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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by gdl203, Jun 24, 2009.

  1. fritzl

    fritzl Stylish Dinosaur

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    chukkas, where ever you look. it's a nightmare...
     


  2. lasbar

    lasbar Stylish Dinosaur

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    chukkas, where ever you look. it's a nightmare...

    Italians love them...Always in brown and paired with everything even black...[​IMG]
     


  3. fritzl

    fritzl Stylish Dinosaur

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    Italians love them...Always in brown and paired with everything even black...[​IMG]

    ...but where is hope...
     


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    Skinny gave bow ties Buzz status last June. I think we're just touching Saturation, with many to be seen over summer.

    Seeing more in WAYWRN and I wore a couple this week.
     


  5. lasbar

    lasbar Stylish Dinosaur

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    Skinny gave bow ties Buzz status last June. I think we're just touching Saturation, with many to be seen over summer.

    Seeing more in WAYWRN and I wore a couple this week.


    Bow ties? Sorry guys ,can't see that look being ever fashionable outside university's professors and Baptist church's reunion.
     


  6. BBC

    BBC Senior Member

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    Bow ties? Sorry guys ,can't see that look being ever fashionable outside university's professors and Baptist church's reunion.

    Yep, bow ties will hit the saturation point this summer and then us university professors and church reunion attendees can be left to enjoy them.


    Pre-buzz/just beginning to buzz: black shoes
     


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    lasbar Stylish Dinosaur

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    fritzl Stylish Dinosaur

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    Italians love them...Always in brown and paired with everything even black...[​IMG]

    ..from what i've heard they are smaller than the foo...

    fr
     


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    ..from what i've heard they are smaller than the foo...

    fr


    Fritzl , I will not make any comment on taht particular statement of yours...[​IMG]
     


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    Skinny gave bow ties Buzz status last June. I think we're just touching Saturation, with many to be seen over summer.

    Seeing more in WAYWRN and I wore a couple this week.


    sweet I was accurate.
     


  11. Pezzaturra

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    Saturation point: Skinny, pinched waste suits on gray-haired 60+y.o. guys.
    Backlash: Double monks (one buckle is undone).
    Backlash to Backlash: Knit vests and cardigans.
    Backlash to Backlash to Backlash: Balmoral boots.
     


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    Backlash: Double monks (one buckle is undone).

    Seriously? Did you actually see this or are you imagining it?
     


  13. gdl203

    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Seriously? Did you actually see this or are you imagining it?

    I saw it once in the US. It was in the security line at Newark - thought the guy had started to take his shoes off... Then I looked up (not too ar up) at the face of the guy.... Scott Schuman [​IMG]
     


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    I find my feet almost slipping out if double monks are worn without the upper buckle being done

    Also the deliberate sprezz is very fake ( dont know of a better word to describe it )
     


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    The deliberate sprezz is very fake ( dont know of a better word to describe it )

    +1.

    Once a quirk becomes obviously contrived, it ceases to actually be sprezzatura. For real sprezz, you should barely notice (unless you are a SFer!).
     


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