What Were You Wearing as a Child When Dressed Up?

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  1. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I'm 5 years old, 1958. It seems to have a Thom Browne kinda look.

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    Awesome 70s clothes for me.
     
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    Uh, umm.....1970's leisure suits, floral polyester shirts that almost took flight in a stiff breeze cause the collars were so big...I rocked it as well as any 70's six year old ever did!!!
     
  4. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Uh, umm.....1970's leisure suits, floral polyester shirts that almost took flight in a stiff breeze cause the collars were so big...I rocked it as well as any 70's six year old ever did!!!

    [​IMG] Would love to see a pic of that
     
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    I wore an achkan made of a brocade type cloth for my 5th birthday. I dont have a pic but my mom probably has the achkan. I try and put up a pic
     
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    Pretty good start. The leisure suits came a little later.
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    Uh, umm.....1970's leisure suits, floral polyester shirts that almost took flight in a stiff breeze cause the collars were so big...I rocked it as well as any 70's six year old ever did!!!

    Like this:

    Circa '75 or '76.

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    Shit from Mervyns and JC Penney. Whatever it was, it was always ill-fitting, stiff, and uncomfortable. I vow that my children will not have to endure the same experience. It just makes any "special" occasion not so much.
     
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    Sweet trousers!
     
  10. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Pretty good start. The leisure suits came a little later.

    Double breasted...how advanced!

    Like this:

    Circa '75 or '76.

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    The gold chain...I love it. So 70's disco!
     
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    Yup. I was swaggerific. Story is I picked it up from my mom's or dad's dresser and I wore it every time I dressed up. [​IMG]
     
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    That's me in the grey suit.
     
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    Circa '75 or '76.

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    No, much worse i am sad to say. Fecal brown coat with Quad safari type pox, and i seem to recall a navy with quad pox, big white buttons and a white belt. Please note that this were picked for me, not by me, the folks wouldnt spring for the Brooks Brother kids fitzgerald. I have however rebounded quite nicely though....
     
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    Pretty high button stance, but it looks cool!


    Thanks. No-break trousers too!
     

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