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Sharp Dressers.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by LabelKing, Jul 9, 2007.

  1. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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  2. Connemara

    Connemara [URL='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jST2Sv63WQ']

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    Nicolosi ... well, I wouldn't know where to start.


    Manton sez:

    As ol' Tommy would say: [​IMG]
     


  3. texas_jack

    texas_jack Stylish Dinosaur

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    I love solid silk squares. Can't get enough of them, especially when they match the tie.


    Jacket is wonderful (he would benefit tremendously from MTM or bespoke, seems to have shoulder issues).

    Edit: and that might actually be a Kiton!


    I think i've seen a kiton with that fabric.
     


  4. Kamala

    Kamala Well-Known Member

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    I went to see Jesse Jackson speak in the Western Addition yesterday and, my, did he ever look terrible--like he had swapped clothes with Dan Burton or something (ill-fitting blue blazer, nondescript off-white shirt, big gut). I recently saw Gavin Newsom walking around with his cuff buttons undone. WLB would never descend to such depths; the turned back shirt cuff over the jacket is something from an entirely more advanced and confident league.

    I too have noticed that Jesse is in need of a sartorial intervention. I don't know what is going on with Jesse Jackson's clothes. He's never put together.
     


  5. LabelKing

    LabelKing Stylish Dinosaur

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    How about some George Melly?

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    Tubby Smith doesn't disappoint often either.

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  7. Connemara

    Connemara [URL='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jST2Sv63WQ']

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    Gay Talese: an obvious choice.


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    Love the lapel stripes on this one.

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    Larry Brown always looks contemporary, sharp, well groomed and sharp.
     


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    That's almost certainly Kiton MTM. [​IMG]

    Troublemaker. [​IMG]
     


  11. Connemara

    Connemara [URL='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jST2Sv63WQ']

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    Larry Brown always looks contemporary, sharp, well groomed and sharp.


    Yes, but is he sharp?
     


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    http://www.hoopsvibe.com/nba_blog/th..._-ar24136.html

    Professionalism is paramount in a business designed to sell to families, and a decent outfit doesn't hurt to that end.


    I was going to get to Larry Brown! Always well put together IMO. And I like his glasses.
     


  14. LabelKing

    LabelKing Stylish Dinosaur

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    Yes, but is he sharp?
    I think we have to make the distinction between sharp and well-dressed. Now, being sharp necessitates being well-dressed; however, being well-dressed does not mean one is sharp. Sharp is flamboyant, slick almost and always involves some sort of compelling personality. Clothing is chosen with especial regard to cut and color in a way that aims to make people notice. Accessories may be used to further the look especially in terms of jewelry. Dean Martin was sharp while Bobby Darin wasn't.
     


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    Now, being sharp necessitates being well-dressed; however, being well-dressed does not mean one is sharp. Sharp is flamboyant, slick almost.

    Is it necessarily a good thing being a sharp dresser?

    From Will's blog:

    http://asuitablewardrobe.dynend.com/...t-from-me.html

    --Andre
     


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