Sin City, who should not wear Chucks

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Kent Wang, Mar 15, 2006.

  1. Kent Wang

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    I finally saw this movie the other night.

    Elijah Wood in Chucks, yes. Clive Owen, no. It looked very strange for a tough guy in his 30-40s to be wearing them, much less in red.
     
  2. Get Smart

    Get Smart Don't Crink

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    It looked very strange for a tough guy in his 30-40s to be wearing them, much less in red.


    Hmm....i'm in that age range....and the only pair I wear regularly is red.....good thing I'm not a tough guy [​IMG]
     
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    weirdnjfan1 Senior member

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    My father is in his 50s and still wears prision issue chucks. That prooves that there is no age limit.
     
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    I think Clive Owen looked fine, but I do think that most older guys look strange in them.
     
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    I've never worn them, I wear a size 13 and I have always thought that they would make me look ridiculous. I guess I just have never wanted to attract too much attention to my big feet.
     
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    I'm 34 and I wear white Jack Purcells in the summer.

    Now I feel all self-conscious. Not.
     
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    Now I'm fresh, dressed, like a million bucks
    Threw on my white socks, with my all blue chucks
    Stepped out the house, stopped short, oh no
    I went back in, I forgot my indo...
     
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    no one should wear chucks.
     
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    Now I'm fresh, dressed, like a million bucks Threw on my white socks, with my all blue chucks Stepped out the house, stopped short, oh no I went back in, I forgot my indo...
    OG fo' life, homes. Newport reprazent.
     
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    Nil Senior member

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    I'm 6'4", an athletic 220 pounds and have size 14 feet.

    I haven't worn Chucks since I was about 10 and never will again.
     
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    I can't believe people actually like Chucks here. I personally feel they look ridiculous.
     
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    The_Foxx Senior member

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    ha! when i read the thread title, i seriously thought you had seen me (age 33) in Las Vegas wearing these:

    [​IMG]


    too funny. [​IMG]
     
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    Hard for me to see Chucks as stylish at this point. I wore them a lot in the early 80's. They remind me of the fashion void I wallowed in during those years.
     
  14. LA Guy

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    Chucks are sort of classic, imo. You aren't going to score huge style points wearing natural with red trim or black with white trim high or lowtops, but you can't go wrong either, no matter your age. I mean, you can still look like a wanker, but the shoes wouldn't be contributing to that, one way or another.
     
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    I'm 40 and my royal blue chucks are just about the only sneakers I wear regularly. Only in summer, of course. And no, I don't think I look ridiculous.
     

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