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Voxsartoria's Weekly WAYWRN Subjective and Totally Unfair Digest

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

  1. gnatty8

    gnatty8 Senior member

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    What more can I ask.

    Perhaps I'll start a thread about my fits, one intended to draw constructive criticism and the odd "well done"..
     
  2. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Senior member

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    Vox

    First, excellent effort this cycle. These are some of the most enjoyable posts on SF. Thank you for the work involved. You've (once again) captured the pulsatile whims of an actively engaged community.

    To your challenge:

    As one who has often sat back and watched the posts roll away, I've been intrigued by the dynamics. This forum has seen a variety of posts: stylistic endeavors, freshman attempts (mine included), quirky responses and home runs. PG consistently bats 1000.

    Secondly, I believe one of PG's components of success lies in his constant reinvention. Rarely, have I seen one do so much in a short period. I frequently find myself in a "fit rut." PG takes one suit and successfully creates eighteen unique looks. Each appears fresh with a certain panache. His photography is dynamic with spot on exposure (perhaps one day he'll tell us how many shots he deletes). Moreover, the gentle placement of lifestyle shots within his posts leaves me (perhaps others hungering for more. I've never been a big noodle fan but....Laundry? Maybe I could look great doing it? Dinner with Red? We should all be so lucky.

    As to the question of his limited palate success. I have no idea. Certainly, my attempts to replicate it would fail. But what the hell I'm going to try it anyway. Perhaps this is the Guido mystic?


    KT, you are probably one of the kindest people here. I'm grateful that you take care of kids, but you can still smash up bone.

    Do you know what you need? A great bespoke tailor. You can afford it, and you don't need many pieces.

    Think about it. My default between-the-oceans-guy is Despos, only because his statements cannot be faulted.

    Try it out: (1) patterned blue suit, (2) blue odd jacket, (3) brown tweed jacket, (4) something blue or tan in worsted cashmere.


    - B
     
  3. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Senior member

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    What more can I ask.

    Perhaps I'll start a thread about my fits, one intended to draw constructive criticism and the odd "well done"..


    Two words: bespoke tailor.

    Start with a couple odd jackets.


    - B
     
  4. gnatty8

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    Two words: bespoke tailor.

    Start with a couple odd jackets.


    - B


    Honestly? No interest, and even less patience.. Getting my haircut is one of the most dreaded of all days for me, since I hate sitting still for a half hour. I compensate by keeping my hair longer than I should.. It's a character flaw of mine, but I need things NOW!
     
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    Honestly? No interest, and even less patience.. Getting my haircut is one of the most dreaded of all days for me, since I hate sitting still for a half hour. I compensate by keeping my hair longer than I should.. It's a character flaw of mine, but I need things NOW!
    I think its the shoulders on those suits, they always look bumpy and too big. You're always well put together, and of course the shoes are great. Do you have any jackets with natural shoulders, and only a light structure?
     
  6. gnatty8

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    I think its the shoulders on those suits, they always look bumpy and too big. You're always well put together, and of course the shoes are great.

    My shoulders are bumpy and too big, they look like that in shirts.. [​IMG]
     
  7. SkinnyGoomba

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    it looks like the shoulder pad is hanging past your shoulder a bit
     
  8. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Senior member

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    Honestly? No interest, and even less patience.. Getting my haircut is one of the most dreaded of all days for me, since I hate sitting still for a half hour. I compensate by keeping my hair longer than I should.. It's a character flaw of mine, but I need things NOW!

    If you have patience to post here and read things, you have patience to have bees make a honeycomb around your body while you are awake.


    - B
     
  9. gnatty8

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    If you have patience to post here and read things, you have patience to have bees make a honeycomb around your body while you are awake.


    - B


    That's just it.. Besides posting in MC, I am even starting to get bored posting here altogether. Actually excluding this past week, I was rarely even doing that anymore. Too many asshats here who could stand to look in the fucking mirror themselves, [​IMG]
     
  10. SkinnyGoomba

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    Just some criticism, geeze.
     
