OneTrouser

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by mafoofan, Dec 13, 2010.

  1. Lightbringer

    Lightbringer Senior member

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    Double pleats, yes.

    The OneTrouser, like the OneShoe, will not be absolute. I will need other trousers, too. Perhaps I'll wind up with a winter OneTrouser and a summer OneTrouser.


    You actually stray from the OneShoe? Really? When was this?
     


  2. sellahi22

    sellahi22 Senior member

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    Can't the same, or should, be said of shirts and shoes?

    I like to have a variety of striped and checked shirts. Not guido stripes, but tasteful stripes from thomas mason, DJA, etc. Also I like to mix in some pink/lavender with my blues.

    With shoes, I like to have oxfords, derbies, monks, and boots for different situations.
     


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    Madame Paulette shrunk two pairs of my Ambrosi/Woodhouse pants

    I felt like MP was the ONE dry cleaner I could trust. This is truly upsetting.

    [​IMG]
     


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    Am i the only person on the forum that thought the Oneshoe was fucking awesome? [​IMG]
     


  5. Lightbringer

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    I like to have a variety of striped and checked shirts. Not guido stripes, but tasteful stripes from thomas mason, DJA, etc. Also I like to mix in some pink/lavender with my blues.

    With shoes, I like to have oxfords, derbies, monks, and boots for different situations.



    I am considering a OneShirt or TwoShirts as we speak. I'm similarly considering a TwoShoes, but have yet to find a last that perfectly characterizes the shape I like. There is wisdom in this.
     


  6. sellahi22

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    I am considering a OneShirt or TwoShirts as we speak. I'm similarly considering a TwoShoes, but have yet to find a last that perfectly characterizes the shape I like. There is wisdom in this.
    There is wisdom in this if you wear loudly patterned sportcoats to work. As it happens, I wear a suit or blazer or quiet sportcoat most of the time, and I prefer sober ties, so I use (subtly) patterned shirts to add some interest.
     


  7. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    You actually stray from the OneShoe? Really? When was this?

    A pair of black oxford is sometimes necessary or significantly more optimal.

    I like to have a variety of striped and checked shirts. Not guido stripes, but tasteful stripes from thomas mason, DJA, etc. Also I like to mix in some pink/lavender with my blues.

    That's all fine, but shirts still tend to act as backgrounds. When they don't, I tend to not like the outfit, but that's just me.

    Am i the only person on the forum that thought the Oneshoe was fucking awesome?

    [​IMG]


    There are like three of us.
     


  8. Lightbringer

    Lightbringer Senior member

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    There is wisdom in this if you wear loudly patterned sportcoats to work. As it happens, I wear a suit or blazer or quiet sportcoat most of the time, and I prefer sober ties, so I use (subtly) patterned shirts to add some interest.

    Well, you generally choose several variables to fix and some to alter. You've basically narrowed your tie and suit/sportscoat set, though not quite to OneTie/OneSuit/OneSC level, but you basically see the idea.
     


  9. mafoofan

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    Well, you generally choose several variables to fix and some to alter. You've basically narrowed your tie and suit/sportscoat set, though not quite to OneTie/OneSuit/OneSC level, but you basically see the idea.

    This is more or less what I do. My shirts, shoes, and trousers are pretty much constant. Only the jackets and ties really change.
     


  10. Lightbringer

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    A pair of black oxford is sometimes necessary or significantly more optimal.

    Noted. And I guess then there's also formal events. But say I picked a OneShoe that is like a black oxford, not longwings as I recall yours are....

    I honestly started contemplating defining my own OneShoe as well after I noticed that I basically wore two of my shoes all the time and barely wore the rest. It was an act of brilliance.
     


  11. EBugatti

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    So you don't wear suits every day (I thought you might as a lawyer or whatever mutation your new job is). I was thinking (9 1/2 weeks style) that a well-chosen suit would serve you better--a OneSuit.


    On a side note, it appears there's a disturbance in teh Styleforvm... Vox/F. Corbera are both pulsating in the cyberspace of this threak...
     


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    Noted. And I guess then there's also formal events. But say I picked a OneShoe that is like a black oxford, not longwings as I recall yours are....

    I honestly started contemplating defining my own OneShoe as well after I noticed that I basically wore two of my shoes all the time and barely wore the rest. It was an act of brilliance.


    I think one needs a minimum of two shoes, a black oxford and some brown shoe. There are some situations when black is definitely too severe, and others when brown is definitely too informal.
     


  13. mafoofan

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    So you don't wear suits every day (I thought you might as a lawyer or whatever mutation your new job is). I was thinking (9 1/2 weeks style) that a well-chosen suit would serve you better--a OneSuit.

    I wear suits most days. I would probably wear them everyday if I had more suits.
     


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    How on earth did she manage that?

    She allowed Foo one too many trips to the falafel stand.
     


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    I picked up several pairs of Ambrosi trousers from my dry cleaners last week and noticed that the linings had all turned purple [​IMG]
     


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