WAYWRN: Classic Menswear, Casual Style

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

  1. acridsheep

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    Nice shoes. What are they?
     


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    Rob - everything is a bit too similar in hue. I really like everything you are wearing, especially the shirt, but not together.
     


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    Vneck sweater and swap color/pattern of tie and shirt. I'm guessing the contrast is a bit higher than the photo shows, and though most guys are yelling washed out (which is valid for people with melanin) I like the light grey/beige/blue look.
     


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    Hm...do you pay one of the kids in your class to take pictures of you?
     


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    NYR, I've never understood why you often roll up your trousers twice--the 2 inch (+?) cuff is your aesthetic choice (depends on your height, whether I agree with it or not)--why not get them cuffed properly at a tailors? IMO, it'd look much nicer! :)
     
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    My guess is that Rob likes the rolled cuff on the Epaulets...
     


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    IDK, it just looks like your trousers are too long, and it makes the cuff really heavy; therefore, pulling it down, and denting the trouser legs in (ruining the natural break), if that made any sense at all! :p But, hay, opinions spinions! :)
     
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    I agree with your opinion-spinion. Actually, though, I do the same thing with a lot of my casual pants. My excuse: too lazy to go to the tailor. :D
     
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    Thanks for the feedback guys...does seem a bit washed out on top, irl not as drastic.

    Cuff is just a byproduct of laziness and wanting to wear and wash a few times before a trip to the tailor...

    Wife is the art teacher, she takes the pics.
     


  10. TauKappaEpsilon

    TauKappaEpsilon Senior member

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    Shirt by Brooks Brothers
    Tie by J. Press (off white grenadine)
    Tie bar by TheTieBar.com
    Pants by Ralph Lauren
    Shoes by Ralph Lauren

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    I think that steel I-beam needs to be hemmed. That full break is not working for him.
     
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    Backsliding, TKE. Dark shirts like that are challenging to pair with ties, and that combo doesn't work, IMO.
     


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    That would have been a fine casual look without the tie and the tie bar, which belong in a more formal fit. Also, the more white in a tie, the harder it is to pull them off.
     


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