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Random fashion thoughts - Part II (A New Hope)

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by LA Guy, May 15, 2015.

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  1. Eddiee

    Eddiee Senior Member

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    Haven's model shots and editorials have always made the gear look way worse/really boring imo. Can't say I've ever been impressed with their styling.
    Personally I thought LN-CC circa 2012-2013 was really the pinnacle for product shots.
     


  2. round

    round Senior Member

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    Just bought a pair of CP achilles low, finally have some nice beaters.
     


  3. chupas

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    Does anyone else always read the "die" part of "dieworkwear" as the German article instead of an (English) imperative verb, or is that just me?
     


  4. gong

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    all this talk of nice leathers

    0 pics

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  5. GoldenTribe

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    Ssense fw15 product shots (specifically the "ensembles" at the bottom) seem to be a big step up from what they used to be.


    Almost every single time.

    The weird part is it happened even before I started learning German.
     
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  7. dieworkwear

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    Wearing a Niche field jacket right now from NMWA. Prob should change my StyFo name to "Buy Workwear"
     


  8. Caustic Man

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    Not just you. I had three years of German and it's impossible for me not to default to that when I look at it. I usually imagine the "workwear" part in a German accent as well.
     


  9. Naka

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    Would be interested to hear some of your thoughts on this article about the current day state of the kimono and the surrounding debate of appreciation/appropriation.

    Paging @Rosenrot, @nicelynice, @fuuma, @dieworkwear, and all of you noragi wearers out there.
     


  10. nicelynice

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    Ridiculous. There's nothing to appropriate about the kimono or noragi, they're not religious or spiritual articles like a Native American head dress. Even the jōe, worn by shinto and buddhist priests, can be worn by laypeople. I see nothing wrong with wearing the casual wear of another culture as long as it's not done with mean spirits. I get compliments all the time wearing a noragi, or jinbei or yukata when I wear one - Japanese people are quite appreciative that people abroad take an interest in Japanese culture. I understand Asian-Americans face different types of discrimination as a minority, but surely there are better battles to fight than casual wear?
     
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  11. t3hg0suazn

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    I bought from them and received my item on time. Sorry don't know about their customer service.
     


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  14. Find Finn

    Find Finn Stylish Dinosaur

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    "everyone is a fuccboi here".
     


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    Same here shipping took a couple of days and they seemed responsive, until the return ...
     


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