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"SF Approved" Items You Can't Get Behind

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by jrd617, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. Threadbearer

    Threadbearer Senior member

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    Has anyone mentioned contrasting shoe laces, yet?
     


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    Joenobody0 Senior member

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    Shoe Mart. Alden or Allen Edmonds seconds.
     


  3. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I have, to my dismay, turned my back on the vast majority of glen plaid trou. I want to like them, and I often do in theory but not in application. They're just so eye-grabbing.

    Still love my checks, though.
     


  4. UrbanComposition

    UrbanComposition Senior member

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    FAIK suspenders were traditionally considered underwear, and any attempt to pass them off as "fashionable" would indeed look contrived. Not sure it's SF approved or not, but, ahhhh...the no-belt feeling is quite nice.

    +1 on the Indy's. Alden's makes shoes that are way cooler looking.
     


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    bellyhungry Senior member

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    Online MTM suits are not SF approved if you ask me. Most people chose to ignore the abomination that is the Indochino thread. Thick as Thieves is SF approved, but that's for SW&D and mainly because of the construction imo. As far as MT goes, I don't care if it's SF approved or not, but I'd argue it is for smalltimers. All my shirts are MT and it's a great deal if you ask me.

    Indochino is like the modern-day Pied Pipper: many people continue to take the plunge despite the many documented subpar results.
     


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    Indochino is like the modern-day Pied Pipper: many people continue to take the plunge despite the many documented subpar results.

    Their low prices maybe?
     


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    "Walnut" (baby-poop) shoes.
     


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    Has anyone mentioned goodyear welted shoes yet?
    As sturdy as they may be theyre just so... chunky.
     


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    Wait, you smell that?
    Has anyone mentioned goodyear welted shoes yet?
    As sturdy as they may be theyre just so... chunky.


    Another person who has no clue what they are talking about. Wonderful.
     


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    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Those Alden Indy Boots

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    Longwings

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    The preference for brown shoes over black shoes.
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    Fun socks.....though I'm no longer sure these are SF embraced. As a sidebar Pocketsquareguy really doe
    Bracelets, you a-holes finally talked me out of bracelets and now everyone is wearing them [​IMG]

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    Man-bracelets
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    The necessity of a pocket square
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    I'm moving away from chiseled lasts and I think the forum's fascination with overly beveled waists and high, angled heels is rather feminine, if not downright ugly.
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    Shell cordovan shoes. Only once or twice I've seen shell cordovan shoes look nice. Most of the time they look plasticky.
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    Has anyone mentioned contrasting shoe laces, yet?
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    Another person who has no clue what they are talking about. Wonderful.

    Please do enlighten me.
     


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    Murray Well-Known Member

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    • Long pants that are too short. Let them down an inch and you will look like a grown up.
    • No socks with leather shoes and long (ish) pants. Why would you do that?
    • Making suggestions how gaudy designers labels or motifs are, but then posting photos and details of your designer labels... Just say that it is an oxford shirt rather than a [insert designer name] oxford shirt.
     


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    Ralph's 'Clunky' old Men's Shoe's - an abomination IMHO... 'The one's that everyone get's a Mongrel over, during Sale time.
     


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    Please do enlighten me.
    Goodyear welted shoes can be either clunky or elegant. Or somewhere in between. You'll have to enlighten us as to what you meant, because you seem to be mixing up definitions. Perhaps you meant a 360 degree welt a la Allen Edmonds?
     


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