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The WAYWT Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Eason, Feb 1, 2010.

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  1. DLester

    DLester Senior member

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    that's true. but those people you are referring to don't have the extreme styling that jkissi and his buddy do. i'm talking about things like the exact same sleeve roll, pant roll, shirt tuck, bracelets, often we see them both carrying a similar leather bag., etc. while lacking the ability to execute and dress well, i think the general population can still pick up/identify those things, especially when seen in pairs.

    this had occurred to me, although I still like the look.
     
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    JKISSI Senior member

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    I hear what you're saying sq4you - we share the same influences but express differently but in rare occasions like that one we both had oxfords and chinos on - where the original post was just suppose to be chinos. From a individual looking from the outside in it would appear so - but there are items he has I wouldn't wear and vice versa it varies.

    We love to tuck everything in whether its a button up or tee and roll up trousers

    It's not like we call each other like let's both wear this! lol

    Thanks for all the good words fellas its much appreciated
     
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    ctrlaltelite Senior member

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    i think jkissi and his buddy dress really well, but dont you two feel kind of douchy walking around wearing basically the exact same style/clothes?

    i think they're representative of a larger style movement going on among urban youth in general. they have other friends i've met, though james jean is the only one whose name comes to mind, with similar tastes and their own spin on the "black dandy" aesthetic. there's also folks like ouigi the bearded man who runs brooklyn circus and the whole "sewn from the soul" project they did that hearkens back to that sense of community as a whole.
     
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    sq4you Mid-level baller

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    i think they're representative of a larger style movement going on among urban youth in general. they have other friends i've met, though james jean is the only one whose name comes to mind, with similar tastes and their own spin on the "black dandy" aesthetic. there's also folks like ouigi the bearded man who runs brooklyn circus and the whole "sewn from the soul" project they did that hearkens back to that sense of community as a whole.

    i didn't understand anything you just said.
     
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    Synthese Darth Millennial Dubiously Honored

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    i didn't understand anything you just said.

    The fact that multiple people are invested in a similar quality is more representative of an entire urban community movement, of which fashion is a part, rather than an interest specific to fashion. It's almost like a uniform, in a way.

    (JKISSI feel free to correct me if I'm wrong)
     
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    snake Senior member

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    i didn't understand anything you just said.

    I expected a google translate bar to pop down, but it never did.
     
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    ctrlaltelite Senior member

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    jkissi and trav "dressing alike" could be because they're part of a greater community of like-minded people:
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    there was a new york times article about it.
     
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    APK Senior member

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    He's saying that Josh and Trav are a microcosm of this movement happening (mostly in larger cities) centered on a reviving the dandy and modernizing it a bit. This is exemplified in some of their older blog posts that feature their friends/associates.

    In other words, they aren't looking all that out of place or conspicuous, because a lot of their contemporaries are dressing similarly.

    The Bearded Man's a real character. Some of his past outfits make Josh and Trav's look almost subdued. Real interesting guy, too:

    [​IMG]
     
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    I think it works to their favour that they dress similarly, means the aesthetics go together. It's also indicative of a good friendship, when you can see yourself in someone else and vice versa (no gay jokes plz). Whoever said it up top is right that this is more common than you might think, many close friends have similar appearances, mannerisms and tastes not by coincidence but through their friendship and hence can end up looking similiar to eachother like jkissi and his friend.
     
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    APK Senior member

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    I owe ctrlalite a Coke.
     
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    Great! Love that outfit, maybe even more without the scarf. The dotted patterns mash up with the stripes a bit too much for my taste.

    May I ask what the shorts are? I am still on the hunt for some more wearable shorts like that.

    Thanks. The shorts are YMC but two years old. They still do the same block but in different fabrics.

    I'm looking forward to grey hair.
    I hope my dick still works when i get there.

    It will.

    Berlin + Jkissi - thanks for being awesome.


    Where is JDMay btw? I need him log back on and buy my jil cardigan - it would be a match made in heaven

    Thanks!

    berlin report, that looks awesome. The scarf isn't neccessary IMO but the rest is top notch.
    Yes, the scarf issue. Its silk and really weightless. I brought it along just in case it got chilly in the evening. Its fashion week in Berlin and I'm running around the whole day.

    Berlin-probably my favorite summer fit. Ever.

    Berlin and Jkissi flawless as usual.

    Berlin and JKissi, y'all look great.
    Thank you. Much appreciated.
     
  12. KitAkira

    KitAkira Wait! Wait! I gots an opinion!

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    jkissi and trav "dressing alike" could be because they're part of a greater community of like-minded people: [​IMG] [​IMG] there was a new york times article about it.
    I believe the term you're looking for is "Black" (no racist)
     
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    Most of you guys hit it on the head for the most part what is even more interesting its a circle of friends and colleagues which keeps expanding based on our similar taste whether musically or sartorially. The New York Times article is correct which is more of a generalization of the whole kind of movement thats going on - we're all apart of this big circle of dressing well but when talking about micro circle of friends I have which are more of African American descent I find big corporations constantly asking me what would I label it as whether ''blipsters = black hipsters", "urban dandys" "black prep" sometimes frustrating - I just feel like none of us own the label just live the lifestyle . Its a lot more than the physical clothing itself but thats a whole other convo at hand lol

    Sorry for the rambling a lot on my mind lol
     
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    My friend and I have worn exactly the same shirt when out.
     
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    nakedundermyclothes Senior member

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    [​IMG]

    WWM
    Levi's STF 501 cutoffs
    Clark's DB's
     
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