The most common sartorial mistakes the untrained make? (Scanning the room at a party)

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  1. TRINI

    TRINI Senior member

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    You guys sucking at partying if you're scoping out the men in the room for style mistakes.
     
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    Anything done with the sole purpose of looking more non-conformist (which, invariably, everyone else is doing):

    Loosened ties
    Not wearing a tie with a suit
    Untucked shirts (even worse: untucked shirts under a jacket)
    Ugly, tacky ties
    Hermes ties
    Ugly, tacky pocket squares
    Over-poofed or Angry Jester stuffed pocket squares
    Jackets that are too tight and/or too short

    However, I hate it even more when someone artlessly follows the typical iGent prescriptions (wear a pocket square, wear brown shoes, wear a knit tie, make sure you have high armholes, etc.).
     
  4. RJman

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    Anything done with the sole purpose of looking more non-conformist (which, invariably, everyone else is doing):

    Loosened ties
    Not wearing a tie with a suit
    Untucked shirts (even worse: untucked shirts under a jacket)
    Ugly, tacky ties
    Hermes ties
    Ugly, tacky pocket squares
    Over-poofed or Angry Jester stuffed pocket squares
    Jackets that are too tight and/or too short

    However, I hate it even more when someone artlessly follows the typical iGent prescriptions (wear a pocket square, wear brown shoes, wear a knit tie, make sure you have high armholes, etc.).

    You have a lot of hate in you, grasshopper.
     
  5. EZETHATSME

    EZETHATSME Senior member

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    Most of the parties I attend require rubber body suits, although leather is acceptable too.

    Actually, like the OP I'd have to say bad fit is the number one...

    EZ
     
  6. Scrumhalf

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    Suit jacket acket sleeves too long.

    +1. See this everywhere even from A list stars on the red carpet. Probably the most egregious mistake IMHO. That and lousy shoes.
     
  7. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    People just wildin' out with their dicks out gettin all crazy and shit. Freaks me out every time and happens at just about every party I attend.
     
  8. mafoofan

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    You have a lot of hate in you, grasshopper.

    But I like you, so what does that mean?
     
  9. lee_44106

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    Insecurity manifested by constantly trying to perfect the outfit:

    -tugging at the shirt sleeve to make sure there's enough showing thru the jacket
    -fussing with the pocketsquare as it has dipped too low into the pocket
    -tuggin in the bit of loosened shirt
    -adjusting the belt buckle,
    -pulling up OTC socks that's slipped a bit


    I've seen this on people forumites would consider "authority" on menswear.
     
  10. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    However, I hate it even more when someone artlessly follows the typical iGent prescriptions (wear a pocket square, wear brown shoes, wear a knit tie, make sure you have high armholes, etc.).

    You forgot,"Pointy knees."


    - B
     
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    -tugging at the shirt sleeve to make sure there's enough showing thru the jacket
    I do this [​IMG] Forgot to add pony tails while over 30 to my list
     
  12. dinted voice

    dinted voice Senior member

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    Those who use the word "sartorial." I tend to avoid these people like the plague.
     
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    Those who use the word "sartorial." I tend to avoid these people like the plague.

    Would this include the word sartoria?
     
  14. Razeus

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    People in the "What Are You Wearing..." thread who are obviously overdoing it.
     
  15. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    Would this include the word sartoria?

    God, I hate that word.


    - B
     

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