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WAYWRN: Classic Menswear, Casual Style

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



  1. I am DIL

    I am DIL Distinguished Member

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    Not awful, but not awesome. Is that jacket half of a suit, by any chance, or did you buy it on its lonesome? It fits pretty well -- I'm just not sure about the stripes.

    Jeans and watch are cool though.
     
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    Thanks for the feedback! I was looking at Ian Velardi's look book and the jacket seems to be featured in the same way. Perhaps the shorter look is not right for me!
     


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    I like it a lot... even if it is an orphan jacket. This is "jeans and jacket" done right if you ask me... :nodding:
     


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    Not a fan of the suit jacket paired with denim but the look is good
     


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    It's a pretty dominant trend -- even great designers like Velardi are tacking onto it. It's not a bad thing, but in the long term, the look won't age well.
     


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    Fuuma linked to another pic of the boots... do you get a Merrell vibe from all plaintoe boots? :confused:
     
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    I don't get what the fuck SB is on about. The boots are cool. The whole outfit is pretty damn good.

    It's just Fuuma's soul patch that's concerning.
     
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    Agree. I suppose if I don't love it, I shouldn't be spending on it (even if I would receive 20 off).
    Who might you recommend? The shoulders of this coat fit me perfectly (I have an 11 inch drop). I am still trying to find an otr fit that works for me.
    Appreciate the honest feedback!
     


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    I tucked the tie in because I had to lean forward while taking the picture.
    Do you consider mixing silver watch and -beltbuckle with brass jacket buttons faux pas?
     


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    I tend to stay away from brass buttons altogether

    That said, I like the look here... are those wholecuts your'e wearing?
     


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    You could use a slimmer shirt, especially in the sleeves.

    No. Great ensemble. Not terribly casual, though. :)
     


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    Thank you guys for comments. This jacket is really part of suit. I know the rules but sometimes it's good to break some of them :)
     


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    One step closer to rocking graphic tees, destroyed denim and baller high tops :slayer:
     


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    On reflection, I agree, though loose clothes in the summer have something to recommend them.


    You obviously have a pronounced taste for irony :satisfied:.
     


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