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Saw a huge showoff today

joobjoob

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I was getting lunch and in the deli there was a man in a suit with orange lapel and cuff buttonholes, the first cuff button undone and monogram on his shirt cuff.

 

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I know this gets a lot of heat on SF (the cuff button being undone) because it looks like you're showing off a useless garment feature. But I genuinely think it looks cool and it looks sprezz, and so I don't mind it. Not to mention functional cuffs are fairly common nowadays in cheaper wear. Just figured I'd add that in to balance off the following responses.
 

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Originally Posted by Made in California
I know this gets a lot of heat on SF (the cuff button being undone) because it looks like you're showing off a useless garment feature. But I genuinely think it looks cool and it looks sprezz, and so I don't mind it. Not to mention functional cuffs are fairly common nowadays in cheaper wear. Just figured I'd add that in to balance off the following responses.

Makes me feel like I've lost a button. I prefer to conspicuously unbutton and rebutton my cuffs in the middle of important meetings.
 

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I think having a button undone on the jacket sleeves looks neat. I also like monograms on shirt cuffs.
 

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I just think it's matter of preference. I can't get used to having the button undone but whatever you like it's ok, I guess
 

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I'm already planning on some monograms on my next shirts that just say FU....
 

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If you aren't gonna undo the buttons and show everyone that you got working buttonholes, whats the point of working buttonholes. I dont think anyone in this day and age comes across a circumstance where he has to undo his buttons and roll up his coat sleeves for an actual purpose.
 

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Originally Posted by joobjoob
I was getting lunch and in the deli there was a man in a suit with orange lapel and cuff buttonholes, the first cuff button undone and monogram on his shirt cuff.



I don't choose to dress this way but I much prefer these types to the ones that put no effort into their dress.
 

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Originally Posted by aj_del
If you aren't gonna undo the buttons and show everyone that you got working buttonholes, whats the point of working buttonholes. I dont think anyone in this day and age comes across a circumstance where he has to undo his buttons and roll up his coat sleeves for an actual purpose.
why not roll up a jacket sleeve in front of a blackboard? or at the dinner table?
 

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Originally Posted by joobjoob
I was getting lunch and in the deli there was a man in a suit with orange lapel and cuff buttonholes, the first cuff button undone and monogram on his shirt cuff.



You looked /that/ closely at my wrists and missed my $200K patek
 

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Originally Posted by anuar
why not roll up a jacket sleeve in front of a blackboard? or at the dinner table?

...or if you're making sandwiches in a deli?
 

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Originally Posted by aj_del
If you aren't gonna undo the buttons and show everyone that you got working buttonholes, whats the point of working buttonholes. I dont think anyone in this day and age comes across a circumstance where he has to undo his buttons and roll up his coat sleeves for an actual purpose.

Isn't it nice to have something made to full function from a craftsman who knows what he's doing and who is precise even in functionally not strictly necessary things??
 

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SF says "I saw a show-off today"

translates to "My girlfriend said a guy looked hot today, so i chose to scoff at his obnoxious style"


seriously, i don't get why so many of you get all offended by some orange buttonholes and an undone button. He's obviously getting enjoyment out of his clothes, maybe you all should start enjoying yours too.
 

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