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WAYWRN: Classic Menswear, Casual Style

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

  1. ethanm

    ethanm Stylish Dinosaur

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    ^He posted that it's J Crew.

    I don't know if you've looked at SW&D recently but they have guys wearing skirts over there. I don't know where that fits in that conversation but, unless you're in traditional Scottish garb, men should not be wearing or encouraging others to wear skirts.
     
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  2. Kid Nickels

    Kid Nickels Distinguished Member

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    maybe it's a sarong and maybe he's on his way to Fiji. :lol:
     


  3. noob in 89

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    crosspoast....casual baseline, ie total chino comfort zone.
     
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  4. james_timothy

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    Guys in skirts in MC was done in 2009. We did it first. So, I don't think that fits in the conversation.
     
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  5. Fuuma

    Fuuma Franchouillard Modasse

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    Why? Try a non-tautological argument...
     


  6. Kid Nickels

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    touche... he's got you there! :nodding:
     


  7. ethanm

    ethanm Stylish Dinosaur

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    Pointing out logical fallacies or rhetorical mistakes is not an intelligent way to argue. In any case, skirts are for women. A man wearing a skirt is going to draw mostly negative attention. People should not encourage others to do things that will attract mostly negative attention. So now you're going to tell me about expression and your designer friends?
     
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  8. Kid Nickels

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    unless of course you are on a beach in Fiji....when in Rome (Fiji)...
     


  9. Fuuma

    Fuuma Franchouillard Modasse

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    Can you conceive of a milieu where it would attract positive attention or at least no negative one or where the positive attention would come from a minority you want to attract? Or can you conceive of wanting to dress for something else beside social optimization? If you answer yes to one of those sentences then maybe it is not a good idea to present your opinion as something that can be made into an universal pronouncement. For the record I don't wear skirts but in some cases it works well with an outfit+crowd.

    ps: regarding the non-tautological argument I merely wanted to avoid having some cretin say something that basically amounted to "you can't wear skirts because the rules say so!"
     
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  10. ethanm

    ethanm Stylish Dinosaur

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    I can conceive of a minority that would approve of skirt-wearing men but it's not one I would ever want approval from and no. These views are obviously a result of my upbringing and military brainwashing [​IMG][​IMG]
     


  11. Fuuma

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    I would not advise people to wear skirts if they wanted to go for MC casual anyway but I mean, a know a bunch of guys who sometimes wear skirts and it fits. I'd say roughly half of them are not gay (so greater % of homosexuals than in av. pop but nothing amounting to a majority) and roughly 75% of them work in fashion or related areas (so much higher than av. pop). Just FYI, once again it isn't MC casual but it can work in some social contexts if you care deeply about such things. The ones that pull it off aesthetically speaking (IMHO) are usually Asian, not sure exactly why.
     


  12. Kid Nickels

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    Just had to pop round to the shop to sort some stuff for my ASSistant manager so just staying warm and hopefully lookin good.

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    Missing from the picture are my every-day shoes, the beeswax clark's desert boot.
     


  14. Parker

    Parker Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    I think a sarong can look cool in a super casual context. I wear one at the beach sometimes. A friend of mine wore a kilt for a new years party. He looked great. And he's kinda of a burly dude.
     


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    Rambo Stylish Dinosaur

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    This is way too matchy matchy for me.
     


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