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SW&D CHALLENGE 1.19.14-- MILITARISM

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by ghostface, Jan 12, 2014.

who are the most dashingly militaristic?

Poll closed Jan 22, 2014.
  1. spacepope

    33 vote(s)
    29.5%
  2. hayward

    6 vote(s)
    5.4%
  3. futuresailors

    17 vote(s)
    15.2%
  4. ghostface

    26 vote(s)
    23.2%
  5. nouveau pauvre

    2 vote(s)
    1.8%
  6. notwithit

    5 vote(s)
    4.5%
  7. diniro

    53 vote(s)
    47.3%
  8. caseyfud

    3 vote(s)
    2.7%
  9. lorcan7

    23 vote(s)
    20.5%
  10. kgfan5

    46 vote(s)
    41.1%
  11. benesyed

    4 vote(s)
    3.6%
  12. el bert

    14 vote(s)
    12.5%
  13. dlester

    5 vote(s)
    4.5%
  14. auximenes

    8 vote(s)
    7.1%
  15. rais

    11 vote(s)
    9.8%
  16. size 38r

    6 vote(s)
    5.4%
  17. in stitches

    19 vote(s)
    17.0%
  18. snowmanxl

    40 vote(s)
    35.7%
  19. lxh

    8 vote(s)
    7.1%
  20. synthese

    25 vote(s)
    22.3%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. ghostface

    ghostface Senior member

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    new year, new challenge*. the theme is MILITARISM. interpret as liberally as you'd like. so much of men's fashion has been adapted from military wear: you could reference the ww1 colonel with tall leather boots, the pilot with the oversized ma-1, the guerrilla fighting against techno-fascist big brother in the year 2099, or the 5th century nomadic marauder. the challenge ends at midnight est on sunday, january 19th (i.e., just before it becomes monday). if you've got any inspiration pics to share, post them up. (*although this is listed as an sw&d challenge, everyone is encouraged to participate.) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     
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  2. spacepope

    spacepope Senior member

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    Technically posted this before the challenge but I had militarism in mind when I put all of this together.
     


  3. Ivwri

    Ivwri Senior member

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    I think I will try and participate in this challenge.

    Have a few ideas I want to try out :).
     


  4. ethanm

    ethanm Senior member

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  5. kindofyoung

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    would an old-schoolish fit with derbies qualify?

    or should I attempt something postapocalyptic/futuristic instead?

    and I'm assuming you can only submit one fit, correct?
     


  6. Lionheart Biker

    Lionheart Biker Senior member

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    You can mix militarism with post apocalypsis, kinda what spope did it up there. Or like sam worthington´s character on "Terminator Salvation"

    [​IMG]
     


  7. ghostface

    ghostface Senior member

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    whoa. you definitely win best backdrop. what's the context here?
    i can't tell just from that description. are you thinking of something formal/officer-ish?
    i think that's probably best. or maybe post several but indicate which one of them you want to be used in the final poll.
     
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  8. ethanm

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    That was while I was deployed doing an ammo burn in the desert. That pit was the size of about two tractor trailers and ~3 feet high. Mostly HE 50 cal, 7.62, 9mm and 12 Stingers I think. I figured you guys might want some modern military inspiration!
     
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  9. Hayward

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    [​IMG]
     
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  10. Ken P

    Ken P Senior member

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    Some Inspiration (mostly rebuild by needles)
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  11. 1969

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    Swedes must sit this one out.
     


  12. 1969

    1969 Senior member

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    Thread reminded me to look back at Unused...they always have a couple of military pieces styled in their familiar hippie-pitti meets middle eastern skateboarder way.

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  13. el Bert

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    This model is everywhere!!!
     


  15. el Bert

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    Didn't know I ain't into dudes
     


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