WAYWRN: Classic Menswear, Casual Style

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by acecow, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. JumpinHowie

    JumpinHowie Senior member

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    Ding Ding Ding! Winner Winner Chicken Dinner.
    I love these things, You can beat the heck out of them and a quick spit shine brings them right back to a perfect shine.
     


  2. JumpinHowie

    JumpinHowie Senior member

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    Well I have to say I am not a big fan of being gang tackled, so how about another chance? This is what I changed into after church today. (If you want to see what I was wearing this morning you will need to go to the "HOF:..." thread.)
    I tried another little experiment with this look with a vest, but I think I like it way better without it.

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  3. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    It looks like there's too much sweater for the cut of that jacket. Definitely better sans vest, and I would suggest no tie as well.
     


  4. anginaprinzmetal

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    I can see what you're trying to do... As suggested above I would get rid of the sweater and the tie. Also the it seems to me the down vest should be longer sort of matching the jacket length. Finally, this is just personal preference, I think a more "technical" fabric (nylon, etc) for the vest and a darker color would look better.

    just my $ 0.02
     


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    I would ditch the vest. It never looks right to layer something over a jacket that (1) is shorter than the jacket and (2) does not have lapels. The vest look is very try-hard.
     
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    +1 to this ^. Never wear a vest like that over a jacket, it's completely incongruent. If its so cold you need that many layers then you need to rethink the whole outfit and consider a formal overcoat, trench coat etc. If its not that cold then what are you wearing it for as it's function isn't required and it adds nothing in terms of aesthetic appeal.
     


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    Liam O Senior member

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    TSB had a post a while back where he was advocating that. Its not the first time I've seen someone emulating his style... I don't really get the look he was going for either though.
     


  8. james_timothy

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    This just doesn't work- probably because none of the pieces work together to make it work. Every single item just seems wrong: like an Americana version of an Italian vision, that just can't work because Americana has a robustness that overwhelms the soft-lux that the Italian version needs to work.

    That, and I don't like the shoes, either.
     
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    ^ Rambo has gotten tired of the beer thread.
     


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    Rambo wishes he was drinking beer.
     


  12. Wheres My Key

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    I know.... collar stays!

    Anywho
    Shirt: Cambridge Classics
    Jacket: H&M
    Belt: Fossil
    Jeans: Levi's Red Line
    Shoes: Florsheim
     


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    Yeah, but not just any collar stays. These.
     


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    That's pretty cool. Kinda Star Treky. TNG of course.

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