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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by dressed2kill, May 22, 2006.

  1. odoreater

    odoreater Senior member

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    Maybe I missed something, but, what are you getting dressed up for? The office? A night on the town? The Valentine Day's massacre?
     


  2. stach

    stach Senior member

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    I can understand your wanting to wear a hat, but that particular hat is just not working. What is your neck size? The crown is too high by about 20%, and you could use a smaller brim as well. Back when hats were mandatory, men took their own head shape into account and worked with that scale as well as fitting into the current trends.
     


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    darck Well-Known Member

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    A great look! It takes a lot of guts to post such a photo here. I wish I'd looked as cool when I was 19 [​IMG]

    Love the hat, but as others have said, it does look a little too big.
     


  4. tiger02

    tiger02 Militarist

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    one think is for sure I need to work on my tie shirt combo's. Now that I look at it there are to many geometric shapes and lines. Next time My shirt wont have any patterns that clash with the tie.

    I'd go the other way, personally. More color, less monochrome. Nothing wrong with mixing patterns.

    Also, on the DB thing: think what you want, but most criticism was confined to fit. This one seems to fit a little bit better but it's hard to tell with hands in pockets. DB fit has to be perfect, or they look...well, like everything people said.

    Tom
     


  5. Violinist

    Violinist Senior member

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    First off yes the tie is too long. I cant believe im wearing single breasted suit. I made sure the pocket square did not clash with tie(windsor) and the cuffs were fixed although you can not see. I like what I've done. By the way what ever you say about the hat it stays. Thanks for the help on the last one so I look forward to seeing if you think its better. And less steriotypical to say the least.


    [​IMG]


    You could improve the tie knot, and the hat makes you look like a 1930s Chicago mobster charicature... maybe that's what you're going for.
     


  6. Matt

    Matt [email protected]

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    are these vintage suits?
     


  7. acidboy

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    though you are in the right sartorial direction (and kudos for turning your back on the amjack-a&f-fliflop look that is so popular in your age bracket!), you have to realize the fedora looks big on you, and the suit could use some adjustments. you look like someone less than 19 years of age. go for a slimmer cut suit. or you'll end up looking like scott baio... [​IMG]
     


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    mrpologuy Senior member

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    Welcome aboard and you look great. I am sure you know by now the members on here are very nice and have a wealth of knowledge and are always willing to help. They have helped me out several times.
     


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    globetrotter Senior member

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    the suits look great. the hat looks like a clown suit. if you keep wearing that hat, no matter how well the suit fits, you will look silly.
     


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    Where's the tommy gun? At least the hat is sending that message. The suit looks sharp.
     


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    Looks good. But unless you've got a real reason of wearing it, it's just costume. No offense.
     


  12. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    This will sound stupid coming from someone on this forum but you should not dress that way, period, unless for a night out. It's inappropriate for most jobs so I wouldn't recomend it for a job either, unless you work in Johnny Cochran's office. You are a 19 year old dressing like a 40 year old. You are probably equally aged in other parts of your life. While I admire your sartorial maturity, my advice is to act your age and have some fun. Soon enough you'll have more responsiblity than you can shake a stick at and the opportunity to dress as serious as you like. If you are in college, you must stand out like a sore thumb, which can't help you socially. The hat looks ridiculous due to it's large size and your small body. Unless I read incorrectly, why would you dress this way regularly? I am older than you and could never imagine going to the movies or a casual restaurant or hanging out with friends dressed as you are. For Gods sake, you don't even have peach fuzz on your face yet. Enjoy your age and the go out and due the dumb things that we do when we are teenagers and later regret. If you insist on outdressing your peers (which I am not against), there are wonderful casual clothes (sportjackets, trim fitting pants which would suit you fine, v-necks, tailored shirts; jantzen would be great, shoes and boots etc). You look no different than the 60 year old Abercrombie CEO wearing torn jeans and flip flops, there are appropriate ways for older gentlemen to look young and younger gentlemen to look old. Your way is inappropiate, you look like a Soprano's recreator.
     


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    This will sound stupid coming from someone on this forum but you should not dress that way, period, unless for a night out. It's inappropriate for most jobs so I wouldn't recomend it for a job either, unless you work in Johnny Cochran's office. You are a 19 year old dressing like a 40 year old. You are probably equally aged in other parts of your life. While I admire your sartorial maturity, my advice is to act your age and have some fun. Soon enough you'll have more responsiblity than you can shake a stick at and the opportunity to dress as serious as you like. If you are in college, you must stand out like a sore thumb, which can't help you socially. The hat looks ridiculous due to it's large size and your small body. Unless I read incorrectly, why would you dress this way regularly? I am older than you and could never imagine going to the movies or a casual restaurant or hanging out with friends dressed as you are. For Gods sake, you don't even have peach fuzz on your face yet. Enjoy your age and the go out and due the dumb things that we do when we are teenagers and later regret. If you insist on outdressing your peers (which I am not against), there are wonderful casual clothes (sportjackets, trim fitting pants which would suit you fine, v-necks, tailored shirts; jantzen would be great, shoes and boots etc). You look no different than the 60 year old Abercrombie CEO wearing torn jeans and flip flops, there are appropriate ways for older gentlemen to look young and younger gentlemen to look old. Your way is inappropiate, you look like a Soprano's recreator.

    Get rid of the hat, and what's the problem? It's just a regular old suit and tie.
     


  14. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    Get rid of the hat, and what's the problem? It's just a regular old suit and tie.

    Well, the hat is the centerpoint. Also, he mentioned he dresses like this everyday (if I am mistaken, please correct me). Think about what you were doing at 19 day in and day out and think about doing those things wearing a fedora and both SB and DB suits and contrast collar shirts.
     


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    Well, the hat is the centerpoint. Also, he mentioned he dresses like this everyday (if I am mistaken, please correct me). Think about what you were doing at 19 day in and day out and think about doing those things wearing a fedora and both SB and DB suits and contrast collar shirts.

    I have to agree with edmorel. Even if it's just the suit, worn everyday without a reason at 19, while everyone around is wearing tees and jeans, is weird. We dont live in the 30s and alcohol isnt illegal anymore. Btw, I cant even think of a club you can go to in this that wouldnt look weird.

    Coming from another 19 year old, I appreciate your effort to dress nicely, Enyce jeans 8 sizes too large with timberlands are ugly. But you gotta start small, like edmorel suggested.
     


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