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Velvet Pants. Yea or Nay?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Soph, Sep 13, 2006.

  1. Soph

    Soph Distinguished Member

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    If yea, what colors?

    If Nay, why?
     


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    Velvet is pretty but outside of a scarf or perhaps a vest, I stay away -- just because it is so difficult to care for or clean.
     


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    yes. Dark brown is nice, slim fit.

    !luc
     


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    Nantucket Red "Mr. Fashionista"

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    chorse123 Stylish Dinosaur

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    If you have to ask...
     


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    If the chicks dig it, then I would not turn my nose up at it. But personally I would draw the line at the office, and would read the care tag before buying to be sure I could live with the maintenance.

    As for colors - black, black, and black. Maybe dark brown, or navy. Or a dark tartan pattern if I really want the attention. On second thought a red tartan would work for winter holiday evenings (assuming patterns are even an option with velvet). I could see it.
     


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    While I can't say any bad about velvet, I've not yet be tempted to get either velvet pants or a blazer. If I did I would get a nice dark color.
     


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    It kind of seems a Little Lord Fauntleroy to me...

    But if the chicks dig it [​IMG]
     


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    As for colors - black, black, and black. Maybe dark brown, or navy. Or a dark tartan pattern if I really want the attention. On second thought a red tartan would work for winter holiday evenings (assuming patterns are even an option with velvet). I could see it.
    I don't second the black comment. A black velvet is very shiny and if you want to tone it down a bit, dark brown is the way to go. I would only wear black velvet for a night out.

    !luc
     


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    I don't second the black comment. A black velvet is very shiny and if you want to tone it down a bit, dark brown is the way to go. I would only wear black velvet for a night out.
    I would only wear any color velvet for a night out, if even that.
     


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    I would only wear black velvet for a night out.

    !luc


    Actually, a night out is (for me) the main occasion for donning velvet of any color in any case. A dressy night out, that is, not a night at the tractor pull or hayride.
     


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    Absolute no-no
    unless it says "Juicy" on the back AND you're female... then you'll only look out of fashion
     


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    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    But if the chicks dig it [​IMG]

    Who said they did?

    [​IMG] (completely unneccessary use of a new smiley)
     


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    DNW Stylish Dinosaur

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    [​IMG] (completely unneccessary use of a new smiley)
    Looks like smiley's shit eating smiley. In any case, I like the idea of wearing velvet pants for shock value. Otherwise, I'd feel too much like a moving couch.
     


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