt3117

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    I guess I'd seen it with the white suit with red/pink/orange shirt in pictures from the 70s but I think my subconscious blocked it from my mind.
     
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    Toiletduck Senior member

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    I always thought the colored underfelt collars were a unique touch to suit jackets...you don't necessarily need to pop them up when you're out on the street though.........
     
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    Those flavored collarmeltons are more useful on overcoats.
     
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    You know that lapel buttonhole? It used to button before to a corresponding button on the other side. You'd button it and pop the suit collar to keep your neck warm. I guess it's so old it's new again.
     
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    You know that lapel buttonhole? It used to button before to a corresponding button on the other side. You'd button it and pop the suit collar to keep your neck warm. I guess it's so old it's new again.
    A hunting collar, which bears an uncanny resemblance to a Nehru collar when done-up.
     
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    Back in the '30s (somewhat before my time) it was traditional for the men of my old college (University, Durham) to wear their blazers this way. Now the tradition has transferred to rugger shirts. No idea where it arose from, though.
     
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    I'm sorry, I didn't know it was forbidden to keep your neck warm.
     
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    Get Smart Don't Crink

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    get a scarf
     
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    ive done this before.... but then i noticed it and fixed it.
     
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    I'd have no problem going Charles Whitman on people popping their suit collars as "fashion" displays.
     
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    Brian SD Moderator

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    Looks goofy sometimes, other times looks okay. I don't see anything wrong with it. It's just clothing.
     

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