Pet Peeve Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Tirailleur1, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I couldn't find a thread related to this topic so I decided to create one.

    This is dedicated to style and design nuances that get under your skin. I'll start with mines

    1. DB suits with notch lapels [​IMG]
    - I've seen quite a few of these in stores and several street blogs. And it just ruins shit for me. That's like a Lamborghini with automatic transmission.
    2. DB jackets with centered vents.
    3. Knotted ties without dimples.
    - If you rock your tie without a dimple, chances are I will not be able to have an engaging conversation with you. I will be distracted.
    4. Wearing winter boots in warm weather states
    - I spent half of my life in Houston. And it always baffled me whenever I saw people wearing warm weather boots (Fur lined and all) in 50 degree weather.
    5. Pre-Tied Bow Ties
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  2. comrade

    comrade Senior member

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    +1

    We should have lunch,
     


  3. comrade

    comrade Senior member

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    Add my own:

    1.Ticket pockets
    2.Patch pockets
    3. Elbow patches
    4."Euro-trash" scarves
    5. Double monk shoes
    6.Skinny suits
    7.Black raincoats
    8.Antiqued shoes
    9. Long-wing shoes
    10. Ventless jackets
    11. gigantic wrist watches
     


  4. PhiPsi32

    PhiPsi32 Senior member

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    I grew up in California. This doesn't faze me anymore . . . Californians will wear sandals with a MTM suit
     


  5. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    They are so ghastly.
     


  6. Made in California

    Made in California Senior member

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    1. People who don't understand California. Just kidding. Californians are terrible at dressing, although I'm curious to see if I can put together a suit and sandal outfit now..
     
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  7. addedfuel

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    - Pants that are too long
    - Square toe rubber sole shoes
    - jacket sleeves that are too long
    - wearing shirts with French cuffs without a jacket or wearing one merely with jeans
    - worn out underwear
     


  8. Made in California

    Made in California Senior member

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    How often do you see this?
     


  9. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    +1. Particularly a dress watch.
     


  10. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I don't dislike double monks, but I won't be sad to see the fad pass. Seems like there's not a "what shoe" question posted on SF these days that isn't answered with "double monks."

    Beyond that, I'm no fan of the wide spread collars the forum has taken to recently. Very conspicuous.
     


  11. FlyingMonkey

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    Agree entirely on the specifics and on the tone of your response. I don't get irritated by other people's style choices, but there are a few things I just wouldn't wear or do.
     
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  12. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    Pants that are too short.
    Jacket sleeves that are too short.

    That's what I hate, happens all the time when shopping for clothes. See something I like, but it's nearly always too small.
     


  13. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I feel you on this issue. I wear a 36 jacket and 14.5 shirt , but my arms are bit long (around a 33.5-34), so the sleeves most otr shirts and jackets are too short for me lengthwise.
     


  14. Svenn

    Svenn Senior member

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    ties with more than two colors on them
     


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    The high-school-prom look: Black suit, black shirt, bright (often pink or white) tie. Ugh.
     


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