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Should I or shouldn't I buy... (clothing item)?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by kronik, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. notwithit

    notwithit Pullup laureate

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    1) keep COS boots (not bad, not as nice as, say, Officine Creative)
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    2) spend 2.5x as much on Pete Sorensen
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    3) spend 5x as much on Guidi
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  2. javy

    javy Senior Member

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    the cos boot is very different from the other two... guidi is guidi and i'm not really a fan of #2
     

  3. dieworkwear

    dieworkwear Mahatma Jawndi Dubiously Honored

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    I would go with 1 if you want a cleaner, contemporary look. Then 3 if you want something "dirtier" and funkier.

    I have Margiela side zips that are kind of like #1. I wear them with MMM five-zip jackets, Schneider coats, Document robe coats, super wide Tommorrowland pants, Lemaire, etc.

    Don't really have anything like Guidis, but I think those would look nice with either that dark artisanal arte povera stuff or grungy workwear.
     

  4. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    Weren't guidis half the price before?
     

  5. clee1982

    clee1982 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Maybe? No idea about MrP stuff quality though
     

  6. zissou

    zissou Distinguished Member

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    De Bonne Facture English moleskin jacket. Versatile, or boring?
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  7. #dadcore

    #dadcore Senior Member

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    FW 2002- not sure about the faux “patina” but it doesn’t look too overdone
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  8. Benesyed

    Benesyed Distinguished Member

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    Both?
     

  9. MGoCrimson

    MGoCrimson Distinguished Member

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    Are chore coats ever not boring? But that’s not a bad thing.

    @#dadcore maybe it’s real patina 16 years later
     

  10. dieworkwear

    dieworkwear Mahatma Jawndi Dubiously Honored

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    yes to chore coat, pass on five zip. that distressing swings it into john varvatos territory
     

  11. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    Always no to chore coats.
     

  12. mmmargeologist

    mmmargeologist Senior Member

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    My bbj chore coat is becoming one of my most worn pieces. It boring as hell and I love it
     

  13. Two Shoes

    Two Shoes Senior Member

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    Maybe this is more of a RFT but it's about trying to choose things to buy...

    I've realized that I have a really hard time scrolling through thumbnails of items online and 'seeing' how they would actually look like on me or as part of a fit with my other clothes.

    I see some of the stuff that's posted on WAYWT and it looks great and I realize I never would have looked twice at that item if I saw a thumbnail of it online.

    I have a fairly honed aesthetic so I wouldn't say it's a matter of me 'finding my look' it's more of a frustration of wanting to find things that don't immediately catch my eye because they are isolated in a thumbnail and I have a hard time imagining what it would actually look like on me or as part of an outfit.
     

  14. noob in 89

    noob in 89 Distinguished Member

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    I liked Mozzie’s chore coats in White Collar.

    Sidekick-level steez?
     

  15. zissou

    zissou Distinguished Member

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    FWIW I slept in the chore coat and it sold out. Maybe it was a sign...
     

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