What Is the Worst Thing You Ever Saw a Sartorial Hero Do?

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  1. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    For me, there are two.

    1) Fred Astaire pinning a button down collar

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    2) Cary Grant wearing a BD shirt with french cuffs.

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    Please don't spam this thread with pious claims that "I have no sartorial hero."
     


  2. Eustace Tilley

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    Ed Morel wearing black gunboats with khakis. [​IMG]

    In all seriousness, I'd rate Prince Michael of Kent as my sartorial hero. But even I can't forgive his notch lapel tuxedo. I'll try and find a pic.
     


  3. Manton

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    When he said that, I had this vision of seeing him on the street and my first thought was "That poor man has no idea how to dress," then I would recognize him and think "Oh dear God, he does know, what the hell is he doing?"
     


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    I can't argue :-/...his books still make him one of my heroes though.
     


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    [​IMG] (CBD ex-hero)
     


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    Spoo's pants:

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    And I believe he wore a madras jacket once... :eek:

    Still much love though, Spoo.
     
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    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    You're crazy. Those pants are awesome.
     


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    name a color.... and it's in there, haha.
     


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  12. in stitches

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    Just be happy you are his hero.

    I wish I had a hero to say the worst thing I have seen him do.

    Maybe voxs big furry hogwarts coat.
     


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    For me, there are two.
    1) Fred Astaire pinning a button down collar
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    I had a professor who did that. He committed suicide some years later.
    I wonder if there was a connection.
     


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    I just want to shake my head when I see pics of him now......he was my style god. Fortunately Luciano Barbera hasn't gone "Flusser" on us. :)
     


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    His DB shawl one is great.

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    I am coming around to notch lapel dinner suits, its a slightly more informal variant from when men used to have several dinner suits. A few other royals tend to wear them as well. I think they were quite in around the the late 50s early 60s.
     


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