[Update 24.03] Epaulettes, yes or no?

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  1. clapeyron

    clapeyron Senior member

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    I'm having a raging boner for this shirt:

    [​IMG][​IMG]

    http://www.ralphlauren.com/product/index.jsp?productId=11754750

    ...in white, to be worn with casual wingtips and navy wool slacks/chinos. The French brown one looks good, too though. Haven't decided yet.

    But from what I've gathered epaulettes are pretty much universally hated and are somewhat comparable to the square toed shoe.

    Either way I will cop and then I might remove the epaulettes or leave them.

    What does SF think? Epaulettes yes or no?
     
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  2. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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  3. cioni2k

    cioni2k Senior member

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    I don't like them but it IS the style of that shirt. I think its fine.
     


  4. Flyswatter

    Flyswatter Senior member

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    No epaulettes unless you're a pilot. Otherwise, they make the wearer look like a tool.
     


  5. habanos

    habanos Senior member

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    What is up with the military theme? If you want to wear a uniform just join the armed forces and they will give you the clothes for free. We are here to dress as dandys and fine gentelman not militants.
     


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    erk Senior member

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    I'm sorry to be the one to break it to you, but, you have a raging boner because... you're gay.
     


  7. KObalto

    KObalto Senior member

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    Wright's gonna be pissed. This was going to be his next thread.
     


  8. clapeyron

    clapeyron Senior member

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    I do recall having an erection when I bought my last pair of shellys... you might be on to something there...
     


  9. cbbuff

    cbbuff Senior member

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    :rotflmao:
     


  10. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    Saw the title, thought this was going to be another Wright or Reevolving dumb threak.

    Yeh epaulettes on shirts are OK IMO, especially if the shirt has two breast pockets.
     
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  11. comrade

    comrade Senior member

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    Another uniform option is to become a Manhattan Doorman:

    http://snappedshot.com/ghost/nd8
     


  12. phoenixrecon

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    Military actually have to buy all their clothing. They do get a budget but it hardly covers the cost.
     


  13. Melvin Udall

    Melvin Udall Well-Known Member

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    Even ugly stuff can look nice in the RL campaign....
     


  14. clapeyron

    clapeyron Senior member

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    why do people wear leather jackets? why don't they just join a biker gang...?

    shirt is copped and I will pull it off so hard man, you'll instantly sew some epauloops on your 1MX express shirts, bruh.
     


  15. clapeyron

    clapeyron Senior member

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    [Update]

    Against your advice and my better judgement...here it goes:

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