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What do you get most complimented on?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by dreamtripper, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. mic

    mic Senior Member

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    Width rather than length.













    Oh, and bow ties.
     


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    mktitsworth Distinguished Member

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    Terre d'Hermes cologne
     


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    NotoriousMarquis Senior Member

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    My stetson, my knit ties, or my herringbone corneliani jacket.
     


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    emmanuel Distinguished Member

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    my j m weston captoes. Simple but the last is gorgeous. I think that is what people notice because I swear they are very simple and am suprised people even notice them.
     


  6. Thanks SF (a new me)

    Thanks SF (a new me) Distinguished Member

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    my ca. 1985 Barbour Jacket.....
    but the other day, couple of guys @ work making fun of my C&J Welbourne as oldish (I'm not that old, trust me [​IMG] ); then asking if they are being sold at Macy's... WTF oh well..
     


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    The compliments I get always seem to be either for a bright tie (fuchsia, green, etc) or if I'm wearing a white shirt/navy suit ("Wow, someone looks sharp today!" that kind of thing). Always from women, which is great

    J
     


  8. Gus

    Gus Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Probably my shoes. It used to be pocket squares 10 years ago, but then everybody started wearing them.......
     


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    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Probably my shoes. It used to be pocket squares 10 years ago, but then everybody started wearing them.......

    It was hard to resist your trendsetting white linen TV fold. [​IMG]
     


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    Burberry London Black Peacoat. I've literally had about 12 people compliment me on it. It's all about the fit.
     


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    Ironically: usually my cheapest ties or shoes
     


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    JayJay Stylish Dinosaur

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    My shoes and suits.
     


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    Usually my sport coats, cuff links, or knit ties. Sometimes, when I wear an adventurous shirt (because I mostly only wear light blue and white). And lately, the size of my tie knots. It's as if the world forgot the FIH existed and only wears fat and ugly knots. And oh, the fact that my shoes are always well polished.
     


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    Relatively cheap Aldo boots (every day that I wear them).
    Also a BCBG tie from Macy's selling for $12.

    Better to be complimented on a whole look than an item. "You look sharp" when wearing stuff that fits right.

    I'm interested to know which Kenneth Cole watch from the previous post. I think non-luxury items do the trick in the general public as long as they look right and the quality control is enough that they last for years.
    About time they made a poor mans watch thread.
     


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