Random fashion thoughts

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by thekunk07, Aug 1, 2009.

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  1. jaac

    jaac Senior member

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    Whilst i somewhat agree i think in most cases the members are just offering their personal feelings on the piece, which is basically what people are asking for. They want opinions from people who they regard as more stylish than themselves so they'll generally heed the advice. In some cases it gets abit stupid but generally there's a wide range of responses and allot of the pieces will get bought anyway.
     
  2. brad-t

    brad-t Bae Blade

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    I think some people here like to take a sort of morale highground by sticking to the most 'authentic' 'genuine' 'simple' 'timeless' 'classic' designs and while I do agree to some extent with these principles I think it's silly that when anything that for example looks trendy gets posted these people feel like it is their obligation to point out that it is 'overdesigned' or just say 'no' as if to say nobody should ever wear it. To me this is a big step backwards as far as fashion is concerned, and it's almost as big a step back as to warrant them start posting in MC (just kidding).

    But really, if you're not here to find new, innovative, interesting clothing, what are you here for, to continually add to your list of high street brands that sell slim button downs where you've already written BoO twice? It just seems so counter-intuitive to me.


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    impolyt_one Senior member

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    Well, the pieces that involve the word 'overdesigned' around here are usually leather jackets, and that is completely true. Most of the leather jackets that I've seen on here that people say are overdesigned are usually: a basis of a Dior Homme style pattern + a crazy/not so crazy aniline dyed color + a faux distressing treatment to leave it's DH roots and bring it into the cool guy Rick Owens camp + a few extra shits and bobbles to keep it from looking like a Black Scissors jacket.
     
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    Fuuma Franchouillard Modasse

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    Well, the pieces that involve the word 'overdesigned' around here are usually leather jackets, and that is completely true. Most of the leather jackets that I've seen on here that people say are overdesigned are usually: a basis of a Dior Homme style pattern + a crazy/not so crazy aniline dyed color + a faux distressing treatment to leave it's DH roots and bring it into the cool guy Rick Owens camp + a few extra shits and bobbles to keep it from looking like a Black Scissors jacket.

    Care to provide examples? People here usually wear pretty sedate leather jackets. In theory I'll agree with you that combining all these things is not going to end well.
     
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    Seanallen Senior member

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    I found a Surplus store in my area, really want to pick up an old Army wool sweater now.
     
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    SoCal2NYC Fashion Hayzus

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    Why is it that I'm back in NY and I haven't seen a single chic person?
     
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    brad-t Bae Blade

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    Why is it that I'm back in NY and I haven't seen a single chic person?

    because i live in montreal [​IMG]
     
  8. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Why is it that I'm back in NY and I haven't seen a single chic person?

    Americans do casual and streetwear well. "Chic" is some foreign thing.
     
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    Why is it that I'm back in NY and I haven't seen a single chic person?

    Surely you'll eventually spot some chic cenobite in NY somewhere...
     
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    Jack Purcell's look terrible on most of the people who wear them. You either look like a six year old kid, or a square dad wearing them.
     
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    naaaaate Senior member

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    People who complain about hipsters are way, way more annoying than hipsters.
     
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    Robert Senior member

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    Jack Purcell's look terrible on most of the people who wear them. You either look like a six year old kid, or a square dad wearing them.
    I look like a square six-year-old Dad. Don't you know it's hip to be square. And six.
     
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    Robert Senior member

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    encountering resistance from certain quarters regarding henley over button-down collar shirt
     
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    Lel Senior member

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    People who complain about hipsters are way, way more annoying than hipsters.

    +1

    Humans vs. Zombies, so no non-rubber soled shoes for a while =(
     
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    encountering resistance from certain quarters regarding henley over button-down collar shirt

    lol, is that what everyones on you about. Why not the other way around or a sweater?
     
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