Sweater, dress shirt and tie (sans jacket)?

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  1. josepidal

    josepidal Senior member

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    I'm watching the Ohio-Florida game right now and watching the Buckeyes get creamed. I was just wondering what you guys thought about dress shirt, tie and sweater sans jacket, as exhibited by Ohio's head coach in the sweater vest.

    If you like it, when do you like this look and how do you pull it off?
     


  2. Connemara

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

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    Some call it ultra-dorky, but I disagree. I like the look.
     


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    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    Some call it ultra-dorky, but I disagree. I like the look.
    +1. I do it often.
     


  4. Nantucket Red

    Nantucket Red "Mr. Fashionista"

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    I basically grew up with this look. It's a good way to dress up and dress down at the same time.
     


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    Dan- Well-Known Member

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    Some call it ultra-dorky, but I disagree. I like the look.
    But to avoid dorkiness, the sweater must be fitted. No shapeless sacks.
     


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    odoreater Senior member

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    Some call it ultra-dorky


    Count me in this group.
     


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    allcapitan Senior member

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    How about foregoing the tie as well? Is that a good look? Any models of this?
     


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    phooi Senior member

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    I've been doing this alot since the weather allows for it. The key is to make sure your sweaters are fitted and not too blousy. I like to mix up with a nice print or contrasting colors between shirt & sweater. I also wear it with a nice pair of jeans and shoes so it doesn't look too "old school". The master at pulling this off is Get Smart. You should check him out on WAYWN in the Streetwear forum.
     


  9. Get Smart

    Get Smart Don't Crink

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    I can't believe there's any question about the wearability of one of the most basic, classic looks....[​IMG] [​IMG] phooi, just saw your post....haha thanks for the mention!
     


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    odoreater Senior member

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    How about foregoing the tie as well? Is that a good look? Any models of this?

    Dress shirt with a sweater over is an awesome look, especially when done well (fitted sweater, appropriate shird underneath, etc.). But, throw a tie into the mix and you look like a big dork in my opinion. I suppose that the look could possibly be done (if anyone can pull it off, it's Jason, though I've noticed that in most of his looks he doesn't have a tie on when wearing a sweater/dress shirt combo), but most of the time it makes you look either like a dork or like you're too uptight.
     


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    Dragon Senior member

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    I do it without a tie, but I don`t mind seeing it done with a tie on other men.
     


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    Toiletduck Senior member

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    I like this look. I'm actually sporting this look right now.

    I definitely prefer this look to the whole she-bang (w/ jacket on) which is really the one that I find dorky looking
     


  13. josepidal

    josepidal Senior member

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    The master at pulling this off is Get Smart. You should check him out on WAYWN in the Streetwear forum.
    Link? That's a pretty long thread.

    Also, when does this look work best?
     


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    Come to think of it, I've seen this exact look done in fashion mag ads every once in a while. The thing is, everything is slim fitting: the shirt, the sweater, a slim tie, and flat front pants. It looked pretty pulled together. Of course, if everything billows out, forget about it. Capitan
    Dress shirt with a sweater over is an awesome look, especially when done well (fitted sweater, appropriate shird underneath, etc.). But, throw a tie into the mix and you look like a big dork in my opinion. I suppose that the look could possibly be done (if anyone can pull it off, it's Jason, though I've noticed that in most of his looks he doesn't have a tie on when wearing a sweater/dress shirt combo), but most of the time it makes you look either like a dork or like you're too uptight.
     


  15. Nantucket Red

    Nantucket Red "Mr. Fashionista"

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    Come to think of it, I've seen this exact look done in fashion mag ads every once in a while. The thing is, everything is slim fitting: the shirt, the sweater, a slim tie, and flat front pants. It looked pretty pulled together. Of course, if everything billows out, forget about it.

    Capitan


    Also, I'd wear a v-neck with a button-down oxford rather than a crew-neck with the collar tips worn outside the sweater. I think the latter looks dorky.
     


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