Voxsartoria's Weekly WAYWRN Subjective and Totally Unfair Digest

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by voxsartoria, Feb 13, 2009.

  1. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    No I didn't.

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    I was hoping for a better comeback than that. As it is, I may as well not have bothered.
     
  2. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    I was hoping for a better comeback than that. As it is, I may as well not have bothered.

    All that I have to offer you is no-homo love.


    - B
     
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    gnatty8 Senior member

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    I am trying to figure out your criteria.. There are some extreme inconsistencies in what you include, so that is a very, very difficult task.. [​IMG]
     
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    yachtie Senior member

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    Will looks really good in my suit, doesn't he. [​IMG]
     
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    ManofKent Senior member

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    I am trying to figure out your criteria.. There are some extreme inconsistencies in what you include, so that is a very, very difficult task.. [​IMG]

    I think the 'Subjective and Totally Unfair' sums it up nicely [​IMG]

    it gives a good flavour of the week and always enjoy looking at through even if there are pictures I'd have included excluded and vice-versa.
     
  6. TC (Houston)

    TC (Houston) Senior member

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    I think the 'Subjective and Totally Unfair' sums it up nicely [​IMG]

    it gives a good flavour of the week and always enjoy looking at through even if there are pictures I'd have included excluded and vice-versa.


    +1. I look at the thread a couple times a day and still there are things included in the digest that I've missed completely.
     
  7. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    I am trying to figure out your criteria.. There are some extreme inconsistencies in what you include, so that is a very, very difficult task.. [​IMG]

    It is a digest of some of the things that I find interesting in WAYWRN.

    It is skewed to what is good or thought provoking. It is biased toward a weekly theme that I never really discuss. It excludes the most entertaining worst which I save for the monthly report...and the plain old worst which lacks any entertainment value.

    I also try to give some weight to what I percieve to be the wearer's tastes and intent, rather than it being a personal reaction to what I like or dislike, or what I would wear or not. In other words, this is not the type of digest that might be created by someone who sees their personal taste encompassing the entire universe of what looks good.

    How's that?

    And of course, I'm not in it, which is a relief to many.


    - B
     
  8. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    I am trying to figure out your criteria.. There are some extreme inconsistencies in what you include, so that is a very, very difficult task.. [​IMG]

    It's what Bill likes.
     
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    Will looks really good in my suit, doesn't he. [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    Bill, I'm surprised you didn't include my Borrelli supercoat in the Monthly Looks Gone Wrong post last month. Not because I think it's bad (I love it and wear it) but because of the overall negative opinion here (including yours).
     
  11. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    Bill, I'm surprised you didn't include my Borrelli supercoat in the Monthly Looks Gone Wrong post last month. Not because I think it's bad (I love it and wear it) but because of the overall negative opinion here (including yours).

    That's because it achieved an iconic status on its own, requiring no recapitulation from the monthly column.

    - B
     
  12. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    That's because it achieved an iconic status on its own, requiring no recapitulation from the monthly column.

    - B


    So it was bigger than the column? Most excellent.
     
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    voxsartoria Goon member

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    So it was bigger than the column? Most excellent.

    What made it iconic was not you alone, but all of you.

    It had everything:

    1. Handsewn vs. machine sewn.

    2. Structured vs. unstructured.

    3. Good Borrelli vs. bad Borrelli.

    4. Shopping for RTW at bespoke prices vs. shopping for RTW that no one would buy except as a post-season bargain.

    5. The rights of the physically imperfect vs. expectations of the transformative power of clothing.

    6. The superficial snark vs. the emotion of ownership.

    7. Reason vs. passion.

    I think I might script it for a straight to DVD production.


    - B
     
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    So it was bigger than the column? Most excellent.

    In that regard, you have truly risen above the rest of us small-timers.
     
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    voxsartoria Goon member

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    In that regard, you have truly risen above the rest of us small-timers.

    It's really heart-wrenching, but in a good way, when they leave the nest.


    - B
     

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