  11. voxsartoria

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    That's just it.. Besides posting in MC, I am even starting to get bored posting here altogether. Actually excluding this past week, I was rarely even doing that anymore. Too many asshats here who could stand to look in the fucking mirror themselves, [​IMG]

    Up your sartorial game, my Vass-wearing, M3-driving friend.

    Seriously: your boredom means only one thing.

    Escalation.


    - B
     
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    Thank you. If only I could spell mystique. Are there any good motorcycle roads in IN?
     
  13. gnatty8

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    Up your sartorial game, my Vass-wearing, M3-driving friend.

    Seriously: your boredom means only one thing.

    Escalation.


    - B


    lol, no B, I am afraid not, I think it means.. boredom.. In all seriousness, there are times I feel I just have a bad eye for clothes, because I find myself wondering if I am looking at the same fits that generate endless "bravos" and "superbs".. There are some truly fantastic dressers here, iammatt, yfyf, yourself, foof, edmorel, PG, neo, but from time to time, I just find myself thinking I am just out of touch for not appreciating fits that seem to generate raves.. Maybe I am too old for this message board shit..
     
  14. voxsartoria

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    lol, no B, I am afraid not, I think it means.. boredom.. In all seriousness, there are times I feel I just have a bad eye for clothes, because I find myself wondering if I am looking at the same fits that generate endless "bravos" and "superbs".. There are some truly fantastic dressers here, iammatt, yfyf, yourself, foof, edmorel, PG, neo, but from time to time, I just find myself thinking I am just out of touch for not appreciating fits that seem to generate raves.. Maybe I am too old for this message board shit..

    Absolutely not.

    Listen to me: if there was ever a man who was made to benefit from a great bespoke tailor, it is you. RTW serves you inadequately.

    Plus, while you think you might be bored, you're not. Your interest in clothes will never be expiated.


    - B
     
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    lol, no B, I am afraid not, I think it means.. boredom.. In all seriousness, there are times I feel I just have a bad eye for clothes, because I find myself wondering if I am looking at the same fits that generate endless "bravos" and "superbs".. There are some truly fantastic dressers here, iammatt, yfyf, yourself, foof, edmorel, PG, neo, but from time to time, I just find myself thinking I am just out of touch for not appreciating fits that seem to generate raves.. Maybe I am too old for this message board shit..

    Don't sell yourself short, and don't make a going away post if you're not going away. Lessons from Mr. Moo.
     
  16. gnatty8

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    Don't sell yourself short, and don't make a going away post if you're not going away. Lessons from Mr. Moo.

    Uh, I am not making a going away post, as I post in CE from time to time on the rare occasion I see an intelligent debate going on. Just observing that I have noticed my posting going way down, and I think it's just boredom, being too busy at work, and then the fucking nitpickers who miss the forest for the trees, amidst their own B&S accroutements..
     
  17. Artisan Fan

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    Wow, you can go hang gliding with those lapels!!!!

    [​IMG]
     
  18. gnatty8

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    Absolutely not.

    Listen to me: if there was ever a man who was made to benefit from a great bespoke tailor, it is you. RTW serves you inadequately.

    Plus, while you think you might be bored, you're not. Your interest in clothes will never be expiated.


    - B


    lol, never.. I've been there.. I derive no pleasure and plenty of discomfort from the experience.. Besides, maybe the khaki/french blue corps in IT know something we don't?
     
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    Uh, I am not making a going away post, as I post in CE from time to time on the rare occasion I see an intelligent debate going on. Just observing that I have noticed my posting going way down, and I think it's just boredom, being too busy at work, and then the fucking nitpickers who miss the forest for the trees, amidst their own B&S accroutements..

    Don't go away gnatty. I need someone to talk VAR with. [​IMG]
     
  20. voxsartoria

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    lol, never.. I've been there.. I derive no pleasure and plenty of discomfort from the experience.. Besides, maybe the khaki/french blue corps in IT know something we don't?

    Arrrgh!

    Don't make me fly my guy into the Clermont...


    - B
     

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