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On the Street in NYC....The New Preppy

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by The Sartorialist, Apr 12, 2006.

  1. teddieriley

    teddieriley Senior member

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    Wait, you smell that?
    that's a pretty tight look. Great color combo. Popped collar or not. I'm not so sure that it's a t-shirt rather than a sweater over the polo.

    They sell Chuck's now without laces. I'm not sure if this guy had regular Chucks and ditched the laces, but many shoe stores now carry the lace-less variety (I'm assuming the shoe is constructed so the shoe doesn't just slip off).

    Does anyone know where he might have acquired the jacket (or the pants for that matter)? I wouldn't mind picking up something similar.
     
  2. Waltar

    Waltar Well-Known Member

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    Inspired, I am wearing this today.
    [​IMG]


    When I see saddle shoes - 1950's girl comes to mind, not prep.
     
  3. dusty

    dusty Senior member

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    Zjpj, that looks fantastic.
     
  4. dacia1300

    dacia1300 Senior member

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    This is the sort of person who gets hit by one car that throws his body into another car.

    soo true.
     
  5. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The purpose of trying to look nonchalant is to look nonchalant, not to look like you're trying to look nonchalant. Right?

    Right-on my brother. Statements as profound as this should not go unnoticed.
     
  6. edmorel

    edmorel Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Two years old.
     
  7. vitaminc

    vitaminc Senior member

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    Inspired, I am wearing this today.
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    Is it me or your shoes runs way too big; I can see a 1/4" space between the your heel and the spine of the shoes.
     
  8. HORNS

    HORNS Senior member

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    QFT. As I passed a bar the other day on my way home from work, a guy exiting stepped out right in front of me. He had on a white polo under a pink polo, both collars popped. The fact that I repressed my immediate urge to "accidentally" shove him is a testament to my upbringing.

    If this guy just dropped the collar and put the laces back in his Chucks, it would work so much better.



    My God. There's a photo floating around the web with a guy wearing THREE popped-collar polos. This is getting out of hand - like razor technology.
     
  9. Omar1223

    Omar1223 Senior member

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    +1 to having laces and unpopping the collar will make it look better. to me it looks like a sweater over the shirt.
     
  10. Omar1223

    Omar1223 Senior member

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    sauce, so im assuming, you dont think this is cool.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. borderline

    borderline Senior member

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    There's only one place a popped collar on a polo shirt is appropriate: on the golf course, on a hot day, to avoid neck sunburn.
     
  12. dagenham

    dagenham Senior member

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    There's only one place a popped collar on a polo shirt is appropriate: on the golf course, on a hot day, to avoid neck sunburn.

    +1. Although I have to admit I did pop my collar back in the day, before the fraternity scene took it over... I now reseve it strictly for the golf course.
     
  13. dopey

    dopey Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Two years old.
    That's because things were quiet on the "all Trad, all the time" thread. Let's talk about the clothes.
     
  14. rjmaiorano

    rjmaiorano Senior member

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    sauce, so im assuming, you dont think this is cool.

    [​IMG]


    That is impressively shitty.
     
  15. macuser3of5

    macuser3of5 Senior member

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    How many more poor souls will inadvertently bump a two year old thread?

    fake edit: doh [​IMG]
     
  16. Teacher

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    That's because things were quiet on the "all Trad, all the time" thread.

    Let's talk about the clothes.


    Actually, I came here in search of Neo-Prep. I am disappointed. I'm going to pop my collar, listen to The Cure, and pout.
     

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