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What do you do when girls ask you...

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by MilanoStyle, Apr 3, 2005.

  1. MilanoStyle

    MilanoStyle Senior member

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    I was out this Friday night to a trendy part of Toronto. I was wearing Hugo Boss baldessarini black lamb skin blazer, hugo boss casual metal pin stripe dress shirt, nudie jean, and black Cole-hann tapered loafer. As I was walking, a girl spot me, approached me, and said, "I love your outfit. You must got it from Banana Republic didn't you? I love that store .. blah .." I responded, "No. I buy everything from Walmart" and I moved on. If the girl was HB9+ then I would stick around with her, but she was not [​IMG] Anyways, for the situation like this, how would you guys handle it? I do not like to tell people what I wear in person, since that would sound like I'm showing off.
     
  2. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Moderator

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    Just smile and say thanks. Who cares if she doesn't know that much about men's fashion? Obviously, she was paying you a compliment. You could have at least made some small talk - and if, in the conversation, you mentioned offhand how you were breaking in your Nudies, she might even have been impressed by your interest. Just don't mention how much you paid and what the brands are. I don't know any quality woman who is impressed by that line. If you talk about how great your car is, and she is impressed because it is expensive and prestigious, run away quickly.
     
  3. Roy

    Roy Senior member

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    That is how I react as well. It's a compliment, so learn to receive compliments or dress down [​IMG]
     
  4. MilanoStyle

    MilanoStyle Senior member

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    Yes, smile would be the choice if she did not assoicate my outfit with BR. But .. point taken any how.
     
  5. Sevcom

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    What they said. Use that as an opener, and talk with her for a bit. Who cares if she mentioned BR? Most women aren't up on men's fashion anyway, so they don't have much of a point of reference. Most guys don't know much about women's fashion either.

    BTW, what's HB9+?
     
  6. montecristo#4

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    LOL, that happens from time to time. It's a difficult problem to deal with. Generally your best option is to say "something like that." Mention how you like BR too and complement her on something she's wearing. Because even if she's a cow, she may have cute friends. [​IMG]
     
  7. Renault78law

    Renault78law Senior member

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    Quoted for truth
     
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    (montecristo#4 @ April 03 2005,11:28) LOL, that happens from time to time. It's a difficult problem to deal with. Generally your best option is to say "something like that." Mention how you like BR too and complement her on something she's wearing. Because even if she's a cow, she may have cute friends. [​IMG]
    Quoted for truth
    Yeah, but oftentimes this dictates that you become her friend and then she has to introduce you to them...I'm too lazy to go through that process without at least some guaranteed possibility of a positive outcome. Jon.
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    I think it means he's been reading too much alt.seduction.fast, or whatever it's called.
     
  11. MilanoStyle

    MilanoStyle Senior member

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    (Sevcom @ April 03 2005,13:15) BTW, what's HB9+?
    I think it means he's been reading too much alt.seduction.fast, or whatever it's called.
    HB = Hot Babe. I would give Tara Patrick 9 [​IMG]
     
  12. Aaron

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    I don't know what alt.seduction.fast is (I'll guess...) but I took HB9+ to mean Hot Body 9+ (on a scale of 1-10). Meaning she's getting into model hot territory.

    A.
     
  13. jmswentworth

    jmswentworth Senior member

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    So, elaborate, how was she?

    Shockingly bad or just average?
     
  14. mussel

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    There's no need to be sacarstic. Just smiles and says thanks. It's a decent and polite response regardless of her HB scale.
     
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    I would agree, but that is only becuase I have a long term relationship. I'm sure it's diff. is you are single and looking [​IMG]
     
  16. stache

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    I don't see the point of being rude to someone for fun, unless they're obviously being nasty to you. It's far better to be gracious and just move on.
     
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    Yes, but it could be argued that she was rude to him, by implying that he wore BR.
     
  18. oldskool

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    she was looking for an excuse to talk to you. it had nothing to do with fashion other than your mack opened a door.
     
  19. Carlo

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    Bravo Oldschool.

    It takes guts for anyone to make the first contact. You respond politely and if involved say "My wife picked it out".

    ...c'mon guys, be nice - remember the cold sweats before asking whatshername to the prom.

    and lets be honest, you know damned well that if asked a EHB (Extremely hot babe) you'd probably reply "Uhm, er uh well...."

    :)

    I do not miss the single life.
     
  20. Andrew V.

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    A girl once compliment my apartment by saying, "I love Pier One."
     

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